Answers to Sterling Silver Dialogue #3
Sterling Silver Dialogue From The Movies #3: (Answers)
"You should learn to live as though you didn't exist."
Gabriele Ferzetti as Morton
"How can you trust a man who wears both a belt and suspenders? The man can't even trust his own pants."
Henry Fonda as Frank
(Both of the above, said to the same character, "Wobbles", are from)
"I've done a lot of lying in my time. I've lied to men who wear belts. I've lied to men who wear suspenders. But I'd never be so stupid as to lie to a man who wears both belt and suspenders."
Kirk Douglas as Chuck Tatum (on right below, said to character pictured on left)
"Do you drink a lot?"
Porter Hall as Jacob Q. Boot
(reply) "Not a lot - just frequently."
Kirk Douglas as Chuck Tatum
(The above are from)
Guy Usher as Harry Payne Bosterly (Land Developer)
(reply) "And you're crazy. But I'll be sober tomorrow and you'll be crazy for the rest of your life."
W.C. Fields as Harold Bissonette
"I envy people who drink. At least they know what to blame everything on."
Oscar Levant as Sid Jeffers in Humoresque
"I distrust a man who says 'when'. If he's got to be careful not to drink too much, it's because he's not to be trusted when he does."
Sidney Greenstreet as Kasper Gutman in The Maltese Falcon
"I met a lot of hard-boiled eggs in my life, but you - you're twenty minutes."
Jan Sterling as Lorraine Minosa (said to character Chuck Tatum) in Ace in the Hole
(when propositioned for sex) "What am I, a bowl of fruit? A tangerine that peels in a minute?"
Barbara Nichols as Rita
"You've got more twists than a barrel of pretzels."
"That's fish four days old. I won't buy it."
Martin Milner as Steve Dallas (on far right)
"I'd hate to take a bite outta you. You're a cookie full of arsenic."
"Sidney, this syrup you're giving out, you pour over waffles, not JJ Hunsecker".
Burt Lancaster as J.J. Hunsecker
(All of the above are)
"You're like a horse or a dog or a man or any other woman... Once I understand you, you're all right."
Don DeFore as Bill Schell in Ramrod