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"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: N/A
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
I understand we understand each other - The Philadelphia Story 00:10 I understand we understand each other Tell four footmen to call me in time for lunch - The Philadelphia Story 00:15 Tell four footmen to call me in time for lunch I didn't think that alcohol would Oh shut up - The Philadelphia Story 00:04 I didn't think that alcohol would Oh shut up I suppose the best mainstay a man can have as he gets along in years is a daughter - The Philadelphia Story 00:14 I suppose the best mainstay a man can have as he gets along... Maid of honour - The Philadelphia Story 00:12 Maid of honour You look fine - The Philadelphia Story 00:16 You look fine You're just a mass of prejudices aren't you - The Philadelphia Story 00:42 You're just a mass of prejudices aren't you Class my eye - The Philadelphia Story 00:14 Class my eye Golly Moses - The Philadelphia Story 00:11 Golly Moses But they're in there - The Philadelphia Story 00:13 But they're in there I can't make you out at all now - The Philadelphia Story 00:37 I can't make you out at all now This is your Uncle Willy's favorite - The Philadelphia Story 00:06 This is your Uncle Willy's favorite I haven't the faintest idea - The Philadelphia Story 00:08 I haven't the faintest idea Who's doing the interviewing here - The Philadelphia Story 00:15 Who's doing the interviewing here I'm not interested in myself - The Philadelphia Story 00:13 I'm not interested in myself I don't think you're being fair to me - The Philadelphia Story 00:15 I don't think you're being fair to me I never knew such a man - The Philadelphia Story 00:14 I never knew such a man Then you don't know women - The Philadelphia Story 00:07 Then you don't know women She's going to leave me - The Philadelphia Story 00:10 She's going to leave me I would like to talk to you - The Philadelphia Story 00:08 I would like to talk to you The Queen will have bread and honey at the usual time - The Philadelphia Story 00:12 The Queen will have bread and honey at the usual time The moon is also a goddess - The Philadelphia Story 00:16 The moon is also a goddess I'm going to build you an ivory tower with my own two hands - The Philadelphia Story 00:10 I'm going to build you an ivory tower with my own two... You have everything it takes to make a lovely woman except the one essential - The Philadelphia Story 00:14 You have everything it takes to make a lovely woman except... The prettiest sight in this fine pretty world - The Philadelphia Story 00:19 The prettiest sight in this fine pretty world Champagne is a great leveleler - The Philadelphia Story 00:20 Champagne is a great leveleler You keep out of this - The Philadelphia Story 00:07 You keep out of this You're a vision of loveliness - The Philadelphia Story 00:14 You're a vision of loveliness It won't rain - The Philadelphia Story 00:06 It won't rain Don't  do  that - The Philadelphia Story 00:13 Don't do that No hunter of buckshot in the rear is cagey - The Philadelphia Story 00:16 No hunter of buckshot in the rear is cagey You really hate me - The Philadelphia Story 00:11 You really hate me Nothing ever possibly in the least ever happens here - The Philadelphia Story 00:16 Nothing ever possibly in the least ever happens here Not of you - The Philadelphia Story 00:18 Not of you Champagne's funny stuff - The Philadelphia Story 00:20 Champagne's funny stuff Put me in your pocket - The Philadelphia Story 00:12 Put me in your pocket What can I say to you - The Philadelphia Story 00:09 What can I say to you I think that dress hikes up a little behind - The Philadelphia Story 00:12 I think that dress hikes up a little behind What is this - The Philadelphia Story 00:08 What is this My head just fell off - The Philadelphia Story 00:08 My head just fell off Presented for the first time - The Philadelphia Story 00:12 Presented for the first time Would you mind doing something for me - The Philadelphia Story 00:07 Would you mind doing something for me Miss Goddess To Me - The Philadelphia Story 00:15 Miss Goddess To Me Aren't you coming Liz - The Philadelphia Story 00:11 Aren't you coming Liz These stories are beautiful - The Philadelphia Story 00:10 These stories are beautiful You're too good for me - The Philadelphia Story 00:19 You're too good for me You're like some marvelous - The Philadelphia Story 00:23 You're like