Tag: David Lean

December 19, 2015 /
March 10, 2014 /

On using cockeyed camera angles: CAROL REED: I used it so much in The Third Man, however, that I remember William Wyler, after seeing the film, made me the gift of a spirit level. “Carol,” he said, “next time you make a picture, just put it on top of the…

January 8, 2014 /

GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1946) Dir. David Lean Scr. Anthony Havelock-Allan, David Lean, Ronald Neame, Cecil McGivern, and Kay Walsh based upon the novel by Charles Dickens Hello Fearless Readers, I’m here to briefly fill in with a guest post but, don’t worry, the incomparable Ms. Lester will be back very shortly!…

July 9, 2013 /

Booking A Show Adapting a book for the screen isn’t easy. No, really, don’t laugh at the obviousness of that statement! It isn’t. A screenwriter (okay, this is Hollywood we’re talking about…is there a word for a group of scripters, perhaps a Scribe of Sceenwriters?!) has to find the essence…

February 23, 2013 /
February 23, 2013 /

Married just a couple of months before:

February 23, 2013 /

The moment – captured by LIFE magazine:

February 12, 2013 /

Today’s my birthday mon petit fleur – and I have a whole hell of a lot to be happy about. My novel is going to be published (more on that later, as I still don’t quite comprehend what happened), my household is currently full of contentment, and I’m married to…

July 10, 2012 /

We thank you for your amazing screen presence and wish you the happiest of times on your retirement.