Cotton: I'm almost sixteen; try gooping that over. In one year, I'll be seventeen. You know what I'm gonna do on my seventeenth birthday? Cotton's Mother: [turns away from him back to her vanity table

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Cotton:
I'm almost sixteen; try gooping that over. In one year, I'll be seventeen. You know what I'm gonna do on my seventeenth birthday?
Cotton's Mother:
[turns away from him back to her vanity table mirror]
I'm listening.
Cotton:
Join the Marines. You can, you know, if your parents sign the papers. Dad will.
Cotton's Mother:
[making up her face]
And I won't, of course.
Cotton:
And you *will*, of course! Because if you don't, you know what I';m gonna do? I'm gonna make a big sign and march up and down in front of the Bay Yacht Club.
[she freezes]

Cotton:
"My mother's over forty-two years old," it'll say.
Cotton's Mother:
[she stares at him in the mirror, then slowly and viciously:]
I'll kill you.
[Cotton pretends to fire a rifle at her]

Transcript:
I'm almost 16.
Try gooping that over.
In one year I'll be 17.
You know what I'm going to do
on my seventeenth birthday?
- I'm listening.
- Join the Marines.
You can, you know,
if your parents sign the papers.
Dad will.
- And I won't, of course.
- And you will, of course.
Because if you don't,
you know what I'm going to do?
I'm going to make a big sign
and march up and down in
front of the Bay Yacht Club.
"My mother is
over 42 years old," it'll say.
I'll kill you.

Clip duration: 47 seconds
Views: 12
Timestamp in movie: 00:57:16
Uploaded: 21 October, 2021
Genres: comedy, drama
Summary: A group of social misfits at a summer camp for boys run away to save penned-in buffaloes from a rifle club's slaughter.


Actors

Cotton - Barry Robins