A producer has to know all about everything from set-building to costumes to acting
My parents were so poor when I was a kid, I never went anywhere. I take our youngsters with us because I don't know anything that teaches them so much.
Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.
I learned more about acting from George Stevens in a few months than I had in my entire life up until then
It's a funny thing about me. I don't have any interest in food most of the time now, although when I was a kid I was always hungry
I was never trained for anything
Just as Jimmy Stewart and Tyrone Power get 50 percent of the profits, so do I.
I'm shy and can't for the life of me barge around and slap people on the back. I sit in a corner by myself and am tickled to death when someone comes over to talk to me
I'm the most insecure guy in Hollywood. If you had it good all your life, you figure it can't ever get bad, but when you had it bad, you wonder how long a thing like this will last
I hear about stars being torn to pieces by fans. It never happened to me and I never saw it happen to anyone else
Nobody's strong enough to stand up under a flood of weak material.
It seems only reasonable that the people have a right to know virtually everything about the personality they are buying each time they put their money through the box office
I had only that one picture, Hitler, the Beast of Berlin, in which I had a part big enough to impress anyone. I tried for better roles over and over again
I think any movie star who refuses autographs has a hell of a nerve
I've always had a great respect for the picture business. It's been good to me
I don't care how small the parts are, as long as they're good
I wish I were the type who could walk into a place and have everybody love me. But I'm not, and there's no use wishing
Being a good host offsets the deprivation and loneliness of my youth
I just want to make pictures that are entertaining. I'll leave the scenery chewing to someone else
I know what's good for me. I can't play black or gray. I can't be a villain or anything close to one. I have to play white
It's natural to want your kids to have all the things you didn't have
I never fail to feel let down when I see myself on the screen
Maybe I thought too much about picking up the money and not enough about the really good parts.
Maybe I can't act, but I know the gimmicks. I studied acting all my life and know what's good for me.
I'd rather be David Ladd's father than Alan Ladd any day
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