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Bette Davis had a phrase that called it "cigarette smoking acting" .
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Cigarettes are not a part of human behaviour, they are a habit.

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I have only one loyalty - to my writing. I never wanted to be the head of a studio or a producer.

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I just wanted to make sure that what I write is what appears on screen, to not have some idiot change it on its way to the screen.

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The studios have been taken over by marketing people and accountants.

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I always wanted to be a rock'n'roll star.

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My father could have been deported because on his immigration application he said that he was a printer, obviously because he didn't want them to be checking his writings.

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Fact is we went on to do other things. But we still wanted to do our success like rock'n'roll stars.

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Meanwhile, politics is about getting a candidate in front of the public as a star, politics as rock'n'roll, politics as a movie.

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You must show how gruesome that death is because if you don't, then you turn into some kind of comic book and pain, then death, doesn't have a consequence, and pain doesn't have a consequence.

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They do the same thing [with cigarette] that they do in the kind of action picture where you know 200 people are killed and then there's no pain.

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Sirens wailed; the revolution had come to Harrisonville. Blood was flowing on Pearl Street.

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Before I would view Rob Reiner as this really annoying pest. Every time he'd come on TV or talking about smoking, I found my blood pressure go up. I just met-really met Rob for the first time last week and told him how much I admire him. He's done more than anyone else in the industry.

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I was very skeptical when he began, and there have been moments where I think he's shown absolute leadership, and I think the jury is out, still out. I haven't made any final decisions on him, but I've been surprised at times. I agree with him about one thing absolutely-George W. Bush said recently that he believed in prayer and exercise. So do I.

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There are some young women movie stars who are doing it everywhere, smoking in every movie, sometimes even with placements with a pack of cigarettes.

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In the olden days, of course, cigarette companies would pay to have their product advertised in movies and to have actors smoke cigarettes.[Ronald Reagan used to do it.]

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Bette Davis had a phrase that called it "cigarette smoking acting" .

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