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Movie Quote of the Day – Green For Danger, 1946 (dir. Sidney Gilliat)


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Dr. Barney Barnes: What is the matter with you these days, Freddi, I simply took it for granted you were going with me. That’s all.
Nurse Frederica ‘Freddi’ Linley: I don’t like being taken for granted.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Spiral Staircase, 1946 (dir. Robert Siodmak)


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Dr. Parry: She was just in my office last week.
Dr. Harvey: Did she pay her bill, or was this her way of getting out of it?
Dr. Parry: I don’t have enough experience to make that sort of joke.

Movie Quote of the Day – Undercurrent, 1946 (dir. Vincente Minnelli)


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Alan: Is that why Ann, am I trying to please you?
Ann: Whether you’re trying or not, you are.

Movie Quote of the Day – Bedelia, 1946 (dir. Lance Comfort)


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Bedelia Carrington: I want you to stay away from me altogether.
Ben Chaney: Do you? Why?
Bedelia Carrington: I’m happily married. I intend to remain so.
Ben Chaney: But your husband wants your portrait.
Bedelia Carrington: That’s not what you want.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Dark Mirror, 1946 (dir. Robert Siodmak)


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Ruth Collins: Terry and I have never been rivals. Never. Not in the slightest.
Dr. Scott Elliott: All women are rivals fundamentally. But, it doesn’t bother them because they automatically discount the successes of others and alibi their own failures on the grounds of circumstances. Luck, they say. But, between sisters, it’s a little more serious. The circumstances are generally about the same, so they have fewer excuses of which to comfort themselves. That’s why sisters can hate each other with such terrifying intensity. And, as for twins, especially identical twins, well, you must have some ideas yourself what agonies of jealousy are possible.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Dark Corner, 1946 (dir. Henry Hathaway)


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Bradford Galt: Listen, if you don’t want to lose that stardust look in your eyes, get going while the door’s still open. If you stick around here, you’ll get grafters, shysters, two-bit thugs and maybe worse, maybe me.

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


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Paul: Drink your coffee.
Helen: Here we go again. Only a man who doesn’t drink thinks black coffee sobers you up.
Sid: I envy people who drink. They know what to blame everything on.
Helen: If it’s so simple, why don’t you drink?
Sid: I have no character.

Movie Quote of the Day – Cluny Brown, 1946 (dir. Ernst Lubitsch)


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Adam Belinski: What made you think you were out of place?
Cluny Brown: Oh, I didn’t think I was. It’s Uncle Arn. He’s always telling me, “Cluny Brown, you don’t know your place. Think of your place. Cluny Brown, you ought to learn your place.”
Adam Belinski: Where does Uncle Arn think your place is?
Cluny Brown: He didn’t say.
Adam Belinski: Because he doesn’t know. Nobody can tell you where your place is. Where is my place? Where is anybody’s place? I’ll tell you where it is. Wherever you’re happy, that’s your place. And happiness is a matter of purely personal adjustment to your environment. You’re the sole judge. In Hyde Park, for instance. Some people like to feed nuts to the squirrels. But if it makes you happy to feed squirrels to the nuts, who am I to say nuts to the squirrels?

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


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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 – Decoy, 1946 (dir. Jack Bernhard)


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