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7th Nov '17 11:49:45 PM PaulA
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* From a [[http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/4933/the-art-of-fiction-no-13-dorothy-parker1956 1956 Paris Review interview]] with DorothyParker:
-->'''Parker''': All those writers who write about their childhood! Gentle God, if I wrote about mine you wouldn’t sit in the same room with me.
-->'''Paris Review''': What, then, would you say is the source of most of your work?
-->'''Parker''': Need of money, dear.

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* From a [[http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/4933/the-art-of-fiction-no-13-dorothy-parker1956 1956 Paris Review interview]] with DorothyParker:
-->'''Parker''':
Creator/DorothyParker:
-->'''Parker:'''
All those writers who write about their childhood! Gentle God, if I wrote about mine you wouldn’t wouldn't sit in the same room with me.
-->'''Paris Review''':
me.\\
'''Paris Review:'''
What, then, would you say is the source of most of your work?
-->'''Parker''':
work?\\
'''Parker:'''
Need of money, dear.
4th Nov '17 2:44:44 AM jormis29
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* Creator/{{Treasure}} agreed to develop ''[=McDonald=]'s Treasure Land Adventure'' for Creator/{{Sega}} only so that Sega would help them fund the development of ''VideoGame/GunstarHeroes''. Although ''Treasure Land Adventure'' finished development first, Treasure managed to complete ''Gunstar Heroes'' quickly enough to release a week ahead of the other game so they could claim ''Gunstar'' as their true debut game.

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* Creator/{{Treasure}} agreed to develop ''[=McDonald=]'s Treasure Land Adventure'' ''VideoGame/McDonaldsTreasureLandAdventure'' for Creator/{{Sega}} only so that Sega would help them fund the development of ''VideoGame/GunstarHeroes''. Although ''Treasure Land Adventure'' finished development first, Treasure managed to complete ''Gunstar Heroes'' quickly enough to release a week ahead of the other game so they could claim ''Gunstar'' as their true debut game.
3rd Nov '17 12:19:29 PM PSColdFire
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->''"People ask me why I'm playing in this picture. The answer is simple: Money, dear boy."''

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->''"People ask me why I'm playing in this picture. The answer is simple: [[TropeNamer Money, dear boy."'']]"''
23rd Oct '17 9:46:27 AM DesertDragon
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* When Hattie [=McDaniel=], who won an Academy Award for playing a house slave in ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'', was asked why she kept taking roles that cast her as a [[{{Mammy}} a stereotypical black servant]] in films and radio shows, she famously responded "Why should I complain about making $700[[note]]$12,000 by today's standards]] a week playing a maid? If I didn't, I'd be making $7 a week ''being'' one."

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* When Hattie [=McDaniel=], who won an Academy Award for playing a house slave in ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'', was asked why she kept taking roles that cast her as a [[{{Mammy}} a stereotypical black servant]] in films and radio shows, she famously responded "Why should I complain about making $700[[note]]$12,000 by today's standards]] standards[[/note]] a week playing a maid? If I didn't, I'd be making $7 a week ''being'' one."
23rd Oct '17 9:44:47 AM DesertDragon
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* When Hattie [=McDaniel=], who won an Academy Award for playing a house slave in ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'', was asked why she kept taking roles that cast her as the {{Mammy}} in films and radio shows, she famously responded "Why should I complain about making $700 a week playing a maid? If I didn't, I'd be making $7 a week ''being'' one."

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* When Hattie [=McDaniel=], who won an Academy Award for playing a house slave in ''Film/GoneWithTheWind'', was asked why she kept taking roles that cast her as the {{Mammy}} a [[{{Mammy}} a stereotypical black servant]] in films and radio shows, she famously responded "Why should I complain about making $700 $700[[note]]$12,000 by today's standards]] a week playing a maid? If I didn't, I'd be making $7 a week ''being'' one."
19th Oct '17 10:22:59 PM Lawman592
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See also PayingTheirDues, IWasYoungAndNeededTheMoney (when this trope is given as the excuse for OldShame), WTHCastingAgency, TookTheBadFilmSeriously. Not to be confused with OnlyInItForTheMoney, which is when this is the excuse a character uses ''in-story''.

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See also ContractualObligationProject, PayingTheirDues, IWasYoungAndNeededTheMoney (when this trope is given as the excuse for OldShame), WTHCastingAgency, TookTheBadFilmSeriously. Not to be confused with OnlyInItForTheMoney, which is when this is the excuse a character uses ''in-story''.
15th Oct '17 1:57:44 PM nombretomado
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** It is pretty telling to note that Pattinson and Stewart collectively drove a particularly hard bargain going into ''NewMoon'' and negotiated a six-fold salary increase for themselves (in other words, these two people alone cost the filmmakers 40% of their budget).

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** It is pretty telling to note that Pattinson and Stewart collectively drove a particularly hard bargain going into ''NewMoon'' ''[[Film/{{Twilight}} New Moon]]'' and negotiated a six-fold salary increase for themselves (in other words, these two people alone cost the filmmakers 40% of their budget).
6th Oct '17 5:31:57 PM AnonymousBosch
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* The entire filmography of Creator/MollyRingwald post-''Betsy's Wedding'' screams this trope.


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* Creator/MollyRingwald may be the undisputed queen of this trope. Since her fall from stardom in the early nineties, her filmography has consisted of countless television movies, guest spots, direct-to-video releases, cameos, indie features, and ''Film/JemAndTheHolograms''.
3rd Oct '17 7:29:23 AM CosmicFerret
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** David Slade, who publicly blasted the ''Twilight'' franchise prior to signing on to do ''Eclipse'', had to apologize for his comments later on. Given the budget for ''HardCandy'', he can be forgiven for invoking this trope.

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** David Slade, who publicly blasted the ''Twilight'' franchise prior to signing on to do ''Eclipse'', had to apologize for his comments later on. Given the budget for ''HardCandy'', ''Film/HardCandy'', he can be forgiven for invoking this trope.
24th Sep '17 2:46:45 PM nombretomado
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* BenKingsley has been in many bad films: ''Film/BloodRayne'', ''Film/{{Species}}'', ''Film/{{Thunderbirds}}'', ''Film/TheLoveGuru'' and ''Film/ASoundOfThunder''. His excuse? His children have gotten used to eating. And sometimes actors are susceptible to the RuleOfCool: Kingsley says he took ''Film/BloodRayne'' because he had never had the chance to play a vampire.

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* BenKingsley Creator/BenKingsley has been in many bad films: ''Film/BloodRayne'', ''Film/{{Species}}'', ''Film/{{Thunderbirds}}'', ''Film/TheLoveGuru'' and ''Film/ASoundOfThunder''. His excuse? His children have gotten used to eating. And sometimes actors are susceptible to the RuleOfCool: Kingsley says he took ''Film/BloodRayne'' because he had never had the chance to play a vampire.
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