The main crux of the scene is where Levene, who is a real estate salesman, is trying to get Williamson, the boss, to provide him with the desirable sales leads for the Glengarry Highland development. The…
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sales. Levene tries to pursue Williamson by using the fact that he has proved himself and his records clearly show the excellence in sales. Levene is also aware of the fact that the company plans to fire the two lowest performing salesmen. Williamson on the other hand replies that Levene would require making a sale if he wants the list of leads by the end of the month and that Williamson would only give the list to the best performing sales month during the month.
The main aim of this scene is Levene trying to get the best leads from his boss whereas his boss planning to provide him with leads only if he makes the highest number of sales. Levene being desperate for the leads is willing to give Williamson 10% kickback on the commission if Williamson were to give Levene the leads. Williamson on the other hand wants a cash up front instead of the cut off in the commission Levene also tries to work towards an emotional blackmail with Williamson and tries to speak of how he needs the job for his daughter, but in vain, Williamson is not willing to listen to this at all. Levene in the desperation tries to blackmail Williamson and speaks of how he could have called Murray and got Williamson fired. On the whole Leven tries his best to get the leads from Williamson and make the mistake of even trying emotional blackmail but at the end of it is left with a single lead from the ‘not – so –hot’ leads list.
LEVENE: John...John...John. Okay. John. John. Look: (pause) The Glengarry Highlands leads, youre sending Roma out. Fine. Hes a good man. We know what he is. Hes fine. All Im saying, you look at the board, hes throwing...wait, wait, wait, hes throwing them away, hes throwing the leads away. All that Im saying, that youre wasting leads. I dont want to tell you your job. All that Im saying, things get set, I know they do,
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