Maltby also quotes the famous instruction of Monroe Stahr to his scriptwriters from Scott Fitzgerald’s The Last Tycoon:
At all times, at all moments when she is on the screen in our sight, she wants to sleep with Ken Willard... Whatever she does, it is in place of sleeping with Ken Willard. If she walks down the street she is walking to sleep with Ken Willard, if she eats her food it is to give her enough strength to sleep with Ken Willard. But at no time do you give the impression that she would even consider sleeping with Ken Willard. Unless they were properly sanctified.
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