(…) You just keep doing the same moovie, how can you do it?
You know, there are different kinds of moovies…that, we did that one, you know, can’t keep doing it…
I remember I was having a conversation with Orson Wells one time, we were talking about Greta Garbo and he loved her, I did too but, I mean, he was rhapsodizing about her, and I said: “I agree with you, but isn’t it too bad that she only made two really good pictures?”…out of four, you know, and he looked at me for a long time and he said: “Well, you only need one”.
Peter Bogdanovich, ’55 ”5, Making of The Last Picture Show Documentary. Da L’ultimo spettacolo, 1971, dal romanzo autobiografico di Larry McMurtry