Viña Delmar (January 29, 1903 – January 19, 1990) was a twentieth century American author, playwright, and screenwriter. With the editorial assistance of her husband, Eugene, she wrote or adapted about twenty plays which were produced as films during her lifetime—a career that lasted from 1929 to 1956. She was nominated for an Academy Award for 1937 for her screen adaptation of the Arthur Richman ... more »
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''Daniel: I'm glad to know you.Vina Delmar, U.S. novelist, playwright. Daniel (Ralph Bellamy), Jerry (Cary Grant), Lucy (Irene Dunne), The Awful Truth (1937). Daniel and Lucy ar...
Jerry: How can you be glad to know me? I know how I'd feel if I were sitting with a girl and her husband walked in.
Lucy: I'll bet you do.''
''I guess a man's best friend is his mother.''Vina Delmar, U.S. novelist, playwright. Daniel (Ralph Bellamy), The Awful Truth, after catching Jerry (Cary Grant) and Armand (Alexander D'Arcy) in Lu...
''Never during our marital bliss did she cause me one moment's uneasiness. Never did I have to ask, "Where have you been? What were you doing?" I always knew.''Vina Delmar, U.S. novelist, playwright. Jerry (Cary Grant), The Awful Truth, to Daniel (Ralph Bellamy) and his mother, Mrs. Leeson (Esther Dale), "eas...
''Lucy: I know I'll enjoy Oklahoma City.Vina Delmar, U.S. novelist, playwright. Lucy (Irene Dunne), Jerry (Cary Grant), The Awful Truth (1937). Cosmopolitan New Yorker Lucy is trying to ...
Jerry: But, of course. And if it should get dull, you can always go to Tulsa for the weekend.''
''I guess it was easier for her to change her name than for her whole family to change theirs.''Vina Delmar, U.S. novelist, playwright. Lucy (Irene Dunne), The Awful Truth, after witnessing the specialty act of nightclub performer Dixie Bell Lee&...
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