Born On This Day – April 7, 1939

Francis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen and Martin Scorsese promoting 'New York Stories' (1989)
Francis Ford Coppola, Woody Allen and Martin Scorsese promoting ‘New York Stories’ (1989)

“What the studios want now is ‘risk-free’ films but with any sort of art you have to take risks. Not taking risks in art is like not having sex and then expecting there to be children.”

“Here’s a tip to young directors. They never fire you midweek.” –Francis Ford Coppola