She said she had a wonderful working relationship with Mickey Rooney while filming Drive a Crooked Road (1954). He later recommended her to Burt Lancaster when he started directing The Kentuckian (1955) and she won the role.
I always preferred a director who allowed me to contribute something of my own. Some directors don't want any contribution. They prefer to tell you exactly what to do and where to move.
Olga Helen Laruska
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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