THE TIP RAIL
I met Mae Dela Galicia when she was seventeen years old. She had the most angelic face. Mae was really smart and her eyes were wise and she was really hard headed, like wood, and she made people believe she was twenty-three years old.
She was a stripper.
I approached the Tip Rail while she was dancing onstage at the MOON DAWG club. I wrapped my business card in a twenty-dollar bill folded length-wise and I slipped it into her garter.
I was working on the screenplay for SINS OF THE FATHER and I had been meeting with the Mexican film producers and I thought that Mae was perfect for the role of Lucida.
I had to find out if she could act.
As I watched her I grew firm with determination and I booked an hour in the
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