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John Huston
(1906-1987) born on
Aug 05
US film director, actor. He won an Oscar for "The Treasure of Sierra Madre," 1948; also directed "The African Queen," 1952 and "The Bible," 1966.
You walk through a series of arches, so to speak, and then, presently, at the end of a corridor, a door opens and you see backward through time, and you feel the flow of time, and realize you are only part of a great nameless procession.

What to do when inspiration doesn't come: Be careful not to spook, get the wind up, force things into position. You must wait around until the idea comes.
Hollywood has always been a cage. . . a cage to catch our dreams.
The directing of a picture involves coming out of your individual loneliness and taking a controlling part in putting together a small world. A picture is made. You put a frame around it and move on. That is all there is to it.
I don't try to guess what a million people will like. It's hard enough to know what I like.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Reader's Digest," 1 Nov 1987.
R: In "Words of Wisdom," by Wm. Safire & Leonard Safire, 1989.
A: In "London Sunday Times," 27 Dec 1987.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.

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