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- [bud] look eddie, i'll make you a package deal. the radio, the tennis racket, the binoculars, the shoes, and the guitar, i'll give you the whole works for fifty bucks. (single guitar note) (audience laughs) - [eddie] needs tuning. - okay, i'll tune it! now, come on, stop stalling around. i'm practically giving you this stuff for fifty dollars. you couldn't go out and buy these things for three times that much. - you sure it's okay with your folks to sell these things? - it's okay, it's my stuff. i even bought some of it with my own money. we got a deal, huh? - don't get grabby, i'll give it to you when i count it. how come you're so anxious for loot? you've been dipping into the till down at the gas station? - no, it's nothing like that. this is a big business proposition.
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- a dollar a share, that cheap? - yeah, it's a brand new company, the price hasn't had a chance to go up, yet. - what company is it? - blue hill copper corporation. now this guy burdick, he's the president and he told me that as soon as they get the mine started, in about a week the price is going to skyrocket. now, they're trying to keep the whole thing a secret, but blue hill corporation owns a whole mountain of copper ore. so, when they get going it's going to be the biggest copper mining company in the whole world! - wow. - so, you can see why i need the fifty bucks. say, what about the fifty for the stuff? - oh, i've changed my mind. - why? - i'm gonna buy some of that stock. (audience laughs) - eddie, eddie, we made a deal, you can't back out now! - why can't i, i didn't sign anything.
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you'll never get a chance like this again. - i'll survive. - no, wait eddie! you oughta change your mind. all this stuff for only $50. it's going, going, going... - i'm gone! (audience laughs) - i'll throw in my fishing rod, my record player... - [margaret] if eddie holds out, he's liable to get the house. - [betty] let's make a guess what it is bud wants that costs $50. let's see, a down payment on a bicycle trip through upper ecuador? a correspondence course in skin diving? - no, i doubt if it's anything fantastic. you forget, betty, that your brother's older. he's outgrown a lot of his boyish ideas. - mother, you're dreaming. the only thing bud's outgrown is his shoes. (audience laughs) and, i'll prove it to you. father's going to come home innocent, unaware of the $50 trap that's waiting for him.
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bud will come tearing in that front door, and go to work on him. - [jim] ah, my two charmers. - [margaret] hello, dear. - [jim] hello, darling. - [betty] one... - [james] hello, princess. - [betty] two, three... - [james] what's all this? - [betty] four, five, six... - [james]roof gonna fall in on the count of ten? - seven, eight, nine... (flute music) ten? - [jim] no falling plaster. - [margaret] see, betty, you were wrong. - [betty] now wait, eleven, tweleve, - [bud] hey, where's dad? - a little late but not much, i rest my case. - what does she mean by that? -[jim] don't ask me, i'm a stranger here myself. - [bud] oh, hey dad, i've got a terrific business proposition i want to talk to you about. okay, this is great dad, wait'll you hear it. - is that a familiar tune? - [bud] no kidding, dad, i've really got something. this is one of those deals that comes along once in a lifetime. - how much is this "deal" gonna cost me?
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- don't i have to spend a little to make a little? - no, i told you, you don't have to spend anything. in fact, you don't have to invest one penny. - well, it's different from past deals, i'll say that much for it. you know, that new slip cover's gonna look alright. how about putting the same thing on the chair here? - you see what this is, dad, it's a stock deal. - oh, no. - i was talking to mother. (audience laughs) - i know whenever you mention stock, everyone things there's something phony about it. - not necessarily, the stock is just as good as the company behind it. good strong company, good stock. usually a good investment. - well, that's what this is. now, a fellow named burdick, he buys gas at the gas station. he's the president of the company. (audience laughs) - [bud] drives a car a block long, wears imported suits. (audience laughs) - [jim] i thought i didn't have to buy anything in this deal.
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- bud, be honest, you know father's gonna get hooked. (audience laughs) - [bud] as i was saying, dad, as i was saying, this mr.burdick he owns the coo bill hopper company. - [bud] the copper bopper, - [kathy] excuse me, daddy. - [james] yes, kitten? - [bud] hob copper bopper -[kathy] can you move your car so patty can get her bike out of the garage? - [bud] copper bobber dopper. - [jim] okay. - 24 hours in a day and she's gotta wait'll i'm talking to you to butt in. (audience laughs) well, i'll come along and help you, dad. anything to get some privacy.
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- oh, what's this, three dresses for the senior prom? - [betty] oh, i'm only keeping one. miss rogers at the fashion center sent them out on approval so i can see which one i like best. they're all about the same price, which is plenty, about $45. - oh, but you have your white chiffon. - oh mother, i've worn that to everything but the football games. you and father don't have to worry about the money. i've been saving up for this for months.
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- sure. - [kathy] well he is, i heard him talking talking to daddy out in the garage. - well, bud, doesn't it seem a little odd to you that the president of the company would be out peddling the stock? - oh, he's not peddling it, dad. he's doing me a favor letting me buy it. - oh, come on, bud. - he told me he's only doing this for a few of his friends. - [bud] bill shepherd (loud car honk) works at the gas station, he's buying some. and mr. hofstadter, you know who owns the lumber yard? he's buying a thousand shares, so it must be good. - well, old hofstadter doesn't throw his money around. - oh, you can't really tell what this one looks like til you put it on but it's the dreamiest of all. -[kathy] oh, let me see. - [betty] oh, don't smear cookies on it! - there's no possible way you can lose, dad, so what do ya say? - all right, if you're sure you can manage it, you can have the $50. (door slams) - thanks, dad (audience laughs) - you're not giving him $50 to buy that stock? - no, i'm not giving it to him.
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i'm borrowing $50 at six percent interest, and i'm gonna pay him back in two weeks, just like i was borrowing it from a bank. - bud, how can you pay back $50 in two weeks? you only make 15 a week at the gas station. - okay, whats two times 15? that's 30 right there. and bill shepherd's remodeling the gas station, so i know i can make another 20 in overtime. - don't you think you're just throwing the money away? - throwing it away? mother, did people throw money away when they bought stock in the first telephone company, huh? or the first railroad, or the first oil well? no, they made millions! (thump) (audience laughs) - yes, but this isn't the first copper company. - but it's the first stock in this company and it's gonna go sky high , it's got to. -really bud, if this stock were any good do you think they'd be out selling it to boys in gas stations? - well, i'm not a boy in a gas station. (audience laughs) see, that's the trouble. all you think i'm still a goofy kid with no sense at all.
