Comedy Quotes from the Movies: Over 4,000 Bits of Humorous Dialogue from All Film Genres,Topically Arranged and Indexed

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Clever repartee, double entendres, punch lines and many other variations of humor have been a staple of movie dialogue since the advent of talkies. Collected here are over 4,000 of the best comedic lines from the movies. The compilers of this book have tried to bring together some of the funniest, wittiest and most outrageous snatches of dialogue on film over a sixty year time period.

For each entry the authors set the quotation in context, provide the name of the actor or ...

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Overview

Clever repartee, double entendres, punch lines and many other variations of humor have been a staple of movie dialogue since the advent of talkies. Collected here are over 4,000 of the best comedic lines from the movies. The compilers of this book have tried to bring together some of the funniest, wittiest and most outrageous snatches of dialogue on film over a sixty year time period.

For each entry the authors set the quotation in context, provide the name of the actor or actress, the name of the movie and the year of release. The quotations are arranged by a broad range of categories, such as politics, food and eating, gambling, and many others. A title index and a name index follow the body of the book..

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covers lines from over sixty years of cinematic humor
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Collects 4,256 funny lines from American movies, arranged into 117 categories such as adultery, gender, money, police, show business, and vanity. For each entry, the authors set the quotation in context and provide the name of the actor, the movie, and the year of release. This is a paperbound reprint of the clothbound edition published in 1994. No subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786411108
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/15/2001
  • Edition description: ALTERNATE
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Flushing, New York's Larry Langman has been an instructor of film history and English for over twenty years. He has written more than a dozen books on film. Paul Gold, a mathematics teacher, lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
Accidents 2
Actors and Actresses 4
Adultery and Affairs 7
Aging 14
Ambition 19
Ancestry 21
Animals and Insects 21
Appearance 25
Army 34
Art and Artists 38
Assassins and Hit Men 39
Babies 40
Bachelorhood 42
Battle of the Sexes 43
Body Beautiful 48
Bosses 52
Bravado 53
Business and Businessmen 56
Captivity 59
Children 60
Cleanliness 64
Clothing 66
Communication 70
Con Artists 77
Courage 79
Courtroom 80
Cowardice 82
Crime and Criminals 84
Cultures 90
Dance 91
Dating 93
Death 96
Detectives 101
Diplomacy 103
Disguise 104
Divorce 106
Doctors 107
Domestics 109
Drink 110
Eccentrics 117
Education 121
Ethics and Morality 125
Etiquette and Manners 127
Family 131
Fear 134
Fighting 137
Flirtation 138
Food 142
Friendship 149
Gambling 151
Gender 152
Generation Gap 159
Government 160
Happiness 162
Health 164
High Society and Socialites 167
Honesty and Dishonesty 167
Honeymooners 169
Husbands and Wives 170
Ideals and Convictions 177
Incarceration 179
Incompetence 182
In-Laws 184
Innocence 185
Intelligence 191
Journalists 194
Languages 196
Law and Lawyers 198
Lawmen (Western) 201
Life and Living 202
Literature 206
Love 208
Marriage 211
Marriage Proposals 218
Media 220
Miserliness 222
Money 223
Movies 227
Music 231
Names 233
Nationalities 238
Nature 241
Navy 242
Old West 243
Outlaws (Western) 245
Pain 246
Parents 247
Philosophy 251
Places 253
Police 258
Politics and Politicians 261
Poverty 264
Prejudice 267
Prostitution 269
Psychiatry 271
Religion 274
Revenge 277
Rivalry 277
Romance 280
Rooms 284
Royalty 286
Sales and Salespeople 288
Science and Scientists 289
Secretaries 290
Seduction 290
Self 295
Sex 299
Show Business 311
Sleep and Dreams 314
Spies and Spying 315
Sports 317
Structures 321
Stupidity 322
Success and Failure 326
Suicide 327
Supernatural 328
Transportation 331
Travel 332
Vanity 334
Villains and Villainy 337
War 339
Wealth 344
Widows and Widowers 346
Winners and Losers 347
Work and Workplace 349
Writers and Writing 354
Youth 356
Name Index 361
Title Index 381
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