Seminal Image #43

Sweet Smell of Success (Alexander Mackendrick; 1957)


Ivan G. said...

"I like Harry, but I can't deny he sweats a little." I have no idea why I love that line, but it always makes me laugh out loud.

Tom Sutpen said...

"Harvey, I often wish I were deaf and wore a hearing aid, so I could shut out the greedy murmurs of little men."

"Mr. Falco, who I did not invite to sit at this table, is a hungry press agent; and fully up to all the tricks of his very slimy trade. Match me, Sidney."

Tom Sutpen said...

If that screenplay isn't the high point of Clifford Odets' career in Hollywood, I truly don't know what is.