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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby moira finnie » May 9th, 2015, 1:39 pm

These are delightful choices! Here's one from our pal knitwit on Facebook:
"Personally, Veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young".

I'll add the first one posted now and the others a bit later, but all comers are welcome. We are replacing Charlotte Vale's epiphany from Now, Voyager (1942), "I'm not afraid. I'm not afraid, mother. I'm...not afraid, " with Norma Bates' comment from Psycho (1960): "A boy's best friend is his mother."
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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby moira finnie » May 10th, 2015, 1:04 pm

Today we will be changing the quote to a line soun beautifully by Agnes Moorehead in Citizen Kane (1941):
"I've got his trunk all packed. I've had it packed for a week now."
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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby moira finnie » May 11th, 2015, 3:39 pm

"Personally, Veda's convinced me that alligators have the right idea. They eat their young," the immortal lines that sprang to life with Eve Arden's sharp characterization in Mildred Pierce (1945), has been posted. Thanks for your input--and let's keep those a quips comin'...;-)
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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby Masha » May 11th, 2015, 4:16 pm

“Somebody up there has got it in for me. I bet it’s my mother.“ Mamma Mia

"As your mother tells you, and my mother certainly told me, it is important, she always used to say, always to try new things." Hannibal
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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby movieman1957 » May 30th, 2015, 9:05 pm

"Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing."
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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby moira finnie » June 6th, 2015, 9:20 am

movieman1957 wrote:"Miss Jean Louise, stand up. Your father's passing."

Good one for Father's Day, Chris.

Does anyone else have a quote from a classic film related to fatherhood?
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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby moira finnie » June 22nd, 2015, 9:25 am

The current quote on the banner is from Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)...

Any summertime quotes from classic films that you could suggest?
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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby Professional Tourist » June 22nd, 2015, 5:03 pm

I don't know if this is a 'summertime' quote, but it is from Summer Holiday (1948), spoken on the fourth of July:

"I always knew you could succeed if you'd just abstain. . .if you'd only. . .you know?"

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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby moira finnie » June 23rd, 2015, 7:22 am

Professional Tourist wrote:I don't know if this is a 'summertime' quote, but it is from Summer Holiday (1948), spoken on the fourth of July:

"I always knew you could succeed if you'd just abstain. . .if you'd only. . .you know?"

I like it, PT.


How about this nugget spoken by Mrs. Venerable (Katharine Hepburn)?
"Each day we would carve each day like a piece of sculpture, leaving behind us a trail of days like a gallery of sculpture until suddenly, last summer."
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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby Masha » June 24th, 2015, 10:30 pm

Tsar Nicholas II: "Oh, God, but it's good to be alive! The Earth is like a field in summer, just bursting with good things."

Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)


It is not of summer but I like this one very much:

Mrs. Hilda Courtney: "It's so terribly awkward, having a dead body around, don't you agree Mr. Holmes?"

Dressed to Kill (1946)
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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby moira finnie » June 25th, 2015, 6:36 am

Nicely ironic choices, Masha.
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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby moira finnie » July 2nd, 2015, 10:51 am

This week's summery quote is a choice selected by Masha. It is spoken by Czar Nicholas II (Michael Jayston) in Nicholas and Alexandra (1971)

Does anyone have any Fourth of July-themed quotes from classic films that they would like to suggest for our banner?
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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby movieman1957 » July 6th, 2015, 3:01 pm

A nice selection of swim suits on the banner though.
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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby Lomm » July 6th, 2015, 5:13 pm

Who can name all the movies shown?

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Re: Vote for Your Favorite Movie Quotes for the Banner

Postby Professional Tourist » July 6th, 2015, 7:26 pm

movieman1957 wrote:A nice selection of swim suits on the banner though.

Thanks for mentioning it, so I could clear my browser cache to see it. :)

I agree, a very nice, summery banner. Thanks, Lomm. 8)


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