Daily Dialogue — June 7, 2013

June 7th, 2013 by

Richard Nugent: Hey, you remind me of a man.
Susan Turner: What man?
Richard Nugent: Man with the power.
Susan Turner: What power?
Richard Nugent: Power of hoodoo.
Susan Turner: Hoodoo?
Richard Nugent: You do.
Susan Turner: Do what?
Richard Nugent: Remind me of a man…

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947), screenplay by Sidney Sheldon

The Daily Dialogue theme for the week is witty banter, suggested by stoneinthesling. Today’s suggestion by @mollapropism.

Trivia: Myrna Loy was almost twenty-three years older than her on-screen sister Shirley Temple .

Dialogue On Dialogue: Check out the whole scene. It’s filled with witty banter. Also interesting to hear this type of slang as far back as 1947 including the use of the word “square.” Thought that came in with the Beatnik era a few years later.

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