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42nd Street (film) Quotes

42nd Street (film) is a TV program that first aired in 1970 . 42nd Street ended in 1970.

It features Darryl F. Zanuck (uncredited) as producer, Harry Warren (music) in charge of musical score, and Sol Polito as head of cinematography.

42nd Street (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of 42nd Street (film) is 89 minutes long. 42nd Street (film) is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Harry Akst as Jerry, Allen Jenkins as Mac Elroy, Warner Baxter as Julian Marsh, Una Merkel as Loraine, George E. Stone as Andy Lee, Dick Powell as Billy Lawler, Bebe Daniels as Dorothy Brock, George Brent as Pat Denning, Ruby Keeler as Peggy Sawyer, and Ned Sparks as Barry.

42nd Street (film) Quotes

Una Merkel as Loraine

  • (Ann Lowell) "Matrimony is baloney"
  • (Una Merkel) "She'll be wanting alimony in a year or so;"
  • (Una Merkel) "Still they go and shuffle, shuffle off to Buffalo."
  • (Ann Lowell) "When she knows as much as we know, she'll be on her way to Reno,"
  • (Una Merkel) "While he still has dough; she'll give him the shuffle"
  • (Una Merkel) "When they're back from Buffalo."
  • (Ann Lowell) "I'll bet that she's the farmer's daughter"
  • (Una Merkel) "And he's that well-known traveling man;"
  • (Ann Lowell) "He once stopped down at the farm house,"
  • (Una Merkel) "That's how the whole affair began."
  • (Ann Lowell) "He did right by little Nelly, with a shotgun at his bel -- tummy, How could he say "No?""
  • (Una Merkel) "He just had to shuffle, shuffle off to Buffalo."

Harry Akst as Jerry

  • (Harry Akst) "It seems that little Loraine's hit the bottle again."
  • (Allen Jenkins) "Yah, the peroxide bottle."

Dick Powell as Billy Lawler

  • (Dick Powell) "Hey, I've been for you ever since you walked in on me in my BVD's."

Warner Baxter as Julian Marsh

  • (Warner Baxter) "All right, now, everybody -- quiet, and listen to me. Tomorrow morning, we're gonna start a show. We're gonna rehearse for five weeks, and we're gonna open on scheduled time, and I MEAN scheduled time. You're gonna work and sweat, and work some more. You're gonna work days, and you're gonna work nights, and you're gonna work BETWEEN time when I think you need it. You're gonna dance until your feet fall off, till you're not able to stand up any longer, BUT five weeks from now, we're going to have a show. Now, some of you people have been with me before. You know it's gonna be a tough grind. It's gonna be the TOUGHEST FIVE WEEKS that you ever lived through. Do you all get that? Now, anybody who doesn't think he's gonna like it had better quit right now. What do I hear? Nobody? Good -- then THAT'S settled. We start tomorrow morning."
  • (Warner Baxter) "Sawyer, you listen to me, and you listen hard. Two hundred people, two hundred jobs, two hundred thousand dollars, five weeks of grind and blood and sweat depend upon you. It's the lives of all these people who've worked with you. You've got to go on, and you've got to give and give and give. They've got to like you. Got to. Do you understand? You can't fall down. You can't because your future's in it, my future and everything all of us have is staked on you. All right, now I'm through, but you keep your feet on the ground and your head on those shoulders of yours and go out, and Sawyer, you're going out a youngster but you've got to come back a star."

Ned Sparks as Barry

  • (Ned Sparks) "He looks like a Bulgarian boll weevil mourning its first-born"

Ruby Keeler as Peggy Sawyer

  • (Ruby Keeler) "Why, Jim, they didn't tell me you were here."
  • (Ruby Keeler) "It was GRAND of you to come."

George Brent as Pat Denning

  • (Slim Murphy) "Hey got a match?"
  • (George Brent) "Yep -- why I guess so -- yeah."
  • (Slim Murphy) "Don't happen to know a guy named Pat Denning do ya?"
  • (George Brent) "Why yes."
  • (Slim Murphy) "We got a message for him. This guy Pat Denning's a pretty wise mug but he ain't wise enough and if he don't lay off that Dorothy Brock dame, it's gonna be just too bad -- for Denning, get me?"
  • (George Brent) "Alright I'll tell him."
  • (Slim Murphy) "Yeah well --"
  • (Slim Murphy) "that's so ya don't forget."
  • (Mug with Murphy) "Yeah"
  • (Ruby Keeler) "Ohhhhh Pat -- Pat -- Pat -- who were they?"
  • (George Brent) "Friends -- with good advice."

Bebe Daniels as Dorothy Brock

  • (Bebe Daniels) "Now go out there and be so swell that you'll make me hate you."

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