“The Lady Vanishes” quotes

Movie The Lady Vanishes
Alfred Hitchcock directed this movie in 1938
Title The Lady Vanishes
Year 1938
Director Alfred Hitchcock
Genre Comedy, Thriller, Mystery
All actors – Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave, Paul Lukas, Dame May Whitty, Cecil Parker, Linden Travers, Naunton Wayne, Basil Radford, Mary Clare, Emile Boreo, Googie Withers, Sally Stewart, Philip Leaver, Selma Vaz Dias, Catherine Lacey, Josephine Wilson, Charles Oliver, Kathleen Tremaine, Alfred Hitchcock, Roy Russell
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  • “I'm about as popular as a dose of strychnine.”
    Michael Redgrave - Gilbert
  • “I've no regrets. I've been everywhere and done everything. I've eaten caviar at Cannes, sausage rolls at the dogs. I've played baccarat at Biarritz and darts with the rural dean. What is there left for me but marriage?”
    Margaret Lockwood - Iris Henderson
  • “- Charters: You can't expect to put the two of us up in the maid's room.
    - Hotel manager: Well don't get excited. I'll remove the maid out.”

    Basil Radford - Charters
    Naunton Wayne - Hotel manager
  • “I never think you should judge any country by its politics. After all, we English are quite honest by nature, aren't we?”
    Dame May Whitty - Miss Froy
  • “- Gilbert: I just had the most idiotic idea.
    - Iris Henderson: I quite believe that....”

    Michael Redgrave - Gilbert
    Margaret Lockwood - Iris Henderson
    [Tag:ideas, stupidity]
  • “Never climb a fence if you can sit on it.”
    Michael Redgrave - Gilbert
  • “- Dr. Hartz: And I am Dr. Egon Hartz; you may have heard of me.
    - Gilbert: Not the brain surgeon?
    - Dr. Hartz: Yes, the same.
    - Gilbert: Yes, you flew over to England the other day and operated on one of our cabinet ministers.
    - Dr. Hartz: Oh, yes.
    - Gilbert: Tell me, did you find anything?”

    Paul Lukas - Dr. Hartz
    Michael Redgrave - Gilbert
  • “- Gilbert: Come on, sit down, take it easy. What's the trouble?
    - Iris Henderson: If you must know, something fell on my head.
    - Gilbert: When, infancy?”

    Michael Redgrave - Gilbert
    Margaret Lockwood - Iris Henderson
  • “- Gilbert: Can I help?
    - Iris Henderson: Only by going away.
    - Gilbert: No, no, no, no. My father always taught me, never desert a lady in trouble. He even carried that as far as marrying Mother.”

    Michael Redgrave - Gilbert
    Margaret Lockwood - Iris Henderson
  • “- Iris Henderson: You're the most contemptible person I've ever met in all my life!
    - Gilbert: Confidentially, I think you're a bit of a stinker, too.”

    Margaret Lockwood - Iris Henderson
    Michael Redgrave - Gilbert
    [Tag:contempt, hatred]