Film Quotations by Robert A. Nowlan
11,000 Lines Spoken on Screen, Arranged by Subject, and Indexed

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Certain lines define a movie. Marlene Dietrich in Morocco: "Anyone who has faith in me is a sucker." Too, there are lines that fit actor and character. Mae West in Im No Angel: "Im very quick in a slow way." Jane Fonda in California Suite: "Fit? You think I look fit? What an awful shit you are. I look gorgeous." From the classics to the grade-B slasher movies, over 11,000 quotes are arranged by over 900 subjects, like accidents, double entendres, eyes (and other body parts!), ice cream, luggage, parasites, and ugliness. Each quote gives the movie title, production company, year of release, speaker of the line, and, when appropriate, a comment putting the quote in context.
 

About Robert A. Nowlan

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Robert A. Nowlan and Gwendolyn Wright Nowlan are college professors living in New Haven, Connecticut. They have compiled several reference works, including Film Quotations: 11,000 Lines Spoken on Screen, Arranged by Subject, and Indexed (1994, ?recommended??Booklist/RBB), A Dictionary of Quotations and Proverbs About Cats and Dogs (2000) and A Dictionary of Quotations about Communication (2000). Nowlan-Southern Connecticut State University
 
Published March 1, 1994 by Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub. 745 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction
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