8 wins & 4 nominations.
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Porgy and Bess
(: (uncredited, fired, footage unused except for song "Good Morning, Sistuh", replaced by Otto Preminger - uncredited)
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It was touching to see how Ira Gershwin
, while singing, would become so overwhelmed with admiration for his brother [George Gershwin
] that he would look from him to me with half-open eyes and pantomime with a soft gesture of his hand, as if saying,"He did it. Isn't it wonderful? Isn't HE wonderful?".
Vice president of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1963
Always included a cat in his films as a good luck token