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i know what i'm doing. - [kathy] hi, daddy! - [jim] hello, kitten. you're just in time, we're going to have a fashion show. - [margaret] hello, dear. - what's this fashion show about, betty buying more dresses? - no, she's still trying to make up her mind about those formals she has out on approval from the fashion center. -for pete's sake, she's had them nearly two weeks. - i spoke to mrs. jebsen of the fashion - [kathy] hurry! - [margaret] center today, she said - [jim] all right. - [margaret] there was no hurry. - [kathy] betty, come on, we're all ready! - [bettty] be right down. - take your seats please, we're almost ready to start. - l right. - with this big crowd, we're lucky to get seats. - ladies and gentlemen, our show begins with miss betty anderson. -[margaret] (clapping) yay! - [jim] bravo! - she's wearing a delightful little number, very popular around spring for this year. very smart, don't you think? - [jim] pretty good, yeah. i vote for that one!
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this is an important decision. it's going to take 45 of my hard-earned dollars, practically all i have. well, what's with you, mr. wall street? - you will notice that i am perfectlz calm. no visible signs of youthful enthusiasm. (audience laughs) in spite of the fact that i bring news of a most startling and joyous nature. - what did he say? - what's the news, tell us. - mr. burdick dropped by the gas station this afternoon on his way up to the mine. do you know what blue hill copper is selling for today? exactly two weeks after i bought it for one dollar a share? three dollars a share. - [betty] three dollars?
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your brainless, impractical, immature brother with his silly stock has made himself, in two weeks, exactly $100. - i told you he was gonna be rich! - wow, that's wonderful, bud. - you're pretty excited aren't you, son? - well, haven't i a right to be? all you thought buying this stock was a real hair-brained idea. well, are you willing to admit now that i know what i'm doing? that i'm a grown up, adult human being? -[jim] i think you've made your point, bud. now, as one adult human being to another, may i make a suggestion? sell the stock. - sell it? - you know the old saying, "a bird in the hand." - take your hundred dollars and put it in the bank. - but, blue hill copper is just getting started. it might go to a hundred.
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remember you never go broke making a profit,so why gamble? - i'm not gambling, the stock is doing just what mr. burdick said it would and it's gonna go higher. - bud, will you take my advice? - but, dad... as a favor to me, go down to the company office right now and cash in your stock. then on your way home stop at the bank, and deposit the money in your savings account. - what if next week it goes to 20? - then you can say, " i told you so." but, in the meantime you'll still have your hundred dollars in the bank. will you do it? for me? - okay. but, i think it's a big mistake.
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- [man] looking for somebody? - [bud] yeah, is this the office of the blue hill copper company? - used to be, they moved out last night owing three months rent. didn't pay the phone bill, didn't pay the light bill. didn't even pay for this furniture. want some stock, kid? here, have a few thousand shares. (laughs) - this is dress number three. now i want you to be absolutely impartial in your selection, but i think this one is terrific! all those in favor of this one? - [margaret] aye. - [jim] aye. - opposed? - all right, it's moved and carried
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- maybe you should have a little mink on it, now that you have a wealthy brother. - no, i'm gonna go right on being the same sweet, simple girl i was when he was poor. - well, there's that high financing bud anderson. - let's see the money, bud. - [jim] wait a minute, bud. - has something gone wrong? - yeah, i guess you could say that. - well, don't stand there looking like the picture of doom. what is it? - is it something you'd rather not tell us? - i'm not afraid to tell ya. that stock i bought, i guessed wrong. i'm wiped out, so tough luck. - i'm sorry, son.
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i goofed and i'll take the consequences. i don't need anybody to hold my hand. and about the money, dad, you'll get it right on the day, don't worry. - i'm not worrying, bud. - well, don't. say, eddie, remember that stuff you were gonna buy from me, the radio,and the tennis racket, and all? well, i'll make you a deal. - are you kidding, i'm having no more deals with you, buddy buddy, not after that phony stock. you know i could have lost my shirt if i had bought that stuff. - yeah, but you didn't. - well, it wasn't your fault that i didn't. - listen eddie, i gotta raise some money to pay back my dad. the loan is due today, and well, i have to pay it. i mean i'm desperate. - what's desperate about owing money to your dad? supposing you don't pay it, what's he gonna do? - that's not the point.
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in two weeks and that's today. i've gotta put $50 in his hand by six o'clock tonight. - why do you get the dough outta me? you're working after school in shepherd's gas station, aren't ya? - forget it, forget i ever mentioned it! - worried about paying back his old man. that boy is twisted. - please take'em, dad, this was a business deal. - i don't want the keys to your car, bud. if you can't pay the loan today, i'll give you more time. - i don't want that, i'll get you the money by tonight. - he can get the money from bill shepherd, he has a job at the station. - well, that's the rub right there. i happen to know that bill closed the station down for remodeling.
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(gentle music) (knocking) - yeah? - [betty] may i come in? - yeah. all right, say "i told you so!" gimme the whole speech. how you tried to tell me i was making a big mistake buying the stock and i wouldn't listen. and, i know everything and nobody can tell me anything. go ahead, enjoy yourself. - that's not what i came up for. - well, i don't want anybody feeling sorry for me, either. - look, i didn't come up here to gloat,
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did it ever occur to you that i might want to help simply because you're my brother, and because i'm sure that if i were in trouble, you'd do the same for me. (gentle music) - i appreciate it, but i can't take any help, not from you or anybody. - look, i know the spot you're in. about losing your job and all. it wasn't your fault. - it doesn't matter, i gotta get out of this on my own. - but, why torture yourself? look, i have a little bit of money, about $45. you can have it as a loan and pay it back whenever you want. mother and father don't even have to know about it.
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i made such a big thing outta being old enough to know what i was doing. now that i'm in a jam, i gotta get myself out of it without running to anybody for help. that's what i gotta do. - [margaret] betty, the driver's here from the fashion center to pick up those two dresses. - yeah, i'll be right down. bud, how are you gonna do it? where are you going to get the money before six o'clock tonight? - i don't know, but i'll get it if i have to sell my shirt. (audience laughs) - [margaret] betty!
