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Charles Coburn

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Charles Coburn

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Memorable Quotations:

  • "I was young once, like you -- lived like you, looked like you. Then one morning I looked like this." --as John B. Merlin in BACHELOR MOTHER (1939).
  • "I'm not through with you, young man. I'm going to prosecute you. I don't know what for, but I'm going to prosecute you for something." --as John B. Merlin in BACHELOR MOTHER (1939).
  • "Don't be vulgar, Jane. Let us be crooked, but never common." --as Colonel Harrington in THE LADY EVE (1941).
  • "Son, I love you. Now shut up and leave me alone." --as Hugo Van Cleve in HEAVEN CAN WAIT (1943).
  • "Albert, I'm struggling successfully against the gout, I'm waging a terrific battle with my liver, and I'm holding my own against asthma. But I doubt I have the strength enough to survive your jokes." --as Hugo Van Cleve in HEAVEN CAN WAIT (1943).
  • "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!" --as Benjamin Dingle in THE MORE THE MERRIER (1943).
  • "There are two kinds of people -- those who don't do what they want to do so they write down in a diary about what they haven't done, and those who are too busy to write about it 'cause they're out doing it!" --as Benjamin Dingle in THE MORE THE MERRIER (1943).
  • "I missed two Sundays of 'Superman' once and I've never felt right since." --as Benjamin Dingle in THE MORE THE MERRIER (1943).

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