Cinema: Half a Step Behind

"There are three kinds of producers," says Stanley (The Men] Kramer. "Those with ideas and no money, those with money and no ideas, and those who command a sufficient amount of both." In his eight years as an independent movie producer, almost three of them with the backing of Columbia Pictures. Wonder Boy Stanley Kramer placed himself in the third category. He startled his competition and movie critics with such films as The Sniper, Champion, Cyrano de Bergerac, Home of the Brave, Member of the Wedding, High Noon. Some of these, and a few...

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