Friday, January 25, 2008

More cinematic maoments

clipped from
The Public Enemy
Cagney's hood ending
a breakfast argument with his moll (Mae Clarke) by shoving a grapefruit
into her kisser. The look of shock and embarrassment on Clarke's face
was reportedly real, as she wasn't sure what Cagney was going to do until
they actually shot the scene. Cagney later said that for years, whenever
he would dine out, some wise guy would invariably have the waiter send
over a grapefruit
Five Easy Pieces
Jack Nicholson
tried to order breakfast
at a diner when a waitress
refuses to bring him an off-menu order of toast. "You make sandwiches,
don't you?" he asks, his voice coated with contempt. He calmly orders
a chicken salad sandwich on toast, hold the chicken. "You want me
to hold the chicken?" repeats the rude waitress. "I want you
to hold it between your knees," Nicholson snaps, then clears the
All About Eve (1950) - STORM WARNING
"Fasten your seatbelts: It's gonna be a bumpy night.
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