Quotation by Leigh Brackett

Pockets: What color is a giraffe?
Dallas: Well, mostly yellow.
Pockets: And what's the color of a New York taxi cab?
Dallas: Mostly yellow.
Pockets: I drove a cab in Brooklyn. I just pretend it's rush hour in Flatbush and in I go.
Leigh Brackett (1915–1978), U.S. screenwriter, and Howard Hawks. Pockets (Red Buttons), Dallas/Anna Maria D'Allesandro (Elsa Martinelli), Hatari! Explaining how, though frightened of animals, he drives a truck to catch big game (1962).

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