Interviewed in "Conversations with Directors: An Anthology of Interviews from Literature/Film Quarterly".
1 Biographical Movie |
3 Print Biographies |
7 Interviews |
12 Articles |
Robert E. Wise
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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[on Julie Andrews
] How's she got to the top? It can not be all just talent. A lot of talented don't begin to make it the way she has made it. There is a genuineness about her; an unphoniness. She goes right through the camera, on to the film and out to the audience. Julie seems to have been born with the magic gene that comes through on the screen.
After collaborating closely and happily on the editing of Citizen Kane
(1941) with Orson Welles
, Wise was assigned to edit The Magnificent Ambersons
(1942). When Welles left the country after finishing that film, RKO wanted Wise to edit it, making changes that Wise knew Welles wouldn't like. He initially refused because of his respect for Welles' vision of the film, but eventually relented and ...