"Throughout shooting, [producer Sam] Spiegel continued to feign heart attacks whenever he wasn’t happy with the way things were going. At one point, he had himself strapped to a stretcher and flown by Red Cross helicopter to the desert location. Attendants carried him to Lean, to whom he said, “Don’t worry about anything, David — not the budget, not the schedule, not my health. The picture — the picture is all that counts!” Then he was flown back out."
Frank Miller, “Behind the Camera on Lawrence of Arabia”
"Good films can be made only by a crew of dedicated maniacs."