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Abby Brewster (Character)
from Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

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Alternate Names:
Aunt Abby Brewster

Filmography

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  1. Arsenik og gamle kniplinger (2002) (TV) Played by Ghita Nørby

  2. Arsènic i puntes de coixí (1995) (TV) Played by Carme Molina

  3. Arsenic and Old Lace (1971) (TV) Played by Jenny Van Santvoort
    ... aka "Arsenicum en oude kant" - Belgium (original title)

  4. Arsenic and Old Lace (1969) (TV) Played by Helen Hayes
  5. Arsenik i stare cipke (1967) (TV) Played by Rahela Ferari
  6. Arsenicum en oude kant (1960) (TV) Played by Mary Smithuysen

  7. "ITV Play of the Week"
        - Arsenic and Old Lace (1958) TV episode, Played by Peggy Mount
  8. "The Best of Broadway"
        - Arsenic and Old Lace (1955) TV episode, Played by Helen Hayes

  9. "The Ford Theatre Hour"
        - Arsenic and Old Lace (1949) TV episode, Played by Josephine Hull (as Aunt Abby Brewster)
  10. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) Played by Josephine Hull
    ... aka "Frank Capra's 'Arsenic and Old Lace'" - USA (complete title)

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Quotes:
From Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Martha Brewster: [about the men they have poisoned] Let me see, now. This is eleven, isn't it, Abby?
Abby Brewster: Oh, no, dear. This makes twelve.
Martha Brewster: Abby, dear. I think you're wrong. This one is only eleven.
Abby Brewster: No, dear, because I remember when Mr. Hoskins first came in, it occurred to me that he'd make just an even dozen.
Martha Brewster: But, Abby, dear. I really don't think you should count the first one.
Abby Brewster: Oh, I was counting the first one, and that makes it twelve.
Martha Brewster: It does? Well, she's probably right. Abby usually is. I get them mixed up sometimes.
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