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(knocking) - yeah, who is it? - [eddie] it's me, eddie. - come on in. - hi, bud, i came by to see if you still wanted to sell the radio and tennis racket and stuff? - yeah, sure! - ok, it's a deal, 45 bucks! - 45, and five from the lunch money, yeah sure, you got a deal! (door slams) dad! where's dad? - [jim] son, right here. - hi dad, i want to pay off my debt, the whole thing! - fine, but there's no rush about it.
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and a dollar and a quarter interest. - thanks, but what happened, did ya strike oil? - no, i just made a deal. i told you i could make it without any help, didn't i? (audience laughs) - where in the world did he get the money? - search me. - hi mr. anderson, bud isn't around is he? - well he's not far away, why? - betty, i just came by to tell you "mission accomplished." i bought bud's radio and tennis racket and things for you like you wanted me to. i got'em in the car, what do you wanna do with'em? - oh well, just go on, i'll be right out. - oh, okay. - so, it was your $45 that bought the merchandise and saved the day for bud. - well, he was in such a terrible spot. - and this explains why you sent
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- as mother says, i do have my white chiffon. - i'm proud of you, princess. and you stop at the fashion center tomorrow and pick up that dress we all like. this one will be on me, that is i'll pay for it! - oh thank you, father, you're sweet. now where can i sell one used radio, one used tennis racket... - you know bud's pretty lucky to have such a nice sister. - that's right, but not as lucky as we are to have such a nice daughter. (audience clapping) - [voiceover] robert young and jane wyatt with elinor donahue, billy gray and lauren chapin in "father knows best." - [kathy] come on daddy, hurry up,
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- well i don't mind having my picture taken, but not in this silly hat. there's a limit to what a man has to put up with. - [betty] oh, this won't hurt you, and you want to make a trip to hawaii, don't you? for free? - sure, it would be great, but just sending our picture into a contest won't do it. - it has to daddy. all my life i've always wanted to go to hawaii and we just have to win this. come on daddy, you go out by the barbecue and sit by mommy. - why does it have to be a barbecuing picture and have me looking like a clown? - [jim] but why? - [betty] i'll tell you why, the ideal family photo. the ideal families are always pictured around a barbecue. okay, now everyone try to look pleasant. - [kathy] bud, come on. - oh, you haven't taken it yet. - [betty] come on, get in there now. this is for you. come on get in there so i can see you and bud let father hold the fork. - well what am i going to hold? - you can have these.
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- all right, now try and act as though we just won the contest. wait, what's the matter with me? i'm not in the picture. - well kitten, you wear this monstrosity. - [betty] keep the hat on. we all have to be in the picture. i'll run next door and ask mrs. davis maybe she can help us out. - bakery man, hello miss betty. - mr. henslee, you're just in time to help us out. - [jim] hello mr. henslee. - [betty] no, we want you to take our picture. come on here's a camera. - now i'll be happy to miss betty, but you'll have to show me how to work this thing. - oh, you just look in the viewer here to get us all in the picture and then adjust here and press this little button, and that's it. - well now i ought to be able to do that. well what's the occasion? you folks having a party or something. - oh no, the children just want to enter our picture in some little contest. - it's not a little contest mother. we're going to win a free trip to hawaii. - hawaii, say now that is something.
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- father, put your hat on and don't look so embarrassed. okay mr. henslee we're ready. - [mr. henslee] i hope i did it right. well i'm glad to do it, i hope you win. it's hot, that's a might fancy camera you have there. oh have a cookie will you kathy. - oh, thank you very much. - i was wondering miss betty, today is our anniversary, amy and me, and i was wondering how much you would charge to make an anniversary picture of us. - oh, i've love to do it, but there won't be any charge. - oh no, no i insist. - oh, the cost is practically nothing because betty develops these pictures herself in a little darkroom she's fixed up in the basement, so you just tell her what time you'd like to have her come over tonight. oh excuse me, i'll get my purse. - well any time that's convenient for her, seven, anytime. - it will be fine. - oh i sure appreciate this and so will amy. - [jim] say, this is pretty good,
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- well i like it. - wouldn't that be something if we really did win that free trip? - it certainly would. i'm beginning to wish it weren't just a dream. - a dream, what's the matter with you people. you act as though we're not going to win. so why bother sending our picture? - [betty] i'm with you kath. we are going to win and father you're going to drive me to the post office so i can mail this in. - right now? - certainly, tomorrow night is the deadline and besides, you have to drive me over to the henslee's so i can take their anniversary picture. - okay, if i have to. - now remember everybody keep thinking that we are going to hawaii. aren't we bud? - well i'm as good as there right now, hula kalua-- - [jim] oh, that's fine. - [betty] yeah, that's perfect, hold it. - [betty] perfect.
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- oh no you didn't, it will be just fine. oh dear, i'll try to have a proof ready for you next time mr. henslee stops by the house. - well it's awfully nice of you folks to go through all this trouble. - why it's no bother, besides it's good practice for betty. - i know you folks are in a hurry, but before you go we want you to have a piece of our anniversary cake and meet the children. - yes. - children, you never said anything about children. - why henry, you didn't mention the children? - oh amy, nobody wants a bakery man to stand around and brag about his kids. - we are quite proud of them. - yes, especially tonight. they're all slicked up for our anniversary. hey kids suzie may, kadee, all of you come and meet our friends. well you better stand back or you'll get caught in the stampede. miss betty, mr. anderson, this is suzie may, our oldest, and kadee. they help in the bakery after school. here's lee, just got himself a new paper route. - congratulations.
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hey, where's toby? - he's sneaking another piece of cake. - toby, toby! - hi. - oh, isn't he darling. - [mr. henslee] our oldest boy tom found toby up around seoul in korea and sort of took him under his wing. tom never made it home so toby came instead. - hi toby, you look like you've been having yourself quite a feast. - you take picture please, okay. - now toby. - oh, that's all right, i'd love to take toby's picture. - you take toby's whole family, okay. - now toby. - sure, anything you say toby, whole family, okay. um, the whole family better group yourselves around in front of your mantel.
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right over here. - [amy] stand next to me. you sit down.
