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The Purple Rose of Cairo Quotes

The Purple Rose of Cairo is a television show that was first aired in 1970 . The Purple Rose of Cairo completed its run in 1970.

It features Robert Greenhut as producer, Dick Hyman in charge of musical score, and Gordon Willis as head of cinematography.

The Purple Rose of Cairo is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Purple Rose of Cairo is 82 minutes long. The Purple Rose of Cairo is distributed by Orion Pictures.

The cast includes: Mia Farrow as Cecilia, Jeff Daniels as Tom Baxter, Zoe Caldwell as The Countess, Jeff Daniels as Gil Shepherd, John Wood as Jason, Deborah Rush as Rita, Danny Aiello as Monk, Edward Herrmann as Henry, Dianne Wiest as Emma, and Van Johnson as Larry.

The Purple Rose of Cairo Quotes

Deborah Rush as Rita

  • (Deborah Rush) "This is just disgusting. I am an heiress and I don't have to put up with this."
  • (Deborah Rush) "Hey, open the champagne. I feel like getting plushed to the scuppers."

Danny Aiello as Monk

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Mia Farrow as Cecilia

  • (Mia Farrow) "I just met a wonderful new man. He's fictional but you can't have everything."

Jeff Daniels as Gil Shepherd

  • (Jeff Daniels) "I love you. I'm honest, dependable, courageous, romantic, and a great kisser."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "And I'm real."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "Where's the fade-out?"
  • (Mia Farrow) "What?"
  • (Jeff Daniels) "Always when the kissing gets hot and heavy just before the lovemaking, there's a fadeout."
  • (Mia Farrow) "Then what?"
  • (Jeff Daniels) "Then we're making love in some private, perfect place."
  • (Mia Farrow) "That's not how it happens here."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "What, there's no fade out?"
  • (Mia Farrow) "No, but when you kissed me, I felt like my heart faded out. I closed my eyes, and I was in some private place."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "How fascinating. You make love without fading out?"
  • (Mia Farrow) "Yes."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "Well, I can't wait to see this."
  • (Gil's Agent) "Tom Baxter's come down off the screen and he's running around New Jersey --. Nobody knows how it happened, but he's done it."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "How can he do that? It's not physically possible."
  • (Gil's Agent) "In New Jersey anything can happen."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "I was thinking about some very deep things. About God and his relation with Irving Saks and R.H. Levine. And I was thinking about life in general. The origin of everything we see about us. The finality of death; how almost magical it seems in the real world, as opposed to the world of celluloid and flickering shadows."
  • (Unnamed) "Where did you FIND this clown?"
  • (Jeff Daniels) "I guess I have to get a job."
  • (Mia Farrow) "That's not gonna be so easy either; right now the whole country's out of work."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "Well, then, we'll live on love. We'll have to make some concessions, but so what? We'll have each other."
  • (Mia Farrow) "That's movie talk."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "Dad was a card. I never met him. He died before the movie began."
  • (Unnamed) "Do you wanna tie me up?"
  • (Jeff Daniels) "You're funny. She's funny. The absurd non-sequitur."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "Where's Tom?"
  • (Mia Farrow) "Why?"
  • (Jeff Daniels) "Well, he's my character. I created him."
  • (Mia Farrow) "Didn't the man who wrote the movie do that?"
  • (Jeff Daniels) "You can't learn to be real. It's like learning to be a midget."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "Cecilia, it's clear how miserable you are with your husband. And if he hits you again, you tell me. I'd be forced to knock his teeth out."
  • (Mia Farrow) "I don't think that'd be such a good idea. He's big."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "I'm sorry. It's written into my character to do it, so I do it."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "I don't get hurt or bleed, hair doesn't muss; it's one of the advantages of being imaginary."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "I still can't get over the fact that hours ago I was in an Egyptian tomb. I didn't know any of you wonderful people, and here I am now. I'm on the verge of a madcap Manhattan weekend."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "You make love without fading out?"
  • (Jeff Daniels) "I worked so hard to make him real."
  • (Gil's Agent) "Maybe you overdid it."

Zoe Caldwell as The Countess

  • (Zoe Caldwell) "Go with the real guy, honey, we're limited."
  • (Deborah Rush) "Go with Tom. He's got no flaws."
  • (Delilah) "Go with SOMEBODY, child, 'cause I's gettin' bored."
  • (Zoe Caldwell) "You know what they get for rape in a small town? Especially by a man in a pith helmet?"
  • (Unnamed) "You can't talk to my wife that way; who do you think you are?"
  • (Zoe Caldwell) "I'm a genuine countess with a lot of dough, and if that's your wife she's a tub of guts."

John Wood as Jason

  • (John Wood) "I'm bored with sitting around. I'm a dramatic character. I need forward motion."

Dianne Wiest as Emma

  • (Dianne Wiest) "You're gonna get a champion roll in the hay."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "What, there's hay in the bedroom?"

Van Johnson as Larry

  • (Van Johnson) "I want to go too. I wanna be free. I want out."
  • (Mr. Hirsch's Lawyer) "I'm warning you, that's Communist talk."

Edward Herrmann as Henry

  • (Edward Herrmann) "No. No. Don't turn the projector off. No. No. It gets black and we disappear."

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