Corie and Paul Bratter have been married for one week, and already
START: Corie: Paul . . . ! Paul, are you all right . . . !
Paul: (Very carefully crossing to the coffee table) Fine . . . Fine, thank you . . . (He giggles.)
Corie: (Moves to him) I was just going out to look for you.
[... … …]
END: Corie: (Moving to stairs) But don’t stop until I come out . . . I love you, darling . . . Keep singing, Paul . . . Keep singing! (Runs off into bedroom)
Paul: (Calling after her in desperation) Corie, Corie, what song should I sing? . . . Oh, God . . . (Pulls himself together) “Shama shama . . .”
For full scene, please see clip or edition cited here: Simon, Neil, Barefoot in the Park, Samuel French, 1992, pp. 88-93.
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