spear carrier in George Bernard Shaw's "Saint Joan" with Sybil Thorndike and a young Laurence Olivier
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Sir Carol Reed
6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on Sophia Loren] She gives herself to you as an artist. During shooting, she'd ask me, "What did I do wrong? What can I do to make it better?" I never knew her to pull an act -- the headache, the temperament. Usually with such a beauty, there is worry about the looks. She doesn't bother about looks. She's interested in acting.
Quit after several months as director of Mutiny on the Bounty
(1962) because he found he was unable to handle Marlon Brando
's ego. He was unaware that the studio had given Brando control of the picture.
Tilted camera angles at moments of suspense or uneasiness