Quotes from Oscar Levant movies and TV shows

Adam Cook: It's not a pretty face, I grant you, but underneath its flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.

Adam Cook: I'm a concert pianist. That's a pretentious way of saying I'm... unemployed at the moment.

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Lily Marton: I knew that you could say it so beautifully.
Jeffrey Cordova: Oh, Lily, you splendid animal.
Lester Marton: Hey, take your hands off my wife and let's get down to business.

Lester Marton: Gosh, with all this raw talent around, why can't us kids get together and put on ourselves a show! Maybe, we could find ourselves a barn or something.

Jeffrey Cordova: You used the phrase 'he sells his soul to the Devil', now that's the line you have to carry straight through. Just like Faust, this man is tempted by the Devil and his compromise, his sell out, must end in eternal damnation.
Lester Marton: That'll leave 'em laughing.

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