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Movie Quote of the Day – We’re Not Married!, 1952 (dir. Edmund Goulding)


Ramona Gladwyn: Say one thing about our marriage. If there’s such a thing as an un-jackpot, I’ve hit it!

Movie Quote of the Day – Flying Down To Rio, 1933 (dir. Thornton Freeland)


Fred Ayres: Wait a minute. Wait a minute. This is really good news. Rog has outdone himself.
Honey Hale: I’ll bet he’s broken both legs running after two women at the same time.

Movie Quote of the Day – I’ll Be Seeing You, 1944 (dir. William Dieterle)

Zachary Morgan: I need you, Mary. I want to feel that you need me.
Mary Marshall: Oh, I do. I do.
Zachary Morgan: I’ll be right here. I’ll be right here waiting. I’ll be all well by then. Ready to make a new start, too.

Movie Quote of the Day – Vivacious Lady, 1938 (dir. George Stevens)

Helen: Now are you going to mind your own business or must I really give you a piece of my mind?
Francey: Oh, I couldn’t take the last piece!

Oscar Vault Monday – Top Hat, 1935 (dir. Martin Sandrich)

Featuring one of Hollywood’s most famous screen pairings – Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers – Top Hat was the duo’s most financially successful film; it was the second highest grossing film of 1935. At once a musical, a dance film and a screwball comedy, the film is non-stop fun from start to finish. Top Hat was nominated for four Academy Awards, though it didn’t win any: Best Song – “Cheek To Cheek”, Best Art Direction, Best Dance Direction (a category that only existed from 1935-1937) and Best Picture. The other films nominated that year were Alice Adams, Broadway Melody of 1936, Captain Blood, David Copperfield, The Informer (which, with four wins, won the most awards that year), Les Misérables, The Lives of a Bengal Lancer, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Naughty Marietta, Ruggles of Red Gap and winner Mutiny on the Bounty (nominated for seven awards, it is the last film to only win Best Picture and nothing else).

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