Monthly Archives: November 2013

Movie Quote of the Day – High Wall, 1947 (dir. Curtis Bernhardt)


Dr. Ann Lorrison: What’s the matter, Mr. Kenet? Something seems to be disturbing you. What is it?
Steven Kenet: I don’t know.
Dr. Ann Lorrison: Something bothering you?
Steven Kenet: Could it happen in a single second?
Dr. Ann Lorrison: What, Mr. Kenet?
Steven Kenet: Could you strangle someone in just one second?


Movie Quote of the Day – Crime Wave, 1954 (dir. André De Toth)


Girl: We had sort of a lover’s quarrel.
Jess: It was nothing, nothing at all!
Girl: We don’t really fight. We’re just sort of playful. The last time I threw a lamp at him, he thought it was cute. But tonight he forgot himself and screamed and the neighbors called the police.
Jess: It was ridiculous of them to call the police. Especially as we have invited them to all our parties.

Movie Quote of the Day – Odds Against Tomorrow, 1959 (dir. Robert Wise)


Helen: Would you do a thing like that?
Earle: Like what?
Helen: Leave me alone like he did.
Earle: Not for a minute.

Movie Quote of the Day – My Name Is Julia Ross, 1945 (dir. Joseph H. Lewis)


Nurse: Who’d she say you were?
Sparkes: Oh, some woman from some agency. Last week she thought I was the Queen.
Nurse: Comin’ down in the world, aren’t you?

Movie Quote of the Day – Pickup on South Street, 1953 (dir. Samuel Fuller)


Capt. Dan Tiger: You’ll always be a two-bit cannon. And when they pick you up in the gutter dead, you’re hand’ll be in a drunk’s pocket.

Movie Quote of the Day – Stranger on the Third Floor, 1940 (dir. Boris Ingster)


Michael Ward: What if she’s right – he didn’t do it, and they give him the chair?
Martin: Suppose they do? What difference does it make? There’s too many people in the world anyway.
Michael Ward: What’s the use of talking to you? You think everything’s a joke.
Martin: My son, it is. If it weren’t, life wouldn’t be worth living.

Movie Quote of the Day – Three Strangers, 1946 (dir. Jean Negulesco)


Johnny West: Don’t ever get mixed up with a Chinese goddess, Icey. That’s the worst thing that can happen, the very worst.

Movie Quote of the Day – Flamingo Road, 1949 (dir. Michael Curtiz)


Fielding Carlisle: Isn’t it about time he asked you to marry him?
Lane Bellamy: Did you?
Fielding Carlisle: That was different.
Lane Bellamy: Yes, it was, Field. I was in love with you.

Movie Quote of the Day – Decoy, 1946 (dir. Jack Bernhard)


Sgt. Joe Portugal: Lotta coppers chasing shadows in the streets tonight.

Movie Quote of the Day – Beyond a Reasonable Doubt, 1956 (dir. Fritz Lang)


Dolly Moore: This guy’s got a lot of class.
Terry Larue: Yeah? If he’s got so much class, what’s he doin’ with you?