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Bill Wyler | Lt Col William Wyler
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[responding to co-stars' complaints about the imperious behavior of star Barbra Streisand
--with whom he had had his own clashes--and her habit of telling other actors what to do and how to act on the set of Funny Girl
(1968), her very first film] You'll have to forgive Barbra; this is the first picture she's ever directed.
credited Wyler with teaching him how to act on film. During the shooting of Wuthering Heights
(1939), Wyler constantly heckled Olivier after many takes with such epithets as "Lousy!" When Olivier asked the notoriously uncommunicative (towards actors) director, he replied, "Stop trying to reach the third balcony of the Manchester Opera House." Olivier curbed his tendency to go ...