Scarlett: Sir, you should have made your presence known.
Rhett Butler: In the middle of that beautiful love scene. Now that wouldn’t have been very tactful would it?
Scarlett: Oh! You, sir, are no gentlemen.
Rhett Butler: And you, Miss, are no lady. [She is shocked and hurt] Don’t think I hold that against you. Ladies have never held any appeal for me.
— Gone With the Wind (1939), screenplay by Sidney Howard, novel by Margaret Mitchell
The Daily Dialogue theme for the week: Period Piece, suggested by @etom212.
Trivia: At nearly four hours long, this is the longest running of all movies to win the Best Picture Academy Award.
Dialogue On Dialogue: The movie had to do homage to the dialogue in the beloved novel while playing to the strengths of the individual actors.
Daily Dialogue — February 18, 2017