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Bertha Van Cleve (Character)
from Heaven Can Wait (1943)

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Alternate Names:
Albert Van Cleve / Grandmother Van Cleve


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  1. Heaven Can Wait (1943) Played by Spring Byington / Allyn Joslyn (as Albert Van Cleve) / Dickie Jones (as Albert Van Cleve) / Clara Blandick (as Grandmother Van Cleve)

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From Heaven Can Wait (1943)
Albert Van Cleve: I assume you're referring to my future father-in-law, who happens to be one of the great meat packers of our time.
Bertha Van Cleve: Yes, Father Cleve, don't you realize that every piece of beef we eat comes from one of Mr. Strable's many, many plants.
Hugo Van Cleve: Does that include the steak I fought ten rounds with last night?
Albert Van Cleve: Grandfather, you don't seem to have any idea of the importance of Mr. Strable. He created the most famous character in American advertising - Mable the Cow.
Randolph Van Cleve: You've seen her, Father, on billboards.
Bertha Van Cleve: That big happy cow smiling at you over the fence and saying in big letters, um... uh... How does it go, uh...?
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