Friday, October 16, 2020

Movie Quote of the Day (‘Tootsie,’ In Which ‘Dorothy Michaels’ Gets a Screen Test)

[“Dorothy Michaels”in her offscreen life, unemployed actor Michael Dorsey—has a screen test.]

Rita (played by Doris Belack): “I'd like to make her look a little more attractive. How far can you pull back?”

Cameraman: “How do you feel about Cleveland?”

Rita: “Knock it off!”—Tootsie (1982), screenplay by Larry Gelbart and Murray Schisgal, based on a story by Don McGuire, with uncredited contributions by Barry Levinson, Robert Garland and Elaine May, directed by Sydney Pollack

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