Movie Quote of the Day – Alexander’s Ragtime Band, 1938 (dir. Henry King)
Roger Grant: Don’t you understand? I’m an artist. Like Pygmalion.
Stella Kirby: Like who?
Roger Grant: Oh, just a Greek who took a hunk of marble, molded it and polished it into a beautiful woman. Then he fell in love with it.
Stella Kirby: Then you mean you’ve just fallen in love with your, with your. . .
Roger Grant: . . .handiwork.
Stella Kirby: Oh, that isn’t so. You loved me from the first day you saw me, platinum hair, loud mouth and everything.
Roger Grant: I guess you’re right.
Stella Kirby: This is the real thing, isn’t it?
Roger Grant: It’s the realest thing that ever happened to me.
Posted on May 5, 2012, in Movie Quote of the Day and tagged 1938, Alexander's Ragtime Band, Alice Faye, Darryl F. Zanuck, Henry King, Irving Berlin, Kathryn Scola, Lamar Trotti, Richard Sherman, Sheridan Gibney, Tyrone Power. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.