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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945 film) Quotes

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945 film) is a TV program that first aired in 1970 . A Tree Grows in Brooklyn completed its run in 1970.

It features Louis D. Lighton as producer, Alfred Newman (composer) in charge of musical score, and Leon Shamroy as head of cinematography.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945 film) is 128 minutes long. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945 film) is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: Peggy Ann Garner as Francie Nolan, Ted Donaldson as Neeley Nolan, Dorothy McGuire as Katie Nolan, and James Dunn as Johnny Nolan aka The Brooklyn Thrush.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945 film) Quotes

Peggy Ann Garner as Francie Nolan

  • (Peggy Ann Garner) "Out the window, our tree they killed it."
  • (James Dunn) "Well, would you like at that now."
  • (Peggy Ann Garner) "They didn't have any right to kill it did they papa."
  • (James Dunn) "Now wait a minute. They didn't kill it. Why they couldn't kill that tree."
  • (Peggy Ann Garner) "Promise?"
  • (James Dunn) "Why sure baby. Don't tell me that tree is gonna lay down and die that easily. Look at that tree. See where it's coming from. Right up outta that cement. Didn't nobody plant it. Didn't ask the cement to grow. It just couldn't help growing so much it just pushed that old cement out of the way. Now when you bust it with something like that, can't anybody help it, like -- like that little ole bird up there. He didn't ask anybody could he sing and he certainly didn't take any lessons. He's so full of singing it just has to bust out someplace. Why they could cut that ole tree right down to the ground and a root would push up someplace else in the cement."
  • (Peggy Ann Garner) "Mama says not to be too late, Papa."
  • (James Dunn) "Look, God invented time and when He invents something, there's always plenty of it."
  • (Peggy Ann Garner) "Bend down Papa."
  • (Peggy Ann Garner) "My cup runneth over."

Dorothy McGuire as Katie Nolan

  • (Dorothy McGuire) "Flossie Gaddis died last night."
  • (James Dunn) "The poor baby. It was nice that her Mama got her all them pretty dresses."
  • (Dorothy McGuire) "Only now the poor thing will have to lie in Potter's Field."
  • (James Dunn) "But at least she had the dresses."
  • (Dorothy McGuire) "This'll be the last of them now, Francie."

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