“If you’re looking for rewards in this business, baby, they’re not going to be there. You have to do what you think is right and let the chips fall.” — Burt Lancaster
Source: Kenneth Turan (1976)
Photo: Bud Fraker for Sorry, Wrong Number (1948)
With Robert Mitchum and Errol Flynn.
Trazeze (1956). With Gina Lollobrigida.
“The Italian press was very hostile to me, and even [Luccino] Visconti originally said, ‘Cowboy actor, gangster actor, terrible, terrible.'” — Burt Lancaster on working on the Italian film The Leopard (1963).
Photo: Lancaster, Romy Schneider, Alain Delon and Visconti.
“No actor can escape his personality. Physically, it’s impossible to lose yourself. The moment you become famous, the audience sees you in the role. All you can do is bring it style and professionalism.” — Burt Lancaster
Source: Duston Harvey (1971)
Photo: Lawman (1971)
“My Moses is just a frightened guy with no confidence in himself.” — Burt Lancaster
Source: Arthur Unger (1975)
Photo: Moses the Law Giver (1975)