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Jennifer Jones

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Memorable Quotations:

  • "Do you think the artistic life is too bohemian?" --as Jane Hilton in SINCE YOU WENT AWAY (1944).
  • "Now you go away and let me alone.  I know all about men like you." --as Pearl Chavez in DUEL IN THE SUN (1946).
  • "Do you know why that clock strikes? To announce the death of another hour." --as Emma Bovary in MADAME BOVARY (1949).
  • "How do I know what I want?" --as Emma Bovary in MADAME BOVARY (1949).
  • "Do you want me to love you or don't you?" --as Emma Bovary in MADAME BOVARY (1949).
  • "My ma'am didn't like it.  She said, 'Tears and torment.  Tears and torment was a marrying lot.'  And she said, 'Keep yourself to yourself.  You weren't made for marriage any more than me.  Eat in company, but sleep alone.'  That's what she said." --as Hazel Woodus in THE WILD HEART (1951).
  • "If I tried to do your job, I'd be dumb as a dog that don't know 'sick'em'." --as Ruby in RUBY GENTRY (1952).
  • "Jim, what is love?" --as Ruby in RUBY GENTRY (1952).
  • "Harry's been all out of sorts today.  Usually he's a wonderful loser." --as Gwendolen Chelm in BEAT THE DEVIL (1954).
  • "There are two good reasons for falling in love.  One is that the object of your affections is unlike anyone else -- such as Lord Byron.  The other is that he's like everyone else, only superior." --as Gwendolen Chelm in BEAT THE DEVIL (1954).

Music Clips:

  • Click here"The Song of Bernadette" (clip) from THE SONG OF BERNADETTE (1943) by Alfred Newman (a .MP3 file).
  • Click here"Since You Went Away" (clip) from SINCE YOU WENT AWAY (1944) by Max Steiner (a .MP3 file courtesy RCA/Victor).
  • Click here"Madame Bovary" (clip) from MADAME BOVARY (1949) by Miklos Rozsa (a .MP3 file courtesy Rhino Records).
  • Click here"Waltz" (clip) from MADAME BOVARY (1949) by Miklos Rozsa (a .MOV file courtesy Rhino Records).

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Further Reading:

  • Jennifer Jones: a bio-bibliography by Jeffrey L. Carrier (New York: Greenwood Press, 1990).
  • Portrait of Jennifer : a biography of Jennifer Jones by Edward Z. Epstein (New York: Simon & Schuster, c1995).
  • Star-crossed: the story of Robert Walker and Jennifer Jones by Beverly Linet (New York : Putnam, c1986).
  • The films of Jennifer Jones by W. Franklyn Moshier (San Francisco: Moshier, 1978).

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