My three favorite directors are John Ford, John Ford and John Ford. Orson Welles
When I have talked with Orson Welles, I feel like a plant that has been watered Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992) talking about Orson Welles (1915-1985), one of 20th century's true film geniuses, who directed her in "Touch of Evil" (1958), now regarded an international classic, but at the time made on a tight budget. Said Ms. Dietrich: "The budget was like a handout to a beggar." Always close friends, "Touch of Evil" was made many years after Welles and Dietrich successfully toured together with his magic act