English Director Quotes

154 English Director quotes:

"Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up."
"Actors are cattle."
"For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake."
Author: Hitchcock Quotes Category: English Director Quotes Cinema Quotes
"I am to provide the public with beneficial shocks."
"Well, Brief Encounter is certainly one of my top five favorites of all time. I looked at Brief Encounter very closely, to be honest."
"Peter Hall was just organizing the Royal Shakespeare Company. It was going to be an ensemble, it was going to be in repertory, it was going to have a home in London as well as in the Midlands, and all of those things were happening at that time."
"Years ago I had a house in Sussex, it was like Arcadia, with an old Victorian bridge, a pond and the Downs."
"Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it."
"There is nothing quite so good as burial at sea. It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating."
Author: Hitchcock Quotes Category: English Director Quotes Burial Quotes
"If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on."
Author: Hitchcock Quotes Category: English Director Quotes Movies Quotes
"When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation?, ' I say, 'Your salary.'"
"I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle."
"The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder."
"Self-plagiarism is style."
Author: Hitchcock Quotes Category: English Director Quotes Plagiarism Quotes
"Always make the audience suffer as much as possible."
"Television is like the American toaster, you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime."
"These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equalled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig."
Author: Hitchcock Quotes Category: English Director Quotes Inventions Quotes
"Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house."
"I am scared easily, here is a list of my adrenaline - production: 1: small children, 2: policemen, 3: high places, 4: that my next movie will not be as good as the last one."
"I'm not against the police; I'm just afraid of them."

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