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put your hat on toby. that's it now. - well this is one group i don't have to tell to smile. - [betty] okay now, hold it. - oh, that will make a wonderful picture. - it's fine. - you know with a fine looking family like this you ought to send it into that hawaiian trip contest. - oh, our family wouldn't have a chance with anything that fancy. - of course you would. - well i'm afraid it's a little late to send it in father. - well not with you developing the picture they could still sneak it in by tomorrow night. - oh, we couldn't get away from the bakery even if we did win. - well it wouldn't hurt to try. - uh-uh, no, amy you and the girls bring in the cake, or what's left of it. (hawaiian drumming)
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- i borrowed it from patty davis for our trip. - [margaret] kathy! - mother, that's negative thinking and the way to win a contest is to think-- - kathy, what a sight. anybody want to see my latest masterpieces? mr. and mrs. henslee and here's a picture of the whole family. - oh, but these are very good. - oh yeah, get a load of that little guy. talk about your (mumbling) - [jim] yeah that's toby, isn't he something. - [margaret] i've never seen such a wonderful, happy family. - yeah, and guess what our darling father was doing over there this evening? urging them to enter this in the contest. - what dad, you traitor. - well, the contest is open to everyone. - they're such a good looking family. - [bud] well that's the trouble, they're too good looking. yeah, nobody will have a chance against old smiley there. - well stop worrying, they decided not to enter anyway. - you know sometimes dad doesn't show very good sense. (phone ringing) - hello, no we're still up. - if anybody would knock us out
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- i think your children are right mr. henslee. you should enter the contest. - [kathy] daddy! - oh, no bother at all. in fact, betty's already developed a print and you can pick it up tomorrow morning. - daddy, what are you doing? - [jim] not at all, glad to do it. fine mr. henslee, goodbye. - don't you want me to go to hawaii? - now look kitten just because they entered the contest doesn't mean they're going to win. - but they have more people in the family than-- - oh honey, now. - how can they miss with a picture like this. i mean if the judges just got one look at toby the rest of us might as well pick up our marbles. - yeah daddy, that's right. with them in the contest we won't have a chance. - kathy, they have just as much right to go into that contest as we have. where's your sense of fair play? - mom, i think kathy's got something. why should we promote another family for something we want ourselves. - yeah daddy. - [jim] kitten, what happened to your positive thinking? - [margaret] angel, after all we have a pretty good looking family too.
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and if we want to stay that way we better get to bed. - but daddy. - come on. - [margaret] stop worrying, everything will work out the way it should. - [bud] yeah, but not for us. - [margaret] betty did such a good job developing that picture. - [jim] yeah. - [bud] yeah, you know, if we had any brains we'd just tear the thing up and then throw it away and tell them it didn't come out, but c'est la vie. - [jim] fine upstanding attitude, very exemplary son. - [margaret] come on kathy. - [bud's voice] tear it up, tear it up, tear it up, tear it up, tear it up, tear it up,
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- good morning. - oh mr. henslee you're early this morning. - well to tell the truth mrs. anderson i couldn't wait to see the pictures. - [margaret] well i don't blame you. they came out beautifully. - [mr. henslee] they did. - come along, i think they're still in the living room. - actually i shouldn't be bothering with this contest thing at all, but you know how children are. - [margaret] well, of course. - [mr. henslee] especially that little dickens toby. he's practically got us on the boat right now. - i know, we're having the same problem with kathy. - last night toby even got out a little box and started packing his things. - kathy was running around here in a grass skirt.
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and the other one is-- - [margaret] that's strange, well maybe betty put it some place for safekeeping. all i can do now is to wait until she comes home from school and ask her. i'm sorry. - oh, that's all right. i wouldn't even bother if it wasn't for the kids. - [margaret] i hate to have you make another trip, but could you come back late this afternoon. of course, it would be too late to mail it in, but you could take it straight to the chamber of commerce. - oh sure, i'll come back and thanks an awful lot mrs. anderson. - [margaret] hello dear. - [jim] hello darling. - [jim] hello princess. - [margaret] betty, did you put the henslee's family picture anywhere? - [betty] henslee' family picture, no i didn't put it anywhere. last i remember it was on the coffee table. - oh dear, i was so sure that you had. i told mr. henslee to come back later this afternoon and pick it up. now i don't even know what to say. - [jim] well we'll just have to find it, that's all. bud you sure you didn't put it someplace? - [bud] no dad, i didn't touch it. - what about kathy? - she couldn't have done anything with it. she hasn't come home from school yet.
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to borrow some more hawaiian clothes. - [jim] well the darn thing couldn't just walk away by itself. wait a minute betty. can't you develop another print? - oh i could, but i don't have the negative. - why? - well i clipped that to the picture. i figured they'd want the negatives too. - say, maybe this is faith. - [betty] huh? - maybe this is the way it was meant to be. - [jim] meant to be? - oh you know, we were nice guys, helped our competitors, and now their picture has disappeared through no fault of our own so we get our reward and win, huh? - [jim] oh cut it out, just get up and help us hunt. henslee will be showing any minute. - bud, are you sure you didn't do anything with that picture? - [bud] no mom, honest, cross my heart. - well if someone's playing a joke, it's a very bad joke, it's gone far enough. - [betty] now mother, we're not that diabolical. actually it's father's fault getting to this in the first place. - now don't start that again. - maybe we better try to track kathy down just in case she might know something
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(doorbell ringing) - oh-oh, that's probably mr. henslee. - [margaret] oh dear, i feel so bad. - [jim] well you tell him we'll find that thing if we have to turn the whole place upside down. - [mr. henslee] well, here i am again. - [margaret] mr. henslee, i'm ashamed to tell you we haven't found your picture. - oh, you haven't. - no, but we're still hunting. oh please come in. we have one more source to check, kathy. - oh. - that is if we can find her, come along. - now look, if this is too much bother. - [margaret] oh, not at all. this is our fault. now from here is getting it so that you can get it down to the chamber of commerce before they close. - [mr. henslee] yeah.
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- hey, you kathy, i toby, you shake hands, okay. - sure. - hey toby got something for you kathy.
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- for me, but, but why? - because your family good to toby's family, take. you help us get big, happy trip, all my new brothers and sisters, and mama and papa, whole bunch. boy we're gonna have fun. toby gonna ride in a canoe and eat pineapples and see hulu hula girls. ma say papa you not look at hula hula girls, but toby look, and then we're going to go to pearl harbor and see lots of boats. kathy, you cry? boy that's funny, kathy don't like cake. - [jim] i just don't know what you both have a perfect driving record. >>perfect. no tickets. no accidents...
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to say to you mr. henslee. that thing just disappeared into thin air and we can't find kathy, but she probably doesn't know anything anyway. - if there was only time to take another picture. - well don't worry about it. you've done more than you should anyway and actually as i said even if we would have won we couldn't have left the bakery. foolish of us even to consider it. - [bud] you know i ought to be happy the henslee's are out of the running, i don't think i am. i'm not sure i could enjoy a trip now even if we did get it. - [betty] me either. - well, nothing we can do about it now i guess.
