Albert S. Ruddy Quotes

 

‘Atlas Shrugged,’ let’s face it, was probably the most important novel of the 20th century that was never a film.

— Albert S. Ruddy

I got a call on a Sunday. ‘Do you want to do ‘The Godfather?’ I thought they were kidding me, right? I said, ‘Yes, of course, I love that book’ – which I had never read.

— Albert S. Ruddy

I’d rather deal with a Mob guy shaking hands on a deal than a Hollywood lawyer, who, the minute you get the contract signed, is trying to figure out how to screw you.

— Albert S. Ruddy

You should get as close to the power when you’re pitching something. I got my two biggest breaks with the man who owned CBS and the guy that owned Paramount, because I was dealing with the guy who would say yes or no.

— Albert S. Ruddy

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