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Answers to Sterling Silver Dialogue #17

Sterling Silver Dialogue #17: (Answers)


"How tall are you, Yolanda?"

(reply) "With heels or without?"

(response) "With anyone. Me, for instance."

Philip Carey as Bill Sweeney




asks Anita Ekberg as Virginia Wilson/Yolanda Lange

















“Young lady! Are you trying to show contempt for this court?”



Addison Richards as The Judge




(response) “No. I’m doin’ my best to hide it.”



Mae West as Flower Belle Lee





(about to gamble at cards) "Is this a game of chance?"

(response) "Not the way I play it, no."

Fuzzy Knight as Cousin Zeb asks W.C. Fields as Cuthbert J. Twillie




(The above are from)



















"I didn't squawk about the steak, dear. I merely said I didn't see that old horse that used to be tethered outside here."



W.C. Fields as The Great Man (speaks to Jody Gilbert as The Waitress) in Never Give a Sucker an Even Break








“You know I’ve been mad about you from the first time I laid eyes on you. Why, you’re my whole world! What do you want to do, drive me to the mad house?!”

(response) “No, I’ll call you a taxi.”

William Gaxton as Tony Ferris asks Mae West as Fay Lawrence
















“Great town St. Louis. You were born there?”

(reply) “Yes”

(response) “What part?”

(reply) “Why, all of me.”

John Miljan as Ace Lamont asks Mae West as Ruby Carter





"Ruby, I must have you... your golden hair, your fascinating eyes, your alluring smile, and lovely arms, your form divine…"

(response) "Wait a minute, wait a minute. Is this a proposal, or are ya takin' inventory?"

John Miljan as Ace Lamont speaks first with Mae West as Ruby Carter




“Are you in town for good?”

(reply) “I expect to be here but not for good.”


James Pierce as an admirer asks Mae West as Ruby Carter




(announcing to several men at a bar) “It’s better to be looked over than overlooked.”



Mae West as Ruby Carter



(The above are from)
















"What if she's right - he didn't do it, and they give him the chair?"

(response) "Suppose they do? What difference does it make? There's too many people in the world anyway."

(reply) "What's the use of talking to you? You think everything's a joke."

(response) "My son, it is. If it weren't, life wouldn't be worth living."

John McGuire as Michael Ward (on right) asks Cliff Clark as Martin














(a fake substitute teacher announcing to his students) "It's gonna be a really tough project. It's going to test your head, your brain, and your mind, too."


(to his “fellow” teachers during a meeting) “Those that cannot do, teach. Those that cannot teach, teach gym.”

Jack Black as Dewey Finn


(to his students) "Ok, here's the deal. I have a hangover. Who knows what that means?"

(Frankie) "Doesn't that mean you're drunk?"





(teacher's response) "No. It means I was drunk yes-ter-day."



Jack Black as Dewey Finn speaks first and Angelo Massagli as Frankie responds
















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"What’s your nationality?"

(reply) "I’m a drunkard."

Conrad Veidt as Major Strasser asks Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine
















"Don't talk to me about self-respect. Self-respect is something you tell yourself you've got when you've got nothing else."


Joan Crawford as Ethel Whitehead (speaks to Kent Smith as Martin Blankford) in The Damned Don't Cry







"Well, don't you even say 'Good night'?"

(response) "It's good-bye, and it's tough to say good-bye."

(reply) "Why is it? You've never seen me before tonight."

(response) "Every guy's seen you before somewhere. The trick is to find you."

Veronica Lake as Joyce Harwood speaks first with Alan Ladd as Johnny Morrison















"You see, if you make believe hard enough that something is true, then it is true for you."


Burt Lancaster as Ned Merrill (speaks to Michael Kearney as Kevin Gilmartin) in The Swimmer