GREAT BRITAIN: Sorrows of a Hanfstaengl

Sorrows of a Hanfstaengl

A copy of TIME, Sept. 10, 1934 was handed up in King's Bench division last week for the inspection of Hon. Mr. Justice Swift. After scrutinizing it with care, His Lordship ventured, "It is apparently an American publication." Subject of the trial was a libel suit against Baron Beaverbrook's London Daily Express by intuitive Adolf Hitler's magnetic friend Dr. Ernst Franz Sedgwick ("Putzy") Hanfstaengl. The gigantic Nazi Doktor is given to moments of extreme nervous excitement which he calms by striding about his office and inhaling great...

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