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Born to Dance Quotes

Born to Dance is a TV program that first aired in 1970 . Born to Dance completed its run in 1970.

It features Jack Cummings (director) as producer, Cole Porter in charge of musical score, and Ray June as head of cinematography.

Born to Dance is recorded in English language and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Born to Dance is 106 minutes long. Born to Dance is distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

The cast includes: James Stewart as Ted Baker, Eleanor Powell as Nora Paige, Una Merkel as Jenny Saks, Sid Silvers as Gunny Saks, Juanita Quigley as Sally Saks, Buddy Ebsen as "Mush" Tracy, Frances Langford as "Peppy" Turner, Raymond Walburn as Captain Dingby, and Virginia Bruce as Lucy James.

Born to Dance Quotes

Buddy Ebsen as "Mush" Tracy

  • (Buddy Ebsen) "What'd you join the Navy for in the first place?"
  • (Sid Silvers) "On account of a woman; my wife. Two days after we were married she told me I wasn't a man of the world. So I joined the Navy."
  • (Buddy Ebsen) "Where will we find the Rear Admiral?"
  • (Raymond Walburn) "In the front office."
  • (Buddy Ebsen) "I've got a inventive mind."
  • (Frances Langford) "Most sailors have."
  • (Buddy Ebsen) "No fooling, I've invented something right now, and if I get it working, I'll sell it to the government for plenty of dope."
  • (Frances Langford) "What's that?"
  • (Buddy Ebsen) "I'm crossing parrots with carrier pigeons."
  • (Frances Langford) "What for?"
  • (Buddy Ebsen) "So you can send verbal messages."

Sid Silvers as Gunny Saks

  • (Sid Silvers) "But Jenny, I'm your husband."
  • (Una Merkel) "Don't remind me."
  • (Sid Silvers) "Say, who's little girl are you?"
  • (Juanita Quigley) "Mommy's girl."
  • (Sid Silvers) "I will never join the Navy again, even if they make me a general."
  • (Buddy Ebsen) "Have you ever seen a general in the Navy?"
  • (Sid Silvers) "No, 'cause they're smart."
  • (Sid Silvers) "Do you realize that marriage is a national institution and that 50% of the married people are women?"

Virginia Bruce as Lucy James

  • (Virginia Bruce) "Oh, Captain, what a lovely submarine."
  • (Raymond Walburn) "Oh yes, yes. It's the pride of the Navy."
  • (Virginia Bruce) "Tell me, Captain, how long can your submarine stay under water?"
  • (Raymond Walburn) "Well, that all depends. Once, we submerged with the hatches open, and we didn't come up for two weeks."
  • (Virginia Bruce) "Really?"
  • (Raymond Walburn) "Positively."

Una Merkel as Jenny Saks

  • (Una Merkel) "I'm like olives; you gotta learn to like me."
  • (Una Merkel) "Can we visit the brig? There's a man I'd like to see in it. Uh, I mean, I want to see a man who's in it."
  • (Una Merkel) "Can we visit the crows-nest?"
  • (Raymond Walburn) "No, under no circumstances. It's nesting season."

James Stewart as Ted Baker

  • (James Stewart) "Hello."
  • (Eleanor Powell) "Hello, what's the thing about?"
  • (James Stewart) "Well, boy meets girl."
  • (Eleanor Powell) "Oh, I see. Well, boy loses girl."
  • (James Stewart) "Boy gets girl back."
  • (Eleanor Powell) "Not so fast, sailor."
  • (James Stewart) "You're not very patriotic."
  • (Eleanor Powell) "I am, but I'm not uniform-crazy."

Raymond Walburn as Captain Dingby

  • (Raymond Walburn) "I want this message delivered to Rear Admiral Stubbins of the Brooklyn Navy Yard."
  • (Sid Silvers) "Yes, sir."
  • (Raymond Walburn) "I understand you were born in Brooklyn."
  • (Sid Silvers) "Yes, sir."
  • (Raymond Walburn) "What part?"
  • (Sid Silvers) "All of me."

Eleanor Powell as Nora Paige

  • (Eleanor Powell) "Is that your daughter?"
  • (Una Merkel) "Yes, first prize at the Marathon Dance."
  • (Eleanor Powell) "I guess your daddy is proud of you."
  • (Juanita Quigley) "I've never seen my daddy."
  • (Eleanor Powell) "Why haven't you told him?"
  • (Juanita Quigley) "Because someday we're gonna surprise him."

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