some fun stuff from Hollywood....
ggreat lines & film quotes from the stars
=================================================== From Out of the Past
Jane Greer at roulette wheel
Robert Mitchum: that's not the way to play it Greer: why? Mitchum: it's not the way to win Greer: is there a way to win? Mitchum: well there's a way to lose more slowly
another scene with Mitchum & Virginia Huston talking about Jane Greer
Huston: what was she like? Mitchum: you don't want to know Huston: people aren't all bad Mitchum: she comes closest
================================== from a 1950's TV interview with John Ford
interviewer: when you began in films, what were you trying to achieve ?
Ford: (thoughtfully) I was trying to achieve (pauses, raises cigar above his head)........ a check!!
================================== from an interview of Vincent Price by Dick Cavett
Cavett: you are a great horror film actor, what would be your worst nightmare? Price, avid art collector & gourmet: walking into an antique store & spotting the Mona Lisa propped up on a chair with a $100 price tag.. just as some idiot puts his umbrella through the painting
Mae West being interviewed at a 1940's premiere
interviewer: Miss West, what are you hobbies??
Mae West: ............ Men !!
Interviewer: Why haven't you married?
Mae West: Because it would interfere with my hobby....
(Mae's line from She Done Me Wrong "Is that a banana in your pocket or are you just happy to see me" was one more of the things in addition to Maureen O'Sullivan's scant oufit she wore in Tarzan that helped lead to the censorship that severely limited mainstream films from 1934-50's)
Mickey Rooney & Buddy Hackett in It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World, with hackett at the controls of the un-piloted airplane as it flies in/out an airplane hanger (one of the funniest films of all time. I can imagine how funny it was to audiences of teh day who had never seen anything like it.. I remember it myself.!)
Rooney (yelling): what are ya trying to scare me? Hackett :No Rooney (yelling): Well you did.....
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