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  • Joe Gillis: Funny how gentle people get with you once your're dead.


  • Joe Gillis: The last week in December the rains came. A great big package of rain. Oversized, like everything else in California.


  • Norma Desmond: I am big! It's the pictures that got small.


  • Norma Desmond: All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.


  • Norma Desmond: I'm going to be bigger than peanut butter!


  • Norma Desmond: And I promise you I'll never desert you again because after 'Salome' we'll make another picture and another picture. You see, this is my life! It always will be! Nothing else! Just us, the cameras, and those wonderful people out there in the dark!... All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up
    Norma Desmond: And I promise you I'll never desert you again because after 'Salome' we'll make another picture and another picture. You see, this is my life! It always will be! Nothing else! Just us, the cameras, and those wonderful people out there in the dark!... All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up.


  • Norma Desmond: We didn't need dialogue. We had faces!


  • Norma Desmond: Alright Mr.Demille, I'm ready for my close-up.


  • Norma Desmond: I am big! It's the pictures that got small!


  • Norma Desmond: The stars are ageless, aren't they?


  • Joe Gillis: 10086 Sunset Boulevard!


  • Norma Desmond: I am big! It's the pictures that got small.


  • Norma Desmond: There's nothing else. Just us, and the cameras, and those wonderful people out there in the dark. All right, Mr. De Mille, I'm ready for my closeup.


  • Joe Gillis: You used to be big.
    Norma Desmond: I am big. It's the pictures that got small.
    Joe Gillis: I knew there was something wrong with them.


  • Norma Desmond: We didn't need dialogue. We had face
    Norma Desmond: We didn't need dialogue. We had face.


  • Norma Desmond: All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up!


  • Norma Desmond: I Am Big! It's the Pictures that have gotten small.
    Norma Desmond: I Am Big! It's the Pictures that have gotten smaller.


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