I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.— Marlon Brando
Cheering Old Hollywood quotations
That's all gone, now, the old, Hollywood.
Old Hollywood is just like a desert water in Africa.
Hang around long enough and every kind of animal in the world will drift in for refreshments.
I had a meeting in LA in which they took a really overstuffed hour and a half.
It was as close to old Hollywood as I remembered it in the last 20 years.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself.
When I was 14 -years-old, I made this PowerPoint presentation, and I invited my parents into my room and gave them popcorn. It was called 'Project Hollywood 2004' and it worked. I moved to L.A. in January of 2004.
I'll make him an offer he can't refuse.
I think a lot of African-American kids don't have fathers to teach them how to dress, so you end up being taught by pictures in magazine and movies. You see cowboys, Indians, old Hollywood films, Cary Grant. It has an effect on you.
There's an old saying in Hollywood: It's not the length of your film, it's how you use it.
I'm Anna May Wong. I come from old Hong Kong. But now I'm a Hollywood star.
I love watching old movies anyway - I grew up with my mom watching old movies and being immersed in the history of old Hollywood.
Fame is no sanctuary from the passing of youth.
.. suicide is much easier and more acceptable in Hollywood than growing old gracefully.
I was born in Connecticut. But my parents brought my sister and I to L.A. when-Hollywood, actually, when i was 6 months old.
I like to go to the movies at The Hollywood Forever Cemetery.
They do this thing in The Hollywood Forever Cemetery in Hollywood where everybody sits out on the grass and they project movies and it's very romantic and very old-school Hollywood, so I love that.
I look to the women who epitomize old Hollywood glamour, like Rita Hayworth.
She had a way of making sophisticated clothes look sexy without ever seeming sleazy or cheap.
I played on this soccer team, called Hollywood United, and there were a lot of old ex-international pro-players. We played this benefit match at the Rose Bowl, and the crowd streamed in. It's so nerve-wracking to go out into a stadium, feeling a billion eyes upon you when you mess up your touches. That's an overwhelming environment.
Calvin: Trick or treat! Adult: Where's your costume? What are you supposed to be? Calvin: I'm yet another resource-consuming kid in an overpopulated planet, raised to an alarming extent by Madison Avenue and Hollywood, poised with my cynical and alienated peers to take over the world when you're old and weak... Am I scary, or what?
When you go off in the world and make your life, and you come back to your home town, and you find your old high-school friends driving in the same circles, doing the same things, that's what Hollywood's like. It's a little block, little town. It doesn't really grow or change.
I love regal looks on the Oscars red carpet.
I just love old-Hollywood glamour. I love hair pulled back off the face, beautiful makeup...long sleeves are really elegant. The Oscars are not a place to be too flirty or fun or sexy.
I think Hollywood is more of a state of mind then a place.
There are certainly iconic locations in L.A. but as far as the glitz and glamour of old Hollywood and the studio system, that's all but faded away.
Hollywood's two polar types are the cynically drunken writer aggressively nursing a ten-year-old reputation and the theatrically self-conscious hermit who strides the boulevard in sandals, home-made shorts and a prophetic beard, muttering against the Age of the Machines.
Meanwhile, Cynthia and I are busy fixing up a real old house that we just bought in Hollywood. With two children now, we just couldn't live in our small rented home any longer.
A few nights ago I went to a Hollywood screening of a small independent film made by Sally Kirkland, an old friend of mine who also did terrific job acting in it. There were other actors in it and they were all terrific.
Hollywood movies are designed for 15-year-old youths from North Dakota who, intellectually speaking, are on equal terms with a British zoo animal.
Capra is an old-time movie craftsman, the master of every trick in the bag, and in many ways he is more at home with the medium than any other Hollywood director. But all of his details give the impression of contrived effect.
I wish I was old Hollywood.
I like the old, vintage Hollywood look.
I don't want to be the Hollywood girl... I'm Southern and old-fashioned.
Growing older is not such a big deal for me, despite the fears that older actresses have in Hollywood. When I hit 40, for example, I didn't feel 40 - or whatever that is supposed to feel like.
If we have to tell Hollywood good-by, it may be with one of those tender, old-fashioned, seven-second kisses exchanged between two people of the opposite sex, with all their clothes on.
You know, my hair is very upsetting to people, but it's upsetting on purpose.
It is important to look old so that the young will not be afraid of dying. People don't like old women. We don't honor age in our society, and we certainly don't honor it in Hollywood.
Later on they send me to Hollywood. To make movies. It was all new to me. I was only 21 years old.
I came in on the tail end of the old school of Hollywood.
We should never forget that Hollywood was built by Europeans, and the old Jewish boys from Eastern Europe.
It just kind of continues to be strange and interesting to me to try to understand what other people are looking for. And this also just comes from getting older. You look at the stuff certainly that's coming out of Hollywood these days, and you go, "Did what came out of Hollywood when I was a kid make more sense, or was it just that I was in the demographic then?" But I certainly feel increasingly confused and disconnected from it.