Lorna Moon

Lorna Moon

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“I am not the sort of person who knows people. I am the sort of person whom people know.” – Lorna Moon, novelist and screenwriter. Scottish-born Lorna Moon (real name Helen Nora Wilson Low) lived a brief but interesting life as a maverick script writer in the 1920s. She was also a skeleton in Cecil B. […]

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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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Christopher Isherwood

Christopher Isherwood

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“To live sanely in Los Angeles (or, I suppose, in any other large American city) you have to cultivate the art of staying awake. You must learn to resist (firmly but not tensely) the unceasing hypnotic suggestions of the radio, the billboards, the movies and the newspapers; those demon voices which are forever whispering in […]

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Woody Allen

Woody Allen

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“My one regret in life is that I am not someone else.” — Woody Allen Photographer: Irving Penn.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

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“People ask me sometimes if I ever change my mind about a review, and I no longer agree with what I said in my review of The Graduate (1967), that the Simon & Garfunkel songs are instantly forgettable. I don’t think that was right.” — Roger Ebert

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Dr. Seuss 1959

Dr. Seuss

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“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss (on life) Photo: 1959

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Neil Simon

Neil Simon

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“When its 100 degrees in New York, it’s 72 in Los Angeles. When its 30 degrees in New York, in Los Angeles it’s still 72. However, there are 6 million interesting people in New York, and only 72 in Los Angeles.” ― Neil Simon

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Erle Stanley Gardner

Erle Stanley Gardner

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“I want it understood that I have no natural aptitude as a writer. In fact, I don’t consider myself a very good writer. I do consider myself a good plotter. And I consider myself one hell of a good salesman as far as manufacturing merchandise that will sell is concerned.” — Erle Stanley Gardner, pulp […]

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Frances Marion

Frances Marion – photos and quotes

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“I prefer working at home because the studio is such a beehive of activity. And how can they expect a poor scenario writer to plunge into deep and silent study when Rome is burning on the lot across the street; Julian Eltinge, outside your door, is discussing the latest New York fashions with Mary Pickford; […]

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Anita Loos

Anita Loos – photos and quotes

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“You might say that I know life only as it’s found in books, but if you did I should interpose that I have always chosen only those books which show life as it is. So I haven’t seen a distorted picture of life. My own existence has been restricted, in a way – yet I […]

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