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A Run for Your Money Quotes

A Run for Your Money is a television show that was first aired in 1970 . A Run for Your Money ended its run in 1970.

It features Michael Balcon as producer, Ernest Irving in charge of musical score, and Douglas Slocombe as head of cinematography.

A Run for Your Money is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of A Run for Your Money is 85 minutes long.

The cast includes: Alec Guinness as Whimple, Clive Morton as Editor, Moira Lister as Jo, and Hugh Griffith as Huw.

A Run for Your Money Quotes

Alec Guinness as Whimple

  • (Unnamed) "I've checked the photograph of that floozy. She's a pro all right; a con woman."
  • (Alec Guinness) "Pro and con?"
  • (Unnamed) "A professional confidence trickster. She specializes in provincials up for a spree."
  • (Unnamed) "Don't you ever read the paper you work for?"
  • (Alec Guinness) "Read the Weekly Echo? That rag?"

Hugh Griffith as Huw

  • (Hugh Griffith) "This nose can smell the primrose in the spring or mutton chops cooking or the well-brushed hair of children in the park. It is filled with the savors of innocence -- and memory. The motion of the waterfall and the little girl under the haystack and cowslips in the railway cuttings. I can smell out the corruption in a den of hypocrites, scoundrels, and dead souls."
  • (Hugh Griffith) "Anyhow, it is mostly indigestion to what you're talking about."

Moira Lister as Jo

  • (Unnamed) "Is it far to St. Paul's? I've never been to a Cathedral before."
  • (Moira Lister) "Neither have I."
  • (Unnamed) "Oh, you Chapel too?"
  • (Moira Lister) "Well, and if you can't be careful, be clever. Bye-bye."
  • (Moira Lister) "This your first visit to London?"
  • (Unnamed) "Our first visit to England."
  • (Moira Lister) "But Wales is part of England."
  • (Unnamed) "Oh,"
  • (Unnamed) "shame on you."
  • (Unnamed) "It's easy to see you've never been to Wales, Miss."
  • (Moira Lister) "That's right. Never been further west than the West End."

Clive Morton as Editor

  • (Clive Morton) "Well, now, we must just establish your identity."
  • (Unnamed) "Identity?"
  • (Clive Morton) "Oh, purely a formality, of course."
  • (Unnamed) "But I've never had to do that before. They all know me back home, see?"
  • (Alec Guinness) "But you must have an identity card, don't you?"
  • (Unnamed) "Well, it's behind the teapot at home, with my union card. Best place for them; I might lose them in London."
  • (Clive Morton) "Ah. Heh."
  • (Clive Morton) "Edmund?"
  • (Alec Guinness) "May I suggest, uh --"
  • (Clive Morton) "Ah, exactly. Ring up the manager of the colliery. No doubt he can help us."
  • (Alec Guinness) "Excuse me, sir."
  • (Alec Guinness) "Get, get me --"
  • (Alec Guinness) "Heh heh, ummm, uh, H for hyacinth, A for azalea, F for fuschia --"
  • (Clive Morton) "Hafoduwchbenceubwllymarchogcoch 1."
  • (Unnamed) "Congratulations, sir."
  • (Clive Morton) "Good Heavens, female miners. Whatever will the Coal Board think of next?"
  • (Unnamed) "The young lady's not a miner, sir."
  • (Moira Lister) "No, I was 22 last birthday."

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