Fountainhead, The (page 2 of 9)

The movie "The Fountainhead", directed by King Vidor, screenplay by Ayn Rand, based on her novel of the same name. Seen here, Raymond Massey as Gail Wynand, seated in his office at The Banner newspaper. Behind him, an array of Wynand newspapers from across the United States. Initial theatrical release July 2, 1949. Screen capture. Copyright © 1948 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Credit: © 1948 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Fountainhead", directed by King Vidor, screenplay by Ayn Rand, based on her novel of the same name. Seen here, Raymond Massey as Gail Wynand, seated in his office at The Banner newspaper. Initial theatrical release July 2, 1949. Screen capture. Copyright © 1948 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Credit: © 1948 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Fountainhead", directed by King Vidor, screenplay by Ayn Rand, based on her novel of the same name. Seen here in the shadowed foreground, back to camera, Robert Douglas as Ellsworth M. Toohey. He faces the members of the committee. Initial theatrical release July 2, 1949. Screen capture. Copyright © 1948 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Credit: © 1948 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Fountainhead", directed by King Vidor, screenplay by Ayn Rand, based on her novel of the same name. Seen here at left, Gary Cooper as Howard Roark, defending the integrity of his architectural design. From this scene: "If you want my work; you take it as it is ... or not at all." Initial theatrical release July 2, 1949. Screen capture. Copyright © 1948 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Credit: © 1948 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Fountainhead", directed by King Vidor, screenplay by Ayn Rand, based on her novel of the same name. Seen here, committee alterations to Howard Roark's design for a commissioned building. From the film: "We want you to adapt your building like this. Now there's a touch of the new and a touch of the old ... so it's sure to please everybody. The middle of the road." Initial theatrical release July 2, 1949. Screen capture. Copyright © 1948 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Credit: © 1948 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Fountainhead", directed by King Vidor, screenplay by Ayn Rand, based on her novel of the same name. Seen here, the Howard Roark design for a commissioned building. Though the client committee has some concerns. From the film: "But its appearance is not of any known style. The public wouldn't like it. It'd shock people. It's too different; too original." Initial theatrical release July 2, 1949. Screen capture. Copyright © 1948 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Credit: © 1948 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Fountainhead", directed by King Vidor, screenplay by Ayn Rand, based on her novel of the same name. Seen here, Gary Cooper as Howard Roark looking at his architectural scale model, anticipating its fruition. From the book: 'He was thinking of the first bite of machine into earth that begins an excavation. Then he heard the chairman saying: “… and so it’s yours, on one minor condition.” (...) “It’s a small compromise, and when you agree to it we can sign the contract. It’s only an inconsequential matter of the building’s appearance. (...) So I’m sure you won’t mind.” '  Initial theatrical release July 2, 1949. Screen capture. Copyright © 1948 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Credit: © 1948 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Fountainhead", directed by King Vidor, screenplay by Ayn Rand, based on her novel of the same name. Seen here from left, Gary Cooper as Howard Roark and Kent Smith as Peter Keating. Keating tries to sway Roark, “You can't stand alone. Give in. Learn to get along with people. Start to design the kind of buildings everybody does. Then you'll be rich, you’ll be famous, you'll be admired. You'll be one of us.“ Initial theatrical release July 2, 1949. Screen capture. Copyright © 1948 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Credit: © 1948 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Fountainhead", directed by King Vidor, screenplay by Ayn Rand, based on her novel of the same name. Seen here, Gary Cooper as Howard Roark. Initial theatrical release July 2, 1949. Screen capture. Copyright © 1948 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Credit: © 1948 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.


The movie "The Fountainhead", directed by King Vidor, screenplay by Ayn Rand, based on her novel of the same name. Seen here, Gary Cooper as Howard Roark looking at a architectural drawing by Henry Cameron. Initial theatrical release July 2, 1949. Screen capture. Copyright © 1948 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Credit: © 1948 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.