The only thing that matters is what they feel, and how much they feel, for each other. I admit that I hadn't considered it, hadn't even thought about it, but I know exactly how he feels about her and there is nothing, absolutely nothing that you son feels for my daughter that I didn't feel for Christina. First as an independent producer (1948-54) and then as a producer-director (1955-79), Kramer specialized in movies with an insistent socio-political consciousness that addressed Big Subjects--racism, bigotry, McCarthyism, juvenile delinquency and violence, military justice, greed, historical guilt, fascism and collaboration, The Bomb--and sought to make them the stuff of instructive drama. So what do you think you've been doing? Yes. I'm your son. And if it's half of what we felt- that's everything. A great memorable quote from the Guess Who's Coming to Dinner movie on Quotes.net - Matt Drayton: You're two wonderful people who happened to fall in love and happen to have a pigmentation problem. As for you two and the problems you're going to have, they seem almost unimaginable. Bart: There's that awful script from The Cable Guy. But I can tell you the memories are still there - clear, intact, indestructible. Although token efforts were made to "open up" the play for cinema, the film's setting and movement remain constrictive. How instrumental it was in … And strange as it seems, that's the first statement made to me all day with which I am prepared to take issue... cause I think you're wrong, you're as wrong as you can be. Maybe every day for the rest of your lives. Many Kramer pictures are only a few degrees away from allegory; Ship of Fools (1965), based on the novel by Katherine Anne Porter, sails over the brink with its complement of variously symbolic passengers and crew on a German vessel bound from Veracruz to Bremerhaven in the fateful year 1933. Where John made his mistake I think was in attaching so much importance to what her mother and I might think... because in the final analysis it doesn't matter a damn what we think. You and your whole lousy generation believes the way it was for you is the way it's got to be. Dad... Dad, you're my father. Props to Marlon Brando, by then an annual Oscar nominee, for agreeing to re-team with Kramer (who had produced the actor's debut film, The Men) on what is essentially a 79-minute B movie. I think of myself as a man. You - you must know what it is. A great memorable quote from the Guess Who's Coming to Dinner movie on Quotes.net - John: You listen to me. And strange as it seems, that's the first statement made to me all day with which I am prepared to take issue. On screen, Harris's real age (26) is distractingly apparent, and her voice, like Frankie's aggressive neediness, can be like fingernails on the blackboard. Nevertheless, it's won a cult over the years, and today's viewers should be more receptive to its dark whimsy. And the two of you will just have to ride that out. You tell me what But you do know - I'm sure you know - what you're up against. Much more watchable is The Wild One (1953), directed by Laslo Benedek and based on Frank Rooney's chilling short story "Cyclists' Raid" about a motorcycle gang taking over a small town.
. Matt Drayton: When I had ice cream before, I had a special kind of flavor that I liked very much but I can't remember what it was. Kramer took an enormous risk that Tracy, in frail health, would live to finish the film; the beloved veteran actor did, but perished days afterward, lending the movie considerable poignancy. Old? You don't even know what I am, Dad, you don't know who I am. The only thing that matters is what they feel, and how much they feel for each other. Lee Marvin injects a welcome shot of battery acid as the leader of a rival biker gang, and veteran cinematographer Hal Mohr does yeoman work on dull sets. This is the one about the well-to-do, cozily liberal San Francisco couple--Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn in their final screen pairing--suddenly confronted with the news that their daughter (Katharine Houghton, Hepburn's niece) has fallen in love with and intends to marry an internationally renowned doctor who happens to be black (Sidney Poitier, America's top box-office star that year).