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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6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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I do not suppose I shall be remembered for anything. But I don't think about my work in those terms. It is just as vulgar to work for the sake of posterity as to work for the sake of money.
Film critics lobbied for him to record an audio commentary for Citizen Kane
(1941), but he refused, stating that he was tired of talking about it.
Known for his use of low camera angles, tracking shots, deep focus and elaborate crane shots in his films.