Legendary producer Robert Evans Legendary producer Robert Evans. He ran Paramount Studios from 1966-1974 and brought to the screen the films The Odd Couple, Love Story, Chinatown, Rosemary's Baby, Harold and Maude and The Godfather. He was discovered poolside in 1956 when his good lucks and charm captured the eye of screen legend Norma Shearer. She offered him a film role and he acted for a few years before taking up producing. There's now a new documentary based on his memoir, The Kid Stays in the Picture. The documentary premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival. It's now being released to theatres. This interview first aired September 7, 1994.