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Some of my friends and readers have asked me to identify all of the quotes in my blog header -- so, with an appropriate flourish, here they are!
"With all my heart, I still love the man I killed." Bette Davis in The Letter
"May I obey all your commands with equal pleasure, sire!" Errol Flynn in The Adventures of Robin Hood
"Waddya hear, waddya say?" James Cagney in Angels With Dirty Faces
"The stuff that dreams are made of." Humphrey Bogart in The Maltese Falcon.
My oldest son's favorite movie riddle is "What is the last line of The Maltese Falcon?" A lot of people think it's the one just quoted. It's really "Huh?", spoken by policeman Ward Bond. What poetry!
(That's an old chestnut for rabid classic fans.)
"I have always depended on the kindness of strangers." Vivien Leigh in A Streetcar Named Desire
"Yes, I can be very cruel. I have been taught by masters." Olivia de Havilland in The Heiress
"It's alive! It's alive!" Colin Clive in Frankenstein
Or, Colin Clive in Bride of Frankenstein, though I think he only says it once in that one.
Or, Gene Wilder in Young Frankenstein
Or ... Udo Kier in Andy Warhol's Frankenstein? Know any other versions?
"Rosebud." Orson Welles in Citizen Kane
"Made it, Ma! Top of the world!" James Cagney in White Heat