Out of the mouths of reel librarians… Laugh, cry, sigh, enjoy!
This is a library. Not a fun fair!
~ Isla Cameron as Miss McKenzie (school librarian)
Love Story (1970)
You have your own library, preppy.
~ Ali MacGraw as Jenny Cavalleri (student library assistant)
Pump Up the Volume (1990)
Now you’re in trouble. You owe 25 cents.
~ Samantha Mathis as Nora Diniro (student library assistant)
The Mummy (1998)
Look, I may not be an explorer, or an adventurer, or a treasure seeker, or a gun fighter… But I am proud of what I am. I… am a librarian!
[then falls over drunk]
~ Rachel Weisz as Evelyn Carnahan (Egyptologist librarian)
The Philadelphia Story (1940)
What does thee wish?
~ Hilda Plowright as Quaker Librarian (public librarian)
If an item does not appear in our records, it does not exist!
~ Alethea McGrath as Jocasta Nu (archives librarian)
Party Girl (1995)
He’s not a dick, he’s a patron.
~ Sasha von Scherler as Judy Lindendorf (public librarian)
- More libraries & librarians from popular culture – Angels have the phone box II (haikugirloz.com)
- The Tao of Librarianship (andyburkhardt.com)