Excerpt from: The New York Times - 4 July 1999

Title: What They Say About Stanley Kubrick

James Earl Jones (actor; small role in "Dr. Strangelove")

His manner was casual. Very, very laid back. Chewed gum. Cool. One day he got pissed off at me when I didn't know my lines. I had missed a section I was supposed to memorize. He said: "You don't know these words? Why don't you know these words?" It was a quiet pissed, but he was pissed.