October 13th, 2009
and Miki watched Surfers: The Movie together. Noll: "Dora and I had both done interviews for Delaney . . .. When we watched it, he almost brought tears to my eyes . . . he was so immersed in this film, seeing it for the first time, that he remeinded me of some of these old Hollywood stars who have their own projection rooms and will watch their old movies over and over. Like Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard.
"His bit about life and all the bullshit going over his head while he was shooting the tube is the best I've ever heard. It's an absolute classic. Anyone who's seen the film will always remember him for that. I looked over at him -- he didn't smile a whole lot -- and he had this shit-eating grin on his face. I could see his mouth moving as he spoke on the screen." -- pp.329 - 330
The rap starts at 0:45: