Ball of Fire

1941 film by Howard Hawks

Ball of Fire is a 1941 comedy film about an attractive nightclub singer who lands herself in a den of professors while trying to hide from the police to avoid testifying against her mobster boyfriend.

Directed by Howard Hawks. Written by Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder.

Sugarpuss O'SheaEdit

  • I love him because he's a kind of a guy that gets drunk on a glass of buttermilk.
  • [about the professors' workroom] Say, who decorated this place? The mug that shot Lincoln?
  • Who is that guy who learned so much from watching an apple drop?

Professor Bertram PottsEdit

  • [to Sugarpuss] I shall regret the absence of your keen mind. Unfortunately, it is inseparable from an extremely disturbing body.


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