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Answers to Sterling Silver Dialogue #15


Sterling Silver Dialogue #15: (Answers)




"You wanna be worshiped? Go to India and moo."

John Turturro as Herbie Stempel in Quiz Show












"You can get further with a kind word and a gun than you can with just a kind word."

Robert De Niro as Al Capone







"Welcome to Chicago. This town stinks like a whorehouse at low tide."


Sean Connery as Jim Malone






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"Ah Maggie, in the world of advertising, there's no such thing as a lie. There's only expedient exaggeration. You ought to know that."

Cary Grant as Roger O. Thornhill





(Referring to the drinks they've already had) "We've gotten a head start here, Mr. Thornhill."

Robert Shayne as Larry Wade (second from the right)


Roger Thornhill: (Just arriving) "That won't last long."




(singing drunk) "I've grown accustomed to my bourbon."






"We'll get 'em. We'll throw the book at 'em. Assault and kidnapping. Assault with a gun and a bourbon and a sports car. We'll get 'em."

(on the telephone) "No. No, Mother, I have not been drinking. No. No, these two men, they poured a whole bottle of bourbon into me... No, they didn't give me a chaser."


Cary Grant as Roger Thornhill





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Cary Grant as Roger Thornhill 














"You're marking time is what you are. You're backing off. You're hiding out. You're waiting for a bus that you hope never comes because you don't wanna get on it anyway because you don't wanna go anywhere, all right?"

James Caan as Frank (speaks to Tuesday Weld as Jessie) in Thief










"Two people dead, just so we can live without working!"


"We go together, Annie. I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together."

John Dall as Bart Tare (speaks to Peggy Cummins as Annie Laurie Starr)

















"I didn't want a house. I didn't want all those pots and pans. I didn't want anything but you. It's God's own blessing I didn't get you."

(reply) "Why?"

(response) "Cause I'm a loner clear down deep to my very guts. Know what a loner is? He's a born cripple. He's a cripple because the only person he can live with is himself. It's his life, the way he wants to live. It's all for him. A guy like that, he'd kill a woman like you. Because he couldn't love you, not the way you are loved."

Kirk Douglas as John W. "Jack" Burns speaks first to Gena Rowlands as Jerry Bondi












"If there's anything worse than a woman living alone, it's a woman saying she likes it."

Thelma Ritter as Alma

"I've had hangovers before, but this time... even my hair hurts."

Rock Hudson as Brad Allen (on left)






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"You're told that the girl you were with last night was found in Benedict Canyon, murdered. Dumped from a moving car. What's your reaction? Shock? Horror? Sympathy? No... just petulance at being questioned. A couple of feeble jokes. You puzzle me, Mr. Steele."

Carl Benton Reid as Capt. Lochner





Dixon Steele: "Well, I grant you, the jokes could've been better, but I don't see why the rest should worry you... that is, unless you plan to arrest me for lack of emotion."

Humphrey Bogart as Dixon Steele





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"You know, Ms. Gray, you're one up on me - you can see into my apartment but I can't see into yours."

(reply) "I promise you, I won't take advantage of it."

(response) "I would, if it were the other way around."

Humphrey Bogart as Dixon Steele speaks first with Gloria Grahame as Laurel Gray





"I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me."

Humphrey Bogart as Dixon Steele





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