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[on Erich Von Stroheim]: He drove me mad. He was a genius. I'm not a genius; I'm a worker. Geniuses sometimes end up very unhappy, without a penny. That's what happened to Erich - and Preston Sturges, too.
In the late 1930s Mann, who was a stage director, was hired by David O. Selznick
, who put him to work as a talent scout and casting director. In that capacity Mann directed screen tests for several of Selznick's films, including Gone with the Wind
(1939) and Rebecca
Liked to experiment with widescreen "scope" aspect ratios by placing major action on both the far left and right edges of the frame, often in the same shot.