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Salient Movie Lines from the Golden Age to Impart Surefire Love on V-Day eCards

13 Feb

eCardsAre you tired of searching out of the ordinary goodies for your loved one? Well, instead of the luxury Swiss chocolates and traditional red roses. These are just some infallible feelings mustered from classic films to supplement and transcribe on eCards for the feast of Saint Valentine.

She Done Him Wrong (1933)
Captain Cummings: Haven’t you ever met a man that could make you happy?

Gone with the Wind (1939)
Rhett Butler: I’ve loved you more than I’ve ever loved any woman and I’ve waited for you longer than I’ve ever waited for any woman.

Yet another, Rhett’s line
“Forgive me for startling you with the impetuosity of my sentiments… But it cannot have escaped your notice that for some time past the friendship I have felt for you has ripened into a deeper feeling. A feeling more beautiful, more pure, more sacred. Dare I name it? Can it be love?”

The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Tracy Lord: I don’t want to be worshipped. I want to be loved.

And when her father enlightens the wealthy socialite…
Seth Lord: You have everything it takes to make a lovely woman except the one essential: an understanding heart. And without that you might just as well be made of bronze.

Casablanca (1942)
Ilsa: With the whole world crumbling, we pick this time to fall in love.

To Have and Have Not (1944)
[While Marie “Slim” Browning kisses Harry “Steve” Morgan]
Slim: It’s even better when you help.

Notorious (1946)
Alicia: There’s nothing like a love song to give you a good laugh.

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)
Blanche DuBois: Astrological sign. I’ll bet you were born under Aries. Aries people are forceful, dynamic, they dote on noise. They love to bang things around.

Love Story (1970)
Oliver Barrett IV: Love means never having to say you’re sorry.


Truly Treasured Movie Lines in Five Classic Films that I Fancy Most

31 May

Yet again, it feels like I love watching my five sought after flicks from the Golden Age once more. And I’ve bunched up here the most cherished quotes and dialogues relating to my all time fave classic movies. I hope you’ll also enjoy my favorites!

It Happened One Night (1934)
Starring: Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert
Two great paramours of the silver screen in the magnificent of idealistic rom-comedies!

Ellie Andrews: Have you ever been in love, Peter?
Peter Warne: Me?
Ellie Andrews: Yes. Haven’t you ever thought about it at all? It seems to me you, you could make some girl wonderfully happy.
Peter Warne: Sure I’ve thought about it. Who hasn’t? If I could ever meet the right sort of girl. Aw, where you gonna find her? Somebody that’s real. Somebody that’s alive. They don’t come that way anymore. Have I ever thought about it? I’ve even been sucker enough to make plans. You know, I saw an island in the Pacific once. I’ve never been able to forget it. That’s where I’d like to take her. She’d have to be the sort of a girl who’d… well, who’d jump in the surf with me and love it as much as I did. You know, nights when you and the moon and the water all become one. You feel you’re part of something big and marvelous. That’s the only place to live… where the stars are so close over your head you feel you could reach up and stir them around. Certainly, I’ve been thinking about it. Boy, if I could ever find a girl who was hungry for those things…
Ellie Andrews: Take me with you, Peter. Take me to your island. I want to do all those things you talked about.

Philadelphia Story (1940)
Starring: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart
Broadway’s breathtaking year-run comedy blockbuster of the supercilious civilization of splendor who glided and fell – in L.O.V.E!

C. K. Dexter Haven: The moon is also a goddess, chaste and virginal.
Tracy Lord: Stop using those foul words.

A Letter to Three Wives (1949)
Starring: Ejane Crain, Linda Darell, and Anne Sothern
This is a tale of three people who wonders a lot and a man who wanders around.

Porter Hollingsway: It’s a man’s world. Yeah! See something you want, go after it and get it! That’s nature. It’s why we’re made strong and women weak. Strong conquer and provide for the weak. That’s what a man’s for! Teach our kids that, there’d be more men!

All About Eve (1950)
Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter and George Sanders
More or less it’s about women–and their gents!

Addison DeWitt: That I should want you at all suddenly strikes me as the height of improbability. But that in itself is probably the reason: You’re an improbable person, Eve, and so am I. We have that in common. Also our contempt for humanity and inability to love and be loved, insatiable ambition, and talent. We deserve each other.

Some Like it Hot (1959)
There are no precise words to describe her hotness.
Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon

Sugar:  I don’t care how rich he is, as long as he has a yacht, his own private railroad car, and his own toothpaste.

