Wry noir humour

The Big Steal (Don Siegel, 1949)

Robert Mitchum: Can I tell you a story?

Jane Greer: As long as it isn’t too sad. See, when I hear sad stories I cry, and when I cry I can’t drive.

And you just know that they’re going to sleep together. One of the greatest moments of that era of cinema and one that I have remembered for years.


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I love to write about film and comment on culture. Hopefully providing insight and interesting thoughts for fellow cultural itinerants.
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