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- hey, we've been searching all over for you. do you know where that picture is? - [kathy] shh, not so loud. betty, i've done an awful thing. i never felt so miserable in my whole life. - [betty] what did you do? - i hid it. - kathy anderson, is the print in there too? - i tore that up. - oh no. - don't ball me out. it's just that i didn't want anybody to keep us from going on that wonderful trip. and well i saw toby out in the backyard and he tried to give me some cake
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- don't cry kathy. listen, listen, bud and i are just as much to blame as you are of joking around the way we did. hey look i could still make a print from this negative. you run out and catch mr. henslee before he leaves, okay. and tell him that we found the negative and i'll make him another print in five minutes. - betty, thank you. - oh run, hurry. - is it gonna work?
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of course, you realize this practically rules out your chances to get to hawaii. - i don't care, all i want is to feel good again that's all. betty, i'd just die if anybody ever found out what an awful thing i did especially toby. - well, maybe they won't have to know. oh look kathy. - [jim] well they finally made it. and look at old toby,
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- [kathy] let's see. - [margaret] oh, they certainly look as if they're having a wonderful time. - did they say anything on the card? - [jim] oh wouldn't you know it. "having a wonderful time wish you were here." - [kathy] i wish we were too. - oh, so do i. - gee, if this was only us. - oh don't look so sad kathy. we'll get there some day. - but when? - well, we'll start saving toward it right now. - we'd never be able to get away. you always have to work. - well look the henslee's thought that same thing, and they made it. - sure, they found a good pastry cook to take over for mrs. henslee. (whistle blowing) - and a new delivery man. - get your red hot prune filled bear claws here. man this job is killing me. - oh bud, it isn't that hard. - all you have to do is drive around in a comfortable truck and carry that little tray. - [bud] no it isn't that.
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and i'm getting sick. - bud, you're not supposed to eat any of that. - of course not, we want them to show a profit. - that's right, we may want to borrow some money from them for our trip. - [bud] what trip? - didn't you hear? we plan to go to this little island ourselves some day. come on kath. - oh come on i just washed the floor. ("father knows best" theme music)
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oh. who are you calling, sport? - nobody. - oh, come on. you don't pick up the phone and dial just to talk to nobody. i-i was calling the operator to find out what time it is. ain't we got clocks enough in the house? yes, but sometimes i like to know what time it is
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hello. mrs. warren? yes? uh, this is harold baxter. may i speak to zelda? oh, why, certainly. just a moment. zelda. who is it? it's harold baxter. i don't believe i know him. he's in my class at school. oh. hello. zelda? this is harold baxter. hello, harold. the reason i called you is... i mean, you know that party our class is having at school tomorrow afternoon? yes, i know. well, you remember miss tilcy wrote all the girls' names on slips of paper, and the boys drew the names to see who they were to take to the party? yes. well... i drew you.
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honestly? well... how nice for me. yes. i'm holding it in my hand right now. it has your name and address and phone number. i'm looking forward to the party, aren't you? yes. i'll see you tomorrow. good-bye, zelda. zelda. oh. still trying to get the right time? mm-hmm. oh, boy. we sure live a split-second life in this house, don't we? huh? i was just in your room, harold, and i noticed that something was missing. oh, no. no. there's nothing missing. what about that football i gave you? it ain't on your dresser where you usually keep it. it isn't? and i looked every place. i better go look. no, i already looked.
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that's a professional football, just like the bulldogs use. and with those signatures i got from the bulldogs on it, it ought to be worth five or six dollars in the open market. and if the bulldogs ever win a game, it'll be worth even more. now, where is it? i lost it. oh, come on. you can't lose anything as big as a football, unless you booted it through somebody's window. is that what you did? no. i... i...lost it over in the park. oh, so that's why you're in here telephoning for the time instead of over there looking for it. well, i'm gonna go over there and look, and if i don't find it, believe me, it's gonna be the last christmas present you ever get from me. zelda. boy: come on!
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- george. - huh? george, i was just coming back from mrs. nolls, and i saw-- well, come here. saw what? well, it's hazel. she's been over in the park, and i've never seen her acting so depressed. george, that isn't like hazel. she never drags her feet. you're right. she's walking as though she's going to the gallows. hazel, what on earth...
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- well, you look like-- - the expression on your face. - no, i'm all right. - well, something's wrong. it's harold. he isn't hurt? i've lost him. - what about harold? - where? he's going to a party tomorrow afternoon. a party? yeah. he's going with a girl named zelda. i know. it's a class party at school. you knew? yes. he told me. he told you and he never told me. you see? i've lost him. hazel, he didn't tell me either, but i'm not going to start blubbering about it. i'm sorry, darling. i forgot to tell you. it's a class party. the teacher wrote the girls' names on a slip of paper, and the boys drew them out of a hat to see who would take whom. that's sensible. that way no girl gets slighted. oh, you don't know the half of it. harold didn't draw zelda's name. his friend did. and he traded the autographed football i gave him for christmas for zelda's name. my own christmas present.
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don't you understand? harold's interested in girls. well, what did you expect him to get interested in? hem-snitching? soon he'll be getting married, and i'll be babying harold jr., and then i'll lose him, and then it'll be the same with harold iii and harold iv and harold v. oh, how time flies. already i have great-grandchildren. hazel, harold loves you just as much. [sniffling] oh, that's all right, missy. i'm all right now. of course you are. hazel, he hasn't changed that much. you don't grow into a man overnight. let's just say that he has started moving in that direction. yes. i just got to get the right attitude. i just should not try to hold on to him. that's right. just let nature take its course. well, within reason. his father intends to keep his eye on nature. he's getting to be a young man now,
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maybe he'll grow into a wonderful, mature man like his father. thank you, hazel. hey, dad! dad! - yes, son? - how much money do i have in my savings account? well, offhand, i don't know. i'd have to check your passbook. why? well, i'd like to draw out enough money to buy a corsage for a girl who likes violets. [sobs] i'll get your corsage, harold. it's in the refrigerator. i'll bet you're the most considerate boy in your class. i try to be thoughtful of other people. well, you ain't very thoughtful if you think i'm gonna swallow that. but i ain't gonna kid you, sport. i know. you're growing up now. it's only natural you wanna take a girl to a party. here you are. you're all set. now i'll see if your father's ready to go. he's going along?
