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" Full of crumbled pyramids. It'll never come back. It'll just keep on crumbling until finally the wind blows the last studio prop across the sands. "
Beyond the Epic: The Life and Films of David Lean - Page 4
by Gene Phillips - 2006 - 592 pages
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The Fifties: The Way We Really Were

Douglas T. Miller, Marion Nowak - 1977 - 444 pages
...producer David Selznick in 1951. "Full of crumbling pyramids. It'll never come back. It'll just keep on crumbling until finally the wind blows the last studio prop across the sands." By the early fifties Hollywood's problems were very evident, particularly at the box office. From a...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1092 pages
...1991). 29 Hollywood's like Egypt, full of crumbled pyramids. It'll never come back. It'll just keep on 1914), Brilish politician. Speech, 12 May 1904, Birmingham. 5 The conquest of DAVID O. SELZNICK (1902-65). US film producer. Quoted in: Hecht, Л Child of ¡he Century, bk. 5, -Enter,...
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Sex, Death and God in L.A.

David Reid - 1994 - 356 pages
...Tinseltown: "Hollywood's like Egypt. Full of crumpled pyramids. It'll never come back. It'll just keep on crumbling until finally the wind blows the last studio prop across the sands." Taking the long view, which the atomic age encouraged, Kennan brooded on the vulnerabity of Los Angeles,...
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West of the West: Imagining California

Leonard Michaels, David Reid, Raquel Scherr, Raquel L. Scherr - 1995 - 332 pages
..."Hollywood's like Egypt," said David. "Full of crumbled pyramids. It'll never come back. It'll just keep on crumbling until finally the wind blows the last studio prop across the sands." And now that the tumult was gone, what had the movies been? A flood of claptrap, he insisted, that...
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Exiles in Hollywood: Major European Film Directors in America

Gene D. Phillips - 1998 - 257 pages
...have worked in Hollywood. "Hollywood's like Egypt," the late producer David O. Selznick once remarked, "full of crumbled pyramids. It will just keep crumbling...industry. Hollywood might have become the center of a new human expression if it hadn't been grabbed by a little group of bookkeepers and turned into a...
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Major Film Directors of the American and British Cinema, Volume 1999

Gene D. Phillips - 1999 - 322 pages
...Artists in an Industry "Hollywood's like Egypt," the late producer David O. Selznick once remarked, "full of crumbled pyramids. It will just keep crumbling...industry. Hollywood might have become the center of a new human expression if it hadn't been grabbed by a little group of bookkeepers and turned into a...
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Death of Classical Cinema, The: Hitchcock, Lang, Minnelli

Joe McElhaney - 2012 - 269 pages
...O. Selznick equated Hollywood with Egypt, "full of crumbling pyramids. It'll never come back. It'll just keep crumbling until finally the wind blows the last studio prop across the sands."9 This sense of Hollywood as a crumbling ruin began to manifest itself in films about the process...
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