"Listen, baby, when we first met — you and me — you thought I was common. Well, how right you was. I was common as dirt. You showed me a snapshot of the place with them columns, and I pulled you down off them columns, and you loved it, having them colored lights goin.’ And wasn’t we happy together? Wasn’t it all okay till she showed here? And wasn’t we happy together? Wasn’t it all okay till she showed here, hoity-toity, describin’ me like a ape?"
Marlon Brando kneels before Kim Hunter in a touching scene from the Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, 1947, photo by Eliot Elisofon.
[photo via My Modern Metropolis]