Nominated for 3 Oscars.
Another 3 wins & 7 nominations.
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Joshua Lockwood Logan
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[As a perfectionist who strove for naturalism among his actors] When people tell me the direction was wonderful, I know I've failed. The audience should be entranced, hypnotized, transported like children listening to a fairy tale. The individual actor, playwright, or director who breaks the spell by drawing attention to himself and crowing 'See how clever I am!' is a crook.
Directed José Ferrer
in his first major role, the title role in Charley's Aunt. He was subsequently called on by Ferrer to act as a "play doctor" in his first production of Cyrano de Bergerac in 1946. Mel Ferrer
was directing, but so openly despised the play that he had inserted several absurd bits of staging in order to downplay the more sentimental aspects. Logan removed all of these, and the ...