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Quotations From ERNEST LEHMAN

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  • 1.
    There's nothing more irresistible to a man than a woman who's in love with him.
    Ernest Lehman (b. 1920), U.S. screenwriter. The Baroness (Eleanor Parker), The Sound of Music (1965).

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  • 2.
    That's funny. That plane's dustin' crops where they ain't no crops.
    Ernest Lehman (b.1920), U.S. screenwriter. Alfred Hitchcock. Man on highway (uncredited), North by Northwest, comment to Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant), as the two men wait alone on an open stretch of highway (1959). Line of dialogue allegedly written by Hitchcock.

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  • 3.
    I'm Friedrich. I'm fourteen. I'm impossible.
    Ernest Lehman (b. 1920), U.S. screenwriter. Friedrich (Nicholas Hammond), The Sound of Music, introducing himself to Maria (Julie Andrews) (1965).
  • 4.
    Some of us prefer Austrian voices risen in song to ugly German threats.
    Ernest Lehman (b. 1920), U.S. screenwriter. Captain Von Trapp (Christopher Plummer), The Sound of Music, to Herr Zeller (1965).

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  • 5.
    After all, the wool of a black sheep is just as warm.
    Ernest Lehman (b. 1920), U.S. screenwriter. Sister Margaretta (Anna Lee), The Sound of Music, speaking of Maria (Julie Andrews) (1965).

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  • 6.
    The three of you together. Now that's a picture only Charles Addams could draw.
    Ernest Lehman (b.1920), U.S. screenwriter. Alfred Hitchcock. Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant), North by Northwest, At an auction, Thornhill confronts Phillip Vandamm (James Mason), Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) and Leonard (Martin Landau)Mall of whom he suspects are trying to have him killed. (1959).

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  • 7.
    Goodbye, Maria. I'm sure you'll make a very fine nun.
    Ernest Lehman (b. 1920), U.S. screenwriter. The Baroness (Eleanor Parker), The Sound of Music, when Maria (Julie Andrews) is returning to the convent (1965).
  • 8.
    I wonder what subtle form of manslaughter is next on the program. Am I to be dropped into a vat of molten steel and become part of a new skyscraper, or are you going to ask this female to kiss me again and poison me to death?
    Ernest Lehman (b.1920), U.S. screenwriter. Alfred Hitchcock. Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant), North by Northwest, Thornhill is speaking sarcastically to enemy agent Phillip Vandamm (James Mason) about his murderous intentions and his equally dangerous mistress, Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint). (1959).

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