Day 554 July 8 2010

In 5th line on July 8, 2010 at 7:30 am

“In such productions (King Vidor’s The Big Parade, Lewis Milestone’s All Quiet on the Western Front) the ordinary soldier of World War I, whichever side he fought for, was presented as a victim of heedless jingoism and super-patriotism, risking life and limb in a bad cause.”~~ Elia Kazan: A Biography by Richard Schickel

Time magazine’s Richard Schickel puts the dramatic artist under the microscope.


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