His Girl Friday
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Walter Burns: Hey, Duffy, listen. Is there any way we can stop the 4:00 train to Albany from leaving town?
Duffy - Copy Editor: We might dynamite it.
Walter Burns: Could we?

Walter Burns: Look, Hildy, I only acted like any husband that didn't want to see his home broken up.
Hildy Johnson: What home?
Walter Burns: "What home"? Don't you remember the home I promised you?

Wilson, reporter: Any dope on how he escaped?
McCue, reporter: Maybe the sheriff let him out so Williams could vote for him.

Walter Burns: What do you think I am, a crook?
Hildy Johnson: Yes.

Bensinger: Are we invited to the wedding?
Hildy Johnson: Well, I might use you for a bridesmaid, Roy.

Hildy Johnson: A big fat lummox like you hiring an airplane to write: "Hildy, don't be hasty. Remember my dimple. Walter." Delayed our divorce 20 minutes while the judge went out and watched it.

Walter Burns: There's been a lamp burning in the window for ya, honey... here.
Hildy Johnson: Oh, I jumped out that window a long time ago.

Walter Burns: What were you when you came here five years ago - a little college girl from a school of journalism. I took a doll-faced hick.
Hildy Johnson: Well, you wouldn't take me if I hadn't been doll-faced.
Walter Burns: Well, why should I? I thought it would be a novelty to have a face around here a man could look at without shuddering.

Louis: What's the matter, Hildy?
Hildy Johnson: Don't give me that innocent stuff! What did you pull on Mr. Baldwin this time?
Louis: Who, me?
Hildy Johnson: Yes, you and that albino of yours.
Louis: You talkin' about Evangeline?
Hildy Johnson: None other.
Louis: She ain't no albino.
Hildy Johnson: She'll do till one comes along.
Louis: She was born right here in this country.

Walter Burns: Diabetes! I ought to know better than to hire anybody with a disease.

Sheriff Hartwell: Please don't call me 'Pinky'.
Murphy: Why not?
Sheriff Hartwell: Because I got a name, see... and it's Peter B. Hartwell.
McCue, reporter: What's the "B" for?
Murphy: Bull.

Hildy Johnson: Walter, you're wonderful, in a loathsome sort of way.

Hildy Johnson: Walter.
Walter Burns: What?
Hildy Johnson: The mayor's first wife, what was her name?
Walter Burns: You mean the one with the wart on her?
Hildy Johnson: Right.
Walter Burns: Fanny.

Walter Burns: You've got an old fashioned idea divorce is something that lasts forever, 'til death do us part.' Why divorce doesn't mean anything nowadays, Hildy, just a few words mumbled over you by a judge.

Continuity mistake: While eating lunch with Walter, the front angle of Hildy shows her hands down. The rear angle shows her hand on her cheek.

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Trivia: When trying to describe Bruce to a friend Grant says "He looks like, uhh, that fella in the movies, Ralph Bellamy." Bruce was in fact played by Ralph Bellamy.

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