Maria Vargas: Key light? What is that? Harry Dawes: Oh, that's your own special light when the stage is all lit up. The light that shines only on you, Maria Vargas: Like the moon. Harry Dawes: Like
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Maria Vargas:
Key light? What is that?
Harry Dawes:
Oh, that's your own special light when the stage is all lit up. The light that shines only on you,
Maria Vargas:
Like the moon.
Harry Dawes:
Like the moon. You have to learn how to find this light out of all the other lights. How never to lose it. How to make it do things for your eyes and your lips and your hair.
Maria Vargas:
But, this is not acting.
Harry Dawes:
No, this is not acting.

Transcript:
Key light? What is that?
Oh, that's your own special light
when the stage is all lit up,
the light that shines only on you.
- Like the moon.
- Like the moon.
You have to learn how to find
this light out of all the other lights,
how never to lose it.
How to make it do things for your eyes,
your lips, your hair.
But this is not acting.
No, this is not acting, and this is not
all you have to learn, either.
But if I could act a little,
would you help me to become a really good actress?
Would you help me, Mr. Dawes?
What makes a man want to write about people
or direct people
is because,
usually, he has a sort of a sixth sense about them,
or thinks he has.
Like a witch.
Now, my five ordinary senses,
what with alcohol and other forms
of abuse, are nothing special,
but I have a sixth sense
that any witch in the world would give her
left broomstick to have.
And with sense number six,

Clip duration: 68 seconds
Views: 8
Timestamp in movie: 00:27:29
Uploaded: 23 September, 2021
Genres: crime, drama, mystery
Summary: This is the life of a Hollywood movie star named Maria, as told by writer/director Harry et al, from being discovered in Madrid, Spain, until her funeral in Italy.


Actors

Maria Vargas - Ava Gardner
Harry Dawes - Humphrey Bogart