Directed ""Native Son" on Broadway. Drama (revival). Written by Paul Green
and 'Richard Wright (I)', based on Wright's novel. Majestic Theatre: 23 Oct 1942- 2 Jan 1943 (84 performances). Produced by The Brandts. NOTE: Filmed as Native Son
(1951), Native Son
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I know that in theory the word is secondary in cinema, but the secret of my work is that everything is based on the word. I always begin with the dialogue. And I do not understand how one dares to write action before dialogue. I must begin with what the characters say. I must know what they say before seeing them do what they do.
When he signed on to direct Touch of Evil
(1958), instead of reading the book on which it was based--a pulp novel named "Badge of Evil"--Welles completely changed an early draft of the script.
More than often than not sported a beard