"Over the years it's become extremely common to view the postwar period - the 1950s in particular - as America's Classic Era, a utopia to be admired and emulated forever more. With its innovative spirit, boundless energy, and seemingly limitless possibilities, many Americans have adopted this unique, colorful era as the touchstone for the course of the nation. They see this as a time when "everything was right" in America, a period in which the United States really fulfilled its destiny as the leader of the world in all respects that mattered. "
The Mask: [to Tina] Kiss me, my dear, and I will reveal my croissant. I will spread your pate. I will dip my ladle in your vichyssoise. [Tina kicks him and scampers away] The Mask: [squeaky voice] She is so coy. [deep voice] The Mask: I love it!