Raymond Chandler Quote

The motion picture made in Hollywood, if it is to create art at all, must do so within such strangling limitations of subject and treatment that it is a blind wonder it ever achieves any distinction beyond the purely mechanical slickness of a glass and chromium bathroom.


The Raymond Chandler Papers: Selected Letters and Nonfiction, 1909-1959 (ed. Grove Press, 2002) - ISBN: 9780802139467

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The motion picture made in Hollywood, if it is to create art at all, must do so within such strangling limitations of subject and treatment that it...

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The motion picture made in Hollywood, if it is to create art at all, must do so within such strangling limitations of subject and treatment that it...

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The motion picture made in Hollywood, if it is to create art at all, must do so within such strangling limitations of subject and treatment that it...

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