“Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.”
— The Godfather (1972), screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, novel by Mario Puzo
The Daily Dialogue theme for the week is gangster deaths, suggested by Phil Hopersberger who also is responsible for today’s movie moment.
Trivia: George Lucas put together the “Mattress Sequence” (the montage of crime scene photos and headlines about the war between the five families) as a favor to Francis Ford Coppola for helping him fund American Graffiti. He asked not to be credited.
Dialogue On Dialogue: A memorable line that also underscores the killer’s callousness.