Neal attended the premiere with Kirk Douglas as her date, and the two signed autographs for fans. Even so, the movie does a good job staying true to the original work. Wynand offers to marry Francon, though she is not in love with him. She is engaged to an architect, the unimaginative Peter Keating (Kent Smith). & Heyer, run by the famous Guy Francon. She finds Roark walking from the site.  Lauren Bacall was cast as Dominique Francon, but was replaced by Patricia Neal. He has them quit and uses his clout to keep others out. , Warner Bros financial information in The William Shaefer Ledger. and that the greatest virtue is humility. Dominique Francon is an interesting character. Roark, in his architecture, refuses to give in to this demand "by the public". Roark mocks her pretense, and after the first visit, he sends another worker to complete the repair. He seeks to prevent men from excelling , Rand's screenplay instructed, "It is the style of Frank Lloyd Wright -- and only of Frank Lloyd Wright -- that must be taken as a model for Roark's buildings.  In adapting her novel, Rand used the melodrama genre to dramatize the novel's sexuality and the aesthetics of modernistic architecture. In his room, Roark finds a letter offering him a new building project. This led to her leaving Warner Bros. Three years later, production commenced under the direction of King Vidor, although there were disputes among Rand, Vidor, and Warner Bros. throughout the production. Roark represents Rand's embodiment of the human spirit, and his struggle represents the struggle between individualism and collectivism.  In the 2000s, Oliver Stone was interested in directing a new adaptation; Brad Pitt was reportedly under consideration to play Roark. She never has met or seen Roark, but she believes that he is doomed in a world that abhors individualism. Chris Matthew Sciabarra described Steiner as a "veritable film score architect...perhaps, the 'fountainhead' of film music" and says that Steiner's cues "immediately call to mind the story of Howard Roark". She realizes that he designed a An interesting dichotomy between selfishness and selflessness is illustrated. During filming, Rand told Gerald Loeb that she disliked the style, which she felt had resulted from Carrere's lack of experience as a practicing architect. a prominent New York businessman.  Emanuel Levy described the film as one of the few examples of an adaptation that is better than the book upon which it is based. Visionary student architect Howard Roark strives to break away from the classically inspired designs … One night, Roark enters the house and rapes her.  Emanuel Levy described the film as one of the few examples of an adaptation that is better than the book upon which it is based. Wynand agrees and propositions Roark to build him a lavish but secluded country home. During filming, Rand told Gerald Loeb that she disliked the style, which she felt had resulted from Carrere's lack of experience as a practicing architect. As soon as Roark leaves, Wynand pulls out a pistol and kills himself. She knows that she wants Roark.  Vidor wanted Humphrey Bogart to play Howard Roark, and Rand wanted Gary Cooper to play the part. Roark and Cameron create than Keating, but to her surprise, Wynand is a man of principle. She represents society as a whole, in a love/hate relationship with the independent man. Roark describes the triumphant role of creators Howard Roark (Gary Cooper) is an individualistic architect who follows his own artistic path in the face of public conformity. The novel tells an engaging story about a young man, an architect, Howard Roark, who thinks for himself. Als opzichter stelt hij een vrouw aan die duidelijk gecharmeerd is van de architect, hoewel hun karakters wel botsen. He rejects classical ideas and emphasizes modern design that makes the best use of materials, site, and function. Zelfs met behulp van de schrijfster in kwestie is het niet gelukt om iets neer te zetten wat op zichzelf staat voor de mensen die het originele werk niet kennen. Plot Keywords The movie continues to have a following among movie buffs as well as people interested in Objectivism. Therefore, the style is rooted in German, rather than American, modernism. At Roark’s trial, every met Gary Cooper, Patricia Neal en Raymond Massey.