Quotations From ERIC TAYLOR

 

  • 1.
    I am not in the habit of taking baritones to supper.
    Eric Taylor, Leroux, and Arthur Lubin. Raoul Daubert (Edgar Barrier), Phantom of the Opera, bridling at Christine's suggestion that Anatole join them at supper (1943). Adaptation by John Jacoby. Based on the composition "Phantom of the Opera" by Gaston Leroux.
  • 2.
    Don't use that word, Frank. We don't like it. Say rather that we are undead, immortal.
    Eric Taylor. Robert Siodmak. Katherine Caldwell (Louise Allbritton), Son of Dracula, objecting to her fiance's use of the word "vampire," (1943). Original story by Curtis Siodmak [sic] (1902-1988).
  • 3.
    Are you suggesting that we reopen the Opera with a murder as an added attraction?
    Eric Taylor, Leroux, and Arthur Lubin. Lecours (Fritz Feld), Phantom of the Opera, reacting to Daubert's suggestion that they reopen the Opera despite the Phantom's threats (1943). Adaptation by John Jacoby. Based on the composition "Phantom of the Opera" by Gaston Leroux.

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  • 4.
    You have promise, Mlle. Dubois, but you must choose between an operatic career and what is usually called "a normal life." Though why it is so called is beyond me.
    Eric Taylor, Leroux, and Arthur Lubin. M. Villeneuve (Frank Puglia), Phantom of the Opera (1943). Adaptation by John Jacoby. Based on the composition "Phantom of the Opera" by Gaston Leroux.

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  • 5.
    We're not blind and we're not fools. We're just plain, sensible people who refuse to be fooled by a lot of supernatural nonsense.... There's no magic in dried lizards and dead chickens.
    Eric Taylor. Robert Siodmak. Frank Stanley (Robert Paige), Son of Dracula, annoyed at his fiancee's obsession with the occult (1943). Original story by Curtis Siodmak [sic] (1902-1988).

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  • 6.
    You'll stay here with me my child, won't you? It's been so lonely without you. But you've come to me at last, haven't you? Now you'll sing for me and I'll play and we'll be together forever.
    Eric Taylor, and Leroux. Arthur Lubin. Erique Claudin (Claude Rains), Phantom of the Opera, to Christine, whom he's taken to his underground home (1943). Adaptation by John Jacoby.

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  • 7.
    Even an extraordinary policeman seems a strange suitor for an operatic soprano. Does he sing?
    Eric Taylor, and Leroux. Arthur Lubin. M. Villeneuve (Frank Puglia), Phantom of the Opera, surprised that Christine is going out with Daubert (1943). Adaptation by John Jacoby.
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