Ihave eyes like a bullfrog, a neck like anostrich and long, limp hair.You just
have to be good to survive with that equipment. Bette originally Ruth Elizabeth Davis Davis Attributed.
And so each venture Is a new beginning,
a raid on the inarticulate With shabby
equipment always deteriorating In the general mess
of imprecision of feeling, Undisciplined
squads of emotion. T(homas) S(tearns) Eliot Four Quartets,'East Coker', pt.5.
typewriter needs only paper; a camera uses film, requires subsidiary
equipment by the truckload and Wellington several hundreds of technicians. That is
always the central fact aboutthefilmmakeras opposed
toanyother artist: he can never afford his own
tools. (George) Orson Welles
Letter in the New Statesman.