I've made several films that haven't been shown.
Nobody in America, in the modern generation, has read their mythology or legends.
The music rights at the time cost me $12,000 in 1964 money, which is about double now or whatever. But I cleared everything. I had a lawyer in New York. And it was cleared for use in a short subject, not a feature.
I've never made a film using dialogue or speech.
I have a problem with censorship by the lawyer - by legal people by the publishing firm, and I may be changing publishers. They don't seem to want to take too many risks with living people.
Some very famous directors have started in the mail room, which is just getting inside the studio, getting to know people, getting to know the routine.