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.
Clowns terrify me. When my daughter was given one at her first birthday party, I watched her take it out of the gift wrapping and I had to steel myself not to snatch it from her hands and throw it. Very good friends had given it to her with love, but Ex ditched that clown after the party was over.ReplyDelete
These are great Kirk - well found and lovingly read!ReplyDelete
Lime, you must learn to conquer your fear! I suggest you start out with mimes, and, once you're comfortable around them, gradually move on to clowns, perhaps the sad ones first. Whatever you do, DON'T READ ANY BATMAN COMIC BOOK FEATURING THE JOKER! It's all right to watch Ceasar Romero on the old TV show, however. He couldn't even scare Alfred the butler.ReplyDelete
Thanks, Bren. I should have thrown in a John Carradine quote as well, but I didn't think of it. Oh, well, there's always next Halloween.
OH, Kirk - mimes freak me out, too.ReplyDelete
I think I understand, Limes. It's those invisible walls they're always touching. Eerie.ReplyDelete
And the resounding silence!ReplyDelete
You don't say!ReplyDelete
The Hitchcock quote is fabulous!ReplyDelete
Hitchcock was fabulous.ReplyDelete
Welcome to the blog, Kelly
How can one trade forex in a manner that least resembles gambling-- over what period of time can one see some logic to a forex trade? Who are the main players that govern the price levels of currency and what effects do individual traders have? how do hedge funds trade currencies? Does technical analysis really work? The idea of of using tech analysis seems so silly--what is the theory behind it? Any additional information you may have, I'd really appreciate.ReplyDelete
The above may be more scary than the horror movie star quotesReplyDelete