The Verdict script
The Verdict (1982)
Synopsis: A boozing lawyer (Paul Newman) takes on a law-firm dean (James Mason), the Archdiocese of Boston and the system in general.

SON:

(of the card)

What is that...?

GALVIN:

I...

SON:

What the hell is that...

GALVIN:

...I was a friend of your fa...

SON:

You never knew my father.

(hits card out of

Galvin's hand)

You get out of here, who the hell do

you think you are...

The FUNERAL MANAGER hurries down the aisle, and starts

extricating Galvin from the commotion.

GALVIN:

(to Funeral Manager)

I'm talking to this man...

FUNERAL MANAGER:

Excuse me, Mrs. Cleary...

He is manhandling Galvin toward the back of the funeral

parlor. The Son calls after him:

SON:

Who the hell do you think you are?

EXT. SECOND FUNERAL PARLOR - AFTERNOON

The Funeral Manager and Galvin standing in the cold.

FUNERAL MANAGER:

I don't want you coming back here.

Ever. Do you understand?

GALVIN:

I was just talking to...

FUNERAL MANAGER:

Those are bereaved people in there.

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David Mamet

David Alan Mamet is an American playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and film director. As a playwright, Mamet has won a Pulitzer Prize and received Tony nominations for Glengarry Glen Ross and Speed-the-Plow. more…

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