Quotation by Raymond Chandler

Bruno Antony: Tell me, Judge, after you've sentenced a man to the chair, isn't it difficult to go out and eat your dinner after that?
Judge Dolan: When a murderer is caught he must be tried, when he is convicted he must be sentenced, when he is sentenced to death he must be executed.
Bruno Antony: Quite impersonal, isn't it?
Judge Dolan: So it is. Besides, it doesn't happen every day.
Bruno Antony: So, few murderers are caught?
Raymond Chandler (1888–1959), U.S. screenwriter, Czenzi Ormonde, and Alfred Hitchcock. Bruno Antony (Robert Walker) and Judge Dolan (Charles Meredith), Strangers on a Train (1951).

Adaptation by Whitfield Cooke from the novel by Patricia Highsmith.
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