Gail Levin

I can only offer that I had the extraordinary opportunity to meet Arnold and work with him at the very abrupt end of his life... I produced and directed the film on MARILYN MONROE for PBS' AMERICAN MASTERS, which aired last July, and Arnold was a magnificent part of that film... we had the rare moment to actually see him in the darkroom and I think to watch him print for probably the very last time... and to hear the wonderful account of the very famous pictures he took of Monroe with Carl Sandburg -- another of Newman's beloved subjects... more wonderfully for me, however, was the fact that in those brief couple of months, he told me many things about his life including of his fabulous courtship with Gus and showed me the beautiful art gallery which was his home... and he gave me the brilliant gift of getting to know him a little, and that I shall always treasure...

Gail Levin

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