Millicent Jordan Quotes in Dinner at Eight (1933)
Millicent Jordan Quotes:
Millicent Jordan: You're joking! Ask that common little woman to my house and that noisy, vulgar man? He smells Oklahoma!
Carlotta Vance: And then I had a restful, nice luncheon... with four lawyers. On the 88th floor of the What's-its building. You know, the Sky Club. A cloud floated right into my soup plate.
Millicent Jordan: Yes, it's terrible. But, we get used to it.
Millicent Jordan: I don't know where I'm going to find someone to fit in with the Ferncliffes.
Hattie Loomis: Only a rubber plant would fit in with the Ferncliffes.
Millicent Jordan: [First lines] Darling, I've got Lord and Lady Ferncliffe! They'll come to dinner next Friday. I just had a radio from them on the boat! Wasn't that brilliant of me, getting the Ferncliffes?
Millicent Jordan: [On the phone] Lucy? How are you my dear? Listen, Lucy, Lord and Lady Ferncliffe arrive from London tomorrow. And I want you and Wayne, a week from tonight. Yes. Dinner at Eight.
Millicent Jordan: [Talking on the phone] Don't you want to know the date?
Kitty: Oh, sure, honey. Friday. A week from tonight. Dinner at Eight.
Millicent Jordan: Let's see. I'll put him between Carlotta and that Packard woman.
Hattie Loomis: See if you can get him first and let nature take its course.
Millicent Jordan: I do hope he's free for tonight.
Hattie Loomis: Free, white and forty-five.
Millicent Jordan: He knows Carlotta. We met him at her place in Antibes three years ago. He was simply a sensation! The girls fighting to get into his car. And on the beach, well, my dear, he wore even less than the girls.
Millicent Jordan: And, now, on top of everything else, the Ferncliffes aren't coming to dinner! They call up at this hour, the miserable cockneys, they call up to say they've gone to Florida. Florida!
Oliver Jordan: The thing that's troubling me the most, Millie, is that - well, I'm afraid the Jordan line is gone.
Millicent Jordan: Gone?
Oliver Jordan: We're broke.
Millicent Jordan: Oh. Well, everybodies broke, darling! Don't let that worry you.
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