Three-Cornered Moon

Synopsis: Nellie Rimplegar has to tell her grown children that due to her bungled handling of their finances, the family has been wiped out by the Stock Market crash. Friend and family doctor, Alan Stevens, tells them they'll all need to eliminate their extravagant ways and get jobs. Stevens also rents a room in their house more as a way to be near pretty Elizabeth Rimplegar, than to help their finances. Stevens faces competition from Elizabeth's beau, Ronald, a free-loading writer who remains oblivious to her money woes.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Elliott Nugent
Production: Paramount Pictures
  1 win.
77 min

Look, Jenny. The recipe

for the waffle batter

calls for two

glasses of milk.

Do you understand?

Keep away.

Me for him,

and she`s for me.

Stove, not you.

I don`t mean to interfere,

Jenny, but you must have milk.


Do you understand now?


Two... Glass...

Oh, never mind.

Make it boiled eggs.


ALBERT.. Good morning.

Good morning, Albert.

Good morning, Mrs. Rimplegar.

That`s a load.

There you are.

$1 1.47.

Are you sure it`s right?

Oh, yes, ma`am.

Let`s see.

Seven and four are 1 1,

and three make 15,

and eight makes, so...

Let`s see,

that`s 15 and eight...

Oh. The children gave it

to me for my birthday,

and If I don`t wear it,

they feel hurt.

It`s beautiful, isn`t it?


Oh, those...

Those are feathers, yes.

All right.


Oh, yes, l`ve just got it.

There you are.

Now, let`s see.

And 27 cents.


47? How`s business, Albert?

Awful, ma`am.

It`s the depression,

I suppose.

I hear it`s still going on.

Everyone said it

would end with beer,

so I bought 10 cases,

but it doesn`t seem

to have done much good.

I`m sure if my

husband were still alive

and he still

owned the laundry,

it would still

be doing business.

Well, he was smart

to die when he did.

Oh, yes.

Look, Mrs. Rimplegar,

you gave me $11.17.

You still owe me

30 cents.

Huh? Oh, dear.


Jenny, can you

lend me 30 cents?

Yes, 30 cents.

Go away.

The stove, she`s mine.

(CHUCKLES) Her English

is very poor.

I`ll be right back.

What do you mean,

you didn`t want to

hurt his feelings?


But you can hurt

my feelings, can`t you?

Can you lend me 30...

Look here, Kitty.

You pulled this

trick once too often.

I`m through!

Do you hear me, l`m through!

Kenneth, can you lend...

So through that

if I ever wanted

to call you up again,

I`d have to look up

your number in a phone book.

Oh, dear!









And cousin of

His Most Christian Majesty,

the King of France!


Permit me the honor

of presenting to you,

His Royal Highness,

the Duc d`Orleans,

Duc de Chartres,

Duc de Nemours,

Comte de Beaujolais,

and cousin of His

Most Christian Majesty,

the King of France!

Douglas, can you

lend me 30 cents?

(SlGHS) For heaven`s sake,


I`m rehearsing my lines.

It`s only 30 cents.


Tell him, my friend, who

Monsieur Beaucaire really is.


Permit me the honor

of presenting to you,

His Royal Highness,

the Duc...



Yes, that`s right, Agnes.

Be sure and tuck it in.

Good morning, Elizabeth.


Could you lend me 30...

Oh, dear!

What`s the matter?


What`s it all about?

Going to bed at night,

getting up in the morning.

What for?

It`s that cheese

you ate last night!

You`ve got that green look.

Now you go right back to bed.

I`ll go downstairs and get

you something for it.

Oh, Kenneth! Kenneth!

What is it, Mother?

Have you seen

the castor oil?

We used it all last

night in the cocktails.


Didn`t it make

you awful sick?




Why, Kenneth,

what`s the matter with you?

Yes, certainly.

It`s for you, Mother.

Oh, that`s nice. Hello.

This is R.G.

Briggs and Company.

Mr. Stokes speaking.

Yes. Yes, Mr. Stokes.

Yes, l`ll come right

down and cover it up.

Yes, l`ll come right away.

Mrs. Rimplegar, the man,

she want 30 cents.

Oh, yes, yes,

of course, Albert.

Okay, Mrs. Rimplegar.

Let it go until next time.

No, no, come along, Albert.

Permit me the honor

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Ray Harris

Ray Harris (September 7, 1927 – November 13, 2003) was an American rockabilly musician and songwriter. He formed a band with Wayne Powers, and wrote the songs "Come On, Little Mama" and "Greenback Dollar, Watch and Chain". He eventually recorded these at Sun Records with Sam Phillips. He also produced artists at Hi Records. Like others such as Sonny Burgess, Hayden Thompson, Billy Lee Riley and Warren Smith, chart success largely eluded him.Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, Harris died in November 2003 in Mooreville, Mississippi, at the age of 76. more…

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