Daily Dialogue — April 17, 2017
Michael: All right. This one time I’ll let you ask me about my affairs.
Kay Adams: Is it true? Is it?
— The Godfather (1972), screenplay by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, novel by Mario Puzo
The Daily Dialogue theme for this week: Lying.
Trivia: There was intense friction between Francis Ford Coppola and Paramount, in which [Paramount] frequently tried to have Coppola replaced, citing his inability to stay on schedule, unnecessary expenses, and production and casting errors (Coppola actually completed the film ahead of schedule and budget).
Dialogue On Dialogue: One of the most spectacular lies in cinema history… and it’s comprised of one word: No.