Noonan engaged a suite beginning the 24th. Why,
this is only the 22nd. You’re two days early.
this nation gets two days early we’ll be getting somewhere.
vacated until day-after tomorrow.
yesterday, but he’s, he’s, uh….
tell him I was here early.
The early-late motif is played out for all of its possibilities throughout the film, as the metaphor is extended not only to time schedules but personal relationships.
nobody but a woman.
to wear your stockings?
Dingle: Well, all right. Would I ever want to borrow your
girdle, or your red and yellow dancing slippers?
Constance: Of course not.
Dingle: Well, any woman, no matter who, would insist
upon borrowing that dress you got on right now. You know
why? Because it’s so pretty.
Constance: I made it myself.
Dingle: And how would you like it if she spilled a cocktail
all over it…at a party you couldn’t go with her to because
she had borrowed it to to it…in?