Topical Guide 456
Personages, Historical: W. C. Fields
Reservations Recommended, Chapter 3:
“You can tell a martini by the sound?” she asks.
“Ahhhh, yesssss,” Matthew says, drawing it out. He’s trying to imitate W. C. Fields. “A very useful skill in the event of a blackouuuuut. Enables one to find his way to a haven of safety and comforrrrrrt.” Not bad, really not bad, he tells himself. He’s delighted that the bit came to him so quickly — and the words, too. “A haven of safety and comfort” — that really sounds like W. C. Fields, he thinks.
See also: Personages, Historical: Busby Berkeley TG 429
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