"The whole manner of Hepburn versus the relatively down-to-earth manner of Tracy and yet you sensed almost from the beginning that they would somehow get together, because of this contrast, because of the fact that there was something in each of them that saw something in the other and it developed. And sometimes it developed in odd ways, which is part of the charm and part of the fun."
"A kiss seals two souls for a moment in time." - Levende Waters.
"Is not a kiss the very autograph of love?" -Henry Finck.
"The most eloquent silence; that of two mouths meeting in a kiss." -Unknown.
"They´re both very cool, they´re very sophisticated, they´re very low key about it, they have a lot of wit, a lot of charm. But he is the master of the double entendre. He is the master of clever line delivery, that seems to be tossed casually over his shoulder. No one can handle him on screen - except Myrna Loy and puncture his balloon."
Jeanine Basinger, film historian
" Some perfect wife I am. I’ve been married four times, divorced four times, have no children, and can’t boil an egg."
All my life, I’ve stayed at parties too long because I didn’t know when to go.
Barbara Stanwyck joking around on set with her maid and friend, Harriet Coray (You Belong to Me, 1941)
Norma Shearer never talked about her children publicly or tried to show them off. On the contrary. Fan magazines like Photoplay Magazine tried to lure some more private information (or information at all) about Irving Jr. and Katherine out of her, but she always took the right not to answer those questions. Besides that, there are not many pictures of the two children. It was her way of trying to protect them.