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"Kind Hearts and Coronets" quotes

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When his mother eloped with an Italian opera singer, Louis Mazzini was cut off from her aristocratic family. After the family refuses to let her be buried in the family mausoleum, Louis avenges his mother's death by attempting to murder every family member who stands between himself and the family fortune. But when he finds himself torn between his longtime love and the widow of one of his victims, his plans go awry.

Director: Robert Hamer
Writer: Roy Horniman (novel), Robert Hamer (screenplay), John Dighton (screenplay)
Production: Ealing Studios
Genre: comedy, drama
Year: 1949
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 8.0
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 14 Jun 1950
Awards: Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 2 nominations.
A tragic loss serves to put lesser matters in their proper perspective - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:06 A tragic loss serves to put lesser matters in their proper... It is this - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:40 It is this The very honesty of your behavior would appear to me to prove them wrong - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:16 The very honesty of your behavior would appear to me to... You're pledged to Lionel - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:12 You're pledged to Lionel Good morning Your Grace - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:56 Good morning Your Grace Good evening - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:04 Good evening I have decided to appoint you my private secretary - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:12 I have decided to appoint you my private secretary I wanted a closer view of the target at which I had determined to aim - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:06 I wanted a closer view of the target at which I had... The last execution of a Duke in this country was very badly bungled - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:07 The last execution of a Duke in this country was very badly... She had no rights in the matter - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:17 She had no rights in the matter All of your cousins seem to get killed - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:09 All of your cousins seem to get killed It is so difficult to make a neat job of killing people - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:07 It is so difficult to make a neat job of killing people I considered it both seemly and touching that my dear wife should visit me as she did this morning - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:30 I considered it both seemly and touching that my dear wife... From here - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:07 From here Mr Mazzini - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:38 Mr Mazzini And sent the fool of the family into the church - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:10 And sent the fool of the family into the church Was Lord Tennyson far from the mark when he wrote - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:10 Was Lord Tennyson far from the mark when he wrote The Italian men are so handsome - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:14 The Italian men are so handsome Time had brought me revenge on Lionel - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:17 Time had brought me revenge on Lionel Mama was the daughter - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:20 Mama was the daughter What am I doing - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:12 What am I doing I made an oath that I would revenge the wrongs her family had done her - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:30 I made an oath that I would revenge the wrongs her family... Your grace - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:14 Your grace Hoskins is now going to thrash you - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:10 Hoskins is now going to thrash you Any of the concomitant crudities of his period - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:18 Any of the concomitant crudities of his period The port is with you - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:04 The port is with you The next morning I went out shooting with Ethelred   or rather - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:10 The next morning I went out shooting with Ethelred or... Were t'other dear charmer away - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:06 Were t'other dear charmer away I want to talk to you for a minute - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:52 I want to talk to you for a minute I never longed for Sibella as much as when I was with Edith - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:10 I never longed for Sibella as much as when I was with Edith As to the other undertaking I had not forgotten or forgiven - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:13 As to the other undertaking I had not forgotten or forgiven The Reverend Lord Henry was not one of those newfangled parsons - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:09 The Reverend Lord Henry was not one of those newfangled... In England - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:09 In England I was sorry about the girl - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:11 I was sorry about the girl I shot an arrow in the air - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:08 I shot an arrow in the air What would you say if she asked you about me - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:52 What would you say if she asked you about me It is so difficult to make a neat job of killing people - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:07 It is so difficult to make a neat job of killing people Revenge is the dish which people of taste prefer to eat cold - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:08 Revenge is the dish which people of taste prefer to eat cold Said he wanted to improve his mind He has room to do so - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:05 Said he wanted to improve his mind He has room to do so I don't want to marry Lionel - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:16 I don't want to marry Lionel If I may venture to say so - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:47 If I may venture to say so Even my lamented master - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:52 Even my lamented master A difficult client can make things most distressing - Kind Hearts and Coronets 00:29 A difficult client can make things most distressing

Cast

Louis - Dennis Price
Sibella - Joan Greenwood
The D'Ascoyne Family: The Duke - Alec Guinness