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A Lion Is in the Streets Quotes

A Lion Is in the Streets is a TV program that was first aired in 1970 . A Lion Is in the Streets stopped airing in 1970.

It features William Cagney as producer, Franz Waxman in charge of musical score, and Harry Stradling as head of cinematography.

A Lion Is in the Streets is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of A Lion Is in the Streets is 88 minutes long. A Lion Is in the Streets is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Barbara Hale as Verity Wade, James Cagney as Hank Martin, Anne Francis as Flamingo, Onslow Stevens as Guy Polli, Warner Anderson as Jules Bolduc, and Larry Keating as Robert L. Castleberry IV.

A Lion Is in the Streets Quotes

Anne Francis as Flamingo

  • (Anne Francis) "I've been your wife ever since I knowed what the word meant."

James Cagney as Hank Martin

  • (James Cagney) "Polli, anyone ever warn you; Flamingo ever warn you about makin' a house pet of a wildcat?"
  • (Onslow Stevens) "I don't believe she ever mentioned it."
  • (James Cagney) "Well, you might get bit."
  • (James Cagney) "Brighten up, sweet-face, brighten up, 'cause you married a winner, not a loser."
  • (James Cagney) "Well, sometimes a man just don't got time for common sense."
  • (James Cagney) "Castleberry, there's a disease called Pellegra. You ever hear how it's ommunicated?"
  • (Barbara Hale) "Hank, we were talkin' about the house --"
  • (James Cagney) "It's communicated by not gettin' enough to eat, and it's very common in counties where your cotton gins are."
  • (James Cagney) "Jules, I'm very sorry. I don't mean any offense to you, but my wife and I can't eat where a man what's been committin' pellegra."
  • (Warner Anderson) "Well, I don't --"
  • (Larry Keating) "I think I do. Would you mind explainin' your remark, sir?"
  • (James Cagney) "Not at all. I'm callin' you a thief -- a blood-suckin' thief."
  • (Warner Anderson) "Hank, that's enough. You know very well there's a state inspection board that takes care of them things."
  • (James Cagney) "What I wanna know is who inspects the inspectors?"
  • (Warner Anderson) "Governor Charles Swindon inspects the inspectors. He's a self-made man just like you, and he's my friend -- and he's honest, just like Robert Castleberry, who also happens to be my godfather."
  • (James Cagney) "Well, Jules, I never had no godfather, and I was almost too poor to have a father, so I must be poor, and you must be vey. very, right."

Barbara Hale as Verity Wade

  • (Barbara Hale) "It's these folks. They're all so wonderful."
  • (James Cagney) "Well, all folks is wonderful. You just have to know the right place to kick 'em in."
  • (Barbara Hale) "What?"
  • (James Cagney) "Sure. It's like learnin' to play a musical instrument by ear. All you gotta know is what place to push to get what note. Then pretty soon, everybody's dancin' -- to your tune."

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