Answers to Sterling Silver Dialogue #22
Sterling Silver Dialogue #22: (Answers)
Special Film Noir Edition
"I can be framed easier than 'Whistler's Mother.'"
Mark Stevens as Bradford Galt (speaks to Lucille Ball as Kathleen Stewart) in The Dark Corner
"Those gates only open three times: when you come in, when you've served your time, or when you're dead."
Charles Bickford as Gallagher (speaks to Burt Lancaster as Joe Collins) in Brute Force
"Is he dead?"
(response) "He was dead for a long time... He just didn't know it."
William Phipps as Leroy questions Robert Young as Captain Finlay
(response) "I never drink. You're very nervous."
(reply) "That's because I've never been killed before."
John Garfield as Harry Morgan speaks first to William Campbell as Concho
"Do you fall in love with all of your clients?"
(response) "Only the ones in skirts."
Audrey Totter as Adrienne Fromsett asks Robert Montgomery as Philip Marlowe
"Mr. Campbell, as long as we're on this little jaunt together, you and I are going to stick so close together, we could wear the same pair of suspenders."
Jane Wyman as Robbie Vance (speaks to Jerome Cowan as Sam Campbell) in Crime by Night
"I saw the two of you, the way you were looking at each other tonight, like a couple of wild animals. Almost scared me."
(response) "It should. He's a man."
Berry Kroeger as Packett speaks first to Peggy Cummins as Annie Laurie Starr
"Charles, at times your charm wears dangerously thin. Right now it's so thin I can see through it."
Barbara O'Neil as Catherine Tremayne (speaks to Herbert Marshall as Charles Tremayne) in Angel Face
"You know a dame with a rod is like a guy with a knitting needle."
Steve Brodie as Fisher
"Besides, Joe couldn't find a prayer in the Bible."
Kirk Douglas as Whit (speaks to Robert Mitchum as Jeff about Paul Valentine as Joe)
"You're no good and neither am I. That's why we deserve each other."
Jane Greer as Kathie (speaks to Robert Mitchum as Jeff)
(All of the above are)
"It's a dirty job but I pay clean money for it."
Uncredited Actor as Jimmy (speaks to his press agent Tony Curtis as Sidney Falco) in Sweet Smell of Success
"Experience has taught me never to trust a policeman. Just when you think one's all right, he turns legit."
Sam Jaffe as Doc Riedenschneider in The Asphalt Jungle
"A policeman's job is only easy in a police state."
Charlton Heston as Mike Vargas (speaks to Orson Welles as Captain Hank Quinlan)
"Come on, read my future for me."
(response) "You haven't got any."
(reply) "Hmm... What do you mean?"
(response) "Your future's all used up."
Orson Welles as Captain Hank Quinlan speaks first to Marlene Dietrich as Tanya
(Both of the above are in)
"Why should the Falls drag me down here at 5 o'clock in the morning? To show me how big they are and how small I am? To remind me they can get along without any help? All right, so they've proved it. But why not? They've had ten thousand years to get independent. What's so wonderful about that? I suppose I could too, only it might take a little more time."
Joseph Cotten as George Loomis in Niagara