Not Rated | | Comedy
A somewhat vulgar but dedicated painter searches for the perfect realization of his artistic vision, much to the chagrin of others.
One day Director Ronald Neame found Sir Alec Guinness sulking in his dressing room, refusing to come to the set. According to Neame, Guinness felt he hadn't been stroked enough and explained, "Actors are emotionally fourteen-year-olds. We need to be chastised like children, and we need to be hugged and told we're doing fine work. We are the children who never grow up."
Go and do something sensible, like shooting yourself! But don't be an artist!
(at around 12 mins) Gully Jimson is served a pint of beer in the pub. The amount of beer in the glass varies inconsistently in subsequent shots.
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