Joan Crawford (March 23, 1905–May 10, 1977) was an acclaimed, iconic, Academy Award-winning American actress, arguably one of the greatest from the Golden Age of Hollywood in the 1920s, '30s, and '40s. The American Film Institute named Crawford among the Greatest Female Stars of All Time, ranking her at number ten.
Torch Song (1953)
- Jenny Stewart (Joan Crawford): Carl, after you drop me, will you take Mr. Norton home?
Carl: Yes ma'am. What's your address, Mr. Norton?
Jenny Stewart (Joan Crawford): Any dark bar.
Johnny Guitar (1954)
- Mr. Andrews: But I wish you luck Vienna for whatever it's worth.
Vienna (Joan Crawford): Thanks Mr. Andrews but I'm not trusting to luck. A good gunfighter doesn't depend on four leaf clovers.
- I intend to be buried here—in the 20th century!
- Down there I sell whiskey and cards. All you can buy up these stairs is a bullet in the head—now which do you want?
- If you want the girl next door, go next door.
- Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.