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Lolita

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Cast
Peter Sellers, James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell, Jerry Stovin, Diana Decker, Lois Maxwell, Cec Linder, Roberta Shore
Released
1962
Sigmund Freud | Vincent van Gogh
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Playwright Clare Quilty tells French literature professor Humbert “Hum” Humbert, "He was really sort of wacky."
”Listen, Mack, you’re drunk...”
”I know all about this sort of tragedy and comedy and fantasy... You could dream up some lyrics maybe. You and I dream them up together.” (0:06)

Landlady Charlotte Haze tells Humbert, "... there’s my little van Gogh..."
”... I remember when the late Mr. Haze and I...” (0:15)

Charlotte tells Humbert, "You see, I’m a strongly emotional woman, very strongly emotional." (0:32)

Charlotte’s daughter Dolores “Lolita” tells Charlotte, referring to Clare, "All the girls are crazy about him, too." (0:33)

Humbert writes in his diary, referring to Lolita, "What drives me insane is the twofold nature of this nymphet... dreamy childishness... I know it is madness to keep this journal..." (0:36)

Charlotte tells Humbert, "... if I ever found out that you didn’t believe in God, I think I would commit suicide." (0:52)

Humbert: "You have hallucinations. You’re so crazy, Charlotte." (1:02)

A motorist tells Humbert, "My dad’s in a state of shock."
Medic, referring to Charlotte: ”I’m afraid she’s dead.” (1:04)

Jean Farlow tells the motorist’s father Frederick Beale, Sr., referring to Humbert, "He’s had a terrible shock."
Beale: ”I must say, you’re wonderfully sympathetic.” (1:08)

Quilty tells hotel manager George Swine, "I lay there hovering between consciousness and unconsciousness." (1:14)

Lolita tells Humbert, "You’re crazy." (1:17)

Humbert tells Quilty, "No, you really shouldn’t worry about either of us." (1:23)

Humbert answers Lolita, "Because your mother is dead."
”Your mother is dead.” (1:36)

Humbert tells Lolita, "I will ignore that idiotic joke."
Lolita: ”Do you think I’m crazy?”
”You’re driving me crazy.” (1:40)

Dr. Zempf (actually Clare Quilty) tells Humbert, "I am the Beardsley High School psychologist."
”We are the symbols of power...”
Referring to Lolita: ”A little dreamy... she is suffering from acute repression of the libido, of the natural instincts.”
”I am suggesting that Dr. Cudler, who is the district psychologist to the Board of Education should visit you in the home with his three member board of psychologists...”
”... so that they can get straight at the source of the repression.”
Humber: ”But she is not being repressed, Dr. Zempf.”
”I absolutely refuse to have a quartet of strange psychologists nosing around my house.”
Zempf: ”... you and I should do all in our power to stop that old Dr. Cudler and his quartet of psychologists from fiddling around in the home situation.” (1:44)

Mrs. Starch tells Humbert, "I wondered if the symbolism wasn’t a bit heavy handed at times." (1:51)

Humbert tells Lolita, "You horrid little psychopath." (1:57)

Humbert tells Lolita, "I don’t know if you’re insane." (2:03)

By telephone, an unidentified man tells Humbert, "... you don’t get much time to see a psychiatrist regularly..."
Humbert: ”I have no psychiatrist, and I don’t need a psychiatrist.”
Caller: ”... afraid is Freudian lingo...” (2:12)

Dr. Keegee: "Sidney, get a straight jacket."
Nurse Mary Lore: ”Doctor, this man must be psychotic. His stepdaughter was a patient.”
Orderly: ”He’s drunk.”
Sidney brings a straight jacket. (2:15)

Lolita types a letter to Humbert, "I’m going nuts because we don’t have enough to pay our debts and get out of here." (2:18)

Lolita answers Humbert, referring to Dr. Zempf: "That German psychologist that came to see you at Beardsley."
”Well, sometimes he had to, like the German psychologist bit.”
”I guess he was the only guy I was ever really crazy about.” (2:22)

Lolita’s husband Dick tells Humbert, referring to Lolita, "She’s just nuts about dogs and kids." (2:28)

Lolita tells Humbert, "You must be crazy."
Humbert: ”I’ve never been less crazy in all my life.” (2:29)

Reference in Swimming with Sharks