The Letters of Stanley Kubrick

Via Daring Fireball, a collection of letters from the late filmmaker Stanley Kubrick. Cracking stuff.

July 12, 1966. To: Arthur C Clarke

No one can know more than yourself how my obligations and responsibilities during the preparation and actual filming have completely absorbed every day, seven days a week and under these circumstances I have obviously had no opportunity at all to do my share of the revision to the book. It is my right to do this and I have repeatedly expressed to you how important I believe the revisions to be. When you went to New York you promised not to show the manuscript to anyone. Instead of which you have allowed Scott to submit it to two publishers and Playboy magazine.

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Ian Hocking

Writer and psychologist.

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