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John Osborne -
The Entertainer (1957)
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What are we hoping to get out of it, what's it all in aid of – is it really just for the sake of a gloved hand waving at you from a golden coach?
Archie Rice: Let me know where you're working tomorrow night and I'll come and see you.
Archie Rice: I'm dead behind these eyes. I'm dead, just like the whole inert, shoddy lot out there. It doesn't matter because I don't feel a thing, and neither do they.
Here we are, we're alone in the universe, there's no God, it just seems that it all began by something as simple as sunlight striking on a piece of rock. And here we are. We've only got ourselves. Somehow, we've just got to make a go of it. We've only got ourselves.
A real pro is a real man, all he needs is an old backcloth behind him and he can hold them on his own for half an hour. He's like the general run of people, only he's a lot more like them than they are themselves, if you understand me.
Archie Rice: Don't clap too hard – it's a very old building.
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I am the slave of my baptism. Parents, you have caused my misfortune, and you have caused your own.
December 12, 1929
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