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A major disagreement with producer/star Kirk Douglas led to him being fired from Spartacus (1960) and replaced by Stanley Kubrick. However, this did not prevent them from working together again five years later in the World War II drama The Heroes ...
[on Erich von Stroheim] He drove me mad. He was a genius. I'm not a genius, I'm a worker. Geniuses sometimes end up very unhappy, without a penny. That's what happened to Erich - and Preston Sturges, too.
Emil Anton Bundesmann
San Diego, California, USA