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Moulin Rouge (1952 film) Quotes

Moulin Rouge (1952 film) is a TV program that debuted in 1970 . Moulin Rouge completed its run in 1970.

It features John and James Woolf as producer, Georges Auric in charge of musical score, and Oswald Morris as head of cinematography.

Moulin Rouge (1952 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of Moulin Rouge (1952 film) is 119 minutes long. Moulin Rouge (1952 film) is distributed by United Artists (US).

The cast includes: Zsa Zsa Gabor as Jane Avril, José Ferrer as Henri, Suzanne Flon as Myriamme Hayam, Katherine Kath as La Goulue, Muriel Smith as Aicha, Christopher Lee as Georges Seurat, and José Ferrer as The Comte de Toulouse-Lautrec.

Moulin Rouge (1952 film) Quotes

José Ferrer as Henri

  • (José Ferrer) "One should never meet a person whose work one admires; What they do is always so much better than what they are."
  • (José Ferrer) "Well, Jane, what a long road you have traveled. Only a few years ago you were singing for your supper, and here you are a full-fledged star at twenty-nine."
  • (Zsa Zsa Gabor) "Twenty-five."
  • (José Ferrer) "Of course, I beg your pardon. Twenty-five."
  • (Zsa Zsa Gabor) "I have been twenty-five for four years, and I shall stay there for another four. Then I'll be twenty-seven for a while. I intend to grow old gracefully."
  • (José Ferrer) "The morning wind is cold, but not so cold as the waters of the Seine."
  • (Suzanne Flon) "You are mistaken, monsieur. I am not a candidate for the river."
  • (José Ferrer) "We are all candidates, when driven by the mania of love."
  • (José Ferrer) "Love is a state of confusion in which the victim can not distinguish between spiritual aspiration, carnal desire, and pride of ownership."
  • (José Ferrer) "Will you to the opera go with me tomorrow night, mademoiselle? While you make up your mind, let me remind you of the ladies of the Spanish court, who always kept their pet apes by their side so that they themselves would look more beautiful."
  • (Suzanne Flon) "Is your wit always turned against yourself, Monsieur Lautrec?"
  • (Unnamed) "You should not drink so fast, Monsieur Lautrec. It burns your stomach."
  • (José Ferrer) "I'm thirsty. Please."
  • (Unnamed) "Wine is for thirst."
  • (José Ferrer) "At least you did not say water."
  • (Unnamed) "Water is for Americans."
  • (José Ferrer) "Some men can swing by their heels on the flying trapeze. Some men can become president of the republic. I can drink cognac."
  • (José Ferrer) "Big crowd tonight."
  • (Unnamed) "Too big, thanks to your poster. Oh, I know I'm making millions, but I liked the Moulin Rouge as she was, lighthearted and hot-blooded, a little strumpet who thought only of tonight. Now she is grown up and knowns better. She has money in her stocking, wears corsets, and never drinks a drop too much. Worst of all, she never sees her old friends anymore. She has gone into society. Last night she entertained a cabinet minister and his wife and daughter. It's disgusting."
  • (José Ferrer) "On the Bateaux Mouche, the only polite direction in which to look is up -- at the moon."
  • (Prudish woman) "Are you Monsieur Joyant?"
  • (Unnamed) "Yes, madame."
  • (Prudish woman) "You should be arrested. To hang such a thing on your wall. Look at this woman. She is undressing, with a man looking on. Disgusting."
  • (José Ferrer) "Forgive me, madame, the lady is not undressing, she is dressing. The gentleman happens to be her husband. They are celebrating their twenty-seventh wedding anniversary. They are going to have dinner with their oldest son. He is a taxidermist. I am appalled that you should thus malign these good people. It goes to prove what I have always maintained, that evil exists only in the eye of the beholder. I will thank you to stop looking at my pictures."

Katherine Kath as La Goulue

  • (Katherine Kath) "One day I'll go right down her throat, pull her heart out, and feed it to my cat."
  • (José Ferrer) "If you can get at her. She has long arms, Aicha."
  • (Katherine Kath) "I'll crack them, I'll; --"
  • (Katherine Kath) "You kick me."
  • (Muriel Smith) "You kicked me."
  • (José Ferrer) "This calls for a drink. Cognac?"
  • (Katherine Kath) "Thank you."
  • (José Ferrer) "Aicha?"
  • (Muriel Smith) "Thanks."
  • (José Ferrer) "Now, we're all friends again."

Suzanne Flon as Myriamme Hayam

  • (Suzanne Flon) "Do you drink for pleasure, Monsieur Lautrec?"
  • (José Ferrer) "Is there any other reason?"
  • (Suzanne Flon) "Many. My father, for instance, because he sought oblivion. Mercifully, he found it, quickly."
  • (José Ferrer) "Your father was very fortunate."
  • (Suzanne Flon) "Then, do you too seek oblivion?"
  • (José Ferrer) "I meant, to have so understanding a daughter."
  • (Suzanne Flon) "Her eyes told me there were worse things than cold or hunger or even loneliness."

Zsa Zsa Gabor as Jane Avril

  • (Zsa Zsa Gabor) "What is wrong with me, Henri? Other women find love and happiness. I find only disenchantment."
  • (José Ferrer) "But you find it so often."
  • (Zsa Zsa Gabor) "I ask you, what is the world coming to when a girl won't even accept a horse?"
  • (Zsa Zsa Gabor) "Have you ever had contact with a legal mind, Henri? It's beyond belief. I wasn't the vision of his dreams, I was the party of the first part. He didn't declare his love for me, he merely acknowledged that as a state of affection exists -- Oh Henri, why couldn't you be tall and handsome?"
  • (José Ferrer) "Two more of these and I shall be."
  • (Zsa Zsa Gabor) "You are the only man who has never bored me."
  • (José Ferrer) "I am the only man who has never loved you."
  • (Zsa Zsa Gabor) "Henri, over there. There is the most beautiful creature. Look at those shoulders."
  • (José Ferrer) "For your sake, I pray that they are not padded."
  • (Zsa Zsa Gabor) "Myriamme, you are incorrigible. The first time you're out with a man and you tell him your father died of alcoholism. Anyway, whose father didn't ?"

Christopher Lee as Georges Seurat

  • (Christopher Lee) "Drink your drink, Henri, and then we will go to the Louvre and refresh our souls, eh?"
  • (José Ferrer) "The Louvre. That graveyard."
  • (Unnamed) "Graveyard. The home of the Mona Lisa, and he calls it a, a graveyard."
  • (Unnamed) "Ah, the Mona Lisa. Only the greatest painting in the world. At this moment I could kneel down and give thanks to Leonardo."
  • (José Ferrer) "And how do you know it is the greatest painting in the world? And how do you know it was by Leonardo?"
  • (Unnamed) "Because I feel it. I feel it here, in my heart."
  • (José Ferrer) "I feel in my heart that you are a pompous ass, but that does not make it so."
  • (Unnamed) "Only Leonardo could have painted that smile. She smiles with her eyes."
  • (José Ferrer) "I don't care if she smiles with her navel, that still doesn't say that Da Vinci painted it."

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