That said, the most memorable moment for me was the strangeness of a scene where Frank Sinatra leaves the bar after first meeting Dean Martin and tosses a tip to the bartender, saying, "Buy yourself a Quonset Hut." I did a little searching on Google Books for any other instances of this phrase but couldn't find it. Was this a common phrase for the time period or something cooked up by James Jones (the author of the novel) or John Patrick and Arthur Sheekman (the screenwriters)? My search did lead me to a book called How Nashville Became Music City, USA by Michael Kosser that has a quote from Lou Bradley (a music producer who helped create the "Nashville Sound") discussing the acoustics of the studio (a Quonset Hut): "The floor was not totally dead. The ceiling was the most dead thing there."
So, I started out wanting to steal that line from Some Came Running but now I'm going to steal that line about dead floors and ceilings.