Did You Know?
I was born and raised in Austria. When I was growing up, I wanted to be a musician, but fortunately I discovered in time that I had no musical talent. Then I tried law, and I am not sorry I did because it taught me a method of thinking. Also, since in Austria in those days canon law was required for law students, I later found that very helpful in making films like The Nun's Story
(1959) and A
In 1963, it was announced that he would make a large-scale film for Twentieth Century Fox entitled "The Day Custer Fell", about the battle of Little Big Horn. The film, scripted by Wendell Mayes
, was due to be made in Todd-AO on a budget of 18 million dollars, a huge sum then. Fox had recently had enormous problems with Cleopatra
(1963) and was reluctant to spend so much money quite so soon after...