Daniel Mainwaring


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  • ''I want to love and be loved.... I don't want a world without love or grief or beauty. I'd rather die.''
    Daniel Mainwaring (1902-1977), U.S. screenwriter, and Based On The Collier'. Don Siegel. Becky Driscoll (Dana Wynter), Invasion of the Body Snatchers, trapped in the office, while her replacement "pod" grows in the next room (1955).
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  • ''Love, desire, ambition, faith. Without them life's so simple, believe me.''
    Daniel Mainwaring (1902-1977), U.S. screenwriter, and Based On The Collier'. Don Siegel. Dan Kauffman (Larry Gates), Invasion of the Body Snatchers, trying to convince Bennel and Becky that they'll be better off as "pod people," (1955).
  • ''I found out that a doctor's wife needs the understanding of an Einstein and the patience of a saint.''
    Daniel Mainwaring (1902-1977), U.S. screenwriter, and Don Siegel. Dr. Miles Bennel (Kevin McCarthy), Invasion of the Body Snatchers, explaining to Becky why his marriage broke up. (1955). Based on the Collier's Magazine, serial by Jack Finney.
  • ''At first glance, everything looked the same. It wasn't. Something evil had taken possession of the town.''
    Daniel Mainwaring (1902-1977), U.S. screenwriter, and Don Siegel. Dr. Miles Bennel (Kevin McCarthy), Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1955). In his narration, as he begins telling his story.
  • ''Look. You fools, you're in danger. Can't you see? They're after you. They're after all of you. Our wives, our children, everyone. They're here already. You're next!''
    Daniel Mainwaring (1902-1977), U.S. screenwriter, and Based On The Collier'. Don Siegel. Dr. Miles Bennel (Kevin McCarthy), Invasion of the Body Snatchers, standing in the middle of a highway, trying to get people to listen to him (1955).

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