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Essie Carmichael (Character)
from You Can't Take It with You (1938)

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You Can't Take It with You (1938)
Mrs. Anthony P. Kirby: [to Alice] If you had any sense, young woman, you'd stay where you belong and stop being ambitious.
Essie Carmichael: Shall I sock her, Alice?

Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: If it's illegal to manufacture fireworks without a permit, then I guess we're guilty of that too, because we've been doing it a long time.
Penny Sycamore: I don't feel guilty, do you, Essie?
Essie Carmichael: No.

Wilbur G. Henderson, IRS Agent: [to Martin] Our records show you owe back income tax for 14 years.
Ed Carmichael: Hey wait a minute, mister, that's too far back, that's outlawed ain't it?
Wilbur G. Henderson, IRS Agent: What's your name?
Ed Carmichael: What difference does that make?
Wilbur G. Henderson, IRS Agent: You ever file a tax return?
Ed Carmichael: No sir.
Wilbur G. Henderson, IRS Agent: What was your income last year?
Ed Carmichael: I don't know, about $50, wasn't it, Essie?
Essie Carmichael: I don't know.

Rheba: Grandpa go to the graduation exercises today?
Essie Carmichael: Guess so.
Rheba: I wonder how many people Grandpa's going to bring home for dinner tonight.
Essie Carmichael: I don't know, it all depends if he goes walking in a park.
Rheba: Well let him bring them, I'll be ready for them.