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#985909 - Mon May 27 2013 05:03 PM Movie Quote help
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There is a quote from a movie that I heard years ago but I cannot remember which movie. For those that are movie buffs, I'm pretty sure it was quite old and in black and white. If you know which movie, please help. It goes along the lines of "horses sweat, men perspire, but women glisten".

Thanks.
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#985915 - Mon May 27 2013 06:01 PM Re: Movie Quote help [Re: ClaraSue]
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Could have sworn it was "Bull Durham" but a search doesn't come up with anything.

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#985916 - Mon May 27 2013 06:09 PM Re: Movie Quote help [Re: ClaraSue]
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The phrase “Horses sweat, men perspire and ladies glow" is thought to have originated from Victorian etiquette guides.
Can't think of a film with that quote, and my mother, who is an authority on classic films from the 50s and earlier, is asleep and unavailable as oracle.
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#985926 - Mon May 27 2013 07:33 PM Re: Movie Quote help [Re: ClaraSue]
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'How I Met Your Mother'?

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#985938 - Mon May 27 2013 10:47 PM Re: Movie Quote help [Re: ClaraSue]
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Thanks for the responses. But I know that I heard it from a movie when I was in my teens and that was in the 1970s. I keep thinking that it was from a Mae West movie but I'm not sure.
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#985953 - Tue May 28 2013 05:20 AM Re: Movie Quote help [Re: ClaraSue]
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There's a little research of the phrase here, which places its origins in literature rather than movies, and doesn't really help you identify the movie you are looking for, but it's interesting to read anyhow grin
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#985965 - Tue May 28 2013 08:15 AM Re: Movie Quote help [Re: ClaraSue]
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Thanks, Santana, that was an interesting article. I've asked that author to see if they know of the movie as well.
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#986022 - Tue May 28 2013 04:33 PM Re: Movie Quote help [Re: ClaraSue]
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Something tells me it was from Clare Booth Luce's play, which subsequently became a movie ( in the 30s) " The Women." Anyway, it's worth checking out.

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#986078 - Tue May 28 2013 10:03 PM Re: Movie Quote help [Re: ClaraSue]
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Thanks! I knew it was an old movie and that's definitely old! grin
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#986183 - Wed May 29 2013 02:40 PM Re: Movie Quote help [Re: ClaraSue]
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"Pollyanna"?
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