Wednesday, December 12, 2012

OLDIE GOLDIES: Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

This week's Oldie Goldies selection is the classic Cary Grant film "Arsenic and Old Lace". This wickedly funny comedy really shows the authentic movie star quality of Cary Grant in his prime. The film really shines when he is on screen.

Classic Quote
"Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops."

Classic Scene 
"The Cellar's Crowded Already"

  Classic Characters
Dr. Einstein (Peter Lorre)

Jonathan Brewster (Raymond Massey)

Did you know? 
The lead role of Mortimer Brewster was originally intended for Bob Hope, but he couldn't be released from his contract with Paramount.

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