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Somewhere in Time (1980) Poster

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Elise McKenna: The man of my dreams has almost faded now. The one I have created in my mind. The sort of man each woman dreams of, in the deepest and most secret reaches of her heart. I can almost see him now before me. What would I say to him if he were really here? "Forgive me. I have never known this feeling. I have lived without it all my life. Is it any wonder, then, I failed to recognise you? You, who brought it to me for the first time. Is there any way that I can tell you how my life has changed? Any way at all to let you know what sweetness you have given me? There is so much to say. I cannot find the words. Except for these: I love you". Such would I say to him if he were really here.

Elise McKenna: I am an actress, Mr. Robinson, not a doormat. Do not attempt to wipe your boots on me.

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[seeing Richard for the first time]

Elise McKenna: Is it you? Is it?

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Older Elise: Come back to me.

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Richard Collier: This is not for a play, Miss Roberts. This is something very personal.

[shows her the pocketwatch]

Laura Roberts: Where did you get that?

Richard Collier: Well, she gave it to me, ma'am. At the opening of a play I wrote eight years ago at Millfield College.

Laura Roberts: That watch was very precious to her. She never- never left it out of her possession. It disappeared the night she died.

Richard Collier: She died that night?

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Richard Collier: I owe you an apology. I understand you now. You have nothing but the best motives in mind for her, but so do I.

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Elise McKenna: Reechard. Reeeeeeechaaaarrrrd.

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[repeated line]

Richard Collier: See you around, Arthur.

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Arthur Biehl: Have we ever met before?

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Elise McKenna: There is so much to say... I cannot find the words. Except for these: 'I love you.'

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William Fawcett Robinson: Excess within control.

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[first lines]

[various snippets in crowd chatter]

Richard Collier: I got some news. There was an agent in the house tonight, and he said he thinks this play might be good enough for Broadway.

[cheers from crowd]

Richard Collier: Fingers crossed, who knows? Come on, let's all have some cake.

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[last lines]

Arthur Biehl: [on telephone] Operator? Get Dr. Paul up to suite 313 right away.

Doctor: Looks like he hasn't eaten in a week. You better send for an ambulance.

Hotel Manager: I'll call one right now.

Arthur Biehl: What a shame. If I'd only known.

Hotel Manager: [on telephone] Operator? Get an ambulance. Right away.

Arthur Biehl: He is going to make it, isn't he?

Doctor: I don't know.

Hotel Manager: They're on their way. How is he?

Doctor: We're going to need some oxygen.

Arthur Biehl: Oh...

Hotel Manager: We've got some downstairs. I'll get it right now.

Arthur Biehl: Keep him warm with this blanket. Such a fine man. What a shame. I wonder what happened.

Doctor: We've gotta keep him going until they get here.

Arthur Biehl: [on telephone, distant] Gladys, this is Arthur again, in Mr. Collier's suite. We've got to

[fades out]

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Richard Collier: Please, don't leave. You have no idea how far I've come to be with you.

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