HomeQuote Of The DayQuote Of The Day – Graduate Edition Quote Of The Day – Graduate Edition Kevin June 7, 2005 Quote Of The Day 5 Comments “Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me – aren’t you?“ Dustin Hoffman’s character (Benjamin Braddock) addressing Anne Bancroft’s notorious character in The Graduate. Anne Bancroft died today of cancer at the age of 73. Bonfire of the Vanities #101 Reforming our Justice system Related Posts Quote Of The Day Quote Of The Day – Take Me Out To The Ballgame Edition Quote Of The Day – Insincere Apology Hall Of Fame Edition About The Author Kevin Kevin founded Wizbang in 2003. He still contributes occasionally and handles all the technical and design work for the site. 5 Comments triticale June 7, 2005 Which means, by simple arithmetic, that the archtype of the older woman was younger than I am now. -S- June 8, 2005 Heavy smoker. Hate to be the one to write this, but she was a heavy smoker, and for all her life. Lokki June 8, 2005 God Bless you please, Mrs. Robinson Tony-man June 8, 2005 A great lady, who didn’t get famous by marrying “a Tom Cruise” or dating “a Brad Pitt” or smashing papperazzi cameras, or being seen drunk and staggering out of a bar. She became famous just for being an excellent actress! Recomended viewing: I’ve seen THE MIRACLE WORKER, THE GRADUATE, THE ELEPHANT MAN, FATSO, TORCH SONG TRILOGY, 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD, and GARBO TALKS. I liked all of these films. I never saw THE TURNING POINT but I heard it was pretty good. NOT recomended!: TO BE OR NOT TO BE. (avoid this turkey) fatman June 9, 2005 She also had a small but well done performance in 1993’s “Malice”, as the mother of Nicole Kidman’s character. The movie wasn’t for everyone’s taste, and could have been better, but I enjoyed it. And if I–at my current age–were to hit on her at the age she was when she did “The Graduate” I’d be called a dirty old man. And Mel Brooks would probably attack me in the shower with a rolled up newspaper.