Stanley Shapiro


Stanley Shapiro Quotes

  • ''When a girl's under 21, she's protected by law. When she's over 65, she's protected by nature. Anywhere in between—she's fair game.''
    Stanley Shapiro (1925-1990), screenwriter, and Maurice Richlin (d. 1990). Captain Sherman (Cary Grant), Operation Petticoat (1959).
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  • ''Yup. They're drafting everybody these days.''
    Stanley Shapiro (1925-1990), screenwriter, and Maurice Richlin (d. 1990). Captain Sherman (Cary Grant), Operation Petticoat, to Lieutenant Reid, after she sees a large pig in the officers' head on the sub (1959).
  • ''No one ever checks a Dun & Bradstreet rating in the bedroom.''
    Stanley Shapiro (1925-1990), screenwriter, and Maurice Richlin (d. 1990), screenwriter. Lieutenant Holden (Tony Curtis), Operation Petticoat (1959).
  • ''I was born and raised in a neighborhood called Noah's Ark. If you didn't travel in pairs, you just didn't travel.''
    Stanley Shapiro (1925-1990), screenwriter, and Maurice Richlin (d. 1990). Lieutenant Holden (Tony Curtis), Operation Petticoat (1959).

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