19 wins & 15 nominations.
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Directed "Salome" by Richard Strauss
, Bavarian State Opera, Munich, Germany. NOTE: This was the first opera he directed.
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I'd rather work with tree stumps than actors.
His two most famous films, The French Connection
(1971) and The Exorcist
(1973), both begin in a foreign country, in which something in that country is brought over to America and then dealt with by American "authorities" in that field. "The French Connection" has drugs coming from France and then dealt with by American narcotics officers; "The Exorcist" has a demonic presence (from an idol) ...