Excerpt from: The New York Times - 4 July 1999

Title: What They Say About Stanley Kubrick

Frederic Morton (author; journalist; visited set of "Paths of Glory")

It was a real turning point. Before this, he seemed rather gloomy. And those huge eyes of his always seemed to be lugubrious. He was extremely sensitive to everything around him. He would put his instructions to actors in the subjunctive -- not "Do this," but "Would you do this? Would you go over there?"