Morning Star. Comedy. Written by Sylvia Regan
. Incidental music by Lee Wainer
and Robert Sour. Directed by Charles Freeman
. Longacre Theatre: 16 Apr 1940- 8 Jun 1940 (63 performances). Cast: Martin Blaine (as "Harry Engel"), Joseph Buloff (as "Aaron Greenspan"), Ross Elliott (as "Hymie, as a Young Man"), Cecila Evans (as "...
Sydney Lumet | Alan Smithee
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[from 1973] All I want to do is get better and quantity can help me to solve my problems. I'm thrilled by the idea that I'm not even sure how many films I've done. If I don't have a script I adore, I do one I like. If I don't have one I like, I do one that has an actor I like or that presents some technical challenge.
He served the United States Army as a radar technician in the Far East during World War II.
On all his films he assembles the cast for a two week rehearsal in which they perform the script from beginning to end like a play. This cuts down on the need for repeated takes during filming.