"The Philadelphia Story" quotes

The Philadelphia Story poster
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.

Director: George Cukor
Writer: Donald Ogden Stewart, Philip Barry, Waldo Salt
Production: Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Genre: comedy, romance
Year: 1940
MetaScore: 96/100
ImdbRating: 7.9
BoxOffice: $404,524
Released: 17 Jan 1941
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 5 wins & 5 nominations total

116 Clips

You keep out of this - The Philadelphia Story 00:20
You keep out of this
Aren't you coming Liz - The Philadelphia Story 00:23
Aren't you coming Liz
What's the matter - The Philadelphia Story 01:02
What's the matter
What do you want - The Philadelphia Story 01:48
What do you want
For your own sake - The Philadelphia Story 00:41
For your own sake
Oh it's all right - The Philadelphia Story 00:28
Oh it's all right
Maid of honour - The Philadelphia Story 00:18
Maid of honour
I suppose the best mainstay a man can have as he gets along in years is a daughter - The Philadelphia Story 00:28
I suppose the best mainstay a man can have as he gets along...
I understand we understand each other - The Philadelphia Story 00:20
I understand we understand each other
Jack the Ripper - The Philadelphia Story 00:27
Jack the Ripper
Then you don't know women - The Philadelphia Story 00:29
Then you don't know women
What goes on here - The Philadelphia Story 00:14
What goes on here
It sounds almost like dancing - The Philadelphia Story 00:16
It sounds almost like dancing
But they're in there - The Philadelphia Story 00:31
But they're in there
I can't make you out at all now - The Philadelphia Story 00:45
I can't make you out at all now
This is your Uncle Willy's favorite - The Philadelphia Story 00:08
This is your Uncle Willy's favorite
I haven't the faintest idea - The Philadelphia Story 00:24
I haven't the faintest idea
Tell four footmen to call me in time for lunch - The Philadelphia Story 00:17
Tell four footmen to call me in time for lunch
I don't think you're being fair to me - The Philadelphia Story 00:30
I don't think you're being fair to me
I never knew such a man - The Philadelphia Story 00:23
I never knew such a man
How did you know - The Philadelphia Story 01:00
How did you know
Presented for the first time - The Philadelphia Story 00:34
Presented for the first time
Do you like my dress - The Philadelphia Story 00:18
Do you like my dress
I would like to talk to you - The Philadelphia Story 00:20
I would like to talk to you
Who's doing the interviewing here - The Philadelphia Story 00:41
Who's doing the interviewing here
I'm not interested in myself - The Philadelphia Story 00:39
I'm not interested in myself
The Queen will have bread and honey at the usual time - The Philadelphia Story 00:22
The Queen will have bread and honey at the usual time
No hunter of buckshot in the rear is cagey - The Philadelphia Story 00:25
No hunter of buckshot in the rear is cagey
I'm going to build you an ivory tower with my own two hands - The Philadelphia Story 00:20
I'm going to build you an ivory tower with my own two hands
Hello friends and enemies - The Philadelphia Story 00:18
Hello friends and enemies
You're just a mass of prejudices - The Philadelphia Story 00:28
You're just a mass of prejudices
It can't be anything like love - The Philadelphia Story 00:20
It can't be anything like love
Macauly Connor is no homespun tag either - The Philadelphia Story 00:38
Macauly Connor is no homespun tag either
Champagne is a great leveleler - The Philadelphia Story 00:32
Champagne is a great leveleler
You have unsuspected depth - The Philadelphia Story 00:41
You have unsuspected depth
Would you mind doing something for me - The Philadelphia Story 00:22
Would you mind doing something for me
Are you one of the musicians - The Philadelphia Story 00:39
Are you one of the musicians
Don't  do  that - The Philadelphia Story 00:26
Don't do that
The moon is also a goddess - The Philadelphia Story 00:25
The moon is also a goddess
You really hate me - The Philadelphia Story 00:26
You really hate me
Miss Goddess To Me - The Philadelphia Story 00:24
Miss Goddess To Me
Nothing ever possibly in the least ever happens here - The Philadelphia Story 00:17
Nothing ever possibly in the least ever happens here
She's a girl who is generous to a fault - The Philadelphia Story 00:23
She's a girl who is generous to a fault
Put me in your pocket - The Philadelphia Story 00:06
Put me in your pocket
What can I say to you - The Philadelphia Story 00:36
What can I say to you
And do you know how I feel - The Philadelphia Story 00:13
And do you know how I feel
I think that dress hikes up a little behind - The Philadelphia Story 00:23
I think that dress hikes up a little behind
My head just fell off - The Philadelphia Story 00:14
My head just fell off
You're a vision of loveliness - The Philadelphia Story 00:25
You're a vision of loveliness
I I can't afford to hate anybody - The Philadelphia Story 00:23
I I can't afford to hate anybody
What did I tell you - The Philadelphia Story 00:37
What did I tell you
My feet are made of clay - The Philadelphia Story 00:20
My feet are made of clay
American female - The Philadelphia Story 01:14
American female
What are her leading characteristics - The Philadelphia Story 01:14
What are her leading characteristics
These stories are beautiful - The Philadelphia Story 00:22
These stories are beautiful
You're too good for me - The Philadelphia Story 00:31
You're too good for me
