"A director must be pretty bad if he can't get a thrill out of war, murder, robbery." -- James Whale (Bizarre Los Angeles)

James Whale

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“A director must be pretty bad if he can’t get a thrill out of war, murder, robbery.” — James Whale   “He influenced every director that came after him in the genre, and his films aren’t relics…That’s quite an achievement.” — biographer James Curtis With director Boris Karloff.   The Bride of Frankenstein (1935). With […]

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"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." -- Walt Disney (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Walt Disney – photos and quotes

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“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” — Walt Disney   “Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future.” – Walt Disney Here he is in 1954, the year Walt Disney Studios got involved in a new medium: television. (LAPL) […]

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Norman Jewsion – photos and quotes

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 “Film is forever. Like books are forever.” — Norman Jewison Source and photo   “Directing, in many ways, is manipulation because you’re dealing with a lot of egos. You have to manipulate people into thinking it was their idea, to get them to do what you see as being the best, to edit them without […]

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Busby Berkeley

Busby Berkeley & His Girls

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“I trained myself to be able to imagine an entire musical sequence without having sets put up on the stage, to film it exactly as it would be seen on the screen without the help of editing or of multiple cameras. Everything is prepared in my head beforehand. I tell the cameraman what I want, […]

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"I wasn’t allowed to be in [Young Frankenstein]. That was the deal Gene Wilder had. He says, 'If you’re not in it, I’ll do it.'" -- Mel Brooks (Bizarre Los Angeles)

Mel Brooks – photos and quotes

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“I wasn’t allowed to be in [Young Frankenstein]. That was the deal Gene Wilder had. He says, ‘If you’re not in it, I’ll do it.’” — Mel Brooks “You can’t cheat an audience. You promise them comedy, you have to give them that magic carpet that’ll lift them up over their own problems into giggles, […]

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The Shining Stanley Kubrik

Stanley Kubrick – photos and quotes

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“There’s something inherently wrong with the human personality. There’s an evil side to it. One of the things that horror stories can do is to show us the archetypes of the unconscious: We can see the dark side without having to confront it directly. Also, ghost stories appeal to our craving for immortality. If you […]

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Rod Serling Twilight Zone

Rod Serling

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“There is nothing in the dark that isn’t there when the lights are on.” ― Rod Serling   “The new form is the no form. In terms of literature, in terms of the motion picture maker, the new form is to wing it. Get that formless piece of clay and do it anyway you want. […]

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Ernst Lubitsch

Ernst Lubitsch – photos and quotes

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“There are a thousand ways to point a camera, but really only one.” — Ernst Lubitsch     “The greatest aid to the development of emotionalism and surest guide to the core of dramatic action lies in the closeup. Not only does it give the brain process, but it may (to the exclusion of the […]

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Fred Zinneman

Fred Zinneman – photos and quotes

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“I come from a school where you work by implication rather than by direct display. Whether it’s violence or sex, I still believe you can show both of those quite well without going into explicit detail.” — Fred Zinneman Source: 1982   “In Austria, discrimination had been part of life since time immemorial. It was […]

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Rex Ingram

Rex Ingram

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“There are so many things necessary for the making of good pictures, and so few people can qualify! They grasp the superficial points, fill in with a lot of ‘hokum’ and ‘get by,’ temporarily! But there is no sincerity, and it tells in the end. Whatever I do may be wrong, but while I am […]

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