Directed "Caligula" on Broadway. Written by Albert Camus
. Material adapted by Justin O'Brien. 54th Street Theatre: 16 Feb 1960-19 Mar 1960 (38 performances).
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Sydney Lumet | Alan Smithee
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As I'm rehearsing, I slowly evolve into the style in which I'm going to shoot the movie.
In the early 1970's, Lumet was offered the directing job for a new version of the best-selling novel "Marjorie Morningstar" and went to meet with the studio because he found the novel's take on the Jewish American experience fascinating. However, Lumet was disgusted when the studio executives made it clear they wanted him to "de-ethnic" the film and not cast any Jewish actors in the main roles. ...
Most of his films were shot in New York City and almost none of them were shot in Hollywood