THE SCENE IN ‘ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK’ WHEREIN THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES (PLAYED WONDERFULLY BY THE LATE ACTOR, DONALD PLEASANCE), JUST HAVING BEEN RESCUED BY SNAKE PLISSKEN, IS SHAVED (AND GENERALLY MADE READY) FOR APPEARING ON TELEVISION REGARDING A MATTER OF GREAT IMPORTANCE

by The Institute for the Study of Slightly Varying Circumstances

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SCRIPT FROM THE SCENE, PREVIOUS TO THE ONE PICTURED BELOW, IN WHICH THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TAKES HIS REVENGE UPON THE DUKE OF NEW YORK

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President: [fires machine gun at the Duke] Ayy! Number Onnee! You’re the Duke! You’re the Duke!

[stops firing]

President: You’re the… Duke.

[quietly]

President: You’re… A-number one.

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