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Joseph: It'll never make House Beautiful, but I guess it's ok for one night.
Norma Desmond: We have a car, not one of those cheap new things made of chromium and spit, an Isotta-Fraschini. Have you ever heard of Isotta-Fraschinis? All handmade. Cost me $28,000.
Gordon: It's that car of hers an old Isotta-Raschini. Her chauffeur drove it in on the lot the other day. It looks just right for the Crosby picture. We want to rent it for a couple of weeks.
Joseph: I had an original story kicking around Paramount. My agent told me it was dead as a doornail, but I knew a big shot over there who'd always liked me.
Norma: Tell him without me, he wouldn't have any job because without me, there wouldn't be any Paramount Studio.
Repo Man 1: We've come for the car.
Joseph: What car?
Repo Man 2: 1946 Plymouth convertible, California license plate 40R116.
Repo Man 1: Where are the keys.
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Joseph: After that, I drove down to headquarters. That's the way a lot of us think about Schwab's Drugstore, kind of a combination office, kaffeeklatsch and waiting room.