The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
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Lucy Muir: I wish you wouldn't swear. It's so ugly.
Captain Gregg: If you think that's ugly, it's a good thing you can't read me thoughts.

Lucy Muir: It's no crime to be alive.
Captain Gregg: No, my dear, sometimes it's a great inconvenience. The living can be hurt.

Lucy Muir: This is he 20th century. We must rid ourselves of the old fetishes and taboos.

Captain Daniel Gregg: Come back here, you blasted grampus.

Anna Muir as an Adult: You know my weakness for sailormen.
Lucy Muir: Well, it's the first I've heard of it.
Anna Muir as an Adult: Oh, it's a lifelong vice.

Captain Daniel Gregg: I was young, but I was never foolish. Inexperienced, perhaps. Curious, as young men are. Eager for adventure. I matured early.

Anna Muir as an Adult: Perhaps, he did come back and talk to us? Wouldn't it be wonderful if he had? Then you'd have something - you know what I mean - to look back on with happiness.

Lucy Muir: I don't know anything about the sea, except that it is romantic.
Captain Gregg: Hmm. That's what all landsmen think. Seamen know better.
Lucy Muir: Then why do they go to sea?
Captain Gregg: Because they haven't the sense to stay ashore.

Captain Daniel Gregg: You must make your own life amongst the living and, whether you meet fair winds or foul, find your own way to harbor in the end.

Captain Gregg: My dear, never let anyone tell you to be ashamed of your figure.

Sproule - London Publisher: Bless my soul, madam, I've got to publish this bilge in order to stay in business, but I don't have to read it.

Captain Gregg: Blasted women. Always make trouble when you allow one aboard.

Captain Daniel Gregg: It's my experience that women will do anything for money.

Continuity mistake: When Lucy is looking over Gull Cottage, for the first time, she opens the left window next to the telescope, but once outside, it's the right window that is left open.


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Question: Did they have signs for smoking cars on the train windows in that era?

Answer: Yes they did. In 1868 the Railway Regulation Bill was passed in the UK which forced railway companies to designate certain cars as smoking cars. This bill was passed in response to companies banning smoking altogether on their trains.


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