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[on the look of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
(1974)] It was my second feature, and I'd shot a lot of documentaries and television commercials. So I had quite a lot of experience. I came into it knowing exactly what I wanted and I did have an excellent director of photography, Daniel Pearl
, who was just out of film school. So he and I together got the look down.
Was originally offered the script for Steven Spielberg
's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
(1982) but turned it down. Spielberg then suggested Hooper direct Poltergeist
(1982), a project he had written himself and had planned on directing. Hooper took the job and Spielberg himself directed "E.T.".