Movie Quote of the Day – The Last Tycoon, 1976 (dir. Elia Kazan)

Pat Brady: [after a film screening] What’s Eddie, asleep? Jesus. Goddamn movie even puts the editor to sleep.
Assistant editor: He’s not asleep, Mr. Brady.
Pat Brady: What do you mean, he’s not asleep?
Assistant editor: He’s dead, Mr. Brady.
Pat Brady: Dead? What do you mean, he’s dead!
Assistant editor: He must have died during the. . .
Pat Brady: How can he be dead? We were just watching the rough cut! Jesus, I didn’t hear anything. Did you hear anything?
Fleishacker: Not a thing.
Assistant editor: Eddie. . .he probably didn’t want to disturb the screening, Mr. Brady.

About Marya E. Gates

Cinephile to the max.

Posted on October 7, 2011, in Movie Quote of the Day and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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