Garrett Fort

(1900_1945 / New York City, New York)

Garrett Fort Quotes

  • ''You do not quite get what I mean. Herr Frankenstein was interested only in human life. First to destroy it, then recreate it. There you have his mad dream.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and 1954). James Whale. Dr. Waldman (Edward Van Sloan), Frankenstein, explaining why Frankenstein left the University (1931). From the novel by Mary Shelley (1797-1851); adapted from the play by Peggy Webling.
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  • ''I made him with these hands, and with these hands I'll destroy him.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, Francis Edwards Faragoh (1898-1954), and James Whale. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive), 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 John L. Balderston (1899-1954).
  • ''Look, it's moving. It's alive, it's alive, it's alive. It's moving. It's alive, it's alive, it's alive, it's alive, it's alive!''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, Francis Edwards Faragoh (1898-1954), and James Whale. Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive), Frankenstein, when the monster first comes to life (1931). from the novel by Mary Shelley (1797-1851); adapted from the play by Peggy Webling. Based on the composition by John L. Balderston (1899-1954).
  • ''My mind is just as open as it ever was, professor. But it's a scientific mind, and there's no place in it for superstitions.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and Lambert Hillyer. Jeffrey Garth (Otto Kruger), Dracula's Daughter, skeptical of Von Helsing's story of vampires (1936). Story suggested by Oliver Jeffries. Based on a story by Bram Stoker.
  • ''The Abbey always reminds me of that old toast, "Above lofty timbers, the walls around are bare, echoing to our laughter, as though the dead were there."''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and Tod Browning. Lucy Weston (Frances Dade), Dracula, remarking on the house Count Dracula has just leased (1931). From the play adapted by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston (1899-1954).
  • ''Why, even when I was innocent her hatred of me hurt a good deal. Now that I'm guilty, her belief in me would hurt even more.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and Based On The Novel, B. Tod Browning. Paul Lavond (Lionel Barrymore), The Devil-Doll, talking to Toto at the end of the movie (1936). Story by Tod Browning (1882-1962).
  • ''You can marry Lorraine, my fortune will be restored to her, and you can live contentedly together ever after. Now that's a proper ending to a story, isn't it?''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and Based On The Novel, B. Tod Browning. Paul Lavond (Lionel Barrymore), The Devil-Doll, speaking to Toto at the end of the movie (1936). Story by Tod Browning (1882-1962).
  • ''Why, even when I was innocent her hatred of me hurt a good deal. Now that I'm guilty, her belief in me would hurt even more.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and Tod Browning (1882-1962). Paul Lavond (Lionel Barrymore), The Devil-Doll, talking to Toto at the end of the movie (1936). Based on the novel, Burn Witch Burn!, By Abraham Merritt.
  • ''She was beautiful when she died—a hundred years ago.''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and Lambert Hillyer. Prof. Von Helsing (Edward Van Sloan), Dracula's Daughter, at the end of the movie (1936). The character's name is Von Helsing here, although it was Van Helsing in Dracula; story suggested by Oliver Jeffries. Based on a story by Bram Stoker.
  • ''Superstition? Who can define the boundary line between the superstition of yesterday and the scientific fact of tomorrow?''
    Garrett Fort (1900-1945), U.S. screenwriter, and Lambert Hillyer. Prof. Von Helsing (Edward Van Sloan), Dracula's Daughter, reacting to his friend Garth's disbelief in his story of vampires (1936). the character's name is Von Helsing here, although it was Van Helsing in Dracula; story suggested by Oliver Jeffries. Based on a story by Bram Stoker.

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