“Garbo Talks” quotes(1984)
Plot – Estelle is a harmless prisoner fond of Greta Garbo. When she learns the actress has a brain tumor and has only six months to live, she decides to meet her at any costs.
All actors – Anne Bancroft, Ron Silver, Carrie Fisher, Catherine Hicks, Steven Hill, Howard Da Silva, Dorothy Loudon, Harvey Fierstein, Hermione Gingold, Richard B. Shull, Michael Lombard, Ed Crowleyshow all
“Garbo Talks” Quotes 14 quotes
“- Estelle Rolfe: I wanna meet Garbo!
- Gilbert Rolfe: Why?
- Estelle Rolfe: Why shouldn't I? I'm dying!”
“- Gilbert Rolfe: Are you the man who took photographs of Greta Garbo?
- Angelo Dokakis: She can't sue - I stood 50 feet away. You can't deprive a man of his livelihood.”
“If your head's in the toilet, don't blow bubbles.”
“I never should have lent my name to this fiasco!”
“- Bernie Whitlock: What are you looking for? We're all looking for something.
- Gilbert Rolfe: You're not going to believe me. I'm looking for Greta Garbo.”
“- Jane Mortimer: Hi! I'm going for a sandwich. Do you want to come?
- Gilbert Rolfe: I probably should tell you, Jane - I'm married.
- Jane Mortimer: I just invited you to eat a sandwich.
- Gilbert Rolfe: Oh, eh, okay.”
I turned on the TV. They were playing "Queen Christina". That close-up of you at the end, I thought it would never end. I mean it just went on and on and on. Oh, God, how I hated you. I really hated myself. I thought if I looked like you, if I had that face, if I had those eyes, I wouldn't be so alone.
“I think elevators are very sexual. Don't you? I have this fantasy that I'm in an elevator, all alone with this man, that I've never met before in my life. And he just keeps staring at me. All of the sudden, he reaches out and he touches my breasts.”
“I saw her once, last summer, walking along the beach. She was wearing a big hat and sunglasses and a long flowing cape. Yeah, she was, she was walking along in a light rain, without an umbrella. I don't think anybody even knew who she was. Then, all of the sudden, she just, ahm, disappeared into a house and I never saw her again.”
“You know, I know everybody's got to die, but I really thought I was gonna be the first exception.”