Dudley Nichols Poster

Quotes (3)

  • It is the writer who is the dreamer, the imaginer, the shaper. He works in loneliness with nebulous materials, with nothing more tangible than paper and a pot of ink; and his theatre is within his mind. He must generate phantoms out of himself and live with them until they take on a life of their own and become, not types, but characters working out their own destinies.
  • The great actors of the stage are actors; of the screen, re-actors.
  • [on his collaborations with John Ford}: Working with Ford closely, I fell in love with the cinema.