Well you're talking about a long career, a lot of movies, a lot of stars. I guess working with Henry Fonda and Katherine Hepburn was a great privilege.
More Quotes from Mark Rydell:Well you know, Woody doesn't rehearse, as opposed to my own method of directing where I really work with actors around a round table for weeks, examining the values of the material, so his technique is very different.
You don't improvise. Well, you might improvise in a moment, trying to find something but for the most part everything is written by Woody, every word.
It's the unusual leading man. Most of the Hollywood leading men are powerful and capable and strong, heroes. He has this vulnerability, he's fragile, he struggles to find a way to live from day to day that we can identify with, that we can understand.
I long for the days when grosses were not even known. There was no weekend competition.
So he was really a tortured fellow, ... He felt very lonely during that period. But he felt that it helped him. And it did.
He's very alive in a scene. He's a very good actor to act with. Even though through most of the picture he's blind, there are many places early in the picture I got to be with him before he was blind. Like convincing him in the office to do the picture.
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