Marlon set the timer on Kubrick (read how Kubrick got fired.)
Stanley Kubrick and Marlon Brando working on the script of One-Eyed Jacks, circa 1958.
Marlon Brando Documentary (youtube)
I visualise the beautiful shots could be made with the camera on the front seat of the car showing the road (day and night) unwinding into the windshield, as Sal and Dean yak. I wanted you to play the part because Dean (as you know) is no dopey hotrodder but a real intelligent (in fact Jesuit) Irishman. You play Dean and I’ll play Sal (Warner Bros. mentioned I play Sal) and I’ll show you how Dean acts in real life, you couldn’t possibly imagine it without seeing a good imitation