Fred Haviland Quotes in My Gal Sal (1942)
Fred Haviland Quotes:
Paul Dresser: Look. If you don't like my act, why don't you get out of here.
Fred Haviland: Like it? Why, you're the hit of the show.
Sally Elliott: It's one of the funniest acts I ever saw.
Paul Dresser: Funny? What's funny about it?
Sally Elliott: Wasn't it?
Paul Dresser: You know very well it wasn't, nobody else was laughing.
Sally Elliott: But there was two pianos. And that suit. What could you expect?
Paul Dresser: What's wrong with my suit?
Sally Elliott: It's all right if you can stand the noise.
Fred Haviland: Funny thing about geniuses. You always hear of them burning in an attic. But you always see them burning in the brightest places in town.
Sally Elliott: No matter what you think, he's just as serious about his work as he ever was. Why, he has a wonderful melody, and he wants to put words to it. It's an idea about his home on the banks of the Wabash.
Pat Hawley: [snorts] "Banks of the Wabash." Farm stuff. Who cares anything about farms? Who ever heard of the Wabash? But if it's a good tune, we might change it to the Hudson.
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