Sweet Smell of Success
James Dean__1950s New York
SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS
w/Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis & Susan Harrison
I love this dirty town.
My right hand hasn't seen my left hand in thirty years.
I'd hate to take a bite outta you. You're a cookie full of arsenic.
You're dead son. Get yourself buried.
The next time you want information, don't scratch for it like a dog, ask for it like a man!
I call him the boy with the ice cream face.
What you do, Mr. Falco, is crawl like a hen. You just laid an egg.
How many drinks does it take to put you in that tropical island mood?
Don't do anything I wouldn't do, and that gives you a lot of leeway.
JJ: What's this boy got that Suzie likes?
Sidney: Integrity. How cute. Like indigestion.
Many people tell me I'm gifted, but even I can't see around corners.
Those "dears" sound like daggers.
I think I'm going home. Maybe I left my sense of humour in my other suit.
Don't remove the gangplank, Sidney - you may want to get back on board.
I'm toasting my favourite new perfume: success.
In brief, from now on, the best of everything is good enough for me.
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