Quotation by Karl Kamb

Sue Forbes: Old man routine getting you down?
John Forbes: Oh, I don't know. Sometimes I get to feel like a wheel within a wheel within a wheel.
Sue Forbes: You and fifty million others.
John Forbes: I don't want to be like fifty million others.
Sue Forbes: Oh, but you're John Forbes, average American, backbone of the country.
John Forbes: I don't want to be an average American, backbone of the country. I want somebody else to be the backbone and hold me up.
Karl Kamb, and Andre De Toth. Sue Forbes (Jane Wyatt) and John Forbes (Dick Powell), Pitfall (1948).

Based on the novel Th.
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