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By Gary Morris

‘Action!’ offers nineteen extraordinary interviews with administrators previous and current, from around the globe, operating in quite a few genres, budgets and creation environments from significant studios to indie and DIY. the result's a colourful crew portrait of the filmmaking artwork, a type of pageant in phrases that explores every little thing from the large inventive and private satisfactions to the demanding situations and frustrations of the process.

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The preceding comments were edited from several letters by George Zuckerman to Michael Stern between August 28, 1975 and mid-1976. Albert Zugsmith on Sirk On Written on the Wind Sirk had a marvelous relationship with Rock, with all the actors. I remember once Bob Stack was in the office. Doug had a little problem with Dorothy [Malone]. She didn’t want to do the dance scene–something that really wasn’t in the script. I talked to her and got her to do the prior dance scene–she’s dancing in the house, at a party, and she leaves Rock for another man.

His idealizing speech at the end is crap of course. This man will never be another Faulkner. Just a shitty, drab reporter, who is really very pitiful. And his heart is broken because he thinks love has entered it. There is a strong ambiguity there. As you say, it sounds very much like the structure of There’s Always Tomorrow. There too is a man who is heartbroken because something exciting has entered his life, and left for good. There too is the ambiguity. Is it love or just a childish escape, as Stanwyck tells him?

We know they’ll go away together. Why show it? My idea was to end on Malone. And of course I added that well–another sign from the whole film–and the portrait, and the whole desk. That’s the way it ended. But then later, long after shooting, Hudson’s agent, 30 ACTION! I believe, complained about that. So we shot them driving away from the house. It doesn’t hurt the film too much. But Hudson was convinced that The Tarnished Angels would be different? It is different. I told Rock, “You are a goddamned crazy shitty newspaperman who wants to go into another life.

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