Frances Stevens: Mother, this is why I've had to spend half my life running around the world after you—to keep men like this away from you. Mrs. Stevens: Well after this, let me run my own interference. It looks like the blockers are having all the fun.
John Michael Hayes (b. 1919), U.S. screenwriter, and Alfred Hitchcock. Frances Stevens (Grace Kelly), Mrs. Stevens (Jessie Royce Landis), To Catch a Thief, Frances criticizes her mother's fondness for former jewel thief John Robie (Cary Grant). (1955).