Quotation by Morrie Ryskind

I'm going to take you down and show you our cemetery. I've got a waiting list of fifty people at that cemetery just dying to get in. But I like you and I'm going to shove you in ahead of all of them. I'm going to see that you get a steady position and if I can arrange it, it will be horizontal.
Morrie Ryskind, U.S. screenwriter, Robert Florey, and Joseph Santley. Mr. Hammer (Groucho Marx), The Cocoanuts, growing frustrated with the lunacy of Chico (Chico Marx) (1929).

Ryskind adapted this film from original Broadway play by George Kaufman.
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