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Movie Quote of the Day – Female, 1933 (dir. Michael Curtiz, William Dieterle, William A. Wellman)


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Alison: To me a woman in love is a pathetic spectacle; she’s either so miserable that she wants to die or she’s so happy you want to die.
Harriet: Aren’t you ever going to marry?
Alison: No, thanks. Not me. You know, a long time ago I decided to travel the same open road men travel. So I treat men exactly the way they’ve always treated women.
Harriet: You evidently haven’t much respect for men.
Alison: I know for some women a man is a household necessity, myself I’d rather have a canary.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Baby Face, 1933 (dir. Alfred E. Green)


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Courtland Trenholm:  You also told us how hard you had to work. When this thing happened, were you working very hard?
Lily Powers: Yeah, but not at the bank.
Courtland Trenholm: Oh, I see.

Movie Quote of the Day – Alexander’s Ragtime Band, 1938 (dir. Henry King)


Roger Grant: Don’t you understand? I’m an artist. Like Pygmalion.
Stella Kirby: Like who?
Roger Grant: Oh, just a Greek who took a hunk of marble, molded it and polished it into a beautiful woman. Then he fell in love with it.
Stella Kirby: Then you mean you’ve just fallen in love with your, with your. . .
Roger Grant: . . .handiwork.
Stella Kirby: Oh, that isn’t so. You loved me from the first day you saw me, platinum hair, loud mouth and everything.
Roger Grant: I guess you’re right.
Stella Kirby: This is the real thing, isn’t it?
Roger Grant: It’s the realest thing that ever happened to me.