Edith: This complete loveliness will fade. And we shall forget what it was like. Edward: Edith, don't. Edith: Oh, it's bound to. Just a few years and the gilt wears off the gingerbread. Edward: Darling, answer me one thing truthfully. Have you ever seen gingerbread with gilt on it? Edith: [laughing] Fool! Edward: Then the whole argument is disposed of.
Reginald Berkeley (1890 N1935), British screenwriter, and Sonya Levien (1888–1960), U.S. screenwriter. Edith (Margaret Lindsay), Edward (John Warburton), Cavalcade, on their honeymoon night, on the deck of the Titanic (1933).