Laura Dern Got a Legendary Sundae on Her Favorite Birthday

In this episode of Birthday Stories, Laura Dern (Big Little Lies, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) tells a story about her favorite birthday. On that day, the Jurassic Park actress remembers going to see Young Frankenstein in a movie theater then going to get a sweet treat at Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour.

Released on 2/10/2018

Credits

Starring: Laura Dern

Transcript

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[Interviewer] What was your favorite birthday?
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I've...
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Well when I was 12
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Young Frankenstein
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was playing at a classic cinema house here The New Art
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and we went to see Young Frankenstein
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and then we went to Farrell's Ice Cream Parlor.
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Farrell's. On a school bus.
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(Interviewer laughing) It was just amazing.
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I loved that birthday. Did you have the Farrell's
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extravaganza? Yes, the zoo!
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Is that what it's called?
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They ring-- Yeah.
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They bang the drum and there's all these (chuckling)
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flavors of ice cream and glass monkeys are in it
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or plastic monkeys or something.
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So that's a really memorable birthday (chuckling) for me.
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[Interviewer] And did you love Young Frankenstein?
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I loved it oh my God. (Interviewer laughing)
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Yeah that was a great birthday.
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[Interviewer] (laughing) That sounds really good.
00:48
I like that birthday.