Clara Clayton
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Clara Clayton (Character)
from Back to the Future Part III (1990)

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Back to the Future Part III (1990)
Clara Clayton: I don't dance very well when my partner has a gun in his hand.

Barbed-Wire Salesman: I've never seen a man so broken up over a woman. What did he say her name was, Cara, Sara?
Older Man on Train 2: Clara.
Barbed-Wire Salesman: Clara!
Clara Clayton: [Clara's eyes light up and she spins around in her seat] Excuse me.
Barbed-Wire Salesman: Ma'am.
Clara Clayton: But was this man tall, with great big brown puppy dog eyes and long silvery flowing hair?
Barbed-Wire Salesman: You know him?
Clara Clayton: [Clara lets out a happy sigh and spins back in her seat] Emmett!
[she reaches up and pulls on an emergency stop cord]

[Clara is running over to Doc's barn]
Clara Clayton: Emmett!
[Enters barn]
Clara Clayton: Emmett! Emmett!
[She stops to catch her breath and looks down]
Clara Clayton: [Whispers] Time machine...
[Clara's slowly picks up the model time machine with her gloved hands and examines it]

[Clara is crawling on the train car filled with wooden fire logs]
Marty McFly: [into walkie talkie] You better hold on to somethin' Doc, the yellow log's about to blow!
[a large explosion occurs, sending a wave of sparks at Clara, knocking her over]
Clara Clayton: [sits up] Golly!

[Clara has pulled the train's whistle, causing Doc to look back towards the cab]
Clara Clayton: [Waves] Emmett!
Doc: Clara!
Clara Clayton: I love you!
Marty McFly: [Into walkie talkie] Doc! Doc, what's happening?
Doc: [Into walkie talkie] It's Clara, she's on the train!
Marty McFly: [to himself] Clara? Perfect.
Doc: [Into walkie talkie] She's in the cab; I'm gonna go back for her!
Marty McFly: [Into walkie talkie] The windmill! Doc! The windwill, we're goin' past fifty, you'll never make it!
Doc: [Into walkie talkie] Then we'll have to take her back with us, but keep calling out the speed!

Doc: Clara! Climb out here to me!
Clara Clayton: I don't know if i can!
Doc: You can do it; just don't look down!
[Clara looks down at the churning wheels and starts leaning out]
Doc: That's it!
[Clara climbs over the cab and steps her high-heeled boots onto the train's thin, precarious ledge]
Marty McFly: [Into walkie talkie] 60 miles an hour, Doc!

Clara Clayton: Emmett, do you think we'll ever be able to travel to the moon like we travel across the country on trains?
Doc: Definitely, although not for another eighty-four years and not on trains. We'll have space vehicles, capsules to sail off in rockets, devices that create giant explosions, explosions that are so powerful that they...
Clara Clayton: [finishes Doc's sentence] "They break the pull of the earth's gravity and send their projectile through outer space."
[Doc stares at her in shock. Clara laughs]
Clara Clayton: Emmett, I read that book too. You're quoting Jules Verne, "From the Earth to the Moon".
Doc: You've read Jules Verne?
Clara Clayton: I *adore* Jules Verne.
Doc: So do I. "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea", my absolute favorite. The first time I read that when I was a little boy I wanted to meet Captain Nemo and...
Clara Clayton: [laughs] Don't tease, Emmett. You couldn't have read that when you were a little boy, it was only first published ten years ago.
Doc: Oh, yes, well... I meant it made me *feel* like a boy. I never met a woman who liked Jules Verne before.
Clara Clayton: I never ever met a man like *you* before.
[Doc and Clara kiss as a shooting star falls from the sky]