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Movie Quote of the Day – Cover Girl, 1944 (dir. Charles Vidor)


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Maribelle Hicks:  Now, just a minute. You’re a perfectly enchanting person, Mr. Coudair. Not even bad looking, in a strange sort of way, but I have an engagement and it’s not with you.

From The Warner Archive: Two Offbeat Westerns


If you follow me on Tumblr, y’all know how much I love westerns, so I was really excited to find out about these two newly remastered films from the Warner Archive. The first is a Zapata spaghetti western Un esercito di cinque uomini aka The Five Man Army, from producer/director Italo Zingarelli with a screenplay co-written by master of Italian horror Dario Argento (who also co-wrote Once Upon a Time in the West). A Zapata spaghetti western, fyi, is an Italian western from the late-1960s/early-1970s that is set in Mexico and usually they have political (i.e. dealing with the revolution, etc.) themes. The second film is 1972’s The Wrath of God directed by Ralph Nelson (not to be confused with Werner Herzog’s similarly named film, which also came out in 1972).

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Movie Quote of the Day – Gilda, 1946 (dir. Charles Vidor)


Ballin Mundson: Gilda, are you decent?
Gilda: Me?
[beat]
Gilda: Sure. I’m decent.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Strawberry Blonde, 1941 (dir. Raoul Walsh)


Virginia: I don’t want him to think I’m staring at him. You look, Amy, and tell me what you think.
Amy: Well, the only one I can see clearly from here is the horse. . .and I’m disappointed in him.

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