Director | Producer | Writer
According to Roger Ebert, Lumet had a theory about why Marlon Brando's performances were so uneven. In a review of a bad film starring Brando, Ebert outlined this idea in detail: Lumet said that on the first scene he filmed for any director, Brando ...
[on Tab Hunter] Also talented, but primarily a character actor, yet always used as a leading man because he's so pretty. I've seen him do character parts in which he's really great. But, as a leading man, he tightens up. Mostly, he turned to ...
Highly dialogue driven films, with a lot of speeches and dramatic verbal duels.
Sidney Arthur Lumet
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA