The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story (1940)

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Macaulay Connor: Champagne's funny stuff. I'm used to whiskey. Whiskey is a slap on the back, and champagne's heavy mist before my eyes.

Margaret Lord: We both might face the facts that neither of us has proved to be a very great success as a wife.
Tracy Lord: We just picked the wrong first husband.

Dinah Lord: Oh, it won't rain. Tracy won't stand for it.

George Kittredge: You're like some marvelous, distant, well, queen, I guess. You're so cool and fine and always so much your own. There's a kind of beautiful purity about you, Tracy, like, like a statue.
Tracy Lord: George.
George Kittredge: Oh, it's grand, Tracy. It's what everybody feels about you. It's what I first worshipped you for from afar.
Tracy Lord: I don't want to be worshipped. I want to be loved.

Tracy Lord: Oh, we're going to talk about me again, are we? Goody.

Macaulay Connor: The prettiest sight in this fine pretty world is the privileged class enjoying its privileges.

Macaulay Connor: I don't think you're being fair to me, Mr. Kidd.
Sidney Kidd: No?
Macaulay Connor: No. You're treating me like you treat all your other writers.

Macaulay Connor: I would sell my grandmother for a drink - and you know how I love my grandmother.

Uncle Willie: Must we ride in this thing? Wouldn't we be more comfortable on pogo sticks?

C. K. Dexter Haven: You'll never be a first class human being or a first class woman until you've learned to have some regard for human frailty.

Margaret Lord: The course of true love.
Macaulay Connor: ...gathers no moss.

George Kittredge: I'm going to build you an ivory tower with my own two hands.
Tracy Lord: Like fun you are.

Macaulay Connor: Tell four footmen to call me in time for lunch will you?

Macaulay Connor: This is the Bridal Suite. Would you send up a couple of caviar sandwiches and a bottle of beer?
Margaret Lord: What? Who is this?
Macaulay Connor: This is the Voice of Doom calling. Your days are numbered, to the seventh son of the seventh son.
Margaret Lord: Hello? Hello?
Tracy Lord: What's the matter?
Margaret Lord: One of the servants has been at the sherry again.

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Trivia: Katharine Hepburn played this role on broadway, it was written for her. She had Howard Hughes buy her the movie rights so only she could play it at the movies. She didn't want any other actress playing Tracey Lord.

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