“Victor Victoria” quotes(1982)
Plot – In Paris in 1934, poor artist Victoria meets Toddy, a stand-up comedian who has been fired because of a scuffle. Toddy and Victoria decide to create a popular character who is going to upset the nightclubs’ scene in Paris. That is how Victoria becomes Victor, an effeminate Polish noble who has dancing and singing skills. Among his fans, a businessman from Chicago, Kind Marchand, is suspicious and hires a private detective to discover if Victor is actually a man or a woman.
All actors – Julie Andrews, James Garner, Robert Preston, Lesley Ann Warren, Alex Karras, John Rhys-Davies, Graham Stark, Peter Arne, Herb Tanney, Michael Robbins, Norman Chancer, David Gantshow all
“Victor Victoria” Quotes 31 quotes
- Victoria Grant: You know, pretending to be a man does have its disadvantages.
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: My dear Count, you just said a cotton pickin' mouthful.
“- Norma Cassady: You know, I know he's supposed to protect you, but does he have to stay in the same suite with us? I mean I just keep expecting him to break in while we're, uh... while we're making love.
- King Marchand: He'd only do that if he heard something unusual. Like if I got excited!”
- Victoria Grant: I was the leading soprano for the Bath Touring Light Opera Company...
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: You're very athletic for a soprano.
- Victoria Grant: That's because I had three brothers.
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: Oh, I know what you mean. I grew up with two older sisters.
“- King Marchand: I don't care if you are a man.
- Victoria Grant: I'm... not a man.
- King Marchand: I still don't care.”
“- King Marchand: Milk.
- Bartender: Would that be cow's milk, monsieur, or mother's milk?
- King Marchand: How about your sister's?”
- Victoria Grant: Let me ask you a question.
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: You want to know if I'm a homosexual.
- Victoria Grant: No. I want to know if you're a hypochondriac.
“- Victoria Grant: Your problem, Mr. Marchand, is that you're preoccupied with stereotypes. I think it's as simple as you're one kind of man, I'm another.
- King Marchand: And what kind are you?
- Victoria Grant: One that doesn't have to prove it. To myself, or anyone.”
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: You know, I think that the right woman could reform you, too.
- Norma Cassady: Me? Give up men? Forget it!
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: You took the words right out of my mouth.
- Victoria Grant: If all goes well, I expect to leavehere poor, but sated. I have a... a bug in my purse. At the appropriate moment, it goes in my salad.
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: It'll never work.
- Victoria Grant: A bug in my salad?
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: In a place like this, it would be an event if there wasn't a bug in your salad.
- Norma Cassady: I just love Frenchmen.
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: Oh, so do I!
“- King Marchand: If you were a man, I'd knock your block off.
- Victoria Grant: And prove that you're a man?
- King Marchand: That's a woman's argument.”
“It's a wise man who knows when to throw in the towel.”
“- King Marchand: I just find it hard to believe that you're a man.
- Victoria Grant: Because you found me attractive as a woman?
- King Marchand: Yes, as a matter of fact.
- Victoria Grant: That happens frequently.”
“There's nothing more inconvenient than an old queen with a head cold.”
“It happens to everyone... men, mean. We're lucky... women, I mean... we can fake it if we have to.”
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: You were going to trade your virtue for a meatball!
- Victoria Grant: Well, I was out of my mind with hunger at the time, and at least it was something for something.
- Labisse: If you ever come back, I will have you thrown out.
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: Don't make it sound like such a threat. Being thrown out of a place like this is significantly better than being thrown out of a leper colony.
- Victoria Grant: Men have Adam's apples.
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: So do some women.
- Victoria Grant: Name one.
- Carole "Toddy" Todd: Nana Lanu.