Sweet Dreams

Synopsis: Patsy Cline was the first female solo artist to be elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame. Thirty-two years after her untimely death in a plane crash in Tennessee, her "Greatest Hits" album sold over six million copies. Loved by her fans today as much - if not more - than she was at the height of her fame, the life, the loves and most of all the voice of Patsy Cline is legendary. This film tells the story of the passionate, fun-loving, soft-spoken, loud-living life of one of country music's - and one of popular music's - greatest singing stars. This film covers the years 1956 through 1963, from her rise to fame and the top of the charts through TB talent shows and country bars - through her turbulent marriage to Charlie Dick and the demands of touring which would lead to the fatal plane crash.
Director(s): Karel Reisz
Production: HBO Video
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
115 min

It's a red light!

Hang on to your seat!

Charlie! I can't believe

you did that.

You scared me half to death!

I can't open my door.

How am I supposed to get out?

You said you wanted

to go to this dance.

I do want to go to the dance.

I just didn't think...

Hi, Charlie. Nice parking job.

This is gonna cost me $2.00.

Hi. Hello.

You're looking pretty. Thank you.

You look nice yourself.

Look who's here!

Your favorite from the Rainbow

Road, Miss Patsy Cline.

Howdy. You all havin'

a good time? Yeah!

This is a Bob Wills' tune

that I picked special

just to sing to you.

Deep within my

heart lies a melody

A song of old San Antone

Where in dreams I

live with a memory

Beneath the stars all alone

Well, it was there I found

Beside the Alamo

Enchantment strange

as the blue up above

On that moonlit pass

that only he would know

Still hears my

broken song of love

That's Cline?

Patsy Cline. Right.

Why don't I know her?

Damned if I know.

She sings at the Rainbow Road?

On weekends, yeah.

Lips so sweet and tender

like petals fallin' apart

Thanks for bringing me,

Charlie. Speak once again

Of my love, my own

Broken song Empty words I know

Shall live in my heart all alone

For that moonlit pass

She went to school

with my brother.

They used to say,

" Don't dare Patsy if

you don't want it done."

And Rose, my Rose of San Antone

She's got real nice tits.

And she's married,

Bozo. You lose.

Thank you.

Stop it! You're such a geek!

Hi. Hi.

I want you to get your coat.

I wanna drive you someplace

for a drink. I want us to

dance a while.

Then I want us to get to know

each other a lot better.

You want a lot, don't you?

Yeah, I do, baby.

Well, people in hell want

ice water. That don't

mean they get it.

Patsy, you never did.

I did so. I looked him right

in the eye and said...

"People in hell want ice water.

That don't mean they get it."

Who was he? Some clown

with hot britches.

Lord, I do get tired of men

sometimes, always pawin'

and snortin' around.

They after you all the

time when you were my age?

I don't know.

Were they, Mama?

Tell me. Stop it.

Quit, Patsy.

Back when I was in high school

and had a better shape...

there was this boy

named Teddy Welloff.

Had gray eyes with

coal black eyelashes.

This is way before

I met your daddy.

May he rot in hell. Don't speak

like that about Daddy.

Anyway, at lunch we'd all

go in the cloakroom to

get our dinner buckets.

Every day this Teddy

Welloff used to brush his

front up against me...

when I was bent over.

That's the truth.

Wait, there's more.

One day, I took my

ink pen with me.

That thing had a real

sharp point on it.

I never looked at him

the rest of the day...

but there was egg salad sandwich

all over that cloakroom.

That boy walked funny for a week.

I'm gonna pee my pants.

You gonna come in for a while?

Is Gerald still up?

It looks like it.

No, honey, I better go

on home. You chicken!

I'll be over for Sunday dinner.



Good night, baby.

I'm home.

How'd it go?

Well, I only made $25.

I did real good I

think. That's nice.

I sang "San Antonio Rose."

I've been gone all evening.

Don't you want to talk to me?

Say "Kiss my ass" or something?

Sorry, honey.

How'd it go tonight?

You already asked me that.

Ask me something else?

Come on, let's have

a conversation.

Notice anything different?

I finished the riggin'.

Patsy, why are you always

pushing at me so hard?

I don't know.

Just hoping for a fight,

or a laugh or something.

I don't want to fight

with you. I'm not mad.

I can't stand it. Makes me want

Rate this script:(0.00 / 0 votes)

Robert Getchell

Robert Getchell (December 6, 1936 – October 21, 2017) was an American screenwriter. Getchell wrote the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore and created the sitcom based on that film, Alice. Getchell was also the screenwriter for the 1981 Docudrama film "Mommie dearest" which is based on Christina Crawford's Nightmarish childhood with her adoptive mother and Actress Joan Crawford. Getchell's screenplay didn't took the film seriously and won the 2nd "Golden Raspberry Award" for worst screenplay due to the scripts over-the-top and uncanny dialogue. more…

All Robert Getchell scripts | Robert Getchell Scripts

(0 fans)

Submitted on August 05, 2018

Discuss this script with the community:



    Translate and read this script in other languages:

    Select another language:

    • - Select -
    • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
    • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
    • Español (Spanish)
    • Esperanto (Esperanto)
    • 日本語 (Japanese)
    • Português (Portuguese)
    • Deutsch (German)
    • العربية (Arabic)
    • Français (French)
    • Русский (Russian)
    • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
    • 한국어 (Korean)
    • עברית (Hebrew)
    • Gaeilge (Irish)
    • Українська (Ukrainian)
    • اردو (Urdu)
    • Magyar (Hungarian)
    • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
    • Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Italiano (Italian)
    • தமிழ் (Tamil)
    • Türkçe (Turkish)
    • తెలుగు (Telugu)
    • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
    • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
    • Čeština (Czech)
    • Polski (Polish)
    • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
    • Românește (Romanian)
    • Nederlands (Dutch)
    • Ελληνικά (Greek)
    • Latinum (Latin)
    • Svenska (Swedish)
    • Dansk (Danish)
    • Suomi (Finnish)
    • فارسی (Persian)
    • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
    • հայերեն (Armenian)
    • Norsk (Norwegian)
    • English (English)


    Use the citation below to add this screenplay to your bibliography:


    "Sweet Dreams" Scripts.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 9 Dec. 2022. <https://www.scripts.com/script/sweet_dreams_19221>.

    We need you!

    Help us build the largest writers community and scripts collection on the web!

    Watch the movie trailer

    Sweet Dreams

    The Marketplace:

    Sell your Script !

    Get listed in the most prominent screenplays collection on the web!

    Browse Scripts.com

    The Studio:

    ScreenWriting Tool

    Write your screenplay and focus on the story with many helpful features.