Fountainhead, The (page 4 of 9)

The movie "The Fountainhead", directed by King Vidor, screenplay by Ayn Rand, based on her novel of the same name. Seen here, Patricia Neal as Dominique Francon in her bedroom. Roark intrudes. 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, replacing a stone slab of Dominique's fireplace. He says, "True marble is the metamorphic form of limestone produced by heat and pressure. Pressure is a powerful factor. It leads to consequences which, once started, cannot be controlled." 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, Patricia Neal as Dominique Francon (back to camera) and Gary Cooper as Howard Roark. From the film, this exchange, starting with Roark, "I think this is an atrocious fireplace." "Really? This house was designed by my father. There's no point in your discussing architecture." "None 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, Patricia Neal as Dominique Francon. From the book, 'For days she walked with satisfaction through the rooms of her house. It was her defense. She heard the explosions of blasting from the quarry and smiled. But she felt too certain and the house was too safe. She felt a desire to underscore the safety by challenging it.' 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 foreground, Gary Cooper as Howard Roark, day laborer in the quarry. In the background, the Quarry Superintendent (unidentified actor) walks with Dominique Francon (played by Patricia Neal). As per book, 'She thought - hopefully - that the vibrations of the drill hurt him, hurt his body, everything inside his body.' 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, day laborer in the quarry. He gazes towards Dominique. 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 the quarry, Patricia Neal as Dominique Francon. She focuses on one worker (Roark). As described from the book, 'She was thinking of those statues of men she had always sought; she was wondering what he would look like naked. She saw him looking at her as if he knew that. She thought she had found an aim in life - a sudden, sweeping hatred for that man.' 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, day laborer in the quarry. 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 the quarry, Patricia Neal as Dominique Francon. She focuses on one worker (Roark). As described from the book, 'She knew it was the most beautiful face she would ever see, because it was the abstraction of strength made visible. She felt a convulsion of anger, of protest, of resistance - and of pleasure.' 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 the quarry, in the foreground, Patricia Neal as Dominique Francon. As described from the book, 'It was obscene to see men on the shelves of the furnace. They did not look like workers, they looked like a chain gang serving an unspeakable penance for some unspeakable crime. She could not turn away.' Initial theatrical release July 2, 1949. Screen capture. Copyright © 1948 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Credit: © 1948 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.