Death Becomes Her
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Madeleine: Do you know that they do to soft, bald, overweight Republicans in prison, Ernest?

Lisle: You are like Don Quixote, tilting at Nature's windmills.

Lisle Von Rhuman: This is life's ultimate cruelty. It offers us a taste of youth and vitality, and then it makes us witness our own decay.

Helen: I want you to know something. I have never blamed you for leaving me. I always knew it was her. She's a woman. A woman, Ernest. From Newark, for God's sake.

Madeleine: You should learn not to compete with me. I always win.
Helen: You may have always won, but you never played fair.
Madeleine: Who cares how I played? I won.

Madeline Ashton: Oh, for Christ's sake, at least lie quickly.
Dakota: I'm trying to.

Madeline Ashton: Wrinkled, wrinkled little star... hope they never see the scars.

Helen: Ernest, ask me to go. Ask me to leave this house immediately.
Ernest: You just got here.

Anna: I am sorry, but the plasma separation is a very traumatic process to the body! Our policy prohibits more than one in a six-month period.
Madeline: So? It's been nearly that long already.
Anna: Miss Ashton, you had one three weeks ago.

Ernest: Is this an angel I see before me?

Lisle: He won't get far. Not at his age.

Ernest Menville: 'Til death do us part! Well, you girls are dead. And I'm parting.

Helen: She married a brilliant surgeon, and turned him into an undertaker.

Helen: She was a homebreaker. She was a man-eater. And she was a bad actress.

Ernest Menville: Where did you put my wife?
Second Doctor: She's dead, sir. They took her to the morgue.
Ernest Menville: The morgue? She'll be furious.

Lisle: We are creatures of the spring, you and I.

Helen: Oh ok! Well if she's not dead, you tell her to come down here, come right up to me and kiss me on the.
Madeline: Kiss you on the what?
Helen: Mad?
Madeline: Hel.

Madeleine: You're dressed. Special occasion?

Helen: I will not speak to you 'til you put your head on straight.

Continuity mistake: When Hellen kisses Madeleine at the party, the lip-mark is further to the right than it should have been, taken from the position of Hellen's head during the kiss.

Jacob La Cour

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Trivia: When Madeleine is in the morgue, we get a shot of a table and on that table is a jar with a brain and formaldehyde in it, and on the jar is a sign and the sign says "abnormal." This is a homage to the film "Young Frankenstein": Dr Frankenstein sent Igor to the morgue to get a specific brain, an intelligent man's brain, but Igor was startled and dropped the intelligent brain, so looked around for another one and he did: He found a brain with the label "abnormal" on it, and that is why the monster was so hard to teach and control.

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Question: In the scene where Goldie Hawn nearly gets her head run over by the car, how do they get that effect? It just looks far too dangerous to be an actual stunt, but it looks too real to be a bluescreen / split screen effect either.

Gary O'Reilly

Chosen answer: It is a composite shot, with the actor's head added to the scene. They just did a particularly good job on the scene.

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