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Curly Top (1935) Poster

(1935)

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Mrs. Higgins: Under the circumstances, I have made every allowance for you, but when you bring animals into the dormitory, I must act.

Elizabeth: That's what my daddy and mommy used to do!

Mrs. Higgins: What?

Elizabeth: Act!

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Edward Morgan: There's no human problem that can't be solved by kindness.

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Elizabeth: What's a lawyer?

Edward Morgan: Well, if you ever get into trouble, a lawyer is a person who gets you out of trouble.

Elizabeth: Oh, my. I could use one almost every day!

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Mrs. Denham: Do you know why you are here this time?

Elizabeth: Yes, Ma'am.

Mrs. Denham: Then tell me why.

Elizabeth: Don't *you* know?

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Edward Morgan: Curly, you're an old flatterer.

Elizabeth: Is that something bad?

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Aunt Genevieve: Edward Morgan, insanely jealous and acting like a sixteen-year-old Romeo! Oh, this is the happiest day of my life!

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Elizabeth: Can I have my surprise first?

Edward Morgan: Yes, indeed you may. Here you are, young lady, a string of pearls.

Elizabeth: Pearls? They look just like those little stones on the beach.

Mary Blair: Elizabeth!

Edward Morgan: Do you like them?

Elizabeth: I'd really rather have a pair of roller skates.

Edward Morgan: Well, we'll throw those in for good measure.

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Elizabeth: Oh, my duck does a wonderful trick. My duck can lay an egg.

Mrs. Higgins: And just what is so wonderful about that?

Elizabeth: Well, can *you* lay an egg? (pause)... Oh, excuse me.

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Edward Morgan: How would you like it if you and I got to be very, very good friends?

Elizabeth: I don't think I would like it, sir.

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Mrs. Higgins: Child, you're absolutely uncontrollable.

Elizabeth: Yes, Ma'am!

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Mr. Wyckoff: When I was young, we didn't have a play problem because we didn't have time to play!

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Edward Morgan: [on a painting] Just suppose the figure of that lovely child should suddenly come to life. Suppose it smiled at you and waved its hand. What would you do?

Aunt Genevieve: I'd call a doctor!

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Elizabeth: Thank you, sir.

Reynolds: Thank *you*, miss.

Elizabeth: Why, I didn't do anything!

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[Elizabeth gestures at Reynolds to crouch]

Reynolds: [still standing] What is it, Miss?

Elizabeth: Couldn't you come down here so I can talk to you?

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Aunt Genevieve: Well, I think I will send for that doctor.

Edward Morgan: I should if I were you! And before the doctor arrives, allow me to be the first to congratulate you.

Aunt Genevieve: Congratulate me for what?

Edward Morgan: My dear, you're about to become a mother.

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Elizabeth: I wish you wouldn't bow so much.

Reynolds: I'm sorry, miss.

[bows]

Elizabeth: There you go again. You make my back ache.

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Aunt Genevieve: I have every reason to believe that Jimmy Rogers means to propose to Mary before the summer is over.

Edward Morgan: How do you know that?

Aunt Genevieve: I looked at him.

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Elizabeth: Mary said that I was going to live in Jimmy's house. Does that mean that Jimmy's getting married to me, too?

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Elizabeth: [Extreme close-up and directly into the camera] Oh, my goodness!

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Edward Morgan: [singing] Curly Top! You little bundle of joy! Curly Top! You're like a wonderful toy!

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Aunt Genevieve: Edward, you may as well admit that you're in love with Mary. Why don't you tell her so?

Edward Morgan: Haven't you heard the news, Aunt Genevieve? It just so happens Mary is engaged to Jimmie Rogers.

Aunt Genevieve: Have you ever told her that you love her?

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Elizabeth: I like to make things to eat, and I especially like to eat them.

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Edward Morgan: I've got a friend that ...

Elizabeth: Oh, I bet that isn't true.

Edward Morgan: What?

Elizabeth: You said you had a friend. I bet you have *lots* of friends.

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Edward Morgan: Oh, I've gone mad, Aunt Genevieve. Delightfully mad!

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Edward Morgan: From now on, she's going to have all the lovely things in life, just because she has a right to them.

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[both sobbing]

Mrs. Higgins: Henrietta, what are you blubbering about?

Mrs. Denham: I can't help it. I'm so happy.

Mrs. Higgins: There's no need to be sentimental.

Mrs. Denham: Well, what are *you* crying for?

Mrs. Higgins: Why shouldn't I? Why can't I be happy, too?

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Reynolds: My word, miss. You *are* a package.

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Elizabeth: Uncle Edward, I don't want to get married to Jimmy.

Edward Morgan: Well, why not?

Elizabeth: Because I want Mary and me to get married to you.

Edward Morgan: Curly, you're a designing woman, you know that, don't you?

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