“His Girl Friday” starring Rosiland Russell and Cary Grant:

Hildy Johnson:  Now, get this, you double-crossing chimpanzee: There ain’t going to be any interview and there ain’t going to be any story. And that certified check of yours is leaving with me in twenty minutes. I wouldn’t cover the burning of Rome for you if they were just lighting it up. If I ever lay my two eyes on you again, I’m gonna walk right up to you and hammer on that monkeyed skull of yours ’til it rings like a Chinese gong!



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  1. September 10, 2012

    Don’t forget Barbara Stanwyck in Crime of Passion!

    • September 10, 2012

      Hey! A weird kind of twist on her role in “Christmas in Connecticut”…

  2. September 10, 2012

    This is a little freaky, Vickie. You’re the second blogger today to hit on something I’m posting this week. BTW, I love this movie. Great pics.

    • September 10, 2012

      LA journalists? Or, movie journalists? Either way I can’t wait to read it!

  3. September 10, 2012

    Now your talk’n sister ….and FAST!

  4. September 12, 2012

    My favorite was Woman of the Year. But, I do love just about anything with Mr. Grant in it. Crimes of Passion I have not seen. Something to watch tonight!

    • September 12, 2012

      I think I liked that one — until the end where she is reduced to ruining breakfast and turning coffee into some kind of lava flow… But it ends with a redemptive “be your own woman” statement… so that’s okay ;D

      • September 12, 2012

        I know, when I was a little girl I always wondered why Eliza didn’t just go off with Freddy — besides, he could really sing, unlike Mr. Harrison.

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