I allow an area for improvisation because the chemical things actors bring to stories make it not work.
Quote by Vincente Minnelli
Vincente Minnelli Quotes
No, I only like whether I like the story or not, essentially see something in...
It's the story that counts.
I seem to be drawn to things that actually happen.
If anybody reads a story in a magazine or book, different pictures compete in their...
American films are terribly popular all over the world and American movie stars are terribly...
Designing Woman was written for the screen.
Cedric Gibbons was the grand cardinal of the art department.
But I think musicals are going to have to deal with important subjects.
Color can do anything that black-and-white can.
But surrealism is present in most of my pictures.
The Pirate is surrealism and so, in a curious way, is Father of the Bride.
I made three films with Douglas, two with Charles Boyer.
I learn new things all the time.
We shot that in all the real places where Van Gogh worked.
West Side Story was terribly important because of the style of the dancing and the...
In the Thirties, when I was in New York, I did the first surrealistic ballet...
I've worked with an awful lot of people. Katy Hepburn, Spencer Tracy.
Fortunately, John Houseman is a marvelous writer and he sat in on so many story...
It's always the story that interests me.
But I went down to Venezuela and spend a few weeks going through jungles. It's...