Arsenic and Old Lace quotes

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A drama critic learns on his wedding day that his beloved maiden aunts are homicidal maniacs, and that insanity runs in his family.

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.

104 Clips & Quotes

Insanity runs in my family - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:31 Insanity runs in my family You're going to love me for my mind - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 You're going to love me for my mind Code for Roosevelt - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:58 Code for Roosevelt For a gallon of elderberry wine - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:43 For a gallon of elderberry wine Livingstone - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:25 Livingstone There's Mr - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:50 There's Mr How can I believe you - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:38 How can I believe you When I come back - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:19 When I come back You can't do things like that - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:53 You can't do things like that Can you hear my voice - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:12 Can you hear my voice He sits there  waiting  to be tied up and gagged - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 He sits there waiting to be tied up and gagged Look at that puss - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:16 Look at that puss I must be catching cold - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 I must be catching cold Have you ever tried to persuade him that he wasn't Teddy Roosevelt - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:09 Have you ever tried to persuade him that he wasn't Teddy... Where did you get that face - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:15 Where did you get that face Who are you - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:25 Who are you Looks good on you - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:13 Looks good on you Where am I - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:09 Where am I We go to work - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:33 We go to work This is the picture I was telling you about - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:32 This is the picture I was telling you about Is he trying to move into the White House before I've moved out - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 Is he trying to move into the White House before I've moved... It had a character in it - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:38 It had a character in it I think you're wrong - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:20 I think you're wrong There's another one - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:13 There's another one I'll run for a third term - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:36 I'll run for a third term I probably should have told you this before but - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:27 I probably should have told you this before but Aunt Martha - Arsenic and Old Lace 02:29 Aunt Martha At least people in plays act like they've got sense - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:39 At least people in plays act like they've got sense What happens - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:42 What happens But there's a body in the window seat - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:42 But there's a body in the window seat Be a good fellow - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:24 Be a good fellow This is the home of my youth - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:31 This is the home of my youth He's quite harmless - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:43 He's quite harmless Five more bucks and you'll own it - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 Five more bucks and you'll own it Wait a minute - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:30 Wait a minute We were married today - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:04 We were married today You wouldn't want to have children with three heads - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:35 You wouldn't want to have children with three heads All I did was cross the bridge and I was in Brooklyn - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:21 All I did was cross the bridge and I was in Brooklyn I knew this would end up in the nuthouse - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:23 I knew this would end up in the nuthouse Not at tea - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:25 Not at tea Pull up a tombstone - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:13 Pull up a tombstone You behave - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:20 You behave Happy Dale - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:16 Happy Dale Just the thought of Jonathan frightens me - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:33 Just the thought of Jonathan frightens me But it's Halloween - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:28 But it's Halloween Blockhouse - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:21 Blockhouse How did he die - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:51 How did he die I'll be in my office vetoing bills - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:16 I'll be in my office vetoing bills Are you leaving - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:12 Are you leaving Right out here in the open with everyone looking - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:39 Right out here in the open with everyone looking What is this - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:31 What is this Don't do that - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 Don't do that Something borrowed - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:33 Something borrowed But   what happened to him - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:14 But what happened to him You'd better get to bed - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:46 You'd better get to bed They're two of the dearest - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:34 They're two of the dearest You were right about that fellow - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:23 You were right about that fellow If you tell O'Hara what's in the window seat - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:38 If you tell O'Hara what's in the window seat There is a Happydale - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:09 There is a Happydale This time - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:17 This time Look at me - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:17 Look at me I can't hear you - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:16 I can't hear you Get out of here - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:27 Get out of here I've just been appointed Ambassador to Bolivia - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:20 I've just been appointed Ambassador to Bolivia I'll knock your block off - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:18 I'll knock your block off Come here - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:26 Come here Another Roosevelt - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:14 Another Roosevelt Einstein and I need a place to sleep - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:41 Einstein and I need a place to sleep General Goethals was very pleased - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 General Goethals was very pleased Perhaps we'd better introduce ourselves - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:42 Perhaps we'd better introduce ourselves Looks like the same suckers get married everyday - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:17 Looks like the same suckers get married everyday We go to Panama - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:15 We go to Panama I'll get every one of you - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:25 I'll get every one of you Charge the blockhouse - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:21 Charge the blockhouse Who can that be - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:13 Who can that be When Johnny's in that mood - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 When Johnny's in that mood What news have you brought me - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 What news have you brought me A  secret  proclamation - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:14 A secret proclamation We got a hot stiff on our hands - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:18 We got a hot stiff on our hands What has occurred - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:13 What has occurred I'm the son of a sea cook - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:28 I'm the son of a sea cook That's what he presumes - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:23 That's what he presumes Two in Johannesburg - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:40 Two in Johannesburg Do you remember - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:49 Do you remember What's your name - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:27 What's your name 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 Pull yourself together - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:35 Pull yourself together You shouldn't have killed him - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:43 You shouldn't have killed him I think it's time for you to go to bed - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:58 I think it's time for you to go to bed But you're face is familiar - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:58 But you're face is familiar Will you get out of here - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:25 Will you get out of here That wouldn't have been very nice - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:22 That wouldn't have been very nice 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 I want the Happy Dale Sanatorium - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:04 I want the Happy Dale Sanatorium The pixies won't be out till after midnight - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:28 The pixies won't be out till after midnight Don't be so inquisitive - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:52 Don't be so inquisitive I want the face of an absolute non enity - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:18 I want the face of an absolute non enity We'll do it tomorrow - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:11 We'll do it tomorrow But the quick way - Arsenic and Old Lace 01:08 But the quick way 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 May I present Dr - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:50 May I present Dr Watch your language - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:31 Watch your language Mortimer Brewster - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:40 Mortimer Brewster But I cannot sign any proclamation without consulting my Cabinet - Arsenic and Old Lace 00:46 But I cannot sign any proclamation without consulting my...

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