Laura's loft address is 800 10th St, Apt 3A.
After the fire, painters are only half-way through the staircase, unpainted walls are covered with dirt, but the picture near Mr. Bartholomew's door is already hanging, intact, over the white wall.
Steele: Laura, why must everything always make sense to you?
Laura: I'm a detective! I'm going to detect!
Nester: (to Steele and Laura) A nighttime floozy and a daytime drunk. You two are the most immoral, degenerate people it's ever been my misfortune to meet.
Steele: I don't know anything about whales. What am I supposed to talk about?
Laura: Start with the sanctity of all living things and work your way up to blubber.
Steele: Looks like a prop room for Star Wars.
Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, 20th Century Fox, 1977
Laura: Do you really think people care there were three different film versions of Moby Dick?
John Barrymore, Joan Bennett, Warner Brothers, 1930
Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Warner Brothers, 1956
Jack Aranson, Congress, 1978
Steele: The Great Escape, Steve McQueen, James Garner, United Artists, 1963.