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A Streetcar Named Desire (1951 film) Quotes

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951 film) is a TV show that appeared on TV in 1970 . A Streetcar Named Desire ended in 1970.

It features Charles K. Feldman as producer, Alex North in charge of musical score, and Harry Stradling as head of cinematography.

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of A Streetcar Named Desire (1951 film) is 125 minutes long. A Streetcar Named Desire (1951 film) is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Vivien Leigh as Blanche DuBois, Marlon Brando as Stanley Kowalski, Kim Hunter as Stella, Peg Hillias as Eunice, Mickey Kuhn as A Sailor, and Karl Malden as Mitch.

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951 film) Quotes

Marlon Brando as Stanley Kowalski

  • (Marlon Brando) "She is as famous in Laurel as if she was the President of the United States, only she is not respected by any party."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Will you shut up."
  • (Marlon Brando) "No, we got a noisy woman in the place."
  • (Marlon Brando) "I never met a dame yet that didn't know if she was good-looking or not without being told, and there's some of them that give themselves credit for more than they've got."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Hey, STELLA."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Hey, Stella."
  • (Peg Hillias) "You quit that howling down there and go to bed."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Eunice, I want my girl down here."
  • (Peg Hillias) "You shut up. You're gonna get the law on you."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Hey, Stella."
  • (Peg Hillias) "You can't beat on a woman and then call her back, Because she ain't gonna come. And her going to have a baby."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Listen, Eunice --"
  • (Peg Hillias) "I hope they haul you in and turn the fire hose on you like they did last time."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Eunice, I want my girl down here."
  • (Peg Hillias) "You stinker."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Now that's how I'm gonna clear the table. Don't you ever talk that way to me. 'Pig,' 'Pollack,' 'disgusting,' 'vulgar,' 'greasy.' Those kind of words have been on your tongue and your sister's tongue just too much around here. What do you think you are? A pair of queens? Now just remember what Huey Long said; that every man's a king; and I'm the King around here, and don't you forget it."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Take a look at yourself here in a worn-out Mardi Gras outfit, rented for 50 cents from some rag-picker. And with a crazy crown on. Now what kind of a queen do you think you are? Do you know that I've been on to you from the start, and not once did you pull the wool over this boy's eyes? You come in here and you sprinkle the place with powder and you spray perfume and you stick a paper lantern over the light bulb; and, lo and behold, the place has turned to Egypt and you are the Queen of the Nile, sitting on your throne, swilling down my liquor. And do you know what I say? Ha ha. Do you hear me? Ha ha ha."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Some canary bird --"
  • (Marlon Brando) "I am not a Pollack. People from Poland are Poles. They are not Pollacks. But what I am is one hundred percent American. I'm born and raised in the greatest country on this earth and I'm proud of it. And don't you ever call me a Pollack."
  • (Marlon Brando) "She moved to the hotel called Flamingo which is a second class hotel that has the advantages of not interfering with the private and social life of the personalities there. Now the Flamingo is used to all kinds of goings-on. But even the management of the Flamingo was impressed by Dame Blanche. And in fact, they were so impressed that they requested her to turn in her room-key for permanently. And this, this happened a couple of weeks before she showed here -- The trouble with Dame Blanche was that she couldn't put on her act any more in Oriel because they got wised up. And after two or three dates, they quit and then she goes on to another one, the same old line, the same old act, and the same old hooey. And as time went by, she became the town character, regarded not just as different but downright loco and nuts. She didn't re. sign temporarily because of her nerves. She was kicked out before the spring term ended. And I hate to tell you the reason that step was taken. A seventeen-year-old kid she got mixed up with; and the boy's dad learned about it and he got in touch with the high-school superintendent. And there was practically a town ordinance passed against her."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Hey, you hens. Cut out the cackling in there."
