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Funny movie quotes from Whistling in Brooklyn

Funny movie quotes from Whistling in Brooklyn (1943), starring Red Skelton, Rags Ragland, Ann Rutherford

Funny movie quotes from Whistling in Brooklyn (1943), starring Red Skelton, Rags Ragland, Ann Rutherford

Wally Benton (Red Skelton): [opens his closet door, a woman falls out] big moths!

Wally Benton (Red Skelton): You can’t be a press agent, you can’t even spell “cat”!
Chester (Rags Ragland): When I come to words like that, I just ignore ’em!

Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Put that bag in the car.
Chester (Rags Ragland): You can’t talk about Miss Pringle like that!
Carol Lambert (Ann Rutherford): Chester, the suitcase!
Chester (Rags Ragland): I got a sister who looks like a suitcase, I guess I’m prejudiced.

Chester (Rags Ragland): I got a twin brother who works on a newspaper, life job.
Jean Pringle (Jean Rogers): Life job?
Chester (Rags Ragland): The San Quentin Reader.

Editor: Where’s McGonagol?
Secretary: He went out to eat.
Editor: Where’s Schwartz?
Secretary: He’s eating, too.
Editor: Eating! I should have hired the Thin Man!

Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Not only am I constant Reader, but Willy the Lump Lump!

Carol Lambert (Ann Rutherford): [as police are shooting at her and Red] Aren’t they carrying a joke too far?
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Ah, those phony cops couldn’t hit a flea. [a bullet knocks his hat off; Red covers his head with empty suitcase]
Carol Lambert (Ann Rutherford): What are you doing?
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Flea-ing!

Wally Benton (Red Skelton): In every paper? I dood it!
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Who said that?

Wally Benton (Red Skelton): That Constant Reader is a killer!
Chester (Rags Ragland): You don’t look it.

Wally Benton (Red Skelton): You know, a man with your brains shouldn’t be a nursemaid to a crankcase.
Chester (Rags Ragland): That’s what I always say!
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): You should be a crankcase!

Chester (Rags Ragland): Boss, I’ll fix everything!
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): That’s what I €™m afraid of.
Chester (Rags Ragland): Well, I thought that up last night in the bathtub.
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): What were you doing in a bathtub?
Chester (Rags Ragland): Making beer.

Chester (Rags Ragland): Imagine, a girl that’s not a woman.   That’s my Uncle Sally.
Jean Pringle (Jean Rogers): Your Uncle Sally?
Chester (Rags Ragland): Yeah, he’s a bearded lady in the circus.

Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Don’t take that off, the elevator will fall!
Chester (Rags Ragland): I did this in prison once, and it didn’t fall.
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): That’s against the law of gravity.
Chester (Rags Ragland): That was before the law was passed.

Chester (Rags Ragland): Help! Help! All the blood’s rushing to my head!
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Well, there’s plenty of room for it.

Jean Pringle (Jean Rogers): You can’t impersonate me!
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Yes I can, I can act very stupid.

It’s so crowded in here I feel like a sardine.
Chester (Rags Ragland): You’re in the can, ain’t ya?

Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Gee, it’s dark in here – how do you get out?
Chester (Rags Ragland): It normally takes me about 90 days.

Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Don’t touch things!   Don’t leave your fingerprints here!
Chester (Rags Ragland): I’m not gonna – I’m taking ’em with me.

Wally Benton (Red Skelton): You can go to where the days seem like weeks, and the weeks seem like years.
Creeper: Ah, I’ve been to Philidelphia.
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): California, there’s the place, only place where you can get sunburn and pneumonia at the same time.

Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Do you know who I am?
Leo Durocher – Brooklyn Dodgers Manager: [Annoyed] I never forget a face, but in your case, I’ll make an exception!

Creeper: Your gag went out with Santa Claus.
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Santa Claus didn’t go out.
Creeper: There ain’t no Santa Claus!
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): Whoever told you that?
Creeper: The Easter Bunny!

Chester (Rags Ragland): Hey boss, if we set the joint on fire, the fire department can take us out!
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): What’s to prevent us from burning up too?
Chester (Rags Ragland): I just get the ideas, I leave the details to you.

Chester (Rags Ragland): Last time I kissed a dame like that, she passed right out.
Jean Pringle (Jean Rogers): In your arms?
Chester (Rags Ragland): No, in my dreams.

Chester (Rags Ragland): You’re a man after my own heart.
Wally Benton (Red Skelton): You’re lucky, I had three men after mine!

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