Former staff photographer for Look Magazine.
4 Biographical Movies |
38 Print Biographies |
5 Portrayals |
6 Interviews |
58 Articles |
2 Pictorials |
2 Magazine Cover Photos |
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
Did You Know?
How could we possibly appreciate the Mona Lisa if Leonardo Da Vinci
had written at the bottom of the canvas, "The lady is smiling because she is hiding a secret from her lover"? This would shackle the viewer to reality, and I don't want this to happen to 2001: A Space Odyssey
Due to his poor grades in high school (67% average) he was not accepted to a university. Although he never enrolled, he would sit in during classes at Columbia University.
Preferred to shoot his films in the Academy ratio (1.37:1). The exceptions were: Spartacus
(1960), in Panavision, and 2001: A Space Odyssey
(1968), in Cinerama. Much of his films consist of wide-angle shots that give the impression of a wide-screen movie, wide up-and-down as well as wide sideways. From The Killing
(1956) onward, his films looked increasingly odder, bigger, and more properly ...