Appeared (as "Small Boy") in "Dead End" on Broadway. Drama. Production Design by Norman Bel Geddes
. Written / directed by Sidney Kingsley
. Belasco Theatre: 28 Oct 1935-12 Jun 1937 (687 performances). Cast: Carroll Ashburn
(as "Mr. Griswald"), Charles Bellin, Charles Benjamin, Philip Bourneuf
, Marie R. Burke, Richard Clark, ...
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Sydney Lumet | Alan Smithee
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According to Roger Ebert, Lumet had a theory about why Marlon Brando's performances were so uneven. In a review of a bad film starring Brando, Ebert outlined this idea in detail: Lumet said that on the first scene he filmed for any director, Brando would do exactly two takes. In one of the takes, Brando would be putting technical skill and background research into his reading, and in the other he...
On all his films he assembles the cast for a two week rehearsal in which they perform the script from beginning to end like a play. This cuts down on the need for repeated takes during filming.