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Sunset Boulevard - 1950 Movie Quotes


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4391 I am big. It's the pictures that got small (full quote)
4391 We didn't need dialogue. We had faces. (full quote)
4391 All right, Mr. De Mille. I'm ready for my closeup. (full quote)
  I was the first husband (full quote)
  Max: Back then, there were three young directors that showed promise, DW Griffth, Cecil B. DeMille and.... Joe: Max von Mayerling (full quote)
  You there! Why are you so late? Why have you kept me waiting so long? (full quote)
  Hey, don't I know you? You're Norma Desmond, you used to be in pictures, you used to be big. I am big...it's the pictures that got small! (full quote)
  She sat there behind those sunglasses coiled up like a watch spring... (full quote)
10929 There's nothing tragic about being fifty. Not unless you're trying to be twenty-five. (full quote)
10929 --Don't you sometimes hate yourself? --Constantly. (full quote)
10929 I'm rich. (full quote)
10929 --They'll love it in Pomona. --They'll love it everyplace. (full quote)
10929 --I didn't know you were planning a comeback. --I hate that word. It's a return. (full quote)
10929 Great stars have great pride. (full quote)
  No one ever leaves a star! (full quote)
10929 It was a great big elephant of a place, the kind of place crazy movie people built in the crazy twenties. (full quote)
38628A You're Norma Desmond. You used to be in silent pictures. You used to be big. I am big. It's the pictures that got small. (full quote)
38628A And I promise you I'll never desert you again because after 'Salome' we'll make another picture and another picture. You see, this is my life! It always will be! Nothing else! Just us, the cameras, and those wonderful people out there in the dark!... All right, Mr. DeMille, I'm ready for my close-up. (full quote)
10929 Poor devil - he always wanted a pool. (full quote)
10929 Fans, you all know Joe Gillis, the well-known screenwriter, uranium smugglar and Black Dahlia suspect. (full quote)
10929 --Well, hello, young fella. --Helle, Mr. DeMille. (full quote)
10929 what's wrong with being on the other side of the camera? (full quote)
10929 There were three young directors who showed promise in those days - D. W. Griffith, Cecil B. DeMille, and Max Von Mayerling. (full quote)
10929 No one ever leaves a star. (full quote)
10929 I'm not an executive, just a writer. (full quote)
10929 You know, older woman who is well-to-do and younger man who is not doing well. (full quote)
10929 Well, this is where you came in, back at that pool again, the one I always wanted. (full quote)
10929 You must understand, I discovered her at 16, I made her a star, and I cannot let her be destroyed. (full quote)
10929 Psychopaths sell like hot cakes. (full quote)
10929 The waxworks, dim figures from the silent days. (full quote)
10929 Great stars have great pride. (full quote)
10929 I talked to a couple of yes men at Metro. To me they said no. (full quote)
10929 They took the idols and smashed them, the Fairbanks, the Gilberts, the Valentinos! Who've we got now? Just some nobodies. (full quote)
10929 Wake up, Norma. You'll be killing yourself for an empty house. The audience left twenty years ago. (full quote)
10929 You made a rope of words and strangled this business. (full quote)
10929 There was a mahararajah who came all the way from India to beg one of her silk stockings. Later, he strangled himself with it. (full quote)
cwschimmel I am big! It's the pictures that got small. (full quote)