“I’ve been to Paris, France, and I’ve been to Paris, Paramount. Paris Paramount is better.” Ernst Lubitsch
Translation: my life is film
Okay, he’s one of the best, most diverse, directors there ever was… But this about sums it up about the mindset of the director. He just wasn’t afraid to say it.
Director, Michael Curtiz to newbie David Niven, “You think you know f*ck everything and I know f*ck nothing. Well let me tell you, I know f*ck all!!”
Translation: none needed