Ernst Lubitsch: "Having worked with many women stars, I have found that one of the difficulties with them is their slavish devotion to the mirror."
"Some of them take a terribly long time to powder and make up between scenes. They are so much concerned about their looks that they exhaust their vitality."
"In the eight weeks during which I worked with Greta Garbo, she never looked into the mirror once unless I told her to do so".
"She was so excited. When people started to laugh, it was the"
"He was the only great director out there. "Ninotchka" was the only time I had a great director in Hollywood."
- Greta Garbo
Personal favourites: "Trouble in Paradise", "Ninotchka",
"That Uncertain Feeling", "Cluny Brown", "To Be Or Not To Be", "The Shop Around the Corner", "The Smiling Lieutenant"."
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"I sometimes make pictures which are not up to my standard, but then it can only be said of a mediocrity that all his work is up to his standard. I let the audience use their imaginations. Can I help it if they misconstrue my suggestions? - Ernst Lubitsch
Lubitsch could do more with a closed door than another director could do with an open fly. - Billy Wilder"