Unexpected Developments

Past Imperfect – #361

SR 1361

Mae and Jimmy, rehearsing the infamous grapefruit scene.

Mae: “I don’t know about this. It sounds kind of violent.”

Jimmy: “Don’t worry about it, doll. I’m just gonna barely tap you with it. Just like this.”

Mae: “But what about that other movie where you dragged me by my hair? You said that wouldn’t hurt but I had a migraine for three months and I had to wear a wig.”

Jimmy: “That’s ancient history. You won’t feel a thing, swear. Trust me. Just a little love tap.”

Mae: “Okay, let’s do it.”

The reality:

 

Grapefruit-james_cagney-mae_clark21a

 

Moral of the story? Short men with angry hair are liars.

 

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