Constance Collier, Joan Chandler, Cedric Hardwicke, John Dall and Farley Granger
“Oh I should adore some! Daddy used to have a glass every morning at eleven. But of course Henry doesn’t like it.”
Mrs. Atwater replies to Phillip’s offer of champagne in Rope, 1948
Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb
Detective Mark McPherson drinks as only he can, while doubting Waldo Lydecker’s claim of ownership of certain trinkets in Laura, 1944.
Joe E. Brown and Jack Lemmon
“Most of the time I slap it.”
Daphne reveals her bull fiddle technique to Osgood Fielding III in Some Like It Hot, 1959.
Robert Walker and Marion Lorne
“Ah, mother, you’re wonderful! That’s the old boy, alright. That’s father.”
Bruno Antony critiques his mother’s artwork in Strangers on a Train, 1951.
Albert Finney’s Hercule Poirot delivers his epic denouement in Murder on the Orient Express. 1974