  • (Kim Hunter) "You can't hear us."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Well you can hear me, and I told you to hush up."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Hey MIIIITCH."
  • (Karl Malden) "COMIIING."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Gracious. What lung power."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Man, liquor goes fast in the hot weather. You want a shot?"
  • (Vivien Leigh) "No, I rarely touch it."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Well, there's some people that rarely touch it, but it touches them often."
  • (Marlon Brando) "You know what luck is? Luck is believing you're lucky, that's all -- To hold a front position in this rat-race, you've got to believe you are lucky"
  • (Marlon Brando) "You're gonna kill who, you dumb jerk? You don't even know when you get wised up. Come on."
  • (Karl Malden) "You don't have to wise me up."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Now will you just open your eyes to this stuff here. Now I mean, what; has she got this stuff out of teacher's pay? -- Will you look at these fine feathers and furs that she comes to bring herself in here. What is this article? That's a solid gold dress, I believe."
  • (Kim Hunter) "Oh, honest."
  • (Marlon Brando) "This one here. What is this, Fox piece?"
  • (Kim Hunter) "Stanley."
  • (Marlon Brando) "A genuine fur fox a half a mile long -- Where are your fox pieces? This is bushy snow-white ones, no less. Where are your white fox furs?"
  • (Kim Hunter) "Those are inexpensive summer furs that Blanche has had a long time."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Listen, I have an acquaintance who deals in this sort of merchandise and he's coming to make an appraisal."
  • (Kim Hunter) "Oh, don't be such an idiot, Stanley."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Listen, Listen, I'm gonna bet you there's a thousand dollars invested in this stuff. Well, now, what is that? That's the treasure chest of a pirate?"
  • (Kim Hunter) "Oh, Stanley. Would you?"
  • (Marlon Brando) "That's pearls, Stella. Ropes of them. What is this sister of yours, a deep-sea diver? Bracelets, solid gold. Where are your pearls and gold bracelets?"
  • (Kim Hunter) "Be still, Stanley."
  • (Marlon Brando) "And here you are, Diamonds. A crown for an empress."
  • (Kim Hunter) "A rhinestone tiara, she wore to a costume ball."
  • (Marlon Brando) "What is rhinestone?"
  • (Kim Hunter) "Next to glass."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Yeah."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Stella. Come on, Stella."
  • (Kim Hunter) "I'm not going back in there again, not this time, never going back, never."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Hey, Stella. Hey, Stellaaa."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Hey you two hens, cut out that cacklin' in there."
  • (Kim Hunter) "You can't hear us --"
  • (Marlon Brando) "Well you can hear me, now knock it off."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Be comfortable. That's my motto up where I come from. You gonna shack up here? Well, I guess I'm gonna strike you as being the unrefined type, huh?"
  • (Marlon Brando) "Tiger, tiger. Drop that bottle top. Drop it."
  • (Marlon Brando) "How about a few more details on that subject -- Let's cop a gander at the bill of sale -- What do you mean? She didn't show you no papers, no deed of sale or nothin' like that? -- Well then, what was it then? Given away to charity? -- Oh I don't care if she hears me. Now let's see the papers -- Now listen. Did you ever hear of the Napoleonic code, Stella? -- Now just let me enlighten you on a point or two -- Now we got here in the state of Louisiana what's known as the Napoleonic code. You see, now according to that, what belongs to the wife belongs to the husband also, and vice versa -- It looks to me like you've been swindled baby. And when you get swindled under Napoleonic code, I get swindled too and I don't like to get swindled -- Where's the money if the place was sold?"
  • (Marlon Brando) "Hey, toots. Canary bird, will you get out of the bathroom."

Karl Malden as Mitch

  • (Karl Malden) "Poker should not be played in a house with women."
  • (Karl Malden) "Oh I don't mind you being older than what I thought. But all the rest of it. That pitch about your ideals being so old-fashioned and all the malarkey that you've been dishin' out all summer. Oh, I knew you weren't sixteen anymore. But I was fool enough to believe you was straight.""
  • (Karl Malden) "I like you to be exactly the way that you are, because in all my experience, I have never known anyone like you."

