Needless to say, the first time it
happened I was absolutely abashed.
tranquilizers to calm me down.
Well, you can imagine. Suicide
notes all over the house - "Goodbye,"
"Farewell," "Arrivederci." Other
children pretend to run away from
home, but Harold - he's so dramatic.
with his food as his mother continues.
Of course, Harold's father had a
similar sense of the absurd. I
remember once in Paris he stepped
out for cigarettes and the next I
hear he's arrested for floating
nude down the Seine - experimenting
"enfluence" and "d'argent" to
hush up, I can tell you. Harold,
dear, stop playing with your food.
Don't you feel well?
(looks up and
I have a sore throat.
Well, I want you to go to bed
directly after dinner. You know
how susceptible you are to colds.
Harold has always been a delicate
child. Even as a baby he seemed
- Harold, dear, eat up your beets...
9CLOSEUP - HAROLD
MRS. CHASEN (o.s.)
I remember when we were in Tokyo
I had to call my brother Victor
at the embassy for a doctor. He
10INT. MRS. CHASEN'S BEDROOM - NIGHT
gown, a cover for her hair, and she has just finished
everywhere -- on the walls, the floor, the mirror - and in
her and rushes from the room crying.
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