A Quote on Thursday: 1960’s Part 1

Cropped screenshot of Bette Davis and Joan Cra...

Cropped screenshot of Bette Davis and Joan Crawford from the film Category:Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (film) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Welcome back down memory lane – this week I’m gonna take a look at some of the quotes from films of the first half of the 1960’s. Now how many of these classics can you recall:

 

English: Screenshot of Jack Lemmon and Shirley...

English: Screenshot of Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine in the trailer of the film The Apartment (1960) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Apartment (1960):
“Did you hear what I said, Miss Kubelik? I absolutely adore you.”
Shut up and deal!”

Elmer Gantry

Elmer Gantry (Photo credit: Père Ubu)

Elmer Gantry (1960):
“I’ve heard many a powerful Bible-walloper, but you not only put the fear of God into them, you scared the hell out of ’em.”

A scene from The Little Shop of Horrors.

A scene from The Little Shop of Horrors. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 The Little Shop of Horrors (1960):
“I didn’t mean it.”

The Magnificent Seven, 1960

The Magnificent Seven, 1960 (Photo credit: thefoxling)

The Magnificent Seven (1960):
“The old man was right, only the farmers won. We lost. We’ll always lose.”

PsychoNorman says HELLO!

Psycho (1960):
“Well, a boy’s best friend is his mother.”

Psycho 2Home Sweet Home

Psycho (1960):
“Mother, my mother, uh, what is the phrase? – She isn’t qu-quite herself today.”

Cover of "Spartacus"

Cover of Spartacus

Spartacus (1960):
“I am Spartacus.”

 

Cover of "Breakfast at Tiffany's"

Cover of Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961):
“Listen, you know those days when you get the mean reds…No, the blues are because you’re getting fat or maybe it’s been raining too long. You’re just sad, that’s all. The mean reds are horrible. Suddenly you’re afraid, and you don’t know what you’re afraid of. Did you ever get that feeling?…When I get it, the only thing that does any good is to jump into a cab and go to Tiffany’s. Calms me down right away.”

The Birdman of AlcatrazScene from The Birdman of Alcatraz

The Birdman of Alcatraz (1962):
“That man has been a thorn in my side for over 40 years. But one thing about him – he never lied to me.”

Cover of "Dr. No (Two-Disc Ultimate Editi...

Cover of Dr. No (Two-Disc Ultimate Edition)

 Dr. No (1962):
“…Bond. James Bond.”

 

Cropped screenshot of Joan Crawford from the f...

Cropped screenshot of Joan Crawford from the film Category:Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (film) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Whatever Happened to Baby Jane (1962):
“You wouldn’t be able to do these awful things to me if I weren’t still in this [wheel] chair.”
But ya are, Blanche! Ya are in that chair!”

Cover of "Hud"

Cover of Hud

Hud (1963):
“The only question I ever ask any woman is: ‘What time is your husband coming home?'”

Carry On (film series)

Carry On (film series) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Carry on Cleo (1964):
“Infamy! Infamy! They’ve all got it in for me.”

English: Peter Sellers as President Merkin Muf...

English: Peter Sellers as President Merkin Muffley in Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 film, Dr. Strangelove. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dr. Strangelove (1964):
“Mr. President, I’m not saying we wouldn’t get our hair mussed, but I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops, that is, depending on the breaks.”

English: The War Room with the Big Board from ...

English: The War Room with the Big Board from Stanley Kubrick’s 1964 film, Dr. Strangelove. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dr. Strangelove (1964):
“Gentlemen. You can’t fight in here. This is the War Room!”

James Bond 007: Goldfinger

James Bond 007: Goldfinger (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Goldfinger (1964):
“My name is Pussy Galore.”
I must be dreaming.”

English: Screenshot of Julie Andrews from the ...

English: Screenshot of Julie Andrews from the trailer for the film Mary Poppins (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mary Poppins (1964):
“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.”

My Fair LadyScene from My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady (1964):
“Come on. Dover! Come on, Dover! Move yer bloomin’ arse!”

theatrical poster

theatrical poster (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Night of the Iguana (1964):
“There are worse things than chastity, Mr. Shannon.”
Yeah, lunacy and death.”

Psycho 1960 film (Madame Tussauds London).

Psycho 1960 film (Madame Tussauds London). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

And so that’s that for this week’s quotes. I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have putting it together and I’ll be back next week with the second part of quotations from some of the classic movies of the 1960’s. Till next week then, Slán Leat!

Posted by Michael ‘Charlie’ McGee

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