Min and Bill (1930) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by George W. Hill and produced by George W. Hill and Harry Rapf.
The film was based on the novel Dark Star written by Lorna Moon published in 1929.
Academy Awards 1930/31 --- Ceremony Number 4 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actress||Marie Dressler||Won|
"Min and Bill," or Punch Drunk LoveBy David on Mar 13, 2013 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze
By the time she appeared in the 1930 film "Min and Bill," Marie Dressler was in her early 60s and had been performing for 38 years. Along the way she had befriended a powerful ally in screenwriter Frances Marion, who had adapted "Min and Bill" from a book written by her friend, Lorna Moon. The final... Read full article
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Bill, a fisherman: Say, you're just like a sieve, aint yuh?
Bill, a fisherman: What's the matter? She ain't done nothing.
Policeman: She knows.
Bill, a fisherman: Aw, don't get tough with her.
Bella Pringle: [to Min] You know me. When I call a spade a spade, no one protests.
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At Disney's Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, homage to Min and Bill is paid in the form of a counter service restaurant. Min and Bill's Dockside Diner is in the shape of Bill's fishing trawler, and "floats" in Echo Lake near the center of the park.
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