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Quotation by Archie Mayo
Goodness had nothing to do with it, dearie.
Archie Mayo. Maudie Triplett (Mae West), Night After Night, response to a hat check girl who compliments Triplett's jewelry with the exclamation "Goodness! What diamonds!" (1932).
West's film debut. This line was later used by West as the title of her autobiography.
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