The last two minutes of Alfred Hitchcock‘s Lifeboat are about a young German sailor, his ship torpedoed and sunk, pulling a gun on the boat’s inhabitants (Tallulah Bankhead, John Hodiak, Henry Hull, Hume Cronyn, etc.), and then, having been disarmed, asking “aren’t you going to kill me?” I’ve always loved the final line, spoken by Bankhead.

The current Vanity Fair reconstruction