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[on "ruining" footage to create the look of time-ravaged 1920s newsreels] "The lack of perfection, that's the hardest quality of all, because you're fighting your instincts. You're trained to want to do things perfectly."
Received a honorary Academy Award in 2009. Other honorees were Lauren Bacall
, Roger Corman
and Thalberg Award recipient John Calley
Known in the industry as "The Prince of Darkness", due to his lighting technique of using shadows and often not allowing a character's eyes to be seen clearly (
The Godfather: Part II
The Parallax View
The Prince of Darkness