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Elwood P. Dowd: Here, let me give you one of my cards. Now if you should want to call me, use this number. That that's the old one. If you happen to lose the card, don't worry I have plenty more.
Note : James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Elwood P. Dowd: Well, I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it.
Note : James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Elwood P. Dowd: I always have a wonderful time, wherever I am, whoever I'm with.
Note : James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Elwood P. Dowd: Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, "In this world, Elwood, you must be," she always called me Elwood "In this world, you must be oh so smart, or oh so pleasant." Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me.
Note : James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Elwood P. Dowd: Wouldn't that get a little monotonous, just Akron, cold beer and "poor, poor thing" for two weeks?
Note : James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Elwood P. Dowd: Harvey and I have things to do... we sit in the bars... have a drink or two... play the juke box. Very soon the faces of all the other people turn towards me and they smile. They say: "We don't know your name, mister, but you're a very nice fellow." Harvey and I warm ourselves in these golden moments. We came as strangers soon we have friends. They come over. They sit with us. They drink with us. They talk to us. They tell us about the great big terrible things they've done and the great big wonderful things they're going to do. Their hopes, their regrets. Their loves, their hates. All very large, because nobody ever brings anything small into a bar. Then I introduce them to Harvey, and he's bigger and grander than anything they can offer me. And when they leave, they leave impressed. The same people seldom come back, but that's that's envy, my dear. There's a little bit of envy in the best of us. That's too bad, isn't it?
Note : James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Elwood P. Dowd: I'd just helped Ed Hickey into a taxi. Ed had been mixing his rye with his gin, and I felt he needed conveying. I started to walk down the street when I heard a voice saying: "Good evening, Mr. Dowd". I turned, and there was this big white rabbit leaning against a lamp-post. Well, I thought nothing of that, because when you've lived in a town as long as I've lived in this one, you get used to the fact that everybody knows your name. And naturally, I went over to chat with him.
Note : James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Elwood P. Dowd: We talked like that for a while and then I said to him, "You have the advantage on me. You know my name and I don't know yours." And right back at me he said, "What name do you like?" Well, I didn't even have to think twice about that. Harvey's always been my favorite name. So I said to him, I said, "Harvey." And, this this is the interesting thing about the whole thing. He said, "What a coincidence. My name happens to be Harvey."
Note : James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Elwood P. Dowd: Oh, yes! Yes. Yes these things always work out just the way Harvey says they will. He is very, very versatile. Did I tell you he could stop clocks? Well, you've heard the expression 'His face would stop a clock'? Well, Harvey can look at your clock and stop it. And you can go anywhere you like with anyone you like and stay as long as you like. And when you get back, not one minute will have ticked by. ... You see, science has overcome time and space. Well, Harvey has overcome not only time and space but any objections.
Note : James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Elwood P. Dowd: I plan to leave. You want me to stay. Well, an element of conflict in any discussion's a very good thing. It means everybody is taking part and nobody is left out.
Note : James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Veta Louise Simmons: Myrtle Mae, you have a lot to learn, and I hope you never learn it.
Note : Josephine Hull as Veta Louise Simmons
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Veta Louise Simmons: Oh, Myrtle, don't be didactic. It's not becoming in a young girl. Besides, men loathe it.
Note : Josephine Hull as Veta Louise Simmons
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Veta Louise Simmons: As I was going down to the taxi cab to get Elwood's things, this awful man stepped out. He was a white slaver, I know he was. He was wearing one of those white suits, that's how they advertise.
Note : Josephine Hull as Veta Louise Simmons
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Veta Louise Simmons: I took a course in art last winter. I learnt the difference between a fine oil painting, and a mechanical thing, like a photograph. The photograph shows only the reality. The painting shows not only the reality, but the dream behind it. It's our dreams, doctor, that carry us on. They separate us from the beasts. I wouldn't want to go on living if I thought it was all just eating, and sleeping, and taking my clothes off, I mean putting them on...
Note : Josephine Hull as Veta Louise Simmons
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Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet: Is, is that Mrs. Frank Cummings? Doesn't she look ghastly, I thought she was dead. I must get a closer look.
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The Taxi Driver: ...I've been driving this route for 15 years. I've brought them out here to get that stuff, and I've drove them home after they had it. It changes them... On they way out here, they sit back and enjoy the ride. They talk to me, some times we stop and watch the sunset, and look at the birds fly. And sometimes we stop and watch the birds when there ain't no birds. And look at the sunset when its raining. We have a swell time. And I always get a big tip. But afterwards, uh oh! ...They crab, crab, crab. They yell at me. Watch the lights. Watch the brakes, Watch the intersection. They scream at me to hurry. They got no faith in me, or my buggy. Yet, it's the same cab, the same driver. And we're going back over the very same road. It's no fun. And no tips... After this he'll be a perfectly normal human being and you know what stinkers they are.
Note : Wallace Ford as Taxi driver
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Myrtle Mae Simmons: Oh, mother, people get run over by trucks every day. Why can't something like that happen to Uncle Elwood?
Note : Victoria Horne as Myrtle Mae Simmons
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Dr. Chumley: So, you gave him a pass, Dr. Sanderson?! Perhaps they neglected to tell you at medical school that a rabbit has large pointed ears!?! Do you know what you've done? You've allowed a psychopathic case to walk out of here and roam around with an overgrown white rabbit! You've laid me open to a lawsuit! I shall have to do something I haven't done for fifteen years! I'll have to go after this man, Dowd, and bring him back! But when I do, Dr. Sanderson, your connection with this institution will have ended as of that moment!
Note : Cecil Kellaway as Dr. Chumley
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Dr. Chumley: I'm going over to get your brother and bring him back and take him to the sanitarium where he belongs. I want to observe the expression on his face when he talks to this rabbit. He does talk to the rabbit you say?
Note : Cecil Kellaway as Dr. Chumley
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Marvin Wilson: [Reading from a dictionary] "P-O-O-K-A. Pooka. From old Celtic mythology, a fairy spirit in animal form, always very large. The pooka appears here and there, now and then, to this one and that one. A benign but mischievous creature. Very fond of rumpots, crackpots, and how are you, Mr. Wilson?" [Inverts and shakes the dictionary] "How are you, Mr. Wilson?" Who in the encyclopedia wants to know?
Note : Jesse White as Marvin Wilson
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Mailman: Beautiful day, isn't it?
Elwood P. Dowd: Every day is a beautiful day.
Note : James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Dr. Sanderson: Think carefully, Dowd. Didn't you know somebody, sometime, someplace with the name of Harvey? Didn't you ever know anybody by that name?
Elwood P. Dowd: No, no, not one, Doctor. Maybe that's why I always had such hopes for it.
Note : Charles Drake as Dr. Sanderson and James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Veta Louise Simmons: Judge Gaffney, is that all those doctors do in places like that think about sex?
Judge Gaffney: I don't know.
Veta Louise Simmons: Because if it is they ought to be ashamed of themselves. It's all in their heads anyway. Why don't they get out and take long walks in the fresh air? Judge Gaffney walked everywhere for years, didn't you, Judge?
Note : Josephine Hull as Veta Louise Simmons and William Lynn as Judge Gaffney
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Wilson: Who's Harvey?
Miss Kelly: A white rabbit, six feet tall.
Wilson: Six feet?
Elwood P. Dowd: Six feet three and a half inches. Now let's stick to the facts.
Note : Jesse White as Marvin Wilson, Peggy Dow as Miss Kelly and James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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Mr. Cracker: What can I do for you, Mr. Dowd?
Elwood P. Dowd: What did you have in mind?
Note : James Stewart as Elwood P. Dowd
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