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All About Eve - 1950 Movie Quotes


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4391 Miss Casswell is an actress, a graduate of the Copacabana school of Dramatic Art. (full quote)
4391 Fasten your seat belts, it's going to be a bumpy night. (full quote)
4391 All of a sudden, she's playing Hamlet's mother! (full quote)
4391 I'm afraid Mr. De Witt would find me boring before too long. (full quote)
4391 You won't bore him, honey. You won't even get a chance to talk. (full quote)
18781 You're too short for that gesture. . . . (full quote)
18781 Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night. (full quote)
  she's a loose lamb in a jungle (full quote)
  You're maudlin and full of self-pity. You're magnificent. (full quote)
  You're too short for that gesture. (full quote)
  Does Miss Channing know she ordered domestic gin instead of imported gin, by mistake? It was no mistake and I hope it burns. (full quote)
  bill; seams, seams! MARGOT; He cant keep his eyes of my legs. bill; Like wrinkled orange peels. MARGOT; Byron couldnt have said it better! (full quote)
26002 P1; Did Miss Channing know she ordered domestic gin instead of imported gin by mistake? P2; It was no mistake and I hope it burns. (full quote)
  bill's here, baby. (full quote)
Reb Funny business, a woman's career, the things you drop on the way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget you'll need them again when you get back to being a woman. It's one career all females have in common--being a woman. Sooner or later we've got to work at it no matter how many other careers we've had or wanted. And in the last analysis nothing is any good unless you can look up just before dinner or turn around in bed and there he is. Without that you're not a woman. You're something with a French provincial office or a book full of clippings but you're not a woman. Slow, curtain, the end. (full quote)
Reb Funny business, a woman's career, the things you drop on the way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget you'll need them again when you get back to being a woman. It's one career all females have in common--being a woman. Sooner or later we've got to work at it no matter how many other careers we've had or wanted. And in the last analysis nothing is any good unless you can look up just before dinner or turn around in bed and there he is. Without that you're not a woman. You're something with a French provincial office or a book full of clippings but you're not a woman. Slow, curtain, the end. (full quote)
Reb Funny business, a woman's career, the things you drop on the way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget you'll need them again when you get back to being a woman. It's one career all females have in common--being a woman. Sooner or later we've got to work at it no matter how many other careers we've had or wanted. And in the last analysis nothing is any good unless you can look up just before dinner or turn around in bed and there he is. Without that you're not a woman. You're something with a French provincial office or a book full of clippings but you're not a woman. Slow, curtain, the end. (full quote)
Reb Funny business, a woman's career, the things you drop on the way up the ladder so you can move faster. You forget you'll need them again when you get back to being a woman. It's one career all females have in common--being a woman. Sooner or later we've got to work at it no matter how many other careers we've had or wanted. And in the last analysis nothing is any good unless you can look up just before dinner or turn around in bed and there he is. Without that you're not a woman. You're something with a French provincial office or a book full of clippings but you're not a woman. Slow, curtain, the end. (full quote)
  If equity or my lawyer can't or won't do anything about it I will personally stuff that pathetic, little, lost lamb down Mr. De Witt's ugly throat. (full quote)
GhoulyGirl13 bill's thirty-two. He looks thirty-two. He looked it five years ago, he'll look it twenty years from now. I hate men (full quote)
GhoulyGirl13 Him: A Hollywood movie star just arrived. Her: Shucks, and I sent my autograph book to the cleaner. (full quote)
GhoulyGirl13 Why do they all look like unhappy rabbits? (full quote)
droshky Look closely, Eve. It's time you did. I am Addison De Witt, I'm nobody's fool, least of all yours. (full quote)
droshky 1) Oh waiter... 2) That's not a waiter, my dear, that's a BUTLER 1) Well I can't yell -Oh butler- can I ? maybe somebody's name is Butler! 2) You've got a point. An idiotic one, but a point. (full quote)
droshky To those of you who do not read, attend the theater, listen to unsponsored radio programs or know anything of the world in which you live, it is perhaps necessary to introduce myself. My name is Addison De Witt. My native habitat is the theater. In it, I toil not, neither do I spin. I am a critic and commentator. I am essential to the theatre. (full quote)
10929 Everybody has a heart, except some people. (full quote)
10929 I hate men. (full quote)
  I'm so happy you're happy (full quote)
10929 She's like she was studying you, like you were a play or a book or a set of blueprints. (full quote)
10929 I haven't got a union. I'm slave labor. (full quote)
42152 I don't know that I'd 'take you' for anything. (full quote)
42152 Well I can't just call out 'butler', can I? Someone's name might be Butler. (full quote)
42876 I admit I've seen better days, but I'll still not be had for the price of a cocktail like a salted peanut. (full quote)
10929 --Who was it? --Just a taxi driver, Miss Harrington. You left the award in his cab and he brought it back. --Oh, put it on one of the trunks, will you? I want to pack it. --Sure, Miss Harrington. (full quote)
Nanny what a story, everything but the bloodhounds snappin' at her rear end. (full quote)
TheFilmFreak Well, if she can act, she might not be too bad. She looks like she might burn down a plantation. (full quote)
TheFilmFreak The Cub Room. what a clever name. The Cub Room - where the elite meet. Never have I seen so much elite, all with their eyes on me, waiting for me to knock that little gnome in the noggin with a bottle. (full quote)
DJ74 If nothing else, there's applause... like waves of love pouring over the footlights. (full quote)
DJ74 1.) what do you take me for? 2.) I don't know that I'd take you for anything. (full quote)
DJ74 Now, remember, as long as you live, never to laugh at me -- at anything or anyone else, but never at me (full quote)
DJ74 Margo is a great star, a true star. She never was or will be anything less or anything else. (full quote)
DJ74 1.) Have you no human consideration? 2.) Show me a human, and I might have! (full quote)
DJ74 I detest cheap sentiment (full quote)
DJ74 While you wait you can read my column. It'll make minutes fly like hours. (full quote)
DJ74 The bed looks like a dead animal act. (full quote)
DJ74 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. (full quote)
DJ74 1.) Tell me this, do they have auditions for television? 2.) That's, uh, all television is, my dear, nothing but auditions. (full quote)
DJ74 Nice speech, Eve. But I wouldn't worry too much about your heart. You can always put that award where your heart ought to be (full quote)
DJ74 1.) What should I tell Tyrone Power for you? 2.) Just give him my phone number; I'll tell him myself. (full quote)
DJ74 ALL playwrights should be dead for three hundred years! (full quote)
DJ74 There comes a time that a piano realizes that it has not written a concerto. (full quote)
DJ74 Don't cry. Just score it as an incomplete forward pass. (full quote)
DJ74 Let the rest of the world beat their brains out for a buck. It's friends that count. And I got friends (full quote)