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Midnight Lace Quotes

Midnight Lace is a TV show that was first aired in 1970 . Midnight Lace ended its run in 1970.

It features Ross Hunter as producer, Frank Skinner (composer) in charge of musical score, and Russell Metty as head of cinematography.

Midnight Lace is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Midnight Lace is 103 minutes long. Midnight Lace is distributed by Universal Pictures.

The cast includes: Rex Harrison as Tony Preston, Doris Day as Kit Preston, Natasha Parry as Peggy Thompson, Myrna Loy as Aunt Bea, Herbert Marshall as Charles Manning, John Williams as Inspector Byrnes, and John Gavin as Brian Younger.

Midnight Lace Quotes

Myrna Loy as Aunt Bea

  • (Myrna Loy) "If he cares enough, he'll find me."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Weather beastly and so is my host."
  • (Myrna Loy) "'Swan Lake' makes me terribly thirsty."
  • (Herbert Marshall) "Must have something to do with those long necks."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Thank heavens there are no tigers in London."
  • (Myrna Loy) "I was once in Dublin for the horse show, and I got a call at the Sheldon Room from a man who wanted to dress me in black underwear. Personally, mind you. It was the most stimulating minute-and-a-half I spent in Ireland."
  • (Myrna Loy) "She's being tormented by a sadistic fiend."
  • (Myrna Loy) "Ah, the jungle of finance. Men must work, and women must weep."

John Williams as Inspector Byrnes

  • (John Williams) "Now, Mrs. Covent. Do you recollect exactly what your niece said to you on the phone?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "Yes. She said, "Aunt Bea, help me, help me.""
  • (John Williams) "And what did you assume she meant, Mrs. Covent?"
  • (Myrna Loy) "That she needed help, Inspector."
  • (John Williams) "No, not at all, Mr. Preston. We're here to be disturbed."
  • (John Williams) "Sometimes I think the Blitz left us with more derelict minds than derelict buildings."

Rex Harrison as Tony Preston

  • (Rex Harrison) "Anyway, we'd better let the Inspector know. No reason why he shouldn't have insomnia with the rest of us."
  • (Rex Harrison) "Come on, darling, fair exchange. One fib for a broken date."
  • (Rex Harrison) "Practical jokers have particular talents. Not commendable, but highly special."
  • (Rex Harrison) "Oh, it's you, Bea."
  • (Myrna Loy) "It usually is when I've been invited."
  • (Rex Harrison) "Take Bea. She's a gay soul. At least you'll have a chuckle or two."
  • (Doris Day) "That's the way I've always dreamed of going to Venice. The moon on the Grand Canal, and the gondolier singing, and Aunt Bea beside me -- chuckling."
  • (Rex Harrison) "You wouldn't want an irresponsible husband."
  • (Doris Day) "No, darling. Just a husband."

Doris Day as Kit Preston

  • (Doris Day) "With or without onions?"
  • (Natasha Parry) "With. When your husband's 10,000 miles away, what does it matter?"

Herbert Marshall as Charles Manning

  • (Herbert Marshall) "There's nothing wrong about money that having it can't cure."

John Gavin as Brian Younger

  • (John Gavin) "Before the war I planned on being an architect. But that meant an office and four walls. I even sleep out under the stars whenever I can. Camping trips and things like that."
  • (Doris Day) "That's fine if you're married to a Girl Scout."

Natasha Parry as Peggy Thompson

  • (Natasha Parry) "At least your husband comes home at night. All I have of Roy is a signature at the bottom of a weekly letter. Try cuddling up with THAT."

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