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Marshall Brickman - Quotes

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After college, rather than pursue real work, I joined a folk group and sang in coffee houses and nightclubs, an occupation that does little for the intellect and even less for the complexion. ---->>>

I don't believe in jogging. It extends your life - but by exactly the amount of time you spend jogging. ---->>>

As I started to develop as a director, I wanted to do projects that were inherently more cinematic, where the freight was not so much in the dialogue, where it would be carried more by the camera. ---->>>

I now believe that there's only a certain amount of good luck in the world, and so if something good happens to me, that means something bad has to happen to somebody, somewhere. ---->>>

You can't really think about more than one movie at a time. You're thinking about it consciously, and the subconscious is working too, and if you cram too much into your head, you don't get any ideas in the shower. ---->>>

Wanting to be a screenwriter is like wanting to be a co-pilot. ---->>>

Music pulled me like a gravitational force. I entered college as a physics major but left as a Bachelor of Music, a degree with the same practical application as, say, one in the History of Chinese Poetry.

Music pulled me like a gravitational force. I entered college as a physics major but left as a Bachelor of Music, a degree with the same practical application as, say, one in the History of Chinese Poetry.

O.K., helplessness is repugnant to me, as a father, as a piece of protoplasm. My parents were activists. I don't believe you can't do anything. ---->>>

If I weren't a film maker, I'd probably be a handyman. ---->>>

Comedy comes easily to me, and so for me, comedy is suspect. ---->>>

New York and Los Angeles are really one city, and the rest of the country is America. ---->>>

I think there's just too much comedy. Sometimes I get requests from people: 'How do I get into comedy?' And I always say that what we need is more people in health care. And less people in comedy. ---->>>

I secrete jokes like the pancreas secretes... whatever the pancreas secretes. ---->>>

There is a pool of references in New York and Los Angeles that are almost exclusively drawn from the media, from the world of television and advertising. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-25, 1939
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Occupation: Writer
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Marshall Brickman (born August 25, 1939) is an American screenwriter and director, best known for his collaborations with Woody Allen. He is the co-recipient of the 1977 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Annie Hall. He is also known for playing the banjo with Eric Weissberg in the 1960s, and for a series of comical parodies published in The New Yorker (wikipedia)