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A Damsel in Distress (1937 film) Quotes

A Damsel in Distress (1937 film) is a TV program that appeared on TV in 1970 . A Damsel in Distress stopped airing in 1970.

It features Pandro S. Berman as producer, George Gershwin, and Victor Baravalle in charge of musical score, and Joseph H. August as head of cinematography.

A Damsel in Distress (1937 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of A Damsel in Distress (1937 film) is 98 minutes long. A Damsel in Distress (1937 film) is distributed by RKO Pictures.

The cast includes: Gracie Allen as Gracie, George Burns as George, Montagu Love as Lord John Marshmorton, Constance Collier as Lady Caroline, Reginald Gardiner as Keggs, Ray Noble as Reggie, and Joan Fontaine as Lady Alyce.

A Damsel in Distress (1937 film) Quotes

Joan Fontaine as Lady Alyce

  • (Jerry Halliday) "I got here just as quickly as I could."
  • (Joan Fontaine) "You did?"
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Yes."
  • (Joan Fontaine) "You're feeling quite well?"
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Well, I'm used to all the excitement"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "One of our gardeners got sunstroke yesterday."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Is that so?"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "Yes, uh, he stood out in the sun too long without his hat on."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "You do really -- shall we say, uh, care for this man?"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "I love him."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Why?"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "Well, in the first place he's the most charming man in the world."
  • (Joan Fontaine) "And in the second place, he's divinely handsome."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "You're crazy."
  • (Joan Fontaine) "Well, I beg your pardon. I think so."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Well, all right, then. We won't argue that point any further. Go on."
  • (Joan Fontaine) "Uh, American?"
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Yes."
  • (Joan Fontaine) "You'd say, "He's got what it takes.""
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Listen, you know, I can stand just so much and then --"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "I suppose you're wondering what this is all about?"
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Oh, no. It's none of my business."
  • (Joan Fontaine) "And, and of course, you're much too well bred to inquire in other people's business?"
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Of course I am."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "What's it all about?"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "Well, I'm in a simple piece of trouble, and it would bore you to death if I told you about it."
  • (Joan Fontaine) "You see, I came to say that I'm sorry I slapped you. You see, father just explained everything to me, and now I understand how it happened."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Oh, I see. Your father explained to you why you slapped me?"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "No, no, it seems to have -- I mean, father made a mistake about you, and then after he spoke to you yesterday, well he naturally thought you were somebody else."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Naturally."
  • (Joan Fontaine) "And I don't know, of course. I thought you were being yourself. And then father explained that he thought you were the other man, and of course, how were you to know that I didn't mean you. And do you understand?"
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Perfectly."
  • (Joan Fontaine) "And do you see why I slapped you?"
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Let me get this straight. Who did you slap, me or the other fellow?"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "Why, you."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "And who's the other fella?"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "Jeffrey."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Jeffrey? Who's he?"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "An American I met in Switzerland about a year ago."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Now what happens? What can I do to help?"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "Help?"
  • (Jerry Halliday) "You're in distress aren't you?"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "Why, in a way, yes."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "They're keeping you prisoner?"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "Yes."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Well, I wouldn't have dreamed it possible in this day and age. Locking a girl up like a prisoner to keep her away from --"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "The man she loves. How did you know?"
  • (Jerry Halliday) "Uh, you're quite sure about this being in love thing -- I mean, it isn't just a quick schoolgirl crush?"
  • (Joan Fontaine) "Oh, no."
  • (Jerry Halliday) "The real thing."

Gracie Allen as Gracie

  • (Jerry Halliday) "What's today?"
  • (Gracie Allen) "Oh, I don't know."
  • (George Burns) "Well, you can tell if you look at that newspaper on your desk."
  • (Gracie Allen) "Oh, this is no help, George. It's yesterday's paper."
  • (Gracie Allen) "You know, if it weren't for two things you'd be a terrific dancer."
  • (George Burns) "What's that?"
  • (Gracie Allen) "Your feet."
  • (Gracie Allen) "It's a Hawaiian."
  • (George Burns) "A Hawaiian?"
  • (Gracie Allen) "Well he must be. He says he's Brown from The Morning Sun."

Constance Collier as Lady Caroline

  • (Constance Collier) "A man of character, Keggs, should learn to control his passions."
  • (Reginald Gardiner) "Yes, milady. Thank you, milady."
  • (Constance Collier) "Keggs, repeat to his lordship what you just told me."
  • (Reginald Gardiner) "Very good, my lady. I have been informed by the cook, who was informer by the second footman, who was informed by the scullery maid, who heard it from the milkman."
  • (Ray Noble) "You forgot the first maid, Keggs."
  • (Montagu Love) "Will you shut up -- Go ahead, man. What did the syndicate tell you?"

Reginald Gardiner as Keggs

  • (Jerry Halliday) "Keggs, I have always felt that beneath that macabre exterior there lies a heart of gold."
  • (Reginald Gardiner) "Thank you, sir."

George Burns as George

  • (George Burns) "If you're not here on time, I'll have to get myself another stenographer."
  • (Gracie Allen) "Another stenographer? Do you think there's enough work for the two of us?"
  • (George Burns) "Look. I mean I'm going to fire you."

Montagu Love as Lord John Marshmorton

  • (Montagu Love) "Miss Allen, is he coming here tonight, your friend Mr. Halliday?"
  • (Gracie Allen) "Oh, well sure he's not coming here and do you know why he's not coming here tonight? Because he wasn't invited, that's why he's not coming here tonight, Lord Marshmallow."
  • (George Burns) "Gracie, it's Marshmorton, not Marshmallow."
  • (Gracie Allen) "That's what I said, Marshmallow."
  • (George Burns) "Look, Gracie, "marshmallow" is soft and mushy."
  • (Gracie Allen) "Oh, please, George. You don't know this gentleman well enough to say that about him."
  • (George Burns) "I'm sorry, would you explain that please?"
  • (Montagu Love) "Certainly. Miss Allen, have you ever seen a toasted marshmallow?"
  • (Gracie Allen) "No, but I'm dying to see that. I bet you're a scream."

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