“We’re all cowards,” Coley said. “There’s no such thing as
courage. There’s only the fear of getting hurt and a fear
of dying. That’s why the human race has lasted so long. You
won’t have any pain with this. I’m going to freeze your
face. Do you want to see yourself now?
“Yes,” Parry said.
“Sit up and take a look in that mirror.” Coley pointed
to a mirror that topped one of the cabinets.
Parry looked at himself.
“It’s a fairly good face,” Coley said. “It’ll be even
better when I’m done with it. And it’ll be very
the Turner Classic Movie broadcast. "The Bad and the
film producer Brian Kellman saw that a copy of David
Goodis' novel Cassidy's Girl was shown on a book rack
next to Lana Turner in a drug store scene with Gilbert
Kellman explained that "this was especially poignant for
me, given the nature of the film's dark view of Hollywood
film production and Goodis' own Hollywood
don't think the set decorators, F. Keough Gleason and Ewin
B. Willis had worked on Goodis' 40's films -- according
toIMDB-- but who
knows... perhaps they socialized. Perhaps it's only
coincidence. The book would have been easily available
since it was published the year before," Kellman