It grossed something like 12 million dollars and started a whole slew of boy-meet-ghoul films.
--Boris Karloff, talking about Frankenstein.
--Vincent Price, when asked by Peter Marshall on Hollywood Squares as to who was the most evil man in the world.
I have a perfect cure for a sore throat. Cut it.
The love bite. It is the beginning. You will be irresistible.
Do you think we should drive a stake in his heart just to make sure?
--Peter Lorre, to Vincent Price at Bela Lugosi's funeral.
I think I'm insulted!
--Peter Lorre, playing himself on Route 66. Lon Chaney Jr., also playing himself, and made up like the Wolf Man, was chasing this young woman around a motel lobby. She ran around a corner, and came face to face with Lorre, who was in his regular street clothes. She fainted at the sight if him.
A clown may be funny in a circus ring, but what would be your reaction to opening your door and finding that same clown on your front step at midnight?
They had to starve me to take this name!
--Lon Chaney Jr, born Creighton Chaney.
He was my baby!
--Lon Chaney Jr, referring to his most famous character, the Wolf Man
There is nothing in the dark that isn't there when the lights are on.
We annihilated the world before your very ears, and utterly destroyed the Columbia Broadcasting System.
--Orson Welles, at the end of his radio broadcast of War of the Worlds.
As you know, there's a real scary holiday coming up. Election Day.