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date: 29 November 2023


see also Cinema
  1. Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water.
    Advertising slogan: publicity for Jaws 2 (1978 film)
  2. It would have been cheaper to lower the Atlantic!
    of the disaster movie Raise the Titanic
    Lew Grade 1906–98 British television producer and executive: Still Dancing: My Story (1987)
  3. I just couldn’t go on speaking those bloody awful, banal lines. I’d had enough of the mumbo-jumbo.
    of his refusal to play Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars sequels
    Alec Guinness 1914–2000 English actor: attributed, September 1998
  4. If we'd had as many soldiers as that, we'd have won the war!
    on seeing the number of Confederate troops in Gone with the Wind at the 1939 premiere
    Margaret Mitchell 1900–49 American novelist: W. G. Harris Gable and Lombard (1976)
  5. It is like writing history with lightning. And my only regret is that it is all so terribly true.
    on seeing D. W. Griffith's film The Birth of a Nation
    Woodrow Wilson 1856–1924 American Democratic statesman, 28th President 1913–21: at the White House, 18 February 1915