From A New Literary History of America, edited by Greil Marcus and Werner Sollars
D. W. GRIFFITH
"Late in his life, Griffith came to know Jean Renoir, then living out his Word War II exile in Beverly Hills. 'He had the naïveté of the authentic great man,' Renoir said."
From D. W, Griffith, The Birth of a Nation, by Richard Schickel