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A Tale of Two Cities (1935 film) Quotes

A Tale of Two Cities (1935 film) is a television show that debuted in 1970 . A Tale of Two Cities completed its run in 1970.

It features David O. Selznick as producer, Herbert Stothart in charge of musical score, and Oliver T. Marsh as head of cinematography.

A Tale of Two Cities (1935 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of A Tale of Two Cities (1935 film) is 123 minutes long. A Tale of Two Cities (1935 film) is distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

The cast includes: Ronald Colman as Sydney Carton, Reginald Owen as C.J. Stryver, Walter Catlett as Barsad, Edna May Oliver as Miss Pross, Basil Rathbone as Marquis St. Evremonde, Barlowe Borland as Jacques ll6, Blanche Yurka as Madame Defarge, Lucille La Verne as The Vengeance, Elizabeth Allan as Lucie Manette, and Isabel Jewell as Seamstress.

A Tale of Two Cities (1935 film) Quotes

Ronald Colman as Sydney Carton

  • (Ronald Colman) "Keep your eyes on me. Mind nothing else."
  • (Isabel Jewell) "I can bear it so long as I'm near you."
  • (Ronald Colman) "Yours is a long life to look back on, Mr. Lorry?"
  • (Unnamed) "I'm 78."
  • (Ronald Colman) "Long life -- useful one."
  • (Unnamed) "A solitary bachelor; nobody would weep for me."
  • (Ronald Colman) "Wouldn't SHE weep for you?"
  • (Unnamed) "Yes, thank God. I didn't quite mean what I said."
  • (Ronald Colman) "It is a thing to thank God for, isn't it. Tell me, if you looked back on that long life and saw that you had gained neither love, gratitude nor respect of any human being -- it would be a bitter reflection, wouldn't it?"
  • (Unnamed) "Why yes, surely."
  • (Ronald Colman) "It's a far, far better thing I do than I have ever done. It's a far, far better rest I go to than I have ever known."
  • (Ronald Colman) "My poor child. It isn't understanding we need now. It's courage."
  • (Isabel Jewell) "You're going to die in his place. Why?"
  • (Ronald Colman) "He is my friend."
  • (Isabel Jewell) "You're so brave -- When we go to the guillotine, will you let me hold your hand? That might give me courage, too."
  • (Ronald Colman) "Yes. I'll hold it to the last."
  • (Isabel Jewell) "To the last."

Edna May Oliver as Miss Pross

  • (Edna May Oliver) "Oh no you don't."
  • (Blanche Yurka) "Let me pass."
  • (Edna May Oliver) "Never. I know what you want. I know what you're after. And thank heaven I'm put here to stop you; for stop you I will."
  • (Blanche Yurka) "In the name of the Republic --"
  • (Edna May Oliver) "In the name of no one, you evil woman. You've killed many innocent people. No doubt you'll kill many more; but my ladybird you shall never touch."
  • (Blanche Yurka) "No? Do you know who I am?"
  • (Edna May Oliver) "You might; from your appearance; be the wife of Lucifer; yet you shall not get the better of me. I'm an Englishwoman. I'm your match."
  • (Blanche Yurka) "Pig, get out of my way or I'll break you in pieces."
  • (Edna May Oliver) "Break away, then. I don't care an English tuppence for myself; but I know that the longer I keep you here -- the greater hope there is for my ladybird."
  • (Edna May Oliver) "Mr. Carton, the infant has expressed a desire to say good night to you."
  • (Ronald Colman) "The infant's desire shall be gratified immediately, Prossy."
  • (Unnamed) "I suppose it's none of my business, but I wouldn't allow that fellow to handle a child of mine."
  • (Edna May Oliver) "As to that, you haven't got one -- and from the looks of you, you're not likely to have one."

Walter Catlett as Barsad

  • (Walter Catlett) "Don't citizen, don't."
  • (Unnamed) "Why?"
  • (Walter Catlett) "He's going to pay the forfeit. In just a few minutes, it'll be paid. Let him be at peace."

Basil Rathbone as Marquis St. Evremonde

  • (Basil Rathbone) "It's extraordinary to me that you people cannot take care of yourselves and your children. One or the other of you is forever in the way. How do you know what injury you might do to my horses?"

Isabel Jewell as Seamstress

  • (Isabel Jewell) "You're not afraid. The others are only pretending, but you -- it's almost as if you welcomed it."
  • (Ronald Colman) "Perhaps I do. Perhaps in death, I receive something I never had in life; I hold a sanctuary in the hearts of those I care for."

Barlowe Borland as Jacques ll6

  • (Barlowe Borland) "How many thousands of these foreign soldiers are they bringing in?"
  • (Blanche Yurka) "It doesn't matter how many; it will do them no good."
  • (Lucille La Verne) "It will do them no good. Ha."
  • (Blanche Yurka) "The starving people of Paris might wait a long time before rising up to fight French soldiers; but against hired, foreign troops -- any day -- any hour --"
  • (Lucille La Verne) "Any minute."

Blanche Yurka as Madame Defarge

  • (Blanche Yurka) "Do you know who I am?"
  • (Edna May Oliver) "You might; from your appearance; be the wife of Lucifer; yet you shall not get the better of me for I'm an Englishwoman."

Reginald Owen as C.J. Stryver

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Elizabeth Allan as Lucie Manette

  • (Elizabeth Allan) "You know, Sydney, sometimes it's the part of a friend to criticize, too."
  • (Ronald Colman) "Oh, when there's any hope of reformation, yes; but with me, it's hopeless."
  • (Elizabeth Allan) "I don't believe it. I refuse to believe it."
  • (Ronald Colman) "Oh, I admit that once when -- when I first knew you, the sight of you and your home stirred old shadows that I thought had died out of me. I had unformed ideas of striving afresh, beginning anew, fighting out the abandoned fight. A dream that ended in nothing, but you inspired it."
  • (Elizabeth Allan) "Must it end in nothing?"
  • (Ronald Colman) "I'm afraid so. But for that inspiration, and for that dream, I shall always be grateful to you, Lucie."
  • (Elizabeth Allan) "I feel in you still such possibilities."
  • (Ronald Colman) "No, they'll never be realized. I am like one who died young."
  • (Elizabeth Allan) "I'll never give up my hopes for you, Sydney. Never."
  • (Ronald Colman) "I know myself better. But, this I know, too: I would embrace any sacrifice for you and for those dear to you. Will you hold me in your mind as being ardent and sincere in this one thing? Think now and then that there is a man who would give his life to keep a life you love beside you?"
  • (Elizabeth Allan) "Thank you, Sydney. God grant that it may never be necessary."

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