Boris Kolenkhov Quotes in You Can't Take It with You (1938)
Boris Kolenkhov Quotes:
Essie Carmichael: I'll get in my dancing clothes and be right down.
Boris Kolenkhov: Aw, my pavlova, you are like a beautiful swan.
Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: Is she making any progress, Kolenkhov?
Boris Kolenkhov: Confidentially, she stinks.
Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: As long as she's having fun.
Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: Do you have any Russian stamps for me?
Boris Kolenkhov: No, nobody writes to me anymore. They are all dead.
Alice Sycamore: We're going to the Monte Carlo ballet!
Boris Kolenkhov: ...The Monte Carlo ballet? It stinks!
Boris Kolenkhov: I feel so good, life is running around inside of me like a squirrel!
Boris Kolenkhov: Grandpa, I'm in time for dinner, no?
Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: You're in time for dinner, yes!
Boris Kolenkhov: What is that?
Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: That's a picture of Mr. DiPinna. Penny painted it.
Boris Kolenkhov: It stinks!
Donald: [Walking into a crowded jail cell] Home again!
Boris Kolenkhov: A lot like Siberia, only it stinks!
DePinna: It was fun being fingerprinted, wasn't it?
Ed Carmichael: Mr. Kirby didn't think so. It took three men to hold him down.
Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: Never a dull moment, that's what I say. Never a dull moment.
Rheba: Gee, Mr. Kolenkhov, isn't it exciting?
Boris Kolenkhov: Exciting? With you moving and the Grand Duchess out of a job? Ver do I eat?
Mrs. Anthony P. Kirby: Mr. Kirby should have told you: he suffers from indigestion.
Anthony P. Kirby: Now, now, Miriam, it isn't as serious as all that.
Boris Kolenkhov: Perhaps it is not indigestion. Perhaps it is stomach *ulcers!*
Anthony P. Kirby: [looks at Kolenkhov with obvious indignation] Ulcers?
Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff: Don't pay any attention to Mr. Kolenkhov. He's Russian, and the Russians are inclined to look on the dark side.
Boris Kolenkhov: All right, I'm Russian! A friend of mine - a Russian - *died* from stomach ulcers!
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Characters on You Can't Take It with You (1938)
- Grandpa Martin Vanderhoff
- Grandpa Martin Vanderhof
- Penny Sycamore
- Anthony P. Kirby
- Tony Kirby
- Essie Carmichael
- Alice Sycamore
- Henry - the Head Waiter
- Lord Melville
- Mrs. Anthony P. Kirby
- Bill Hughes
- John Blakely
- Mrs. Schmidt
- Paul Sycamore
- Ed Carmichael
- Wilbur G. Henderson, IRS Agent
- Jailed Prostitute