Saturday, August 20, 2022

Quote From Today... The Talk of the Town (1942)

    "...I like people who think in terms of ideal conditions."

With Jean Arthur.

The Talk of the Town was Cary Grant's 41st full length feature film.

Leopold Dilg: I don't approve of, but I like people who think in terms of ideal conditions. They're the dreamers, poets, tragic figures in this world, but interesting.

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Quote From Today... In Name Only (1939)

    "Come with me madame, I'll show you where the animals sleep."

With Carole Lombard

In Name Only was Cary Grant's 34th full length feature film.

Alec Walker: Come with me madame, I'll show you where the animals sleep.

[Escorts Julie to the bedroom]

Alec Walker: Pardon me, madame, do you snore?

Julie Eden: No.

Alec Walker: Oh, well, I guess I'll have to buy an alarm clock, won't I?

Friday, August 12, 2022

Quote From Today... Devil and the Deep (1932)

   "I know sir, it was only about dinner last night!"

With Tallulah Bankhead.

Devil and the Deep was Cary Grant's 4th full length feature film.

Cmdr. Charles Sturm: [opening lines] You dropped this.

[hands Jaeckel a letter]

Lt. Jaeckel: [embarrassed] Oh. Thank you sir.

Cmdr. Charles Sturm: From my wife.

Lt. Jaeckel: Yes, sir.

Cmdr. Charles Sturm: I recognised the handwriting.

Lt. Jaeckel: Yes, it's just a note, telling me that...

Cmdr. Charles Sturm: That's alright, my boy - you don't have to explain. I'm a husband, not a jailer.

Lt. Jaeckel: I know sir, it was only about dinner last night.

Cmdr. Charles Sturm: My friend, this isn't the Middle Ages. A woman can write letters to whom she pleases, can't she?

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Quote From Today... Ladies Should Listen (1934)

    "Suppose we resume our silence where we left off?"

With Frances Drake and Edward Everett Horton.

Ladies Should Listen was Cary Grant's 17th full length feature film.

Julian De Lussac: Cigarette!

Paul Vernet: Offering or asking?

Julian De Lussac: Either or both.

Paul Vernet: Well, in that case, no thank you.

Julian De Lussac: You're very welcome.

Paul Vernet: Not at all.

Julian De Lussac: Suppose we resume our silence where we left off?

Paul Vernet: Why not?

Friday, August 5, 2022

Quote From Today... To Catch a Thief (1955)

    "Why did I take up stealing?"

To Catch a Thief was Cary Grant's 60th full length feature film.

H. H. Hughson: You are a man of obvious good taste in everything. Why did you...

John Robie: Why did I take up stealing? To live better, to own things I couldn't afford, to acquire this good taste that you now enjoy and which I should be very reluctant to give up.

H. H. Hughson: Then you are frankly dishonest.

John Robie: I try to be.