Quotation by Billy Wilder

Don: Why are they closed? They're all closed, every one of them.
Pawnbroker: Sure they are. It's Yom Kippur.
Don: It's what?
Pawnbroker: It's Yom Kippur, a Jewish holiday.
Don: It is? So what about Kelly's and Gallagher's?
Pawnbroker: They're closed, too. We've got an agreement. They keep closed on Yom Kippur and we don't open on St. Patrick's.
Billy Wilder (b. 1906), Austrian–born-U.S., and Charles Brackett (1892–1969), U.S. screenwriter. Don (Ray Milland), Pawnbroker (Milton Wallace), The Lost Weekend, talking about pawnshops as Don is trying to hock his typewriter for money for liquor (1945).
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