"Arsenic and Old Lace" quotes

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A Brooklyn writer of books on the futility of marriage risks his reputation when he decides to tie the knot. Things get even more complicated when he learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are habitual murderers.

Director: Frank Capra
Writer: Julius J. Epstein (screen play), Philip G. Epstein (screen play), Joseph Kesselring (play)
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
Year: 1944
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 8.0
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 23 Sep 1944
Awards: 1 nomination.

118 Clips

What has occurred - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 What has occurred We got a hot stiff on our hands - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 We got a hot stiff on our hands Mortimer Brewster - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:12 Mortimer Brewster Watch your language - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:08 Watch your language Come quick What's the matter - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 Come quick What's the matter A  secret  proclamation - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 A secret proclamation What news have you brought me - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:06 What news have you brought me To my dear dead brother - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 To my dear dead brother When Johnny's in that mood - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:11 When Johnny's in that mood Who can that be - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:03 Who can that be Charge the blockhouse - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 Charge the blockhouse Now look how did he die - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 Now look how did he die I'll get every one of you - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:07 I'll get every one of you We go to Panama - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:18 We go to Panama Looks like the same suckers get married everyday - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:07 Looks like the same suckers get married everyday Goodbye Aunt Abby Aunt Martha - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 Goodbye Aunt Abby Aunt Martha Perhaps we'd better introduce ourselves - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 Perhaps we'd better introduce ourselves But I cannot sign any proclamation without consulting my Cabinet - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:08 But I cannot sign any proclamation without consulting my... Mr Witherspoon is here - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 Mr Witherspoon is here General Goethals was very pleased - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:07 General Goethals was very pleased Einstein and I need a place to sleep - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:17 Einstein and I need a place to sleep Come here - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:08 Come here I'll knock your block off - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:06 I'll knock your block off I've just been appointed Ambassador to Bolivia - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 I've just been appointed Ambassador to Bolivia Now let's see Where were we - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 Now let's see Where were we Get out of here - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:06 Get out of here I can't hear you - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 I can't hear you Charge - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:03 Charge There is a Happydale - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 There is a Happydale If you tell O'Hara what's in the window seat - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:12 If you tell O'Hara what's in the window seat You were right about that fellow - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:06 You were right about that fellow They're two of the dearest - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:10 They're two of the dearest You'd better get to bed - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:13 You'd better get to bed But   what happened to him - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 But what happened to him What is this - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:14 What is this Right out here in the open with everyone looking - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:10 Right out here in the open with everyone looking Are you leaving - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 Are you leaving Another Roosevelt - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 Another Roosevelt How did he die - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 How did he die Blockhouse - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:15 Blockhouse I'm beginning to think the cat's in on this - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 I'm beginning to think the cat's in on this But it's Halloween - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:18 But it's Halloween Just the thought of Jonathan frightens me - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:13 Just the thought of Jonathan frightens me Happy Dale - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:37 Happy Dale You behave - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:08 You behave Look at me - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:45 Look at me Pull up a tombstone - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:06 Pull up a tombstone This time - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 This time Not at tea - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:09 Not at tea I knew this would end up in the nuthouse - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:09 I knew this would end up in the nuthouse You wouldn't want to have children with three heads - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:10 You wouldn't want to have children with three heads Certainly there's 13 bodies in the cellar - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:08 Certainly there's 13 bodies in the cellar We were married today - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 We were married today Wait a minute - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:32 Wait a minute Don't do that - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 Don't do that I think it's time for you to go to bed - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:24 I think it's time for you to go to bed Where did you get that face - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 Where did you get that face Mr President may I present Dr Livingstone - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:08 Mr President may I present Dr Livingstone Five more bucks and you'll own it - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:07 Five more bucks and you'll own it This is the home of my youth - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:12 This is the home of my youth But there's a body in the window seat - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:27 But there's a body in the window seat All I did was cross the bridge and I was in Brooklyn - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:06 All I did was cross the bridge and I was in Brooklyn As a matter of fact one of our gentlemen found time to say - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:07 As a matter of fact one of our gentlemen found time to say I'll be in my office vetoing bills - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 I'll be in my office vetoing bills I think you're wrong - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:28 I think you're wrong Be a good fellow - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:07 Be a good fellow At least people in plays act like they've got sense - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:11 At least people in plays act like they've got sense There's another one - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 There's another one Is he trying to move into the White House before I've moved out - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 Is he trying to move into the White House before I've moved... I must be catching cold - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:06 I must be catching cold Aunt Martha - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:09 Aunt Martha I probably should have told you this before but - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:12 I probably should have told you this before but I'll run for a third term - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:09 I'll run for a third term Looks good on you - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:10 Looks good on you This is the picture I was telling you about - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:14 This is the picture I was telling you about What happens - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:21 What happens Mr Witherspoon is here - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:04 Mr Witherspoon is here Where am I - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 Where am I He sits there  waiting  to be tied up and gagged - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:08 He sits there waiting to be tied up and gagged It had a character in it - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:21 It had a character in it Who are you - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:07 Who are you Have you ever tried to persuade him that he wasn't Teddy Roosevelt - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:23 Have you ever tried to persuade him that he wasn't Teddy... Can you hear my voice - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:10 Can you hear my voice Look at that puss - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 Look at that puss How can I believe you - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:12 How can I believe you When I come back - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 When I come back Livingstone - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:08 Livingstone For a gallon of elderberry wine - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:18 For a gallon of elderberry wine There's Mr - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:43 There's Mr We're going to Niagara Falls Call me a cab dear - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 We're going to Niagara Falls Call me a cab dear You can't do things like that - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:38 You can't do things like that You're going to love me for my mind - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:07 You're going to love me for my mind Code for Roosevelt - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:23 Code for Roosevelt I'm the son of a sea cook - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:05 I'm the son of a sea cook Insanity runs in my family - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:12 Insanity runs in my family May I present Dr - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:50 May I present Dr I've got the two nicest Aunts in the world - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:26 I've got the two nicest Aunts in the world But the quick way - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:08 But the quick way We'll do it tomorrow - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:11 We'll do it tomorrow I want the face of an absolute non enity - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:18 I want the face of an absolute non enity Something borrowed - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:33 Something borrowed Don't be so inquisitive - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:52 Don't be so inquisitive Charge the blockhouse - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:21 Charge the blockhouse The pixies won't be out till after midnight - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:28 The pixies won't be out till after midnight I want the Happy Dale Sanatorium - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:04 I want the Happy Dale Sanatorium You're too old to be flying off the handle like this - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:17 You're too old to be flying off the handle like this That wouldn't have been very nice - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 That wouldn't have been very nice Will you get out of here - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:25 Will you get out of here But you're face is familiar - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:58 But you're face is familiar He's quite harmless - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:43 He's quite harmless You shouldn't have killed him - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:43 You shouldn't have killed him Pull yourself together - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:35 Pull yourself together Men don't just get into window seats and die - Arsenic and Old Lace 02:00 Men don't just get into window seats and die What's your name - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:27 What's your name Do you remember - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:49 Do you remember Two in Johannesburg - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:40 Two in Johannesburg That's what he presumes - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:23 That's what he presumes We go to work - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:33 We go to work

