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Murder By Death (1976) quotes

  • And you Mr. Charleston, did not approve of Mrs. Charleston dying her hair blond?
    What do you mean?
    Mrs. Charleston’s hair red. You have blond hairs on shoulder. This means she has dyed red hair blond, then back again to red, or else you have been… So sorry, Wang is wrong.
  • Answer simple, but question very hard.
  • Everything here has been rented for tonight. The butler, the cook, the food, the dining room chairs, everything!
    You mean…
    Yes. This entire murder has been… catered.
  • He was arrested in 1932 in Chicago for selling pornographic Bibles. The D.A. couldn’t make the charge stick when the church refused to turn over the Bibles.
  • He was very good to me. He would take me to the circus and give me candy. We stopped going when I was about twenty-six. I’m sorry, Sam.
    Twenty-six? What the hell kind of a circus was it?
  • How do I look so young? Quite simple. A complete vegetable diet, twelve hours sleep a night, and lots and lots of makeup.
  • I was in disguise in disguise in disguise. You work hard for fifty bucks a day in this racket.
  • I’m not a Frenchie, I’m a Belgie!
  • Is he dead?
    With a thing like that in his back, in the long run, he’s better off.
  • Just as I thought: another test that could have cost us our lives, saved only by the fact that I am enormously well-bred.
  • Locked, from the inside. That can only mean one thing. And I don’t know what it is.
  • Room filled with empty people.
  • Since we cannot call for a doctor, I will need a cold compress for my chaffeur, and a cup of hot chocolate for me, n’est-ce pas?
    I don’t think we have any Nespa, sir. Just Hershey’s.
  • Someone just put deadly snake in room. Wake me when it come near bed.
  • Thank you. You are?
    Thank you, Benson.
    No, no, no, no, no… Bensonmum. My name is Bensonmum.
    Yes, sir. Jamesir Bensonmum.
    Yes, sir.
    Jamesir Bensonmum?
    Yes, sir.
    How odd.
    My father’s name, sir.
    What was your father’s name?
    Howard. Howard Bensonmum.
    Your father was Howard Bensonmum?
    Leave it be, Dickie. I’ve had enough.
  • That drives me crazy!
    Sounds like a short ride to me.