Tom: Anyway, he's probably Italian.
Tom: You're sure he's not?
Betsy: He's black.
Tom: If he had been Italian, he might've been a thief. I mean, they do that. The mob does that. If, if a thief screws up on the job, you know, they'll blow his fingers off.
Tom tells Betsy that the guy at the newsstand who can do the match trick must be Italian because mobsters blow peoples fingers off if they screw up a job.