"The Second American Revoution"
2 Biographical Movies |
11 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
13 Interviews |
8 Articles |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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[commenting on the giant Jerusalem set for Ben-Hur
(1959)] This Jerusalem is the Jerusalem of Jesus Christ. He could move through the city and feel that He was absolutely at home. He would know where to go to order a pizza.
When asked what his favorite film was, he would usually facetiously name an obscure Lana Turner film from 1944, "Marriage Is A Private Affair", which was also a favorite of his fictitious character Myra Breckinridge. The reason for this was that Vidal knew that Tennessee Williams, a friend of his, had, as an unknown and impoverished writer, contributed some additional dialogue to the film without...