Legendary actor, Robert Cummings, was born Charles Clarence Cummings on Jun 9, 1910 in Joplin, MO. Cummings died at the age of 80 on Dec 2, 1990 in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles and was laid to rest in Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale) Cemetery in Glendale, CA.
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Classic Movie Trivia: and Orville WrightBy Annmarie Gatti on May 1, 2014 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Did you know? Actor , born Charles Clarence Robert Orville Cummings, was Godson to aviation pioneer Orville Wright.?Wright taught him to fly while Cummings was still in high school, and Cummings made his first solo flight in 1927 at the age of 16. Cummings gave local residents rides i... Read full article
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Mark Halliday: Well, you forget detection and concentrate on crime. Crime's the thing. And then you imagine you're going to steal something or murder somebody.
Tony Wendice: Oh, is that how you do it? It's interesting.
Mark Halliday: Yes, I usually put myself in the criminal's shoes and then I keep asking myself, uh, what do I do next?
Margot Mary Wendice: Do you really believe in the perfect murder?
Mark Halliday: Mmm, yes, absolutely. On paper, that is. And I think I could, uh, plan one better than most people; but I doubt if I could carry it out.
Tony Wendice: Oh? Why not?
Mark Halliday: Well, because in stories things usually turn out the way the author wants them to; and in real life they don't... always.
Tony Wendice: Hmm.
Mark Halliday: No, I'm afraid my murders would be something like my bridge: I'd make some stupid mistake and never realize it until I found everybody was looking at me.
Hilda: So, you're an American!
Ken Morgan: Yes.
Hilda: Are you a millionaire?
Ken Morgan: Well, a few of us aren't.
Hilda: Is it true that in America they have buildings as high as this mountain?
Ken Morgan: Oh, higher.
Hilda: Why do they build them so high?
Ken Morgan: I beg pardon?
Hilda: Why...do they build 'em...so high?
Ken Morgan: Oh! Well, that's so the people that build them and can't seem to rent them have a nice place to jump off.
Lance Gale: [Condescendingly after Jeff has fallen off his horse] After all, it was just a little accident. One time or another, I suppose, I've broken about every bone in my body.
Jeff Warren: [Clearly annoyed at him] Except your neck!
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