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Movie Quote of the Day – Honor Among Lovers, 1931 (dir. Dorothy Arzner)


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Jerry: You don’t think I’m serious, do you?
Julia: Yes. Yes, I think you’re serious every time you say these things.
Jerry: Well, this was the first time I said it just this way.
Julia: Oh.
Jerry: In fact, the difference is so remarkable it surprises even me.

Movie Quote of the Day – Since You Went Away, 1944 (dir. John Cromwell)


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Mrs. Anne Hilton: Tim!
Lt. Tony Willett: Awww, does it always have to be Tim?
Mrs. Anne Hilton: Oh, Tony!
Lt. Tony Willett: Yes. The eternal also-ran.

Movie Quote of the Day – It Happened One Night, 1934 (dir. Frank Capra)


Ellie Andrews: That, I suppose, makes everything quite all right?
Peter Warne: Oh this? Well, I like privacy when I retire. Yes, I’m very delicate in that respect. Prying eyes annoy me. Behold the walls of Jericho! Uh, maybe not as thick as the ones that Joshua blew down with his trumpet, but a lot safer. You see, uh, I have no trumpet.

An Ode to TCM


Sorry I’ve been m.i.a. since the Oscars. I’ve been having some problems at work. Long story short work’s no longer a problem, so I’m back. I’ve got a few posts related to film in 2010 that I want to post, but I’ve got to flesh them out a little before I post them.

However, today I spent quite a bit of time watching Turner Classic Movies. They had an amazing line-up today. I’d recommend all four of the films I watched today, but each one for very different reasons.

The first film I watched was Some Like It Hot. I’ve seen this film numerous times. It is definitely one of the absolute funniest films of all time. Billy Wilder truly is a genius.

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