"If you want to send a message," Samuel Goldwyn famously told his screenwriters, "go to Western Union."
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"It was one of those miracle careers," he said. "I had no talent and no training whatsoever and suddenly I was thrown ... (in) with Walter Huston, Erich von Stroheim, Anne Baxter, Ann Harding and Walter Brennan."
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