Cast

Mortimer Brewster - Cary Grant
Elaine Harper - Priscilla Lane
Jonathan Brewster - Raymond Massey
O'Hara - Jack Carson
Mr. Witherspoon - Edward Everett Horton
Dr. Einstein - Peter Lorre
Police Lt. Rooney - James Gleason
Abby Brewster - Josephine Hull
Martha Brewster - Jean Adair
'Teddy Roosevelt' Brewster - John Alexander
Reverend Harper - Grant Mitchell
Taxi Cab Driver - Garry Owen
Saunders - John Ridgely
Judge Cullman - Vaughan Glaser
Dr. Gilchrist - Chester Clute
Reporter - Charles Lane
Undetermined Secondary Role - Mary Brodel
Marriage License Clerk - Spencer Charters
Graveyard Raven - Jimmy the Crow
Undetermined Secondary Role - Alberta Gary
New York Pitcher - Sol Gorss
Undetermined Supporting Role - Herbert Gunn
Undetermined Supporting Role - Rolan Jones
Undetermined Suecondary Role - Vera Lewis
Photographer at Marriage License Office - Hank Mann
Irate Dodgers Baseball Fan - Pat McKee
Young Man in Line - Spec O'Donnell
Umpire - Lee Phelps
Undetermined Supporting Role - Don Phillips
Undetermined Secondary Role - Juanita Stark
Drummer at baseball game - Raymond Walburn
Man in Phone Booth - Leo White
Young Woman in Line - Jean Wong