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After Strangelove I also started work on an adaptation of The Collector.
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An angel has no memory.
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Asides from Kubrick, other directors I worked with rarely did anything on the script.
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Blue Movie was based on an idea that Stanley Kubrick had. Somebody came by one day with some porn footage.
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David Burnett was the son of Martha Foley, who edited the Best American Short Stories series. She hired me to work with David and her to read stories for the anthology.
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For a director and a producer to be named on the writing credits is practically unheard of.
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Grossing Out dealt with the western nations selling arms to the Third World and exploiting these countries.
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I knew about Robert Fraser's gallery because friends of mine like Claes Oldenburg, Jim Dine, Larry Rivers and others would show there.
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I knew Jerry Schatzberg since he directed Panic In Needle Park. He was the first person who expressed interest in A Cool Million.
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I like to work at night.
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I mean I'm no prude myself, but when some weird frog starts blasting the Hef, that's when I begin to get a bit uptight.
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I met Claxton on the set of The Cincinnati Kid.
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I met The Beatles and Stones at the same time, because Michael Cooper was doing several of their album covers.
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I think the degree of alienation and despair is more universal.
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If Den Hopper improvises a dozen lines and six of them survive the cutting room floor he'll put in for screenplay credit.
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In that sense, film is superior, but the difficulty is your lack of control as a writer.
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In the case of The Loved One, I was hired to collaborate on an updated version of the book.
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It was a good experience working with Roger Vadim and Jane Fonda.
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It's frustrating not to have more control over your material.
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It's often the case with directors that they don't like to share credit, which is the case of Stanley. He would prefer just A Film By Stanley Kubrick including music and everything.
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Peter Beard is one of those people I've known a long time. We have an affinity. We share certain values.
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Someone wrote a piece about Henry Green in The Partisan Review that was so intriguing that I got one of his novels, Loving, I believe, which was the first that came to attention in the United States.
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Sometimes we would be staked out in the middle of the river, several barges tied together. So we could party.
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Sort of checking out Hemingway, beginning with San Sebastian, then going on to Barcelona, Valencia, Madrid and ending up in Seville. Mason and I did that a few times, and in 1950 or '51 we ran with the bulls in Pamplona.
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The financing of the film was based almost one hundred percent on the notion that Sellers would play multiple roles.
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The important thing in writing is the capacity to astonish. Not shock - shock is a worn-out word - but astonish.
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The Loved One has been the most underrated film I've worked on.
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When I finally made it to the set, I spent a lot of time doing damage control on The Magic Christian.
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When Kubrick decided to go the black comedy route with his movie, he thought of me to give it that flavor.
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Working with Stanley was terrific.
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Writing on a contract for a major studio you get the very best.
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You can't do the end of the world in a conventionally dramatic way or Boy Meets Girl way.
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