Jim Hardy Quotes in Holiday Inn (1942)
Jim Hardy Quotes:
Jim Hardy: [trying to describe Linda] She was sort of a medium built, medium height. With a nice evening gown on with a belt in the back. She's sorta built like the girl I knew from the corner drugstore who used to play pinball. Conshwella Schlepkiss. I remember she was high man three weeks in a row.
Linda Mason: My father was a lot like you, just a man with a family. Never amounted to much, didn't care. But as long as he was alive, we always had plenty to eat and clothes to keep us warm.
Jim Hardy: Were you happy?
Linda Mason: Yes.
Jim Hardy: Then your father was a very successful man.
Ted Hanover: I like it here... with you and Linda.
Jim Hardy: And we love having you. When are you leaving?
Linda Mason: You better go inside, it's cold and you don't have a coat...
[gently pushes him]
Linda Mason: Go on.
Jim Hardy: [kisses her, moves back] Well I don't need a coat anymore.
Ted Hanover: [reading] Come out and relax on a farm, music, dancing, home cooking. Open holidays only.
Ted Hanover: Open holiday's only? Say, how many of them are there?
Jim Hardy: [excited] About 15. That gives me 350 days to kick around in!
Ted Hanover: [laughing] You would think of that!
Jim Hardy: Well what do you visualize, Ziggy?
Jim Hardy: Lila's back in New York. I got a letter from her yesterday.
Ted Hanover: What happened to her millionaire?
Jim Hardy: Slight mistake there. He didn't own millions, he owed them.
Ted Hanover: Poor girl. Always straying to greener pastures and finding spinach.
Jim Hardy: What brings you here on this bright and uninviting day?
Jim Hardy: I don't need a coat, now!
Jim Hardy: For that kinda of money you oughta be able to go by way o' Medicine Hat!
Jim Hardy: Right now I've got the ledger in an iron lung.
Ted Hanover: Then I had a drink.
Jim Hardy: A drink? Boy you were fractured!
Jim Hardy: [Handing a cup of coffee to Ted] Here, take a slug out of the mug.
Jim Hardy: It's a great act, isn't it?
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