Born On This Day – November 29

“In an era of breadlines, depression and wars, I tried to help people get away from all the misery… to turn their minds to something else. I wanted to make people happy, if only for an hour.” –Busby Berkeley “It’s a funny thing; people sometimes accuse us of condescending to our characters somehow — that to me is kind of inexplicable.” –Joel Coen   Continue reading Born On This Day – November 29

In Their Words – Friday, March 1, 2013

“I never did much advance planning. I’d get all the people on the set before me, and when they were all there, that’s when I’d start to think and go to town. I only used one camera; I didn’t need any more than that. I knew what I wanted… If you use four cameras, the editor gets to choose the shot he likes. They didn’t do that with my pictures. They went together the way I wanted them to go together.” –Busby Berkeley Continue reading In Their Words – Friday, March 1, 2013