Quotation by John Paxton

Mrs. Grayle: You know, this'll be the first time I've ever killed anyone I knew so little and liked so well. What's your name?
Philip Marlowe: Philip for short.
Mrs. Grayle: Philip. Philip Marlowe. A name for a duke. You're just a nice mug.
John Paxton (1911–1985), U.S. screenwriter, and Edward Dmytryk. Mrs. Grayle (Claire Trevor) and Philip Marlowe (Dick Powell), Murder, My Sweet, while she has private eye Philip Marlowe at gunpoint (1944).
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help