And it’s easy to see why.

Irish actress Maureen O’Hara, whose credits include How Green Was My Valley, Miracle on 34th Street and, the film she is probably most renowned for, The Quiet Man, has been hitting the headlines for her applause-worthy comments about sexual harassment in the film industry.

With an increasing number of allegations emerging against big time Hollywood actors, producers and directors, it is important to remember that these problems are nothing new, as reflected by this 1945 interview with the actress from The Mirror New York.

At the time of the interview, O’Hara would have been 25-years-old and the quotation (at the time of writing) has been shared over 46,000 times:


Maureen O’Hara sadly died in 2015 at the age of 95.