Rhapsody in Blue1945

Max Dreyfus:
[occurs at about 1:49:45, after success 'Of Thee I Sing', George wants to write an opera, pushing people to continue working at 4 a.m] Well, George, what is it you're trying to forget?

George Gershwin:
Forget?

Max Dreyfus:
Don't tell me you've turned yourself into a dynamo just for the fun of grinding out one hit after another. Success is coming out of your ears. Why don't you relax and just be a human being again?

George Gershwin:
I don't know what you're talking about.

Max Dreyfus:
I'm talking about you. I can see a boy way down in those streets who dreamed himself a long way from the ground he started on. Came up like an elevator. Now he's looking for new buttons to push. Seems to have an idea that happiness is vertical. And the last stop is heaven.

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