Glorious Quotes from Classic Hollywood Actors

27 Apr

Just like the previous post, I’ve compiled my preferred actors from the Hollywood’s Golden Age and their notable unwritten citations regarding their impeccable existence as a public figure.

Henry Fonda
One-Take Fonda

“If there is something in my eyes, a kind of honesty in the face, then I guess you could say that’s the man I’d like to be, the man I want to be.”

James Cagney
The Professional Againster

“There’s not much to say about acting but this. Never settle back on your heels. Never relax. If you relax, the audience relaxes. And always mean everything you say.”

Marlon Brando
The Pioneer of Method Acting

“I don’t think it’s the nature of any man to be monogamous. Men are propelled by genetically ordained impulses over which they have no control to distribute their seed.”

Paul Newman
The Gravelly Voice Classic Actor

“I can say fairly safely that I didn’t really know much about acting until I got to be in my fifties.”

Spencer Tracy
The Man with Lopsided Fedora Hat

“I couldn’t be a director because I couldn’t put up with the actors. I don’t have the patience. Why, I’d probably kill the actors. Not to mention some of the beautiful actresses.” 

Illustrious Quotes from Classic Hollywood Actresses

12 Feb

In point of fact, I am amazed by actresses from the Hollywood’s Golden Age who are entertaining yet really clever to answer and express themselves truthfully in the sphere of film archive and mass media.  So, I rustle up a shortlist of my favorite silver screen Mademoiselles along with their remarkable speech marks about their prestige life and apprehensions in movie industry.

Greta Garbo
The Swedish Sphinx

“Being a movie star, and this applies to all of them, means being looked at from every possible direction. You are never left at peace, you’re just fair game.”

Katharine Hepburn
First Lady of Cinema

“Life can be wildly tragic at times, and I’ve had my share. But whatever happens to you, you have to keep a slightly comic attitude. In the final analysis, you have got not to forget to laugh.”

Lucille Ball
The First Lady of Television

“Once in his life, every man is entitled to fall madly in love with a gorgeous redhead.”

Ginger Rogers
The Hollywood’s Highest Paid Star of 1942

“Intelligence, adaptability and talent. And by talent I mean the capacity for hard work. Lots of girls come here with little but good looks. Beauty is a valuable asset, but it is not the whole cheese.”

Myrna Loy
Queen of Hollywood

“Why does every black person in the movies have to play a servant? How about a black person walking up the steps of a courthouse carrying a briefcase?”

Classic Actor of the Day: Clint Eastwood

31 May

Dirty Harry star turns 82 today. Happy Birthday Sir Clint Eastwood!!! His career has surpassed the 57-year milestone in Hollywood, as a special mark of respect to an incredible actor-director-producer. I’ve piled up some of his snapshots from his leading roles in A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and up to Dirty Harry.

A Fistful of Dollars (1964) as Joey
“I don’t think it’s nice, you laughin’. You see, my mule don’t like people laughing. He gets the crazy idea you’re laughin’ at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you’re going to, I might convince him that you really didn’t mean it.”

For a Few Dollars More (1965) as Monco

“Tell me, isn’t the sheriff supposed to be courageous, loyal, and above all, honest?”

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) as Blondie
“God is not on our side because he hates idiots also.”

Hang ‘Em High (1968) as Jed Cooper
“Well, I don’t care how you slice it – whether there’s nine men out in the plains with a dirty rope or a judge with his robe on in front of the American flag – those boys are going to be just as dead as if they’d been lynched.”

Coogan’s Bluff (1968) as Walt Coogan
“All right now, I don’t like violence, Mr. Wonderful whatever your name is. You better drop that blade, or you won’t believe what happens next, even while it’s happening.”

Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970) as Hogan
“All the women I’ve ever known were natural-born liars but I never knew about nuns until now.”

Kelly’s Heroes (1970) as Pvt. Kelly
“Well, if you were looking for a young boy, you should have sent somebody else, Joe.”

The Beguiled (1971) as John McBurney
“I’ve just been thinking about all the advantages a one-legged man has. He saves on socks. He doesn’t have to worry about trimming as many toenails… fewer corns and bunions. I’ve been contemplating asking her to cut off the other one.”

Play Misty for Me (1971) as David Garver
“You haven’t got the faintest idea of what love is, we don’t even know each other.”

Dirty Harry (1971) as Harry Callahan

“I know what you’re thinking, punk. You’re thinking “did he fire six shots or only five?” Now to tell you the truth I forgot myself in all this excitement. But being this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world and will blow you head clean off, you’ve gotta ask yourself a question: “Do I feel lucky?” Well, do ya, punk?”