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Movie Quote of the Day – How To Steal A Million, 1966 (dir. William Wyler)


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Simon Dermott: Yes, that’s fine. That does it.
Nicole Bonnet: Does what?
Simon Dermott: Well, for one thing, it gives Givenchy a night off.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Roman Holiday, 1953 (dir. William Wyler)


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Princess Ann: Can I  have a silk nightgown with rosebuds on it?
Joe Bradley: I’m afraid you’ll have to rough it tonight. . .in these.
Princess Ann: Pajamas?
Joe Bradley: Sorry Honey, but I haven’t worn a nightgown in years.

Movie Quote of the Day – Two For The Road, 1967 (dir. Stanley Donen)


Joanna WallaceWhat sort of people sit in a restaurant and don’t even try to talk to each other?
Mark Wallace: Married people.

Movie Quote of the Day – Charade, 1963 (dir. Stanley Donen)


Peter Joshua: Do we know each other?
Regina Lampert:  Why, do you think we’re going to?
Peter Joshua: I don’t know — how would I know?
Regina Lampert: Because I already know an awful lot of people. Until one of them dies I couldn’t possibly meet anyone else.
Peter Joshua: Hmm, well if anyone goes on the critical list, let me know.

Oscar Vault Monday – Roman Holiday, 1953 (dir. William Wyler)


This was one of the first films I ever saw. Between this film and Sabrina (my favorite Audrey film) for the longest time the only classic actresses I gave a hoot about were Audrey and Vivien Leigh in Gone With The Wind. I’m talking about me at the age of 6 and 7. Also, because of this film I fell hard for Gregory Peck. He is so gorgeous and so charming in this film. The film was nominated for ten Academy Awards, winning three: Best B&W Art Direction, Best B&W Cinematography, Best B&W Costume Design (won), Best Film Editing, Best Writing – Screenplay, Best Writing – Motion Picture Story (won), Best Supporting Actor Eddie Albert, Best Actress Audrey Hepburn (won), Best Director and Best Picture. The other films up for Best Picture that year were Julius Caesar, The Robe, Shane and winner From Here To Eternity.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Funny Face, 1957 (dir. Stanley Donen)


Dick Avery: Holy Moses! You look fabulous! [beat] Look, stop. Stop!
Jo Stockton: I can’t stop. Take the picture.
Dick Avery: Stop!
Jo Stockton: I don’t want to stop. I like it. Take the picture. Take the picture.

Movie Quote of the Day – Sabrina, 1954 (dir. Billy Wilder)


Linus Larrabee: How do you say in French my sister has a yellow pencil?
Sabrina Fairchild: Ma soeur a un crayon jaune.
Linus Larrabee: How do you say my brother has a lovely girl?
Sabrina Fairchild: Mon frère a une gentille petite amie.
Linus Larrabee: And how do you say I wish I were my brother?