Day 21 of Noirvember: The Gaudier the Patter
What time is it? Time for another look at some of those great noir lines! Enjoy!
“I don’t think I’ll have to kill her. Just slap that pretty face into hamburger meat, that’s all.” Sterling Hayden in The Killing (1956)
“For a nickel, I’d grab him. Stick both thumbs right in his eyes. Hang on ‘til he dropped dead.” Richard Widmark in Kiss of Death (1947)
“You’d sell your own mother if she was worth anything.” John Garfield in The Breaking Point (1950)
“Do you look down on all women? Or just the ones you know?” Gloria Grahame in In a Lonely Place (1950)
“Nobody’s your pal now. You’re dead. Lay down.” John Kellogg in Johnny O’Clock (1947)
“For a charming, intelligent girl, you certainly surrounded yourself with a remarkable collection of dopes.” Dana Andrews in Laura (1944)
“First is first and second is nobody.” Richard Conte in The Big Combo (1955)
“Never underestimate a man because you don’t like him.” Everett Sloane in The Big Knife (1955)
“If this were fiction, I would fall in love with Vera, marry her, and make a respectable woman out of her. Or else she’d make some supreme, class A sacrifice for me – and die.” Tom Neal in Detour (1945)
Join me tomorrow for Day 22 of Noirvember!