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Quotations From JOHN L BALDERSTON

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  • 1.
    What girl could fail to make a conquest who collapsed at a man's feet in the moonlight?
    John L. Balderston (1899-1954), U.S. screenwriter, and Karl Freund. Helen Grosvenor (Zita Johann), The Mummy, to Frank Whemple, who claims to have fallen in love with her at first sight (1932). From the story by Nina Wilcox Putnam and Richard Schayer.

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    Don't you think I've had enough excitement for one evening, without the additional thrill of a strange man making love to me?
    John L. Balderston (1899-1954), U.S. screenwriter. Karl Freund. Helen Grosvenor (Zita Johann), The Mummy, to Frank Whemple, who claims to have fallen in love with her at first sight (1932). From the story by Nina Wilcox Putnam and Richard Schayer.

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  • 3.
    Do you have to open graves to find girls to fall in love with?
    John L. Balderston (1899-1954), U.S. screenwriter. Karl Freund. Helen Grosvenor (Zita Johann), The Mummy, to young archaeologist Frank Whemple (1932). From the story by Nina Wilcox Putnam and Richard Schayer.

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    He was laughing when your father found him. He died laughing—in a strait-jacket.
    John L. Balderston (1899-1954), U.S. screenwriter, and Karl Freund. Prof. Pearson (Leonard Mudie), The Mummy, talking to Frank Whemple about his father's assistant, who went mad when the mummy walked (1932). From the story by Nina Wilcox Putnam and Richard Schayer.

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  • 5.
    We didn't come to dig in Egypt for medals. Much more is learned from studying bits of broken pottery than from all the sensational finds. Our job is to increase the sum of human knowledge of the past, not to satisfy our own curiosity.
    John L. Balderston (1899-1954), U.S. screenwriter. Karl Freund. Sir Joseph Whemple (Arthur Byron), The Mummy, to Ralph Norton, who is eager to open the splendid chest they've found (1932). From the story by Nina Wilcox Putnam and Richard Schayer.

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  • 6.
    He went for a little walk!
    John L. Balderston (1899-1954), U.S. screenwriter, and Karl Freund. Ralph Norton (Bramwell Fletcher), The Mummy, Norton has just been driven mad by seeing the mummy come to life (1932). From the story by Nina Wilcox Putnam and Richard Schayer.
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