Memories are doing funny things to us.
I think everybody dreamt somehow to make a film in Hollywood.
I think everybody dreamt somehow to make a film in Hollywood, you know.
I tell you, in my opinion, the cornerstone of democracy is free press - that's the cornerstone.
So I left with Jean Claude and went to Paris, so when the Russians came to Prague, I was in Paris.
Because I just loved to spend two years of my life in the company of Andy Kaufman and other characters.
When I came for the first time to the United States, visiting, I was absolutely fascinated by New York.
First of all, to defend my work, I had to believe that I am doing a totally silly, stupid, innocent comedy.
You know what happened, you know, in 1938: France, England, you know, just sold out Czechoslovakia to Hitler.
Humor was not important only for me, humor was important for this nation for centuries, to survive, you know.