Daily Dialogue — November 2, 2017
Michael: You and I are going to move my father to another room, now can you disconnect those tubes so we can move the bed out of here?
Night Nurse: That is out of the question.
Michael: You know my father? Men are coming here to kill him, now help me, please.
— The Godfather (1972), screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, novel by Puzo
The Daily Dialogue theme for the week: Hospital.
Trivia: According to Al Pacino, the tears in Marlon Brando’s eyes were real, in the hospital scene when Michael pledges himself to his father.
Dialogue On Dialogue: This is a pivotal sequence in the movie in which Michael’s cool, calm reaction not only saves his father’s life, but also moves Michael (Al Pacino) closer to taking over as leader of the family after his father dies.