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  • Cornelia Van Gorder: It's rather a clever way to hide stolen money. In the open, at it were - and so respectable. But don't try it; no matter how clever you are, you can't hide murder. Well that's it Dale, that's the end.

  • Judy Hollender: I thought that when people died, their eyes closed. Like in sleep.

  • Cornelia Van Gorder: Oh Warner, where have you been?
    Warner: Well Madame, [noticing the commotion] has there been an accident?
    Warner: Well Madame, has there been an accident?
    Cornelia Van Gorder: There's been a murder.

  • Warner: Well, into each life a little rain must fall; and a careful man learns to keep himself dry.
    Warner: Well, into each life a little rain must fall and a careful man learns to keep himself dry.

  • Lt. Anderson: There'll be a man patrolling the grounds all night, Miss Van Gorder.
    Cornelia Van Gorder: Oh, thank you.
    Dr. Malcolm Wells: and nobody inside, Andy?
    Lt. Anderson: Why should there be?
    Dr. Malcolm Wells: Well, how do you know but what the "Bat" is hiding somewhere inside the house?
    Lt. Anderson: I'm quite sure he isn't in the house, Doctor. Not now.

  • Dr. Malcolm Wells: You know it's a pity you leased this house, Miss Van Gorder.
    Cornelia Van Gorder: Why a pity?
    Dr. Malcolm Wells: Well my dear lady, I don't want to alarm you but...
    Cornelia Van Gorder: Oh, well after tonight nothing will alarm me.
    Dr. Malcolm Wells: Yes I understand. It must have been terrifying. So many unexplainable things have happened here. There's something about the place. Your servants must have sensed it when they - walked out on you. An apprehension of disaster.

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