Sidney D. Kirkpatrick's _A Cast of Killers,_ a fascinating read for crime and film buffs, was based on material found buried in Vidor's garage after he died.
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Nicholas Ridov | Nicholas Rodiv | King W. Vidor
5' 10" (1.78 m)
Did You Know?
A simple story filmed with limited sets can often be more effective than a costly extravaganza. provided it had depth. , and allows the audience to identify with the character.
Having been talked out of his percentage of the net profits for The Big Parade
(1925) by Louis B. Mayer
, Vidor received as compensation assurances of being able to freely select his own subject matter in between studio assignments. This led directly to his two major successes in the late 1920s, The Crowd
(1928)--a downbeat story of city life--and the pioneering all-black musical Hallelujah