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Answers to Sterling Silver Dialogue #7

Sterling Silver Dialogue #7: (Answers)


"All right, all right, how much you pay?"  (response)  "Well, just how tough are ya?"  (reply)  "Well, you pay a little bit, we're a little bit tough. You pay-a very much, we're-a very much tough. You pay-a too much we're a too much tough. How much you pay?"  (response) "I pay plenty!"  (reply) "We'll... then we're plenty tough."

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Chico Marx as Chico 

speaks first in this exchange with

Rockliffe Fellowes as Joe Helton 

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"I'm a homing pigeon, I always come back to the stinking coop no matter how late it is."




"The only reason I took the job is because my bank account was trying to crawl under a duck." 





"She was a charming middle aged lady with a face like a bucket of mud. I gave her a drink. She was a gal who would take a drink if she had to knock you down to get the bottle."

Dick Powell as Philip Marlowe




"I'm afraid I don't like your manner." (reply) "Yeah, I've had complaints about it, but it keeps getting worse."



Douglas Walton as Lindsay Marriott speaks with     

Dick Powell as Philip Marlowe 






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"She tried to sit in my lap while I was standing up."

Humphrey Bogart as Philip Marlowe                         


"I don't like your manners."  (reply)  "And I'm not crazy about yours. I didn't ask to see you. I don't mind if you don't like my manners, I don't like them myself. They are pretty bad. I grieve over them on long winter evenings. I don't mind your ritzing me or drinking your lunch out of a bottle, but don't waste your time trying to cross-examine." 





"Why did you have to go on?"  (reply)  "Too many people told me to stop."




Lauren Bacall as Vivian Rutledge                        

speaks first in both exchanges with

Humphrey Bogart as Philip Marlowe




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"You're never around when I need you."  (reply)  "You never need me when I'm around."

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Ralph Meeker as Mike Hammer speaks to Maxine Cooper as Velda Wickman












"I was thinking about that dame upstairs, and the way she had looked at me, and I wanted to see her again, close, without that silly staircase between us."


Fred MacMurray as Walter Neff



"We're both rotten."  (reply)  "Only you're a little more rotten."

Barbara Stanwyck as Phillis Dietrichson speaks first to Fred MacMurray as Walter Neff  




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"You know it's quite possible Octavian that when you die... you will die without ever having been alive."  


"Queens. Queens. Strip them naked as any other woman, they are no longer queens!"

(reply) "It is also difficult to tell the rank of a naked general. Generals without armies are naked indeed."


Richard Burton as Marc Antony (says the first line to Roddy McDowall as Octavian) 

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and speaks first in the next exchange with


Martin Landau as Rufio











"I have often wondered, Countess... why did you leave Warsaw?"  (reply)  "Bombs were falling. I felt I was in the way." 


John Wengraf as Count Franz Von Papen asks Danielle Darrieux as Countess Anna Staviska                                  

(who also says the line below)                                   


"Many of our German friends before the War would come as our guests to hunt wild pig. I refused to invite Goering. I couldn't tolerate his killing a wild pig. It seemed too much like brother against brother."



"The source of your money has never concerned you any more than your source of electric light.  They became worrisome only when they were shut off."


James Mason as Ulysses Diello 







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