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Classic Scene #41: Bringing Up Baby

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DAVID: Now just a moment, Susan. Don’t think that I don't appreciate all you've done, but, (she tries to interject)...just a moment, but there are limits to what a man can bear. Besides that, tomorrow afternoon I'm going to get married.

SUSAN (Giggling): What for?

DAVID: Well because, bec... well anyway, I’m going to get married, Susan, and don't interrupt. Now, my future wife has always regarded me as a man of some dignity (She supresses her giggles). Privately, I'm convinced that I have some dignity. Now it isn't that I don’t like you, Susan, because, after all, in moments of quiet I'm strangely drawn toward you. But, well, there haven't been any quiet moments. Our relationship has been a series of misadventures from beginning to end. So if you don't mind, I'll see Mr. Peabody alone and unarmed.

SUSAN: Without me?

DAVID: Yes, without you and definitely without you. Now, Susan, I'm going to say good night. And I hope that I never set eyes on you again (He slams her car door). Good night. (He wheels about, trips over the kerb and sprawls face-first on to the pavement...)