A Vincent Sherman anecdote
Vincent Sherman once made a film with Bette Davis and Miriam Hopkins, two of Hollywood's more headstrong actresses. I once aked him whether he had enjoyed directing them. "I didn't direct them," he said. "I referreed."
Short (I hope so at least) pieces -- usually developed from commentary and other supplementary material provided on DVDs. but sometimes from other sources which detail ideas I might consider germane. I would invite readers to visit my stand-alone blog "The Bernanos Letter" which investigates the controvery which surrounds François Truffaut writing "A Certain Tendency of french Cinema" www.the-bernanos-letter.blogspot.com