Fountainhead, The (page 8 of 9)

The movie "The Fountainhead", directed by King Vidor, screenplay by Ayn Rand, based on her novel of the same name. Seen here, the loading dock of Gail Wynand's flagship newspaper, the Banner. Workers carting in unsold returns. From the novel: 'The circulation of the Banner dropped week by week, the speed accelerating in the descent, like an elevator out of control. (...) The Banner vanished from corner newsstands; the news vendors had to carry it, but they hid it under their counters and produced it grudgingly, only upon request.' 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, public sentiment turns against the Banner and the newspaper's defense of 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, Patricia Neal as Dominique Francon (Mrs. Gail Wynand) in her Connecticut home. A large glass fish bowl lamp in the foreground. 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, Gail Wynand's flagship newspaper, the Banner, with headline: 'In Defense of 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, Raymond Massey as Gail Wynand. 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 (back to camera), Robert Douglas as Ellsworth M. Toohey speaking to a crowd. From the film: "Man can be permitted to exist only in order to serve others. He must be nothing but a tool for the satisfaction of their needs. Self-sacrifice is the law of our age. The man who refuses to submit and to serve, Howard Roark, the supreme egoist, is a man who must be destroyed!" 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, Robert Douglas as Ellsworth M. Toohey. 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 seeking refuge in a trench during an explosion at the Cortlandt Homes project site. From the book, 'She felt the pounding in her thighs and she twisted her body once in a long convulsion, to feel the earth with her legs, her breasts, the skin of her arms. It was like lying in Roark’s bed.' 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 destruction of Cortlandt Homes housing project. 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 and Gary Cooper as Howard Roark. From the film, this exchange, starting with Dominique, "I tried to forget you. I couldn't. (...) Living in a house you designed; seeing you constantly as a stranger, having no right to look at you; to speak, to tell you that l ..." Roark quickly interrupts: "Don't say it." Initial theatrical release July 2, 1949. Screen capture. Copyright © 1948 Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. Credit: © 1948 Warner Bros. / Courtesy: Pyxurz.