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A Big Hand for the Little Lady Quotes

A Big Hand for the Little Lady is a TV program that was first aired in 1970 . A Big Hand for the Little Lady ended in 1970.

It features Fielder Cook as producer, David Raksin in charge of musical score, and Lee Garmes as head of cinematography.

A Big Hand for the Little Lady is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of A Big Hand for the Little Lady is 95 minutes long. A Big Hand for the Little Lady is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.

The cast includes: John Qualen as Jesse Buford, Jason Robards as Henry Drummond, Robert Middleton as Dennis Wilcox, Charles Bickford as Benson Tropp, Kevin McCarthy as Otto Habershaw, Burgess Meredith as Doc Joseph Scully, Henry Fonda as Mary Meredith, and Virginia Gregg as Mrs. Drummond.

A Big Hand for the Little Lady Quotes

Burgess Meredith as Doc Joseph Scully

  • (Unnamed) "Doc. Doc, they're playing."
  • (Burgess Meredith) "So am I, my boy. So am I."

Virginia Gregg as Mrs. Drummond

(We don't have any quotes for this character)

John Qualen as Jesse Buford

  • (John Qualen) "That's a bargain all right, but a bargain ain't a bargain unless it's something you need."

Jason Robards as Henry Drummond

  • (Jason Robards) "Now then, why is Celie marrying you?"
  • (Unnamed) "Because she love --"
  • (Jason Robards) "Because she's homely as a lemon and just as sneaky as her old lady, and every man sets foot in this house needs just one look to figure it ain't worth 40,000 acres and a soft spot for the rest of his life."
  • (Jason Robards) "Is that what you were going to say?"
  • (Unnamed) "Yes, sir."
  • (Jason Robards) "Arthur, I want you to light out of that window right there -- and shimmy down the rain pipe and get on my horse and get the hell and gone away from us and your old man as far as you can get --"
  • (Jason Robards) "-- and don't waste any time, Arthur. There's a whole world waitin' for you out there. Good places and bad places -- nice people and some not so nice. Look them all over, Arthur. Bide your time and maybe somewhere, someplace, you'll find a real woman. A good woman -- Now get."
  • (Jason Robards) "My daughter, Celie, was getting married."
  • (John Qualen) "Celie?"
  • (Jason Robards) "That's right. When Tropp come for me, she was in the middle of getting married. And they're holding up the "love, honor and obey" part until I get back."
  • (Robert Middleton) "You mean you walked out in the middle of the wedding?"
  • (Jason Robards) "I did. I ain't been late for the (poker) game in sixteen years and I ain't about to start now -- wedding or no wedding."
  • (Jason Robards) "Let's play cards."

Charles Bickford as Benson Tropp

  • (Charles Bickford) "Any man gets himself married is automatically stupid. Denny's just refusing to stay stupid. He just don't ever see his wife."
  • (Kevin McCarthy) "Words of wisdom from the confirmed bachelor."
  • (Charles Bickford) "Confirmed and reconfirmed. I hate women."
  • (Kevin McCarthy) "I believe you. You've buried enough of them."
  • (Charles Bickford) "Sure I did. I put them back where they belong."

Kevin McCarthy as Otto Habershaw

  • (Unnamed) "So it was a joke, wasn't it? I came over to see for myself."
  • (Kevin McCarthy) "It was no joke."
  • (Unnamed) "Then what's so funny?"
  • (Charles Bickford) "It ain't funny, C.P."
  • (Unnamed) "Don't tell me."

Robert Middleton as Dennis Wilcox

  • (Robert Middleton) "Now look, mister, the first rule of the game of poker, whether you're playing eastern or western rules, or the kind they play at the North Pole, is put up or shut up."

Henry Fonda as Mary Meredith

  • (Henry Fonda) "Gentleman all. All such gallant gentlemen."
  • (Jason Robards) "Yeah, we're gallant on Sunday. This is Friday, and we're playing poker. Now, you wanna play with us, you ante up $500."

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