Arsenic and Old Lace Quotes

Joseph Kesselring
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It may not be charitable of me, but I’ve almost come to the conclusion that this Mr. Hitler isn’t a Christian. (Act 1 paragraph Page 6)

No, we don’t like to talk about Jonathan. He left Brooklyn very early – by request. Jonathan was the kind of boy who liked to cut worms in two – with his teeth. (Act 1 paragraph Page 33)

Martha: ‘Well, Mortimer, for a gallon of elderberry wine I take a teaspoonful of arsenic, and add a half-teaspoonful of strychnine, and then just a pinch of cyanide.’ Mortimer (appraisingly): Should have quite a quick. (Act 1 paragraph Page 48)

Oh yes, Mr. Hoskins. It can’t be very comfortable for him in there. He’s been so patient, the poor dear. I think Teddy ought to get Mr. Hoskins downstairs right away. (Act 2 paragraph Page 87)

You see, insanity runs in my family … It practically gallops! (Act 2 paragraph Page 107)

O’Hara: ‘Yeah, Sioux City, Iowa. I was born in the dressing room at the end of... (Act 2 paragraph Page 121)

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