The Freshman (1990) Poster


Paul Benedict: Arthur Fleeber


  • [quoting "The Godfather: Part II"] 

    Arthur Fleeber, NYU Professor : "Senator, my offer is this: Nothing." In that one moment, Michael Corleone says that all corruption is equal - that there is no separation between politics and gangsterism. Now, in the Fleeber treatise, "Guns and Provolone," what point is made about the similarities between Karl Marx's "Das Kapital," Immanuel Kant's "Critique of Pure Reason," and the Lake Tahoe scene from "Godfather II?"

  • Arthur Fleeber, NYU Professor : It has a real film noir quality, don't you think? Smuggling lizards into New Jersey. I mean if it was done right, black and white, grainy, sort of a "Kiss Me Deadly" film.

    Clark Kellogg : Its not an idea for a film. Its my actual life.

  • Arthur Fleeber, NYU Professor : I suggest you call your family for more money.

    Clark Kellogg : Oh, no, that won't work. My step-father won't help me out of this.

    Arthur Fleeber, NYU Professor : Oh, this is out of Dickens. Mr. Kellogg, you're robbed by a street urchin, you have a wicked step-father,

    [imitates Groucho] 

    Arthur Fleeber, NYU Professor : I don't know what to say?

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