The waiter replies: "I would begin with cocktails." The camera pans down to the canal, where a woman, looking very much like a royal Cleopatra, is drifting toward Gaston's hotel.
(He descends for a kiss.)
this room I would have told you everything. And let me
say this with love in my heart. Countess, you are a thief.
The wallet of the gentleman in 253, 5, 7, and 9 is in your
possession. I knew it very well when you took it out
of my pocket. In fact, you tickled me. But your embrace
was so sweet.
A moment later he stands, pulls the curtains closed, and goes to Lily as if to hug her, but shakes her, instead, like a rag doll, the wallet falling to the floor. As the couple sit down again, it is apparent that whole discussion has been a kind foreplay to sex, and in the next few moments, they fall further in love as each attempts to outdo the other, Gaston pulling her brooch from his pocket, she returning his "reset" pocket watch, he kissing her stolen garter. It is love at first sight. As Gaston summarizes it: "I love you. I loved you the moment I saw you. I'm mad about you. My little shoplifter, My sweet little pickpocket. My darling." The two talented deceivers have fallen in love. Soon after, a hand reaches around the hotel room door to put out a "Do Not Disturb" sign. So the director announces that they are consummating that love.
I am not, and you made any attempt to handle your
own business affairs, I would give you a good
spanking—in a business way, of course.
The two decide to speed up their robbery, stealing the money that very night while Madame Colet attends a dinner.
out your dreams and hear a knock, and the door opens,
and there,instead of a maid with a breakfast tray, stands
a policeman with a warrant, then you'll be glad you are
He takes only a pearl necklace as a gift for Lily.
Los Angeles, New Year's Eve, 2011