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Well, Sir, here we again. We’d like to s

Martin Vanderhof (Grandpa)

You Can't Take It With You

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Age Range
Act 3
Time & Place
The Vanderhof/Sycamore house, New York, NY, 1936
Time Period
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Monologue Context

Grandpa is a wise and calm man who loves his family deeply, and is very happy that

Monologue Text

Well, Sir, here we again. We’d like to say thanks once more for everything You’ve done for us. Things seem to be going along fine. Alice is going to marry Tony, and it looks as if they’re going to be very happy. Of course, the fireworks blew up, but that was Mr. De Pinna’s fault, not Yours. We’ve all got our health and as far as anything else is concerned, we’ll leave it to you. Thank you.

Hart, Moss & George S. Kaufman. You Can't Take It With You Dramatists Play Service, p.80.

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