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Movie Quote of the Day – Outrage, 1950 (dir. Ida Lupino)


Rev. Bruce Ferguson: Ann, we all have to stop running sometime. We have to face ourselves. And look at the world all over again.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Bigamist, 1953 (dir. Ida Lupino)


Mr. Jordan: I can’t figure out my feelings towards you, I despise you, and I pity you. I don’t even want to shake your hand, and yet I almost wish you luck.

Female Filmmaker Friday: The Bigamist, 1953 (dir. Ida Lupino)

I read about this film in a book that traced the history of Los Angeles’s Bunker Hill in the movies (mostly focusing on film noir) and this film was mentioned because Lupino filmed several scenes in that neighborhood. After I saw the synopsis and the cast (Edmond O’Brien, Joan Fontaine and Ida herself), I just had to watch it. It’s a great drama (with film noir elements; I think you could definitely make the case that it is noir) about a man who finds himself married to two women.


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Movie Quote of the Day – Act of Violence, 1948 (dir. Fred Zinnemann)


Pat: So you’re unhappy. Relax. No law says you gotta be happy.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Hitch-Hiker, 1953 (dir. Ida Lupino)


Emmett Myers: You guys are gonna die, that’s all. It’s just a question of when.

Movie Quote of the Day – Private Hell 36, 1954 (dir. Don Siegel)

Cal Bruner: Fifty-dollar bill’s a pretty big tip. What did you do for it?
Lilli Marlowe: Just put this down in your little book. Ready?
Cal Bruner: Mmm-hmmm.
Lilli Marlowe: Not what you’re thinking.