No Photo Available
Quicklinks
Top Links
main detailsbiographyby votesphoto galleryquotes
Filmographies
by yearby typeby ratingsby votesby TV seriesby genreby keyword
Biographical
biography
Did You Know?
photo galleryquotes

Quotes for
Margaret Lord (Character)
from The Philadelphia Story (1940)

The content of this page was created by users. It has not been screened or verified by IMDb staff.
High Society (1956)
Mrs. Lord: Tracy, look at the way she does her hair.
Tracy: Oh, yes, it's lovely. Is it lacquered?

Mrs. Lord: George told us what happened. Your father will make an announcement.
Tracy: Oh thank you. No, no, I got myself into this, I'll get myself out. Ooh.
Dexter: Go. Go.
Tracy: [Opens the door to address the guests] Good morning
[to the organist]
Tracy: Will you stop that racket? Good morning. I'm afraid there's been a slight hitch. My fiancé that was... that is... he's decided we should call it a day and I quite agree with him and... oh Dexter help me please?
Dexter: Say "two years ago I did you out of a wedding in this house by eloping to Maryland"
Tracy: Two years ago I did you out of a wedding in this house by eloping to Maryland.
Dexter: "But I hope to make it up to you now by going through with it as originally planned."
Tracy: But I hope to make it up to you now by...
[looks at Dexter, he nods and smiles]
Tracy: by going through with it as originally and most beautifully planned.
Dexter: "So if you'll just keep your seats a moment"
Tracy: So if you'll just keep your lovely seats a moment
Dexter: "That's all"
Tracy: That's all
[shuts the door]
Tracy: . Oh Dexter, are you sure?
Dexter: No, but I'll risk it if you will.
Tracy: You're not just doing it to save my face?
Dexter: It's such a sweet old face.

Mrs. Lord: This is Miss Elizabeth Imbrie and Mr Mike Macauley Connor. They're from Spy magazine.
Dexter: Spy? Say your tastes have changed a little haven't they, Sam?

Caroline Lord: Tracy, it's your song! Dexter must be home.
Tracy: Mother, has Dexter come back?
Mrs. Lord: Well, we knew he was giving his house over to the jazz festival, maybe he has come back.
Tracy: He's back. No-one else would play that song. That cheap, vulgar, dreadful song.
Caroline Lord: That beautiful, wonderful song he wrote especially for her? That's gratitude.

Caroline Lord: What's this?
[holds up a weird silver object]
Mrs. Lord: I don't know dear.
Caroline Lord: It stinks.
Mrs. Lord: Caroline, don't say stinks. If absolutely necessary, smells, but only if absolutely necessary.

Caroline Lord: Mother, don't you think it's stinking of Tracy not to invite father to the wedding?
Mrs. Lord: Yes, just between us, I think it's good and stinking.

Mike: [on telephone] This is the voice of doom.
Mrs. Lord: What?
Mike: This is to tell you your days are numbered.
[hangs up]
Mrs. Lord: Oh dear. One of the servants has been at the sherry again.


The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Margaret Lord: The course of true love...
Macaulay Connor: ...gathers no moss.

Macaulay Connor: This is the Bridal Suite. Would you send up a couple of caviar sandwiches and a bottle of beer?
Margaret Lord: What? Who is this?
Macaulay Connor: This is the Voice of Doom calling. Your days are numbered, to the seventh son of the seventh son.
Margaret Lord: Hello? Hello?
Tracy Lord: What's the matter?
Margaret Lord: One of the servants has been at the sherry again.

Margaret Lord: We both might face the facts that neither of us has proved to be a very great success as a wife.
Tracy Lord: We just picked the wrong first husband.

Margaret Lord: Oh, dear. Is there no such thing as privacy any more?
Tracy Lord: Only in bed, mother, and not always there.

Margaret Lord: Are you one of the musicians?
Macaulay Connor: No!
Margaret Lord: Oh of course, you're Junius's friend. Only you're not. Do you have any violin strings?
Macaulay Connor: [digs in his pocket] I have an aspirin. Will that work?
Margaret Lord: I don't think so! It's for a violin. Oh well, no matter!

Margaret Lord: I think that dress hikes up a little behind...
Dinah Lord: No, it's me that does.