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No, No, Nanette

No, No, Nanette

Mrs. Susan Smith: Your horoscope says "Beware of 1940."


--Helen Broderick (as ) in No, No, Nanette

Top Hat

Top Hat

Dale Tremont: Madge, have you any objections if I scare your husband so that he'll never look at another woman?
Madge Hardwick: Dale, no husband is ever too scared to look.


--Helen Broderick (as Madge Hardwick) in Top Hat

Swing Time

Swing Time

Mabel Anderson: [after having just been hit in the face with a snowball] You know, snow tastes just as bad as water.


--Helen Broderick (as Mabel Anderson) in Swing Time

Swing Time

Swing Time

Mabel Anderson: [Mable thinks she's talking to Pop and turns to a young lady sitting at one of the tables] Oh, listen girlie! Don't worry about me. I always talk to myself... you see, I'm my own grandmother and I have to keep the old girl interested!


--Helen Broderick (as Mabel Anderson) in Swing Time

Swing Time

Swing Time

Mabel Anderson: Beautiful, isn't it?
Everett 'Pop' Cardetti: What is?
Mabel Anderson: The music.
Everett 'Pop' Cardetti: What music?
Mabel Anderson: The music they're playing.
Everett 'Pop' Cardetti: Oh, yeah.
[pause]
Everett 'Pop' Cardetti: What made you think of it?
Mabel Anderson: Think of what?
Everett 'Pop' Cardetti: The music.
Mabel Anderson: [said sarcastically] Oh, I don't know; my mind was wandering, I guess.


--Helen Broderick (as Mabel Anderson) in Swing Time


Top Hat

Top Hat

Madge Hardwick: My dear, when you're as old as I am, you take your men as you find them --- if you can find them!


--Helen Broderick (as Madge Hardwick) in Top Hat

Top Hat

Top Hat

Madge Hardwick: Here or there, as long as you remain a spinster, you're fair game for any philandering male. What you really should have is a husband you can call your own.


--Helen Broderick (as Madge Hardwick) in Top Hat

Top Hat

Top Hat

Madge Hardwick: In spite of the fact that all men are, er, male, there's no feeling so secure as having a good reliable husband.


--Helen Broderick (as Madge Hardwick) in Top Hat

Top Hat

Top Hat

Madge Hardwick: Well, if that's your story Horace, you stick to it.


--Helen Broderick (as Madge Hardwick) in Top Hat

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