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Movie Quote of the Day – The Awful Truth, 1937 (dir. Leo McCarey)


Jerry Warriner: What did you tell him? That our cars broke down and we had to spend the night at your apartment because it was the taxi strike?
Lucy Warriner: No, no, I didn’t tell him that. I told him the truth. And, strangely enough, he believed me.
Jerry Warriner: Oh.
Lucy Warriner: Yes, it was very refreshing.

From The Warner Archive: Thirteen Women, 1932 (dir. George Archainbaud)

Coming from The Warner Archive on Tuesday is George Archainbaud’s deliciously pre-Code thriller Thirteen Women, adapted from the novel by Tiffany Thayer. This film is also notorious because it features the first and only film appearance of  Peg Entwistle, whose body was found at the Hollywood sign, having committed suicide a few weeks before the film’s release.

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Movie Quote of the Day – My Favorite Wife, 1940 (dir. Garson Kanin)

Ellen Wagstaff Arden: You sure you don’t love her?
Nick Arden
: The moment I saw you I knew. . .
Ellen Wagstaff Arden: I bet you say that to all your wives.
Nick Arden: I could strangle you. . .