A Tree Grows in BrooklynDVD - 2008
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Francie: "Neeley..." Neeley: "Uh-huh?" Francie: "Am I good looking?" Neeley: "Aw, what's eatin' ya?" Francie: "No, honest Neeley... I wanna know." Neeley (after considering her for a few moments): "You'll pass." Francie: "You're sweet, Neeley." Neeley: "Aw, cut the mush."
Katie: "You're the only sister I got. I don't care what people say about you for myself... but I got the kids to worry about - if I don't worry about 'em, nobody else will. You're... well... you're bad for 'em, Sissy." Sissy: "Whattya tryin' to say, kid?" Katie: "I don't want you to come 'round here no more. My mind's made up, so don't try to change it with any of that soft talk of yours." Sissy: "I won't, Katie - not if you mean it. But let's keep on talkin' 'bout you... Soft's one thing, but - hard's another." Katie: "Alright, it ain't nice to be hard... but my kids is gonna be somebody... if I gotta turn into granite rock to make 'em..." Sissy: "I wish you hadn't've said that, kid. Bye, Katie."
Aunt Sissy: "Look, tell me somethin'... When Papa's home... I bet him and Mama laugh a-plenty, don't they... you know...like they always did?" Neeley: "Sure, Pop can make anybody laugh when he wants to - except when he's drunk." Francie: "SICK, Neeley, Mama said to call it!" Neeley: "Ok, sick then." Aunt Sissy: "Look, Hon, tell ya what you can do for me... Do all the laughin' you can - you know! Keeps everybody healthy!" Neeley: "Ok." Francie: "Laughter is the singing of the angels." Aunt Sissy: "You're a funny kid... head fulla all them things... kinda like your Pop." Neeley: "She lies like Pop too."
Librarian: " "Anatomy Of Melancholy"... Are you sure you want this?" Francie: "Yes, maam." Librarian: "Don't you think it's a trifle over your head?" Francie: "Yes, maam." Librarian: "Well then why did you select it?" Francie: "Well, I read all the authors beginning with "A", and all the "B"s down to Burton. It's next." Librarian: "You mean you're trying to read your way straight through the library?" Francie: "Yes, maam." Librarian: "But a book like this... you'll only be confused -" Francie: "Please! I wanna read clear through the alphabet! I wanna know everything in the world!!"
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