A gargoyle secretary sits typing a document.
The office door opens in the background and a short middle-
aged man in a dark suit emerges.
To his secretary:
I'm eating on the lot today –
He notices Barton.
The secretary looks over from her typing to consult a slip
of paper on her desk.
Barton Fink, Mr. Geisler.
I'm a writer, Mr. Geisler. Ted Okum
said I should drop by morning to see
you about the –
...Huh? No, I'm –
We need Indians for a Norman Steele
I'm a writer. Ted O –
Think about it, Fink. Writers come
and go; we always need Indians.
BARTON FINK, Screenplay By Ethan Coen & Joel Coen