Count Armalia believes that the luck of birth is all that separates the rich from the poor. To test his theory, he sends Anni, who is a sing...更多>
I want you to marry her, and I want my love to haunt you...to make you lie awake at night, to burn your heart, to make you sick with pain! I want you to think of me and to ache for me. I want never to see you again!
Count Rudi Armalia: Very superior waiter. Very superior man, probably. Pity no-one will ever know. Count Rudi Armalia: Waiters are notoriously better-mannered than those they serve. Alberto, the Waiter: ['Anne' can't decide which fork to use] Work it from the outside in, Signorina. Rudolph 'Rudi' Pal: In my opinion, most people prefer sardines to caviar because most people haven't tried caviar. Admiral Monti: Anne Vivaldi, that's it! It's been on the tip of my tongue all night. Contessa di Meina: How cozy. Rudolph 'Rudi' Pal: You don't dance like a debutante. Anni Pavlovitch: How do debutantes dance? Rudolph 'Rudi' Pal: With stiff knees. Contessa di Meina: What interesting knees you have, Admiral. Those are knees, aren't they? Admiral Monti: They were. Giulio, the Postmaster: Signor Pal says that drunk I'm harmless. Sober I must be pitiful! Giulio, the Postmaster: [to 'Anne'] How much did he pay you for that kiss? Maddelena Monti: [to Rudi] I've known that look on your face ever since you drove my bike into a tree. Contessa di Meina: I can imagine nothing of less interest to the rest of us.