Quotations From ROBERT PIROSH


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  • Well, it's early yet!
    Robert Pirosh, U.S. screenwriter, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer, and Sam Wood. Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx), A Day at the Races, his response after would-be seductress Flo Marlowe (Esther Muir) is exposed in a frame-up plot by Tony (Chico Marx) and exclaims "I've never been so insulted in my life!" (1937).
  • In case you've never done it, this is known as washing your hands.
    Robert Pirosh, U.S. screenwriter, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer, and Sam Wood. Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx), A Day at the Races, defending his bizarre bedside manner to a skeptical sanitarium doctor (1937).
  • The last job I had, I had to take it out in trade and this is no butcher shop—not yet, anyhow!
    Robert Pirosh, U.S. screenwriter, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer, and Sam Wood. Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx), A Day at the Races, informing Mrs. Upjohn (Margaret Dumont) that he's going to be paid one way or another for running the sanitarium (1937).
  • Either he's dead or my watch has stopped!
    Robert Pirosh, U.S. screenwriter, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer, and Sam Wood. Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx), A Day at the Races, a diagnosis given while taking the pulse of Stuffy (Harpo Marx) (1937).
  • If I hold you any closer I'll be in back of you!
    Robert Pirosh, U.S. screenwriter, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer, and Sam Wood. Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx), A Day at the Races, his reply to Flo Marlowe (Esther Muir) as she begs Hackenbush to hold her "Closer! Closer!" (1937).
  • Take one of those every half-mile and call me if there is any change.
    Robert Pirosh, U.S. screenwriter, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer, and Sam Wood. Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx), A Day at the Races, medical advice given to a sick race horse Hackenbush (Groucho Marx) slips some pills to (1937).

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  • I can't hide it any longer. I love you. It's the old story, boy meets girl—Romeo and Juliet—Minneapolis and St. Paul!
    Robert Pirosh, U.S. screenwriter, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer, and Sam Wood. Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx), A Day at the Races, as he woos Mrs. Upjohn (Margaret Dumont) (1937).

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  • Emily, I've a little confession to make. I really am a horse doctor. But marry me, and I'll never look at another horse.
    Robert Pirosh, screenwriter, George Seaton, screenwriter, and George Oppenheimer, screenwriter. Sam Wood. Dr. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx), in A Day at the Races (film), proposing to Mrs. Upjohn (Margaret Dumont) (1937).

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  • If you're looking for my fingerprints, you're a little early!
    Robert Pirosh, U.S. screenwriter, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer, and Sam Wood. Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx), A Day at the Races, a wisecrack made to the Sherlock Holmes-clad Stuffy (Harpo Marx) as he looks over Hackenbush's date for the evening, Flo Marlowe (Esther Muir) (1937).
  • The last time I saw a head like that was in a bottle of formaldehyde.
    Robert Pirosh, U.S. screenwriter, George Seaton, George Oppenheimer, and Sam Wood. Dr. Hugo Z. Hackenbush (Groucho Marx), A Day at the Races, a diagnosis given while taking the pulse of Stuffy (Harpo Marx) (1937).

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