„My favorite scene is the one I’m shooting at the moment. When people ask me which of my movies is my favorite, I always say, “the next one.”“
— Kieth Merrill American filmmaker 1940
Perhaps the same is true of every scene. The next one is perfect. It is finished in my mind without a flaw. Untainted by the reality of time running out, actors forgetting their lines, light dropping fast, wagon stuck in the mud or mismatched piece of clothing that must be found and brought to set.
Kieth Merrill Talks About His Greatest Hits https://latterdaysaintmag.com/article-1-11923/ (December 14, 2012)