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Lady for a Day (1933) Poster

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Happy McGuire: That should be a cinch.

Butler: I beg your pardon, Sir.

Happy McGuire: I said that should be a leadpipe cinch!

Butler: If I had choice of weapons with you, Sir, I'd choose grammar!

Missouri Martin: Happy, in case you break anything, be sure it's your neck.

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Dave the Dude - 'Dave Manville': If we gotta dig up a husband for Annie, let's to it and get it over with.

Happy McGuire: Yeah, now you gotta dig up a husband for her.

Happy McGuire: [shouting] Where you gonna get a husband just like that?

Dave the Dude - 'Dave Manville': What about YOU, Happy?

Happy McGuire: Me?

Missouri Martin: Oh, that's a swell idea. I think you'd be just precious.

Missouri Martin: That's a wonderful idea; there's one thing stands in the way: I've got a wife that's very fussy. She don't like for me to go around marryin' people! I know how unreasonable that must sound to you, but she's very funny that way.

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Apple Annie: Aw, pull up your chin, Happy. You're liable to step on it.

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Oscar: [about working in a hotel] People don't leave things in their rooms anymore. Do you know it's got so bad I gotta buy me own toothpaste?

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John the Butler: Whom do you wish to see, sir?

Happy McGuire: Is this Rodney Kent's apartment?

John the Butler: Uh, yes, sir, but he's away...

Happy McGuire: Ah, what gave you the idea I'd give a hang where he is?

John the Butler: Well, I... I assumed...

Happy McGuire: Don't go around assuming so much. It'll get you into trouble.

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Dave the Dude - 'Dave Manville': For years Annie's been lucky to me, ain't she?

Happy McGuire: What?

Dave the Dude - 'Dave Manville': Well, what kind of luck would I have if I passed her up at a time like this?

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Missouri Martin: [bringing in her entourage to work on Apple Annie] Say, when they get through with her, she's gonna look every bit as good as me.

Happy McGuire: The idea is to make her look like a lady.

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Happy McGuire: Say, listen, Babcock wore out the seats of two pair of pants just sitting around on his El Fideldo.

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Happy McGuire: Enough tears around here to float a battleship.

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Judge Henry G. Blake: It was a wise old sage who said that every man over forty should be exterminated.

Dave the Dude - 'Dave Manville': Yeah, who said that?

Judge Henry G. Blake: I dunno, but someone should've said it.

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Cheesecake: Call it.

Butch: Heads.

Cheesecake: Tails. That makes ME King of Siam.

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Apple Annie: [to a cop helping himself to an apple for free] Come around to the house sometime. I got a lot of silverwear hanging around loose.

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Shakespeare: Hey, Dude, you mind if I have an idea?

Dave the Dude - 'Dave Manville': Yeah?

Shakespeare: Well, this here society friend of yours, uh... Rodney Kent, he's got an apartment at The Marberry...

Dave the Dude - 'Dave Manville': He has, so what about it? What about it? Can you picture me goin' to Rodney Kent and sayin' "Lend me your apartment for Apple Annie?" He'd throw me out on my ear.

Shakespeare: Huh. That's just what I was gonna say. He'd throw you out on your ear.

Dave the Dude - 'Dave Manville': Shut up abut it, then!

Shakespeare: I was just gonna do that.

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Happy McGuire: I'm goin' over to the insane asylum and hobnob with a few sensible people.

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Judge Henry G. Blake: Never in all my questionable career have I gazed upon such divine lovliness.

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