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oh, no, harold. but he has to deliver some contracts to a client, and he has to pass the school anyway, so he'll drive you and your friend there. but he doesn't have to, mother. i mean, i know how busy he is. oh, he's not too busy for you, harold. what'd you wanna do, take a taxicab? no, but zelda and i could walk. walk? walk a girl to a party? barney tried that with me once. just once. and i ain't been out with him since. boy, walking a girl to a party is one way to make a smash hit with her, i don't think. dad! yes, son? oh, you're all ready to go. good. you don't have to drive us to the school. it's only a few blocks. we can walk. oh, that's all right, son. i'm glad to do it. [phone rings] i'll get it! - dad? - just a second, son. this is probably my client calling me. hello. hello, mr. morgan.
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and ready for your signature. as a matter of fact, i was just ready to leave the house and bring them to you. fine. i'll see you in a few minutes. good-bye. harold, we'll have to hurry-- harold. harold! i'll never forget the first party i went to when i was-- darling, i'll have to leave now. oh, i wanted to tell harold-- - harold has gone. - huh? but i thought you were going to drive him, george. i was, but i just got a call from my client, and i guess harold thought it was gonna be one of those long-winded conversations. - so he went on. - but i told him-- darling, i have to get these papers to my client. - bye. - bye. - hazel. - huh? do you know where this zelda girl lives? sure. she lives right across the park. harold's got her address on that little slip of paper. well, he can't have gone too far.
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i can't. i'm expecting a woman any minute to discuss some decoration ideas. could you drive him? oh, could i?
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harold, i think they're absolutely beautiful. so do i. i mean, i knew they'd look beautiful. violets are my favorite flowers, too. - they are? - mm-hmm. that's very interesting. most boys would say roses are their favorite flower. they hear everybody else say roses are beautiful, so they say roses, too. they don't think for themselves. they sure don't. you know, harold, you're not like all the other boys. i'm not? you don't roughhouse. the others act like such children. yes, isn't it disgusting?
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i'm hazel burke. i'm the housekeeper for the baxters. i raised harold ever since he was a pup. how do you do? i'm zelda warren. well, i'm very glad to know you. harold's father was gonna drive you to the party, but he's a big lawyer and he had to deliver some contracts. so i'm gonna be your chauffeur. you wanna sit up front? most kids do. come on, harold. come on. get in.
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come on, sport. don't you want some ice cream? it's real good for store-bought ice cream. 'course it ain't as good as the kind i make. where's zelda? dancing. oh, well, why ain't you dancing with her? oh. oh, sport. look what you did. oh, for pete's sake. here.
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hazel. oh, hi, miss tilcy. may i see you for a moment? oh, sure. get you some ice cream. hazel, it was really very kind of you to offer to help, but-- oh, the pleasure's all mine. yes, i'm sure you honestly mean that, but-- i'm just glad to do this, and i'll do the dishes, too. i don't mind the work. i think it's fun. i'm just crazy about kids. well, that's the point i was trying to make. they're at an age when they no longer regard themselves as kids. oh, you're so right. get a load of that dancing. i was telling zelda i taught harold how to dance, but i ain't got the spine for these dances. what i was trying to say is that, uh, some of the mothers offered to come today to help out, but i declined. oh, good. 'cause i got a system for dishwashing, and some people, although they got the best intentions, they just get in the way.
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well, i feel i know these students better than some parents. parents often have such a strong mental image of them as children that... well, they fail to see that they've reached an age of self-discovery, where they're beginning to discover themselves as young men and women. oh, you're so right. you know, until yesterday, i looked on harold as my baby. and here he is, taking a girl to a party. did he take her? oh, sure. they're here. well, didn't you bring harold? well, i drove them here, if that's what you mean. just now when you, uh... when you served harold ice cream and he spilled some on his suit-- oh, but i got it right off. i got him all cleaned up. did you see the expression on his face? yeah. he looked kind of peculiar. he could see that the, uh... that the other students were snickering. snickering? at him. why? i think he was humiliated.
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you got to get it off quick. it was humiliating to have you treat him as though you were his nursemaid. harold. sport, i'm--
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oh, missy, wait till you see what i got. a terrific hat and shoes and a purse to go with it. hazel, i didn't even hear you drive in the driveway. oh, for pete's sake. i got so interested in the hats, i forgot the car. i walked home. it's us, mom! hi, grandma. hi, honey. go finish your homework before practice, okay? yup, okay ... groceries ... prescription ... and your books are back at the library. i don't know how you do all this for me with everything you have on your plate. mom, just because you can't drive these days doesn't mean you've stopped needing things. please know how much i appreciate it. i know, mom, and it's okay. look, i know how much of a burden i've become-
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what are you gonna do that's any different from what we've done? i'll tell you what i'm gonna do. from now on, hazel, i don't want you running up to him and saying, "come on, sport. let's play football" or "let's play baseball." those days are gone. really, george. i repeat. those days are gone forever. he's reaching maturity, and now the papa bear takes over. harold, i think you're making a mountain out of a molehill. she treated me like a child. my parents do the same thing. they do? i think all grown-ups do. it makes them feel superior. it helps them with their own feeling of insecurity. they're glad to have someone to look down on. oh. and if we let it upset us, then we are being childish. well, i never thought of that. and you're not childish. that's why i like you so much. you're not like all the other boys. all they can think of is things like football.
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stupid? full grown men, kicking, punching, and knocking each other down. it's stupid, isn't it? well, i, uh... i guess it is. and baseball. hitting a ball with a club and then running around in a circle. that's even more stupid, isn't it? yes, i suppose it is. i'm studying toe dancing. harold, have you ever thought of being a ballet dancer? oh, well, no. not lately. you should. you have the figure for it. why don't you join my class? right now, we're rehearsing for a performance of sleeping beauty. you'd look wonderful in tights as one of the fairies. now, i'm telling you that the papa bear is taking a firm stand on this. and when i talk to harold-- hazel! oh, hazel. hazel, hazel. sport, i'm awful sorry.
