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  • Captain James Hollis: You mean you'll play it?

    Xavier Cugat, Orchestra Leader: The Starlight Roof, tomorrow night.

    Captain James Hollis: Tomorrow night?

    Xavier Cugat, Orchestra Leader: I suppose you want me to play it tonight? One has to rehearse a new number! You got to argue with your musicians. Bomb them! Pummel them! Scream at them. Flatter them! Curse them! Praise them. Beat them! And you think that you put on a number just like that? And singers? Did you see the girl who just left here?

    Captain James Hollis: Oh, yes.

    Xavier Cugat, Orchestra Leader: I fired her! Then I'm gonna take her back. Then she'll resign, I'll accept, she'll refuse. she'll come back, she'll go! No, I can't play it tonight.

    Captain James Hollis: What?

    Xavier Cugat, Orchestra Leader: Tomorrow night.

  • Captain James Hollis: I wonder if you could tell me where I - could find a - Notary Public?

    Bunny Smith: Well, I'm one.

    Captain James Hollis: You are? Why, I thought you'd be sort of, sort of an oldish gentlemen, with glasses and false teeth that click and a black string tie.

    Bunny Smith: He forecloses mortgages. A Notary Public can be either male or female. Over 21. You must be bonded. Must have stamp and stamp pad. Mustn't let the license run out.

  • Captain James Hollis: Bunny?

    Bunny Smith: It's a silly name isn't it? I was christened - Bernardine. But, I never could pronounce the darn thing. Still can't. When I was a kid they'd always ask, "And what is your name?" And I would say, "My name is Bunny."

    Captain James Hollis: [laughs] Do that again.

  • Captain James Hollis: You're pretty business-like, aren't you?

    Bunny Smith: Well, you have to be in my business or it'll break your heart.

  • Bunny Smith: I was born in New York on Tenth Avenue. We call it Double Fifth.

    Captain James Hollis: I don't think I know that street.

    Bunny Smith: Well, you haven't missed anything. It's no Park Avenue. Mama always said we'd move someday, but, we didn't.

    Captain James Hollis: You-you like Park Avenue?

    Bunny Smith: Well, I like what it means.

    Captain James Hollis: What does it mean?

    Bunny Smith: That I'm on my way.

    Captain James Hollis: Well, where are you headin' for?

    Bunny Smith: As far away from Double Fifth as I can get.

  • Captain James Hollis: If we were in Jasmine now, I'd make you the best barbecue dinner you ever ate. And we'd eat out under the stars, big, big chunky stars. Not like these. It gets pretty hot back there in the Summer and folks in Jasmine generally do their cooking outdoors. Kitchens get so hot.

    Bunny Smith: No hotter than the kitchens in Double Fifth. Only when it gets too hot, we go to the delicatessen, get some hot dogs and potato salad and coke. Then the cops open the hydrants and kids splash around. The radios go all night. The firemen sit outside the firehouse in their undershirts.

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