Films byTexts by 1954
FILM
George Cukor, 1954, 154’

A film star, helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.

 

“I destroy everything I touch.”

Esther Blodgett

 

FILM
Nicholas Ray, 1954, 115’

“I intend to be buried here … in the 20th century!”

Vienna

 

“There was theatre (Griffith), poetry (Murnau), painting (Rossellini), dance (Eisenstein), music (Renoir). Henceforward there is cinema. And the cinema is Nicholas Ray.”

Jean-Luc Godard