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Movie Quote of the Day – The Brasher Doubloon, 1947 (dir. John Brahm)


Mrs. Elizabeth Murdock: To tell you the truth, I was expecting an older man, someone more intelligent looking.
Philip Marlowe: I’m wearing a disguise.

Movie Quote of the Day – Lady in the Lake, 1947 (dir. Robert Montgomery)

Adrienne Fromsett: Tell Mr Marlowe, do you always fall in love with all of your clients?
Philip Marlowe: Only the ones in skirts.

Movie Quote of the Day – The Blue Dahlia, 1946 (dir. George Marshall)

Leo: Just don’t get too complicated, Eddie. When a man gets too complicated, he’s unhappy. And when he’s unhappy, his luck runs out.

Movie Quote of the Day – Double Indemnity, 1944 (dir. Billy Wilder)

Walter Neff: It’s just like the first time I came here, isn’t it? We were talking about automobile insurance, only you were thinking about murder. And I was thinking about that anklet.

Movie Quote of the Day – Murder, My Sweet, 1944 (dir. Edward Dmytryk)

Philip Marlowe: “‘Okay Marlowe,’ I said to myself. ‘You’re a tough guy. You’ve been sapped twice, choked, beaten silly with a gun, shot in the arm until you’re crazy as a couple of waltzing mice. Now let’s see you do something really tough – like putting your pants on.'”

Movie Quote of the Day – The Big Sleep, 1946 (dir. Howard Hawks)

Carmen Sternwood: Is he as cute as you are?
Philip Marlowe: Nobody is.

Movie Quote of the Day – Strangers on a Train, 1951 (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)

Bruno Antony: Want to hear one of my ideas for a perfect murder?