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Kitty Packard (Character)
from Dinner at Eight (1933)

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Dinner at Eight (1933)
Kitty: [Final lines] I was reading a book the other day.
Carlotta: [Nearly trips] Reading a book?
Kitty: Yes. It's all about civilization or something. A nutty kind of a book. Do you know that the guy says that machinery is going to take the place of every profession?
Carlotta: [Looking her over] Oh, my dear, that's something you need never worry about.

Kitty Packard: Politics? Ha! You couldn't get into politics. You couldn't get in anywhere. You couldn't even get in the mens' room at the Astor!

Kitty: I've told you a million times not to talk to me when I'm doing my lashes!

Dan Packard: So, you'd make a sucker out of me?
Kitty: Well, I certainly ain't tryin' to make a gentleman out of ya. But, I'm gonna be a lady if it kills me.

Kitty: [stage whispers during the dinner] Go on, tell Jordan.
Dan Packard: Shut up.
Kitty: Go on and tell 'em.
Dan Packard: Shut up.
Kitty: If ya don't, you'll be sorry as long as you live.
Dan Packard: Shut up, shut up, shut up. Sh - shut up.

Dan Packard: Remember what I told you last week?
Kitty Packard: I don't remember what you told me a minute ago.

Kitty: That slug never wants to meet any refined people.

Kitty: [wearing a backless gown] You know, my skin's terribly delicate and I don't dare expose it.

Kitty: Holy cat! Hand me that phone you nitwit!

Kitty Packard: Gee, that sounds swell to me!

Millicent Jordan: [Talking on the phone] Don't you want to know the date?
Kitty: Oh, sure, honey. Friday. A week from tonight. Dinner at Eight.

Tina: Here's a new hat.
Kitty: Oh, goodie!

Dan Packard: Do you know why I'm going to Washington tonight? Because the President wants to consult me about the affairs of the nation. That's why.
Kitty: What's the matter with them.
Dan Packard: Everythings the matter with them. That's why he's sending for me.

Kitty: Doctor Talbot says that you're an extrovert and I'm a introvert.
Dan Packard: A what?
Kitty: A introvert, you dummy! And that's why I gotta be quiet a good deal and have time to reflect in.
Dan Packard: Reflect in? What have you got to reflect about? I have to think and act at the same time!

Kitty: Presidents and Washington and all those rummies! But you can't goes anywheres with me!

Kitty: Once in our life we get asked to a classy house and I got a new dress that will knock their eye out and we're going!
Dan Packard: We're not going!
Kitty: We are so!

Kitty: You big crook! You pull a dirty deal and it ruins my social chances!

Kitty: You never come and see me anymore unless I send for you.
Dr. Wayne Talbot: Now, listen, Kitty, I've been very busy. You know how busy I've been.
Kitty: But, I'm so lonely for you, Wayne. And you know how I need you! I don't do anything all day except just long for you.
Dr. Wayne Talbot: Well, why don't ya - why don't ya try and read?

Kitty: Yeah, you're so smart you're going land in jail some day.

Kitty: Tina, were are my slippers!

Dan Packard: How'd you like to be a Cabinet member's wife? Mingle with all the other Cabinet members' wives and the Ambassadors.
Kitty: Nertz! You're not going to drag me down to that graveyard. I seen their pictures in the papers, those girlies. A lot of sour-faced frumps with last year's clothes on. Pinning medals on girl scouts and pouring tea for the DARs and rolling Easter eggs on the White House lawn.
[Sarcastically]
Kitty: A swell lot of fun I'd have. You go live in Washington! I can have a good time right here.

Dan Packard: I'm the works around here and I'll give you orders what to do!
Kitty: Who do you think you're talkin' to? That first wife of yours out in Montana?
Dan Packard: Now you leave her out of this.
Kitty: That poor mealy-faced thing, with her flat chest, that didn't have nerve enough to talk up to you?

Kitty: What are you going to do about it - you big gas bag?

Kitty: I like it in New York in the summer! Gee, I've had some swell times on Penthouse parties.
Hattie Loomis: All my life I've wanted to be a Penthouse girl.
Ed Loomis: [Skeptically] Yeh, you'd be good at that.

[last lines]
Kitty: I was reading a book the other day.
Carlotta: [shocked at the thought] Reading a book?
Kitty: Yes. It's all about civilization or something. A nutty kind of a book. Do you know that the guy said that machinery is going to take the place of every profession?
Carlotta: Oh, my dear, that's something you need never worry about.