If you've noticed that I don't use long takes, it's not because I don't like them, but because no on... - Orson Welles Quotes from quotely.org

If you've noticed that I don't use long takes, it's not because I don't like them, but because no one gives me the necessary means to treat myself to them. It's more economical to make one image, then this image and then that image, and try to control them later, in the editing studio.

Orson Welles