“Keith would always read me stories. We used to love Tintin and Asterix, but he couldn’t read French, and they were French editions, so he’d make the whole bloody thing up. It was only after years that I realized when I read Tintin that he didn’t know what the hell the story was about; he’d bluffed his way through the whole thing. Given all the smack, nodding out and that sort of thing, that is quite remarkable.” - Marlon Richards
Film Meme - (7/7) Directors- Stanley Kubrick
Anyone who has ever been privileged to direct a film also knows that, although it can be like trying to write ‘War and Peace’ in a bumper car in an amusement park, when you finally get it right, there are not many joys in life that can equal the feeling.
Production still of Ann-Margret, Pamela Tiffin and Carol Lynley from 1964 film “The Pleasure Seekers”.
Mick and Bianca, with the mayor of St. Tropez, Marius Astezan, on their wedding day, St. Tropez, France, May 12, 1971.
People had told me he was moody and hard to get along with, that he clammed up and wouldn’t talk. That’s a lot of nonsense. He could talk your arm off. But Jimmy never chattered. He was a very entertaining fellow because he was so interested in everything. He could talk about cattle, horses and rodeoing, and about music, poetry and literature. He read everything from Pancho Villa to comic books. He liked all kinds of music, from classical pieces to sambas. He had a terrific hi-fi set and a huge collection of recordings of African music. His pet subject, though, was sports cars. - Bob Hinkle