Garrett Fort

(1900_1945 / New York City, New York)

Garrett Fort Quotes

  • ''The strength of the vampire is that people will not believe in him.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and Tod Browning. Abraham Van Helsing (Edward Van Sloan), Dracula, trying to convince Mina's father and fiance that vampires do exist (1931). From the play adapted by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston (1899-1954).
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  • ''They're all crazy. They're all crazy except you and me. Sometimes I have me doubts about you.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter. Tod Browning. Attendant, Dracula, watching the inhabitants of the house trying to ward off the vampire (1931). Need actor name; from the play adapted by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston (1899-1954).
  • ''For one who has not lived even a single lifetime, you are a wise man, Van Helsing.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter. Tod Browning. Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi), Dracula, to Van Helsing, who has discovered his secret (1931). From the play adapted by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston (1899-1954).
  • ''The spider spinning his web for the unwary fly. The blood is the life, Mr. Renfield.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter. Tod Browning. Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi), Dracula, speaking to Renfield at his castle (1931). From the play adapted by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston (1899-1954).
  • ''To die, to be really dead, that must be glorious.... There are far worse things awaiting man than death.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter. Tod Browning. Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi), Dracula, talking to Lucy and Mina at the opera (1931). From the play adapted by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston (1899-1954).
  • ''I am Dracula.... I bid you welcome.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and Tod Browning. Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi), Dracula, welcoming Renfield to his castle (1931). From the play adapted by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston (1899-1954).
  • ''Listen to them. Children of the night, what music they make.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter. Tod Browning. Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi), Dracula, in his castle, when he hears wolves howling (1931). From the play adapted by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston (1899-1954).
  • ''I never drink—wine.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and Tod Browning. Count Dracula (Bela Lugosi), Dracula, to Renfield, at his castle (1931). This line is repeated in Dracula's Daughter; from the play adapted by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston (1899-1954).
  • ''Possibly there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in your psychiatry, Mr. Garth.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and Lambert Hillyer. Countess Marya Zaleska (Gloria Holden), Dracula's Daughter, telling Garth that she believes Von Helsing's story of vampires (1936). Unbeknownst to Garth, the Countess is a vampire. Story suggested by Oliver Jeffries. Based on a story by Bram Stoker.
  • ''You have created a monster and it will destroy you.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, Francis Edwards Faragoh (1898-1954), and James Whale. Dr. Waldman (Edward Van Sloan), Frankenstein, when it becomes apparent that the monster has run amok (1931). from the novel by Mary Shelley (1797-1851); adapted from the play by Peggy Webling. Based on a composition by Joh L. Balderston (1899-1954).

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