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Oliver Jeffries | David Selznick
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Actors used to accept discipline. I've called [John Barrymore
] into my office for not knowing his lines; he was contrite and apologetic. I had to speak to Leslie Howard
, who was embarrassing Vivien Leigh
by not being prepared for a scene. But you never had to speak again. They recognized their fault and corrected it.
After WWII broke out Selznick believed his independent Selznick-International would be at a distinct distribution disadvantage to the major studios, so he sold three projects that were in development complete with stars to 20th Century Fox: "Claudia," "Jane Eyre," and "The Keys of the Kingdom.". The producer's only wartime feature was "Since You Went Away." Selznick later sold packages to RKO ...
His ubiquitous memos.