Inspector Boot Quotes in Theater of Blood (1973)
Inspector Boot Quotes:
Inspector Boot: Look, Devlin, when two people have the same motive to murder and one of them is still alive, who would you arrest?
[seeing a poster for Lionheart]
Inspector Boot: Saw him once. A very, uh, vigorous actor.
Peregrine Devlin: That's a good description.
Inspector Boot: Who hates you enough to kill two of your circle?
Peregrine Devlin: Critics are likely to make enemies, inspector. You can call it an occupational hazard.
Meredith Merridew: But darling you, they're not going to start killing critics for giving bad notices are they?
Inspector Boot: Well, why not? A play fails; directors, writers, actors... careers ruined. Plenty of motivation there, I should think.
Inspector Boot: Was that dialogue from King Lear?
Peregrine Devlin: Yes. A remarkable performace. He was overacting as usual, but he knew how to make an exit.
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