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football? harold: right away. harold... well, we ain't got any football. you traded it, remember? then can we go play some baseball right away? well, i got to fix dinner, sport. mother, dad, is it okay if dinner's a little late? can hazel and i practice a little baseball? well, son, we wanted to talk to you about zelda. but, unfortunately, hazel-- zelda. but i thought you and she-- she wanted me to join her ballet class. she wanted me to wear tights and be a fairy in sleeping beauty. now that i've been on a date with her, she doesn't seem nearly as pretty as i thought. well, i'll get my baseball and glove. hazel and i have to get in shape for spring season. tights? sleeping beauty? well, it looks like i got him back again, but i ain't kidding myself that it's for long. no. the world is full of zeldas. if you don't mind dinner being a little late,
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i'm gonna hold on to him as long as i can. you go right ahead, hazel. well, i don't know where this leaves me. that's okay, mr. b. papa bear just came out of his cave too soon. you better go back in and hibernate a little bit longer. your time's coming. [chuckling]
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[instruments tuning] i think a symphony orchestra spends more time tuning up than it does playing. i appreciate your coming by, george. you, uh, sounded worried. i am. tell me. um, what's worrying you? mm. bianca bellina, one of the world's great prima donnas. correction. the world's greatest prima donna, by her own admission. she's appearing with the symphony? her next concert. she's singing soprano part in mahler's 4th. i thought she was strictly an opera singer. most of the opera companies in the world are suing her, so she's available. so, uh, you're expecting trouble?
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since you're the symphony association's attorney, i felt i should alert you. - you want me to stand by. - well, more than that, george. i want you to meet bellina when she arrives. i thought if you could make our position clear from the outset, maybe we might avoid the usual trouble. well, uh, won't she resent that? well, you have to be tactful, george. firm, but friendly. and i should warn you that according to reports, there is no in-between with bellina. at first sight, she either hates you or she falls in love with you. [chuckling] great. either i have trouble with a prima donna or with my wife. hazel, would you add toothpaste and bobby pins to your shopping list, please? oh, this ain't my shopping list. this is a list of my candidates. playing politics? well, you know i ain't picked an escort to the bowling league ball yet.
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yeah. they're all nice, but, you know, they ain't nothing special. [chuckling] well, i know you, hazel. and after you've made your mind up, you'll have a lovely time whomever it is. [chuckling] oh. two out of three. [knocking] buon sera, hazel. come sta? enzo martelli. i just can't believe it. hazel. hazel. [speaking italian] even when i don't know what you're saying, i like it. you have forgotten the italian we studied together? well, you've been gone for a long time. si, but you received my letters. oh, sure. and i have yours. you write very well. oh. well, i just write down whatever comes into my head.
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there is no time. at the very last moment, my brother giorgio, he decides to come with me, and there is much to be done. and then i remember. you like surprises. tell me, hazel. is it a good surprise for you that i am back? oh, bono. molto bono. so your brother came with you, huh? yes, and you will like giorgio. at the present time, he speaks no english. well, if he's like you, he'll learn soon enough. well, sit down and tell me all about your trip. i would like to hear very much what you have been doing, but today... [speaking italian]... i cannot stay. i only wanted to see you and let you know i am here. well, i'm glad it wasn't a day later because our bowling league is giving a ball a week from today. and it's in honor of the city champions. that's my team. [speaking italian] well, maybe you'll escort me to the dance, huh? an honor and a pleasure. oh. swell.
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you're perhaps free tuesday night? well, sure, if you don't make it too early. say about 7:30? bene. and now i must go. oh, enzo, how do you say, "glad to have you back" in italian? [speaking italian] [speaking italian], enzo. grazie. arrivederci. till tuesday night.
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bellina seemed fine yesterday when we brought her from the airport. she walked out of the first rehearsal this afternoon. says she won't go on. but you are sold out, aren't you? every seat. she has to appear. so do something. buongior-- is there no privacy allowed?
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signorina, you remember mr. baxter. si, i remember. you are a lawyer, no? all of my worst enemies are lawyers. but also some of your best friends. ah, well... but you're not. you side with those who persecute me. no one is persecuting you, signorina. everyone is persecuting me. - but-- - everyone. i am alone. a poor, lonely, abandoned woman without a friend in the whole world. - well, surely-- - no. signorina, you have lots of friends in this town. thousands devoted fans who stood in line to buy tickets to hear you sing. - we are sold out? - completely. [gasps] [speaking italian] those poor, unhappy people who long for the music that only bellina can make. i weep for them. i weep for myself.
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why are you going to disappoint these people? i cannot work under these conditions. signorina, we want you to be happy. we want your public to be happy. now, i think if we cooperate, we can find a way for everyone to be happy. you will try to trick me. no, no. as a matter of fact, i was going to suggest you have dinner with me. oh? i could phone my wife and-- oh? we have a wonderful cook. i thought we could spend a quiet, relaxing evening together and get to know one another. our cook specializes in italian dishes. very well. even a nightingale must eat. perhaps you would like me to invite your publicity man, signor valassi, also. valassi. valassi? never mention that name to be again. capisce?
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buonissimo. that means the same thing. you cook very well for an american. oh! grazie tanto. le pars italiano? hazel went to night school. at your age, you still go school? what do you mean at my age? signorina, in this country, many adults go to night schools to acquire new skills to broaden themselves culturally. yeah. one can't get too broad culturally. i would like this country better if everyone spoke italian. well, then it would be italy, not the u.s.a. i cannot make myself understood in your language. i think you communicate your feelings very well.
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and when bellina feel this way, there is no song in her heart. she cannot make music. exactly like myrtle may. signorina, do you travel by yourself? my-my maid and i. the signorina did have a public relations man. i warned you. who shall be nameless. he's no longer with her. men. they are all the same. no. no. some are worse than others. lie. treacherous. i will never listen to another man. myrtle may could never keep a boyfriend either. the espresso, hazel. coming right up. - oh, enzo. - buon sera. i let myself in. i do not think you will mind. no, but you're early.
