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John Huston

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After all, crime is only a left-handed form of human endeavor.

— John Huston

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Hollywood has always been a cage... a cage to catch our dreams.

— John Huston

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I don't try to guess what a million people will like. It's hard enough to know what I like.

— John Huston

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I prefer to think that God is not dead, just drunk.

— John Huston

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It's not color, it's like pouring 40 tablespoons of sugar water over a roast.

— John Huston

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What to do when inspiration doesn't come; be careful not to spook, get the wind up, force things into position. You must wait around until the idea comes.

— John Huston

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" After an interview a few years before he died the reporter writes that "Huston said he missed the major studio era when people savored making movies not just money. While in uniform he directed and produced three films that some critics rank as "among the finest made about World War II: Report from the Aleutians (1943) about soldiers preparing for combat; The Battle of San Pietro (1944) the story (censored by the Army) of a failure by America's intelligence agencies which resulted in many deaths and Let There Be Light (1945) about psychologically damaged veterans also censored for 35 years until 1981. "

Freud: the Secret Passion (1962)
He followed The Misfits with Freud: The Secret Passion a film quite different from most of his others.

". Before becoming a Hollywood filmmaker he had been an amateur boxer reporter short-story writer portrait artist in Paris a cavalry rider in Mexico and a documentary filmmaker during World War II. In addition while most directors rely on post-production editing to shape their final work Huston instead created his films while they were being shot making his films both more economical and more cerebral with little editing needed.

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