An aspiring country/western singer, whose money is disappearing faster than his career opportunities, enters a "Tough Man" amateur boxing co...更多>
Heckler in Torreyson's: Boys, we ain't gon' get them titties back till this bum get's off. Caroline Long: You were boxing. Why? Art Long: "Why?" For five thousand bucks: that's why. I won. Caroline Long: You won five thousand dollars? Art Long: No, no, no, no, no. I GET five thousand bucks if I win tomorrow night. See; preliminaries were tonight, and the finals are tomorrow night. Caroline Long: So what'd you get tonight? Art Long: A black eye. Gert Long: What's wrong? Art Long: "What's wrong?" What? Can't a son come visit his parents without something being wrong? Gert Long: Not usually. What's the matter? Art Long: [Laughs shyly & turns away] Gert Long: BILL! Bill! Art & Caroline have had a fight! Bill Long: They'll work it out. Art Long: No, we haven't had a fight! Bill Long: See there? They've already worked it out. Bill Long: Did you get a look at that big meat-headed sonofabitch? Art Long: What'd they say he was? Albanian? Bill Long: I know one thing: he's some kind of goddamned foreigner, and there ain't but one way to whip 'em. Art Long: What's that? Bill Long: Kick him right square in the nuts, and then tell him his mother's whore. Art Long: Thanks a lot, Dad. Will you just shut up, please? Bill Long: I'm just tryin' to help you, Son. You're the one that's gotta go in there and fight this big dumb sonofabitch. Look at him. Probably some kind of a goddamned... Communist savage. James Neese: [Stirring up the crowd over the PA] Who's the toughest man in Ft. Worth, TEXAS? Toughest Drunk in Ft. Worth: [Toothless old drunk stands & waves hat to jeering crowd] I AM!