Christina Ricci's appearance on The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn
on June of 1999, interpreted by Timothy Lightburn:
Kilborn: aaaaah It's called Sleepy Hollow and It's the old story, isn't it.
Ricci: Yeah it's the legend of the headless horseman.
Kilborn: And Johnny Depp uuuh is in it?
Ricci: Yes, I'm basically Johnny Depp's love interest in the movie. (hoots from the audience)
Kilborn: Well you can't beat that.
Ricci: No you can't
Kilborn: That that's great fun
Ricci: Yes it's pretty good
Kilborn: And da, This one you guys just shot in London?
Ricci: Yes, six and a half months in London
Kilborn: How was that experience?
Ricci: It was interesting.
Kilborn: We like London on our show. We had a bunch of guests this week...
Ricci: No no no, I like London, I had a great time there. I met some great people. ummm You can beat the food.
Kilborn: Yes the food is not... They have good Indian restaurants there actually. Did you know that?
Ricci: Yeah but I'm not a big fan of Indian food so I was basically out of luck.
Kilborn: OK, OK, aaah What,.. In the movie, did you have to adopt a British accent?
Ricci: Well, a lot of the movie is tongue in cheek. it's sort of formulatated actor (as in) Hammer horror films. Which is sort painted back drops and bad makeup.
Kilborn: Those are great. Those are.. Hammer is.. It was Peter Cushing and
Ricci: I don't know
Kilborn: and Christopher Lee. They were great They were made in like the Sixties.
Ricci: So a lot of it is tongue and cheek. So I'm basically the American actress with the really bad British accent.
Kilborn: Can you give me some?
Ricci: No. (audience laughs) It was that bad. (She laughs too)
Kilborn: Cause I think a lot of us can do bad British accents.
Ricci: Good. Lets hear yours.
Kilborn: No no no I can't
Ricci: and you want me to do one?
Kilborn: No well I just want to know some of your lines.
Ricci: Well we had really crazy overly dramatic lines like uhmm, like "I rue the day you came to Sleepy Hollow".
Kilborn: I rue the day...
Kilborn: you came
Ricci: I fainted a lot, I screamed...
Kilborn: Does that mean like "I regret" ?
Ricci: Yes it does.
Kilborn: (delivering a line) I rue the day..
Ricci: (directing) Curse. it's more like...
Kilborn: I slept with a golden retriever.
(audience does a whoopiing laugh morphing into applause)
Okay...that's it for Sleepy Hollow. From his last awkard golden retriever line, Kilborn launches into some weird diatribe about a book he's writing. "
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