In A Novel The Hero Can Lay Ten Girls And Marry A Virgin For The Finish.

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In a novel the hero can lay ten girls and marry a virgin for the finish. In
a movie that is not allowed. The villain can lay anybody he wants, have as
much fun as he wants cheating and stealing, getting rich, and whipping the
servants. But you have to shoot him in the end. When he falls with a bullet
in the forehead it is advisable that he clutch at the Gobelin tapestry on
the wall and bring it down over his head like a symbolic shroud. Also,
covered by such a tapestry, the actor does not have to hold his breath
while being photographed as a dead man.
-- Herman Mankiewicz