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Sir Carol Reed
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I think it is the director's job - as in the old theatre - to convey faithfully what the author had in mind. Unless you have worked with the author in the first place you cannot convey to the actors what he had in mind nor can you convey to the editor at the end the original idea. In making a picture you have got to go back to the first stage to see how important something may be in establishing ...
Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890-1945". Pages 917-923. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987.
Narrrow, dark spaces: laneways and tunnels (The Third Man (1949) and Odd Man Out