Born On This Day – October 26

Clint Eastwood & Don Siegel 'Dirty Harry' (1971)
Clint Eastwood & Don Siegel ‘Dirty Harry’ (1971)

“I think in America I’m looked upon as the equivalent of a European director — which is quite laughable. I’ve never had a personal publicity man working for me. So all this came out of the blue — all this publicity. The cult was not engineered. It festered, in a sense. And erupted. And it did me a lot of good.” –Don Siegel