"One of the things I tried to avoid in filming Spartacus was the usual thinking that goes into directing epics. We tried to do Spartacus as if we were filming a Marty.”
Stanley Kubrick on Spartacus
Alain Delon and Director Louis Malle on the set of Histoires Extraordinaires. The pair worked on the segment William Wilson as part of the anthology film.
Director David Lynch on the set of The Elephant Man. John Hurt, in costume, can be seen in the background.
Director David Cronenberg lines up a shot of Robert Pattinson on the set of Cosmopolis.
Billy Wilder (left, with his back to camera) directs Jack Lemmon and Marilyn Monroe on the set of Some Like It Hot.
"The only things you regret are the things you don’t do."
Michael Curtiz (pictured reading on the set of Captain Blood)
Alfred Hitchcock oversees the shooting of a scene in Family Plot featuring Bruce Dern.
Director David Lean and Josephine Stewart take a break during the making of Oliver Twist.
Humphrey Bogart and Director Raoul Walsh in a jovial mood on the set of High Sierra.
Carlo Battisti listens to Director Vittorio De Sica’s instructions on the set of Umberto D.