From Walter Wanger Productions press release, 1937
"He'll tackle any story subject, provided it's in good taste. The fact
an idea seems iconoclastic stimulates his urge to incorporate it in a screen
story. It was his rebellion at rote-and-rule producing that chiefly motivated
his ambition to go on his own [as an independent] and let the chips fall where
"The Wanger school of thought on screen entertainment for world-wide
consumption includes these points:
Don't underestimate the mass intelligence.
Don't be afraid to displease [a minority of audiences], because it's impossible
to please everybody, everywhere.
Don't sacrifice quality for quantity.
Wanger's We've Never Been Licked from 1943.
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences: Margaret Herrick
Library, Beverly Hills, California.