by a night's sleep.
laughter and applause.
Everything the best. WILLIAM STUCKEY, Edward's contemporary,
investment banker. His assistant JAKE, is a financial
documents and folders, the name "KROSS INDUSTRIES" is prominent
on many of the folders.
INVESTMENT BANKER 1
from investing in California.
for you but you've got to
understand the mergers and
acquisitions market is changing.
have to make these offerings
tempting to offset the risk.
assets and a straight liquidation.
We have over a thousand man hours
in this deal.
This is a "no brainer". There's
no risk for you. No one has ever
INVESTMENT BANKER 2
Not yet. But ship building is
a new endeavor for you...
(cuts him off)
Come on. You know we're not
going to go into ship building.
Besides, you're the ones with the
troubled track record, not us!
INVESTMENT BANKER 3
Bill, be reasonable. If you're
Industries that quickly eighteen
should not be such a problem.
Besides, I don't think there's
anywhere else you can go for the
money in the time you have.
Edward turns from the window. He hasn't miss a thing. All
eyes are on him.
Draymen Heux has offered me
seventy-five in the pool at
sixteen and a half. I can secure
the other half personally. You
make me a better offer.
The meeting is over, gentlemen.
Silence as they exit. When the door closes. Stuckey explodes
Hah! Did you see the look on
NO way! They'll come back. They
can't afford not to. Edward,
that bluff was beautiful.
Maybe I should have made it
others follow suit.
(looking at his watch)
Well! It's late. We've been
at this long enough.
Pretty Woman (1990)
Synopsis: In this modern update on Cinderella, a prostitute and a wealthy businessman fall hard for one another, forming an unlikely pair. While on a business trip in L.A., Edward (Richard Gere), who makes a living buying and breaking up companies, picks up a hooker, Vivian (Julia Roberts), on a lark. After Edward hires Vivian to stay with him for the weekend, the two get closer, only to discover there are significant hurdles to overcome as they try to bridge the gap between their very different worlds.