Quotation by Robert Riskin

Grandpa: Penny, why don't you write a play about ism-mania?
Penny: Ism-mania?
Grandpa: Yeah, sure. You know, communism, fascism, voodooism. Everybody's got an ism these days.
Penny: It sounds like an itch or something.
Grandpa: It's just as catching. When things go a little bad these days, you go out and get yourself an ism and you're in business.
Robert Riskin (1897–1955), U.S. screenwriter. Grandpa (Lionel Barrymore), Penny (Spring Byington), You Can't Take It With You (1938).
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