Facts about Terry Southern

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Terry Southern was a famous Writer from USA, who lived between May 1, 1924 and October 29, 1995. He/she became 71 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 24 quotes who is written / told by Terry.

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Famous quotes by Terry Southern (24)


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"Sometimes we would be staked out in the middle of the river, several barges tied together. So we could party"
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"Someone wrote a piece about Henry Green in The Partisan Review that was so intriguing that I got one of his novels, Loving, I believe, which was the first that came to attention in the United States"
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"It's frustrating not to have more control over your material"
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"In the case of The Loved One, I was hired to collaborate on an updated version of the book"
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"David Burnett was the son of Martha Foley, who edited the Best American Short Stories series. She hired me to work with David and her to read stories for the anthology"
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"Blue Movie was based on an idea that Stanley Kubrick had. Somebody came by one day with some porn footage"
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"I think the degree of alienation and despair is more universal"
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"When Kubrick decided to go the black comedy route with his movie, he thought of me to give it that flavor"
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"It was a good experience working with Roger Vadim and Jane Fonda"
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"I like to work at night"
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"For a director and a producer to be named on the writing credits is practically unheard of"
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"After Strangelove I also started work on an adaptation of The Collector"
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"It's often the case with directors that they don't like to share credit, which is the case of Stanley. He would prefer just A Film By Stanley Kubrick including music and everything"
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"The Loved One has been the most underrated film I've worked on"
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"The important thing in writing is the capacity to astonish. Not shock - shock is a worn-out word - but astonish"
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"When I finally made it to the set, I spent a lot of time doing damage control on The Magic Christian"
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"In that sense, film is superior, but the difficulty is your lack of control as a writer"
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"I met Claxton on the set of The Cincinnati Kid"
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"Grossing Out dealt with the western nations selling arms to the Third World and exploiting these countries"
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"An angel has no memory"
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"You can't do the end of the world in a conventionally dramatic way or Boy Meets Girl way"
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"Writing on a contract for a major studio you get the very best"
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"Peter Beard is one of those people I've known a long time. We have an affinity. We share certain values"
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"I met The Beatles and Stones at the same time, because Michael Cooper was doing several of their album covers"


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