Writer Dorothy Parker finds a syringe apparently used by her war veteran husband Eddie. (0:12)
Fact finder Mark tells the others, referring to playwright Kaufman, "George doesn't like to be touched." Haphephobia? (0:19)
The waiter tells the writers' circle "As of this week alcohol is illegal." (0:20)
Dorothy tells her friend Bob, Referring to Eddie, "Well I think he's off the morphine anyway." (0:30)
Dorothy tells Eddie, "You don't want to become the town drunk."
Eddie: "I may be... a lousy drunk..." (0:33)
Ladies in the chorus line: "We've got the blues."
Playwright Sherwood: "They're extremely depressed..." (0:39)
Playwright Charlie tells the others, referring to Dorothy, "She's delirious." (0:49)
Dorothy handles a straight razor then appears to cut her wrists off camera. Suicide attempt? (1:10)
Dorothy recites her poem for the garden party:
"Razors pain you;
Rivers are damp;
Acids stain you;
And drugs cause cramp.
Guns aren't lawful;
Gas smells awful;
You might as well live." (1:22)
Dorothy tells her writer friend Bob, "I am a drunken..." (1:31)
Dorothy learns that Bob has died. She grieves. (1:41)
Actress Paula tells Dorothy, "He's a doctor, a psychotherapist."
Male voice from off camera: "I'm a-Freud of that man."
Dorothy commands the psychotherapist, "Analyze."
Psychotherapist: "Analysis is a serious business."
"This compulsion..." (1:48)
Dorothy, now lying on the psychotherapist's couch, talks about her "anxieties." (1:53)
A woman at a bar asks her companion, referring to Dorothy Parker, "Didn't she commit suicide?" (1:55)