Claude Perkins Quotes in The Ritz (1976)
Claude Perkins Quotes:
Claude Perkins: Ya really know how to mess up an act, you know that mister?
Carmine Vespucci: You know what they call people like you?
Claude Perkins: Fashionable.
Claude Perkins: [to Brick] Hey! What do you need, a brick wall to fall on your head? Resting! It's a euphemism for not interested... Skinny!
Claude Perkins: [to Carmine] You know Mister, you really know how to break up an act.
Abe Lefkowitz: I thought you'd sworn off this place.
Claude Perkins: I thought I had, too.
Abe Lefkowitz: You got homesick for us, right?
Claude Perkins: Well, I didn't have much choice. I've been barred from the Athenium.
Abe Lefkowitz: Come on! No one gets barred from the Athenium.
Claude Perkins: Well, there was this man there...
Abe Lefkowitz: A fat man, right?
Claude Perkins: Fat? He was the Magic Mountain! He threw me into one of my frenzies. I went beserk and kicked his door open, so they threw me out and told me never to come back again. I was willing to pay for it. I just wanted to talk to him. You know how I am.
Claude Perkins: It's good to be back, Abe! I feel strangely optimistic about this evening.
Claude Perkins: [trying to seduce Gaetano] You'll never guess what I had for dinner tonight, so I'm just going to tell you.
Gaetano Proclo: I beg your pardon?
Claude Perkins: A nice ground-pork meatloaf with mozzarella, mashed potatoes covered with gobs of gravy, carrots floating in butter and chunks of avocado with roquefort dressing. Couldn't you just die?
Gaetano Proclo: [confused] I don't know what I could just.
Claude Perkins: And then for dessert German choclate cake with two scoops of mocha walnut ice cream.
Claude Perkins: [frequent refrain] Jelly Roll, baby! You're my Jelly Roll man!
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