some marvelous You haven't switched from liquor to dope - The Philadelphia Story 00:11 You haven't switched from liquor to dope I suppose I should object to this twosome - The Philadelphia Story 00:08 I suppose I should object to this twosome Where's my wandering parakeet - The Philadelphia Story 00:08 Where's my wandering parakeet Macauly Connor is no homespun tag either - The Philadelphia Story 00:49 Macauly Connor is no homespun tag either Hello Dexter - The Philadelphia Story 00:09 Hello Dexter What did I tell you - The Philadelphia Story 00:14 What did I tell you We're going to talk about me again - The Philadelphia Story 00:06 We're going to talk about me again We just picked the wrong first husband - The Philadelphia Story 00:09 We just picked the wrong first husband There's a cousin - The Philadelphia Story 00:11 There's a cousin Hello Hello What's the matter - The Philadelphia Story 00:08 Hello Hello What's the matter She was yar - The Philadelphia Story 00:06 She was yar But I thought I better hit you before he did - The Philadelphia Story 00:16 But I thought I better hit you before he did You hardly know him - The Philadelphia Story 00:07 You hardly know him I'm testing the air - The Philadelphia Story 00:07 I'm testing the air Then what has it to do with - The Philadelphia Story 00:16 Then what has it to do with We've come for the body of Macaulay Connor - The Philadelphia Story 00:08 We've come for the body of Macaulay Connor Must we ride in this thing - The Philadelphia Story 00:06 Must we ride in this thing This is where Cinderella gets off - The Philadelphia Story 00:18 This is where Cinderella gets off What's this room - The Philadelphia Story 00:12 What's this room Is there no such thing as privacy any more - The Philadelphia Story 00:15 Is there no such thing as privacy any more I'd sell my grandmother for a drink You know how I love my grandmother - The Philadelphia Story 00:09 I'd sell my grandmother for a drink You know how I love... Oh it's all right - The Philadelphia Story 00:14 Oh it's all right This is one of those days which the pages of history teach us - The Philadelphia Story 00:15 This is one of those days which the pages of history teach... But a man expects his wife to - The Philadelphia Story 00:07 But a man expects his wife to For your own sake - The Philadelphia Story 00:24 For your own sake I'm going crazy - The Philadelphia Story 00:10 I'm going crazy Because you'll never be a first class human being or a first class woman - The Philadelphia Story 00:14 Because you'll never be a first class human being or a... What is thee wish - The Philadelphia Story 00:40 What is thee wish The course of true love - The Philadelphia Story 00:10 The course of true love The time to make up your mind about people is never - The Philadelphia Story 00:14 The time to make up your mind about people is never Jack the Ripper - The Philadelphia Story 00:27 Jack the Ripper 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 How did you know - The Philadelphia Story 01:00 How did you know Do you like my dress - The Philadelphia Story 00:18 Do you like my dress 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 You have unsuspected depth - The Philadelphia Story 00:41 You have unsuspected depth Are you one of the musicians - The Philadelphia Story 00:39 Are you one of the musicians 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 And do you know how I feel - The Philadelphia Story 00:13 And do you know how I feel I I can't afford to hate anybody - The Philadelphia Story 00:23 I I can't afford to hate anybody 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 I'm such an unholy mess of a girl - The Philadelphia Story 00:23 I'm such an unholy mess of a girl Has your mind taken hold again - The Philadelphia Story 00:27 Has your mind taken hold again 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... 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 You've got all the arrogance of your class - The Philadelphia Story 01:50 You've got all the arrogance of your class You're wonderful - The Philadelphia Story 01:48 You're wonderful I only hope it's worth it - The Philadelphia Story 00:15 I only hope it's worth it But I'll risk it - The Philadelphia Story 00:46 But I'll risk it 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

Cast

C. K. Dexter Haven - Cary Grant
Tracy Lord - Katharine Hepburn
Macaulay Connor - James Stewart
Elizabeth Imbrie - Ruth Hussey
George Kittredge - John Howard