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Home: Requiem For A Heavyweight: Requiem For A Heavyweight - Screenplay
Columbia Pictures
Producer:
David Susskind
Director:
Ralph Nelson
Cast:
Anthony Quinn - Jackie Gleason - Mickey Rooney - Julie Harris
Nancy Cushman - Madame Spivy - Cassius Clay



The following sound clips were created using MPEG Layer-3 compression. You'll need the L3 codec installed on your computer to hear these sounds. It's very simple to install, and can be downloaded here.

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Mountain Rivera vs Cassius Clay
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"He had no business in there Maish. You hungry or something?..."
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"...No more. This is it... That'll be my recommendation to the commission..."
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..."He can rest up the rest of his life."
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..."Tell him to buy a scrap book."
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"...At least he walks away with his brains. That's more than most"...
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"So what do I do now. I mean a guys gotta do something..."
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"Maish, I'm sorry about tonight. I'm sorry I lost."...
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"...Aren't you gonna pay us back now Maish?"...
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"You know in 1952 they ranked me number 5..."
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"...Mountain Rivera was almost the heavyweight champion of the world!"
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"...Perelli handles wrestlers...A guy like Mountain don't take to gettin' laughed at..."
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"...I love this kid like he was my own flesh and blood, and if I don't weep and worry for him, no one else will..."
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"...have you ever thought of working with children?..."
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"You know, as we were comin' out of the bar, I heard Charley sayin' that I had a pretty date..."
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"...tell 'em that I had 111 fights, and that I never took a dive. I'm kinda proud of that..."
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"...I never took a dive for nobody..." "Mountain, it's like Maish says, these aint exactly dives..."
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"...No matter what I do, you still got a third of my action."
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"Weren't you supposed to be someplace by ten o' clock...Didn't you have an appointment someplace..."
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"Anybody ever tell you what a prince of a guy you were?"
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"Why did you get drunk tonight Mountain?...You lost a job tonight. You threw it away..."
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"...I'm gonna be a wrestler..."
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..."I just thought that maybe the next thing he wanted, he oughta get... I wish to God it was something I could have given him."
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"Maish, Maish don't make me...Maish, Maish I'll do anything for you but don't ask me to play a clown!"
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"...He's takin' a walk, aint he! What is he tryin' to pull..."
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"...You're not a winner anymore Mountain. There's only one thing left. Let's make some money from the loser."
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"Look, I pay cash for services rendered and so far you aint rendered nothin'" "Put me on next".
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"You wanna fight. You fool...why don't you go home. Go home!"
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"And his opponent, weighing 196 pounds, former heavyweight contender, Big Chief Mountain Rivera."


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