You're like some marvelous - The Philadelphia Story 01:01
You're like some marvelous
I'm such an unholy mess of a girl - The Philadelphia Story 00:23
I'm such an unholy mess of a girl
You haven't switched from liquor to dope - The Philadelphia Story 00:22
You haven't switched from liquor to dope
Champagne's funny stuff - The Philadelphia Story 00:31
Champagne's funny stuff
We just picked the wrong first husband - The Philadelphia Story 00:37
We just picked the wrong first husband
Has your mind taken hold again - The Philadelphia Story 00:27
Has your mind taken hold again
Don't you agree - The Philadelphia Story 00:19
Don't you agree
I suppose I should object to this twosome - The Philadelphia Story 00:28
I suppose I should object to this twosome
We've come for the body of Macaulay Connor - The Philadelphia Story 00:33
We've come for the body of Macaulay Connor
Must we ride in this thing - The Philadelphia Story 00:25
Must we ride in this thing
This is where Cinderella gets off - The Philadelphia Story 00:33
This is where Cinderella gets off
You have everything it takes to make a lovely woman except the one essential - The Philadelphia Story 00:41
You have everything it takes to make a lovely woman except...
Don't tell me you've forsaken your beloved whisky and whiskies - The Philadelphia Story 01:11
Don't tell me you've forsaken your beloved whisky and...
Speaking of eye openers - The Philadelphia Story 00:40
Speaking of eye openers
This is the Bridal Suite - The Philadelphia Story 01:01
This is the Bridal Suite
There's a cousin - The Philadelphia Story 00:12
There's a cousin
But I thought I better hit you before he did - The Philadelphia Story 00:21
But I thought I better hit you before he did
You hardly know him - The Philadelphia Story 00:22
You hardly know him
I'm testing the air - The Philadelphia Story 00:22
I'm testing the air
You've got all the arrogance of your class - The Philadelphia Story 01:50
You've got all the arrogance of your class
What's this room - The Philadelphia Story 00:23
What's this room
You're wonderful - The Philadelphia Story 01:48
You're wonderful
Where's my wandering parakeet - The Philadelphia Story 00:07
Where's my wandering parakeet
I'm going crazy - The Philadelphia Story 00:26
I'm going crazy
Then what has it to do with - The Philadelphia Story 00:42
Then what has it to do with
But a man expects his wife to - The Philadelphia Story 00:23
But a man expects his wife to
I only hope it's worth it - The Philadelphia Story 00:15
I only hope it's worth it
Is there no such thing as privacy any more - The Philadelphia Story 00:23
Is there no such thing as privacy any more
But I'll risk it - The Philadelphia Story 00:46
But I'll risk it
What is thee wish - The Philadelphia Story 00:38
What is thee wish
Either I'm gonna sock you or you're gonna sock me - The Philadelphia Story 00:22
Either I'm gonna sock you or you're gonna sock me
The course of true love - The Philadelphia Story 00:13
The course of true love
The time to make up your mind about people is never - The Philadelphia Story 00:20
The time to make up your mind about people is never
It won't rain - The Philadelphia Story 00:15
It won't rain
It can't be - The Philadelphia Story 00:21
It can't be
I remember your honeymoon quite well - The Philadelphia Story 01:07
I remember your honeymoon quite well
I don't know - The Philadelphia Story 00:20
I don't know
You look fine - The Philadelphia Story 00:12
You look fine
Holy mackerel - The Philadelphia Story 00:13
Holy mackerel
Haven't you - The Philadelphia Story 01:52
Haven't you
Golly Moses - The Philadelphia Story 00:09
Golly Moses
Ever so much - The Philadelphia Story 00:18
Ever so much
Doggone it - The Philadelphia Story 00:26
Doggone it
Do you s'pose - The Philadelphia Story 00:40
Do you s'pose
Did you know - The Philadelphia Story 00:23
Did you know
Dexter Haven - The Philadelphia Story 00:19
Dexter Haven
Aren't you - The Philadelphia Story 00:25
Aren't you
Are you sure - The Philadelphia Story 00:48
Are you sure
You hate me - The Philadelphia Story 00:23
You hate me
What's this - The Philadelphia Story 00:44
What's this
We're going to talk about me again - The Philadelphia Story 00:14
We're going to talk about me again
To a fault - The Philadelphia Story 00:24
To a fault
That's no good - The Philadelphia Story 00:25
That's no good
That's all - The Philadelphia Story 01:19
That's all
South Bend - The Philadelphia Story 00:15
South Bend
She was yar - The Philadelphia Story 00:09
She was yar
Robin Hood - The Philadelphia Story 00:27
Robin Hood
Oh of course - The Philadelphia Story 00:43
Oh of course
Not of you - The Philadelphia Story 00:22
Not of you
Like a queen - The Philadelphia Story 00:27
Like a queen

Cast

C. K. Dexter Haven - Cary Grant
Tracy Lord - Katharine Hepburn
Macaulay Connor - James Stewart
Elizabeth Imbrie - Ruth Hussey
George Kittredge - John Howard
Uncle Willie - Roland Young
Seth Lord - John Halliday
Margaret Lord - Mary Nash
Dinah Lord - Virginia Weidler
Sidney Kidd - Henry Daniell
Edward - Lionel Pape
Thomas - Rex Evans
Wedding Guest - King Baggot
Main Line Society Woman - Hillary Brooke
Manicurist - Lita Chevret
John - Chauffeur - Russ Clark
Dr. Parsons - Robert De Bruce
Main Line Society Woman - Dorothy Fay
Uncle Willie's Butler - Claude King
Wedding Guest - Eric Mayne
Main Line Society Woman - Florine McKinney
Bartender - Lee Phelps
Librarian - Hilda Plowright
Main Line Society Woman - Helene Reynolds
Main Line Society Woman - Mildred Shay