Blake Edwards


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Blake Edwards (William Blake Crump July 26, 1922 – December 15, 2010) was an American film director, screenwriter and producer.

Edwards' career began in the 1940s as an actor, but he soon turned to writing radio scripts at Columbia Pictures. He used his writing skills to begin producing and directing, with some of his most well-known films including Experiment in Terror, The Great Race,... more »

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  • ''Shame is an unhappy emotion invented by pietists in order to exploit the human race.''
    Blake Edwards (b. 1922), director, screenwriter. Toddy (Robert Preston), Victor/Victoria (1982).
  • ''If you want to dramatize the evils of prostitution, corrupt a virgin, not a whore.''
    Blake Edwards (b. 1922), U.S. director, screenwriter. Felix (Richard Mulligan), S.O.B. (1981).
  • ''If we made love, you could give me absolution.''
    Blake Edwards (b. 1922), director, screenwriter, and Milton Wexler. Holly (Sally Kellerman), That's Life, coming on to a priest (1986).
  • ''Nothing matters but the facts. Without them, the science of criminal investigation is nothing more than a guessing game.''
    Blake Edwards (b. 1922), U.S. director, screenwriter, and William Peter Blatty (b. 1928), U.S. author. Inspector Clouseau (Peter Sellers), A Shot in t...
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