With today the seventieth anniversary of V-E Day, we tie in the end of that conflict with our Orson Welles Week celebration. In this trivia question, the great director meets another of the, uh, notable figures of his time:

Movie director Orson Welles spent part of his teens in Germany. In the 1920s, a German teacher took him to an early Nazi rally and sat his student next to a then-obscure Adolf Hitler. What did Welles later say of his encounter with the future dictator?

a. “The man hogged all of the strudel without apology”
b. “Hitler carried his own plasticware with him at all times”
c. “I can only remember that he chewed with his mouth open”
d. “He had no personality whatsoever”

 

Answer: d

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