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yeah, and she's giving mr. b a real bad time. hazel, you will do me a favor? oh, sure i will, if i can. i brought bellina's photograph. you will ask her to sign it? please. oh, sure. if that's what you want. i will be a dream come true. i better get in there with the coffee. believe me, signorina, all i want is for you to be happy, happy enough to sing. we do not talk of my singing. - i may never sing again. - oh, that would be a crime. anybody that has a good voice ought to use it. would you mind autographing this picture for a friend of mine? no one understands how i suffer. oh, i understand. myrtle may used to have them spells. who is myrtle may? my cousin. to hear her talk, she was never gonna sing again, but just give her what she wanted,
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an artist is always at the mercy of those who exploit her. the symphony association does not want to exploit you. all we ask is that you honor your contract. it is bad contract. i tear it up. it is a very fair contract, the most generous ever given a performer here. money. what is money? always little mind tries to reduce everything to money. you are talking to an artist, mr. baxley. - baxter. - do not interrupt. no one interrupts bellina. and who care what your name is? please, signorina, there's no reason to get excited. i was born excited, and i refuse to change. i am suing the symphony association. i am suing that tone-deaf conductor, and i am suing you. on what grounds? your persecution has made me lose my voice. oh, don't worry about your voice. you're coming in loud and clear.
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something in the food has made me ill. - now, just a minute, signorina-- - silencio.
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enzo, come quick. she's gonna sue all of us. - she's very angry, eh? - oh, is she. it was bad enough when she talking in english, but now she switched to italian. [speaking italian] signorina bellina. [speaking italian] signor enzo martelli. [speaking italian] ah. italiano. si. [speaking italian] [speaking italian] at last, someone simpatico.
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signor martelli, would you join us for some espresso? i do not stay. i am very tired. signor, i hope you might be so kind as to show me to my hotel. [speaking italian] i have an engagement for this evening. so...hmm. very well. i will go along as always, and tomorrow i sue everybody. enzo, please, for mr. b's sake, take her to the hotel. but our date? they'll be other evenings. si. arrivederci. oh, signorina. scusi. i would be honored to take you to your hotel. ah. bene.
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i will decide whether i will sue or not. buona notte. oh, uh...uh, thanks, hazel, and, uh, i'm sorry about your date. oh, that's okay, mr. b. they'll be other evenings. buongiorno. oh, enzo. i didn't think you'd be here this morning. i thought you'd be at work. i do not start until next week. how did you make out with the prima donna? she suing you? no. with me, she's very friendly. yeah, i noticed. you and her was very simpatico. she's very unhappy, hazel.
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she will not sue you. she promised. well, what about mr. b and the symphony association? when i left her, she was not angry with anyone. [phone rings] come on in. i'll give you a piece of the cake i just baked. grazie. then i must go help my brother look for a job. baxter residence. - hazel? - oh, hi, mr. b. tell me where we can get in touch with your friend, signor martelli. well, piccolo mondo, mr. b. hazel, this is no time to kid around. well, that means "it's a small world." he's standing right here. good. bianca's refusing to rehearse. look, mr. sutherland and i were wondering if he'd be willing to help us out just for a few days to get her through the concert. well, you better ask him. well, he'd be more willing to say yes if you asked. i'd appreciate it, hazel. there's an awful lot at stake.
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thanks. and if he'll do it, tell him to stop by mr. sutherland's office in symphony hall. all right, i will. mr. b says the prima donna has lost her voice and he wants you to come down to symphony hall and help her find it. but why me? well, it seems she only feels like singing when you're around. i don't know, hazel. well, it really would help, mr. b. but if you don't wanna do it... when you ask, how can i refuse? you're gonna spoil me, enzo. he said to come right down and to ask for mr. sutherland. si. oh, as your escort for the dance friday night, what should i wear? you best suit and your dancing shoes. arrivederci. arrivederci. i will only be a moment, enzo, then when we go. bene.
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but, gentlemen, i have done nothing. you saved the concert, and we appreciate it very much. we're counting on this sellout to cover the season's entire deficit. i know it hasn't been easy, but tomorrow night after the concert, you'll be free again. tomorrow night? but tomorrow is friday. oh, hi, mr. b. hi, hazel. uh, beautiful bouquet. oh, thanks, mr. b. you're home early. oh, well, i, uh... i wanna talk to you. shoot. [chuckles] well, the, uh... the concert is tomorrow night. oh, i know,
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well, as long as he's there, she's little goody two-shoes. uh, that's why he has to be in the audience tomorrow night. but that's the night of the bowling league ball. i know. unless he's in the audience, hazel, bellina will not sing. but it'll be hundreds of people there. how would she know? she reserved a special seat for him. front row center. i know how much this dance means to you. and in a way, it's in your honor as captain of the championship team. what did enzo say? oh, enzo said right out that he was going to the dance with you. he did? said he didn't care what happened to bellina or the concert, that nobody was gonna talk him into breaking his date with you. he got mad, huh? undetermined.
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that can make him change his mind. don't answer now, hazel. just think it over. shoot.
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[phone rings] i bet mr. b forgot his ticket. baxter residence. hazel, this is enzo. oh, enzo. are you calling from the auditorium? hazel, will you still allow me to escort you to the dance? oh, sure. but what about the concert? what about all them music lovers? and mr. b is counting on you. i'll explain everything to you when i see you, and i will be there in 20 minutes. - can you be ready? - oh, sure. i've started dressing already. hazel, como bella. you like it?
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you know, i'm just dying to know how you can be here and in the front row of the concert at the same time. i am where i want to be-- with the woman i most admire. and my brother giorgio is where he wants to be, listening to bianca bellina-- the woman he most admires. your brother? hazel, it was for giorgio that i asked you to get her autograph. oh. i should have known. tonight, while i was dressing, giorgio said, "i wish i could go in your place," and i said, "giorgio, you are a genius." does your brother look that much like you? oh, no. he's much more handsome, but from the stage, she will not notice. she will only see the admiration in his eyes, and it will be genuine. oh, yes, but she's gonna be so mad when she discovers you tricked her. that will be after the concert. and if she loses her voice then,
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[horn honking] oh. our taxi. signorina? you are happy? oh! i'm so happy i could sing. but don't worry. i'm not gonna. [music] hiya, mr. wilson.
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dennis, does your mother approve of your leaving your toys all over the sidewalk like that? heck no, mr. wilson. well, then why don't you do something about it? 'cause they're not mine. well, who do they belong to, for heaven's sakes? that's eric's and that's tommy's and that's joey's, and that's stewart's, and that's-- oh, never mind. don't you wanna know who they belong to? no. then how come you asked? i should've known better. excuse me for talking with my mouth full, but in a minute, i think you're gonna step on stewart's skate. well, then move it. there. did i save your life or somethin', mr. wilson? dennis, your parents are giving a big open house party tomorrow afternoon. now, if it were i, i'd move those toys so the guests wouldn't fall over them. gee, thanks, mr. wilson. when i come back from the store, i'm gonna help you.


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