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4 Portrayals |
1 Interview |
7 Articles |
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Oliver Jeffries | David Selznick
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
Actors used to accept discipline. I've called [John Barrymore
] into my office for not knowing his lines; he was contrite and apologetic. I had to speak to Leslie Howard
, who was embarrassing Vivien Leigh
by not being prepared for a scene. But you never had to speak again. They recognized their fault and corrected it.
He produced his first film, Will He Conquer Dempsey?
(1923) when South American heavyweight Luis Firpo
arrived in the United States in August 1923 for a title fight with champion Jack Dempsey
. Selznick paid Firpo $1000--half of the film's $2000 budget--for one day's work.
His ubiquitous memos.
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