In order to have great happiness you have to have great pain and unhappiness - otherwise how would you know when you're happy?
I hate biographies which say, I was called to such and such an office, and he offered me so and so, and I got so and so money. I find that very tedious. The best biographies are written by other people.
I think it's the end of progress if you stand still and think of what you've done in the past. I keep on.
No matter what you do, your person comes through. You can't completely change yourself on the screen. I had in mind someone colder and more in control, but I couldn't do it. This human note just crept in and maybe it's better.
There were many good actresses in my time like Jane Powell and Debbie Reynolds, but I was the only dancer.
I know a lot of Americans in Paris who have married Frenchmen. They keep bringing up their experience, the clash of civilizations, the clash of personalities.
Cinema will always have an important role to play in society.
I went to the Tokyo Film Festival in Japan because I love Japanese cinema.
The American is wholeheartedly for love and romance at any cost.
The most important thing is to remain active and to love what you are doing.
I longed to break out of the system and do different roles.
The studio system collapsed only when Elizabeth Taylor charged million for Cleopatra.
We were all ruled by the studio system. I signed a contract for seven years.