Quotes from the Movie Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Miss Priceósplendid woman. Her late father served with me at Vimy Ridge.

General Teagler

What's she burning in this thing?óIt smells a bit like sulphur.

Captain Greer

Nonsense! One can't make a motor fuel out of sulphur!

General Teagler

Who else lives here?

Carrie

I live aloneóit suits my purposes.

Miss Price

Supper is at six. You will wash, thoroughlyó

Miss Price

You will wash yourselves, otherwise there will be no supper, is that clear? [Miss Price leaves the room.]

Miss Price

A house of horrors, that's what we've come to.

Charlie

Poisoned dragon's liver?!

Charlie

Poisoned dragon's liver.

Miss Price

Do you poison the dragon or just the liver?

Paul

It comes prepared. It's part of the school equipment.

Miss Price

Is this London?

Paul

'Course it is. Can't you smell that lovely sooty air?

Carrie

I found the door open, the curtains closedóthe house was deserted.

Mr. Browne

Why on earth would someone do a thing like that?

Miss Price

I would say this may have something to do with itÖ [gestures towards an unexploded bomb]

Mr. Browne

Merciful heavens! I should be terrified at the very idea of living here.

Miss Price

You would have thought so, wouldn't you? I am, by nature, a little bit of a cowardóbut then I pondered, as I often do: in the perverse nature of things, this diabolical object is probably the best friend I ever had. It has enabled me for the first time in my life to live like a king. Shall we go in?

Mr. Browne

Why d'you keep the curtains closed?

Charlie

So we can enjoy our cheese and wine in the gentle glow of candlelight.

Mr. Browne

I bet it's so the coppers won't catch you hiding out here.

Charlie

What is thisóa toyshop?

Paul

No, it's a nursery. Ain't you ever seen a nursery?

Carrie

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