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Where QT got the Adrenaline Shot scene (video from American Boy)


#1

Check out the end of this video. Start at the 8 minute mark.



http://youtube.com/watch?v=chZ-kkyy45s



This is a documentary Scorsese made in 1978. It’s called American Boy: A Profile of Steven Prince. The guy talking, Steven Prince, tells a detailed OD story that QT took practically word for word. QT stole the entire story and it’s details for the OD scene of Pulp Fiction.


#2

Wow, very interesting.


#3

its not word for word, far from it, but it was a good source of info for the scene.


#4

I don’t know about the rest of you but I thought that heroin story was funny as hell!


#5

I mean it’s not exactly word for word, but all the ideas for the adrenaline shot are in that one minute (medical dictionary, magic marker, stabbing motion, 2 guys goin’ back and forth over who should give the shot, etc.)