I always have coffee without sugar, you know. Just cream.
No, I only like whether I like the story or not, essentially see something in it that isn't completely there.
The Long, Long Trailer (1954) actually happened and the man wrote a book about it. Father of the Bride, same thing; a banker wrote that who had never written anything else.
But I think musicals are going to have to deal with important subjects.
I use colors to bring fine points of story and character.
The Pirate is surrealism and so, in a curious way, is Father of the Bride.
Color can do anything that black-and-white can.
But I went down to Venezuela and spend a few weeks going through jungles. It's fantastic looking.
I learn new things all the time.
In the Thirties, when I was in New York, I did the first surrealistic ballet in a show of mine.
I seem to be drawn to things that actually happen.
I started out to be a painter and was born into the theater.
Cedric Gibbons was the grand cardinal of the art department.
It's always the story that interests me.
I feel that a picture that stays with you is made up of a hundred or more hidden things. They’re things that the audience is not conscious of, but that accumulate.
West Side Story was terribly important because of the style of the dancing and the gangs of New York.
Fortunately, John Houseman is a marvelous writer and he sat in on so many story conferences. He worked with Welles, you know, and he's a marvelous man.
I allow an area for improvisation because the chemical things actors bring to stories make it not work.
I always liked the Van Gogh story because I was terribly involved in that.
If anybody reads a story in a magazine or book, different pictures compete in their minds.
Once you find the right idea, then go ahead and embellish it.
If you want to learn how to sing, listen to Ella Fitzgerald.
I had given up the theater and everything propelled me into entertainment. And I didn't resist it.
American films are terribly popular all over the world and American movie stars are terribly important. I don't know why.
It's the story that counts.
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