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Movie Quote of the Day – Ride The Pink Horse, 1947 (dir. Robert Montgomery)


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Lucky Gagin: I’m gonna cut you in.
Poncho: Cut me in?
Lucky Gagin: Five grand.
Poncho: Grand?
Lucky Gagin: Five thousand bucks.
Poncho: You got that much money?
Lucky Gagin: I’m gonna get it.
Poncho: Yeah, lots of people gonna get lots of things, but they don’t.

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Movie Quote of the Day – Our Blushing Brides, 1930 (dir. Harry Beaumont)  


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Tony: You don’t believe in inhibition, do you?
Jerry: When a man begins to talk about inhibitions, it’s time to look at the view.

Movie Quote of the Day – Night Must Fall, 1937 (dir. Richard Thorpe)


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Danny: What’s that? Like the sound of a big wall falling over into the sea. Everything’s slipping out from under me. Can’t you feel it? Starting in slow, then hundreds of miles an hour. There’s a wind in my ears, a terrible rushing wind. Everything’s going past me like telegraph poles! Everything’s going backwards! Everything I’ve ever seen! Faster and faster, back to the day I was born! I could see it coming — the day I was born! I’m going to die.

Movie Quote of the Day – Here Comes Mr. Jordan, 1941 (dir. Alexander Hall)


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Messenger 7013: I have an idea, Mr. Jordan, couldn’t we have him reborn?
Joe Pendleton: Nothing doing; I’m not gonna go through *that* again!

Movie Quote of the Day – Mr. & Mrs. Smith, 1941 (dir. Alfred Hitchcock)


Ann: If you had it all to do over again, would you still have married me?
David: Honestly, no.

Movie Quote of the Day – Private Lives, 1931 (dir. Sidney Franklin)


Elyot Chase: You don’t hold any mystery for me darling; do you mind? There isn’t a part of you I don’t know, remember, and want.

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.

Oscar Vault Monday – The Divorcee, 1930 (dir. Robert Z. Leonard)


While I think the Academy definitely made the right choice with their Best Picture winner for the 1929/1930 season (this was before they gave out their awards according to calendar years), there were a few films that year that are way too much fun to ever be forgotten. One of those films was the 1930 film The Divorcee, starring “The Queen of MGM” – Norma Shearer. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one:Best Writing, Best Actress Norma Shearer (won), Best Director, Best Picture. The other nominees that year were The Big House, Disraeli, The Love Parade and winner All Quite on the Western Front.

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