“Somewhere in Time” quotes

(1980)
Movie Somewhere in Time
Title Somewhere in Time
Year 1980
Director Jeannot Szwarc
Genre Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Plot – In 1972, college student Richard Collier celebrates the success of his play as he wants to become a famous playwright indeed. While he's surrounded by friends, an old woman approaches him and hands him a watch. Eight years later, Richard has achieved his success but he has never forgotten the old woman, so he goes to the Grand Hotel in Chicago to find some explanations. In the theater of the hotel in fact, Richard finds the picture of an actress who played there in 1912 who looks like the old woman of the watch. Her name was Elise McKenna and Richard wants to discover everything about her.
All actors – Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Teresa Wright, Bill Erwin, George Voskovec, Susan French, John Alvin, Eddra Gale, Audrey Bennett, William H. Macy, Laurence Coven
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  • The man of my dreams has almost faded now. The one I have created in my mind. The sort of man each woman dreams of, in the deepest and most secret reaches of her heart. I can almost see him now before me. What would I say to him if he were really here? "Forgive me. I have never known this feeling. I have lived without it all my life. Is it any... (continue)(continue reading)
    Jane Seymour - Elise McKenna
    [Tag:feeling, love, words]
  • “- Elise McKenna: You will marry me, won't you?
    - Richard Collier: Sorry.
    - Elise McKenna: You won't?
    - Richard Collier: Sure. I was just laughing at the way you asked, that's all.
    - Elise McKenna: For one moment there, I thought you had a wife and children back home somewhere.”

    Jane Seymour - Elise McKenna
    Christopher Reeve - Richard Collier
    [Tag:marriage]
  • “- Laura Roberts: Where did you get that?
    - Richard Collier: Well, she gave it to me, ma'am. At the opening of a play I wrote eight years ago at Millfield College.
    - Laura Roberts: That watch was very precious to her. She never, never left it out of her possession. It disappeared the night she died.
    - Richard Collier: She died that night?”

    Teresa Wright - Laura Roberts
    Christopher Reeve - Richard Collier
    [Tag:affection, death]
  • “I am an actress, Mr. Robinson, not a doormat. Do not attempt to wipe your boots on me.”
    Jane Seymour - Elise McKenna
    [Tag:pride, respect]
  • “- Richard Collier: Arthur, you know, in the Hall of History there's a photograph, a young woman. There's no nameplate.
    - Arthur Biehl: Yes, that's Elise McKenna. She was a famous actress in her day. Starred in a play in the hotel theater.
    - Richard Collier: I'm sorry. Did you say there was a theaterhere?
    - Arthur Biehl: Yes. Down by the lake.
    -...” (continue)
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    Christopher Reeve - Richard Collier
    Bill Erwin - Arthur Biehl
    [Tag:actors, past, theater]
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