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People/Characters: Salka Viertel

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Affairs of the Mind: The Salon in Europe and America from the Eighteenth to Twentieth Century by Peter Quennell
Dangerous to Know by Renee Patrickscreenwriter
The Kindness of Strangers by Salka Viertelnot in English Common Knowledge
The Sex Lives of Famous Lesbians by Nigel Cawthorne

Character description

Salka Viertel (15 June 1889 – 20 October 1978) was an Austrian actress and screenwriter. Viertel was born Salomea Sara Steuermann in Sambor, a city then in the province of Galicia, which was a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, but today is in western Ukraine. Her family moved to Santa Monica, California, for a four-year stay, but, es[ecially since they were Jewish, decided to remain with the rise of the Nazis.

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