Some articles on vidal:
... contemporary account in the British magazine Films and Filmmaking as well as Vidal biographer Fred Kaplan claim that Anderson was ill and unable to work on the script ... been too ill to do any writing.) Gore Vidal said that, by spring 1958, the script largely reflected Anderson and Behrman's work and nearly all the dialogue was in Anderson's "elevated poetic ... scenes, the magazine said, and then left the film—at which point Vidal was brought in to finish the script ...
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