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Grandpa Martin Vanderhof (Character)
from You Can't Take It with You (1938)

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Overview

Alternate Names:
Grandpa Vanderhof / Martin Vanderhof

Filmography

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  1. "You Can't Take It with You"
        - For Whom the Phone Rings (1988) TV episode, Played by Harry Morgan (as Martin Vanderhof)
        - The Trial of Martin Vanderhof (1987) TV episode, Played by Harry Morgan (as Martin Vanderhof)
        - Like Mother, Like Son (1987) TV episode, Played by Harry Morgan (as Martin Vanderhof)
  2. "Great Performances"
        - You Can't Take It with You (1984) TV episode, Played by Jason Robards

  3. You Can't Take It with You (1979) (TV) Played by Art Carney

  4. You Can't Take It with You (1947) (TV) Played by Finlay Currie (as Martin Vanderhof)
  5. You Can't Take It with You (1945) (TV) Played by Robert Ober (as Grandpa Vanderhof)

  6. You Can't Take It with You (1938) Played by Lionel Barrymore (as Martin Vanderhof)

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Quotes:
From You Can't Take It with You (1938)
Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: Now, Mr. Vanderhoff, that's a very serious thing, not filing an income tax return.
Wilbur G. Henderson, IRS Agent: Now, suppose I do pay you this money; mind you, I don't say that I'm going to, but, just for the sake of argument; what's the government going to do with it?
Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: What do you mean?
Wilbur G. Henderson, IRS Agent: Well, what do I get for my money? For instance, if I go into a department store and buy something, why, there it is! I can see it. Well, what are they gonna give me?
Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: Why the government gives you everything! It protects you!
Wilbur G. Henderson, IRS Agent: From what?
Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: Well, invasion! How do you think the government's gonna keep up the army and navy with all those battleships?
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