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My father and Mary Pickford were the reigning stars of not just Hollywood but of the world. Well, to bear my father’s name was hard…
In my day, the only people who achieved real independence were my father, Mary Pickford and Charles Chaplin, who, with D. W. Griffith, formed United…
If you really want to know someone, you must see their emotions off guard. That’s how I know Joan Crawford could never have been cruel…
I had no particular desire to be a personality like my father, nor was I equipped to be one. I was determined to be my…
I am not a socialite, though I seem to have got the reputation for being one. I have some very good friends who happen to…
Curiously enough, I was one of the first to have some say in Hollywood. By sheer accident, I had four successes in a row in…
The Joan Crawford that I’ve heard about in ‘Mommie Dearest’ is not the Joan Crawford I knew back when.
I’ve often accused my grandchildren of never having seen one of my films.
I never tried to emulate my father. Anyone trying to do that would be a second-rate carbon copy.
I never kissed my father until he was on his death bed.
What has always been at the heart of film making was the value of a script. It was really the writer who could make or…
I was a shy, awkward sort of a boy and my father’s frequent absences from home, along with my hero worship for him, made me…
I will never forget the pleasure and instruction I derived from working with a true master of his art, such as Edward G. Robinson was…
I was only saying to the Queen the other day how I hate name dropping.
The man who puts life into an idea is acclaimed a genius, because he does the right thing at the right time. Therein lies the…
People are divided into two classes – those who profit by experience and those who do not. The unfortunate part of it all is that…
In taking stock of ourselves, we should not forget that fear plays a large part in the drama of failure. That is the first thing…
We all have ambitions, but only the few achieve. A man thinks of a good thing and says: ‘Now if I only had the money…
Indeed it is possible to stand with one foot on the inevitable ‘banana peel’ of life with both eyes peering into the Great Beyond, and…
The man who is gloomy, taciturn and lives in a world of doubt seldom achieves more than a bare living. There have been a few…
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