Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)
Edward McNamara: Brophy
Police Sgt. Brophy : Look, Sergeant, I promised ya I wouldn't swear but what the he -
[stops, noticing the Reverend]
Police Sgt. Brophy : What's goin' on here anyway?
Reverend Harper : Oh, he's quite harmless.
Police Sgt. Brophy : Thinks he's Teddy Roosevelt. So what? There's a lot of worse guys he could think he was.
[speaking of the Brewster sisters]
Police Sgt. Brophy : They're two of the dearest, sweetest, kindest, old ladies that ever walked the earth. They're out of this world. They're like, they're like pressed rose leaves.
Teddy Brewster : Gentlemen, what news have you brought me?
Police Sgt. Brophy : [salutes] Colonel, we have nothing to report.
Officer Patrick O'Hara : Huh?
[Brophy elbows him and he salutes also]
Officer Patrick O'Hara : Oh, no! Absolutely nothing to report!
Teddy Brewster : Splendid. Thank you, gentlemen. At ease.