Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Glengarry Glen Ross
|Who did Shelley Levine pretend to be when the customer showed up at the office to confront Ricky Roma?||Glengarry Glen Ross
D. Ray Morton. When James Link shows up to cancel his purchase, Shelley pretends to be D. Ray Morton, a wealthy and very satisfied client of Ricky Roma.
Mitch & Murray. Mitch & Murray are referenced many times during the film, but no last names are ever given, adding to the realism.
$80,000. Shelley landed an $80,000 sale with a commission of $12,000, or so he thought.
The Chinese Restaurant. Notice the red lighting in the Chinese restaurant during the beginning of the film. Very interesting cinematography.
The Leads. The Leads are obsessed over and sought after during the entire movie.
Kevin Spacey. This role was before Spacey's masterpiece, "American Beauty".
Real Estate. The salesmen peddle retirement lots in Florida and Arizona, using high pressure tactics.
Brass Balls. During a sales meeting, Baldwin actually held up a pair of brass balls hanging from strings in the movie.
David Mamet. Mamet wrote many great plays. Another of his plays that was made into a fascinating movie is "American Buffalo".
|What Pulitzer Prize winning playwright penned the stage and film versions of "Glengarry Glen Ross"?||Glengarry Glen Ross
David Mamet. Mamet wrote other great plays like "American Buffalo", "Speed The Plow", "Oleanna", and movies like "The Untouchables", "The Edge", and "Hoffa". He won the Pulitzer for Drama in 1984 for the stage version of "Glengarry Glen Ross". He adapted the play into a screenplay in 1992.
Shelly Levine. After failing to get Aaronow to break in, Moss finally convinces Shelly to do the job. We never see their conversation about it though.
Williamson tells Lingk that his contract was already sent to the bank.. After Roma assures Lingk that the contract won't go to the bank for several days, Williamson tells Lingk it's already there because he thinks that will help the situation.
|When James Lingk wants to cancel his deal with Roma, who does Roma use as a fake client to stall?||Glengarry Glen Ross
Shelly Levine. Levine pretends to be a business man who needs to catch a plane with Roma.
|What does Moss try to convince Aaronow to help him do in order to hurt the company?||Glengarry Glen Ross
Break into the office and steal the leads.. It is Dave Moss who initially has the idea of stealing the Glengarry leads.
|For the sales contest, first prize is a Cadillac. Second prize is a set of steak knives. What is third prize?||Glengarry Glen Ross
You're Fired. This exposition from Blake sets the wheels in motion for some of the characters' actions. Realizing they can no longer be lax, the salesmen must resort to drastic measures to win the contest.
Closers. A great line that sets the tone for Blake's bombardment of the salesmen.
Real Estate. They sell properties throughout the U.S.