14 December 2008

Executive Suite ~ Why Do We Work? Pride!

Here's my favorite scene from one of my favorite films, Executive Suite, where the young VP R&D Don Walling (played by William Holden) prevails in a boardroom battle royale over VP Finance Loren Shaw (played by Frederic March). Asks Walling: Why do men work? Pride! (2013 update: Sorry, asshole lawyers have removed earlier links. Here's the latest available online.) Here's the 1954 trailer...

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