Vivien Leigh as Blanche DuBois

  • (Vivien Leigh) "Is there something wrong with me?"
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Whoever you are, I have always depended on the kindness of strangers."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Oh look, we have created enchantment."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Young, young man. Did anyone ever tell you you look like a young prince out of the 'Arabian Nights'?"
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Marry me, Mitch."
  • (Karl Malden) "No, I don't think I want to marry you anymore -- No, you're not clean enough to bring into the house with my mother."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "My, but you have an impressive, judicial air."
  • (Marlon Brando) "You know, if I didn't know that you was my wife's sister, I would get ideas about you -- Don't play so dumb. You know what."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "This old maid, she had a parrot that cursed a blue streak and knew more vulgar expressions than Mr. Kowalski."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "I don't want realism. I want magic. Yes, yes, magic. I try to give that to people. I do misrepresent things. I don't tell truths. I tell what ought to be truth."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Tarantula was the name of it. I stayed at a hotel called the Tarantula Arms."
  • (Karl Malden) "Tarantula Arms?"
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Yes, a big spider. That's where I brought my victims. Yes, I've had many meetings with strangers."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Deliberate cruelty is unforgivable, and the one thing of which I have never,ever been guilty of."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "I said I was sorry three times."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "I know I fib a good deal. After all, a woman's charm is 50% illusion."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action."
  • (Karl Malden) "I guess we must strike you as being a pretty rough bunch."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "I'm very adaptable to circumstances."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Please don't get up."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Nobody's going to get up, so don't get worried."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "I understand there's to be a card game here tonight to which we ladies are cordially not invited."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "That's right."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Where's is Stella?"
  • (Marlon Brando) "She's out there on the porch."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "I'm going to ask a favor of you in a moment."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Well now, what's that going to be, I wonder?"
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Well, some buttons in back."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "You may enter."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "How do I look?"
  • (Marlon Brando) "You look okay."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Well thank you. Now the buttons."
  • (Marlon Brando) "I can't do no more with them."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "You mean with your big clumsy fingers. May I have a drag of your cig?"
  • (Marlon Brando) "Yeah, have one yourself."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Well thank you. It uh It looks like my trunk has exploded."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Me and Stella was helping you unpack."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Well, you certainly did a fast and thorough job."
  • (Marlon Brando) "It certainly looks like you raided some stylish shops of Paris, Blanche."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Clothes are my passion."
  • (Marlon Brando) "How much does it cost for a string of furs like that?"
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Oh, Stanley. What sign were you born under?"
  • (Marlon Brando) "What sign?"
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Astrological sign. I'll bet you were born under Aries. Aries people are forceful, dynamic, they dote on noise. They love to bang things around."
  • (Kim Hunter) "Stanley was born just five minutes after Christmas."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Capricorn; the goat."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "That's for me, I'm sure."
  • (Marlon Brando) "Just keep your seat, I'm not so sure."

Kim Hunter as Stella

  • (Kim Hunter) "He's on the road a good deal -- I can hardly stand it when he's away for a night."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Oh, Stella."
  • (Kim Hunter) "When he's away for a week, I nearly go wild."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Gracious."
  • (Kim Hunter) "When he comes back -- I cry in his lap like a baby. I guess that's what's meant by being in love."
  • (Kim Hunter) "You think you're going bowling now?"
  • (Kim Hunter) "Mr. Kowalski is too busy making a pig of himself -- Your face and your fingers are disgustingly greasy."
  • (Kim Hunter) "He smashed all the lightbulbs with the heel of my slipper."
  • (Vivien Leigh) "And you let him? Didn't run, didn't scream?"
  • (Kim Hunter) "Actually, I was sorta thrilled by it."
  • (Kim Hunter) "I never listen to you when you're being morbid."
  • (Kim Hunter) "The blind are leading the blind."

Mickey Kuhn as A Sailor

  • (Mickey Kuhn) "Can I help you, ma'am?"
  • (Vivien Leigh) "Why, they told me to take a streetcar named Desire and then transfer to one called Cemetery and ride six blocks and get off at Elysian Fields."

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