There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that receives it.
A look into the life of Miriam.
To crew complaints that Tallulah Bankhead's habit of not wearing underpants was creating camera angle problems in shooting Lifeboat (1944)Hitch quipped: "I don't know if this is a matter for the costume department or the hairdresser."
HA! Never knew that ! Excellent bit of info !
I can just imagine Hitch trying to get an angle shot with the perfect shadows of Tallulah's tata. lol