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A Walk in the Sun (1945 film) Quotes

A Walk in the Sun (1945 film) is a television show that first aired in 1970 . A Walk in the Sun completed its run in 1970.

It features Lewis Milestone as producer, Score: in charge of musical score, and Russell Harlan as head of cinematography.

A Walk in the Sun (1945 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of A Walk in the Sun (1945 film) is 117 minutes long. A Walk in the Sun (1945 film) is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: George Tyne as Friedman, Richard Conte as Rivera, Sterling Holloway as McWilliams, John Ireland as Windy, George Offerman Jr. as Tinker, Norman Lloyd as Pvt. Archimbeau, Lloyd Bridges as Sgt. Ward, John Kellogg as Riddle, and Steve Brodie as Pvt. Judson.

A Walk in the Sun (1945 film) Quotes

John Ireland as Windy

  • (John Ireland) "Hey, Tinker? How do you spell "Mare Nostrum?""
  • (George Offerman Jr.) "What's that?"
  • (John Ireland) "The Mediterranean. It's what the Eye-ties call it. It means "our sea.""
  • (George Offerman Jr.) "Why?"
  • (John Ireland) "I'm writing to my sister."
  • (George Offerman Jr.) "Whattya mean, you're writing to your sister? You're packed on a landing barge, bouncing on your Mare Nostrum, and waiting to hit the beach like the rest of us slobs."
  • (John Ireland) "A man's hands never seem to get clean, even if he don't touch nothing. They just stay dirty. Sort of a special kind of dirt. G.I. dirt. I bet one of those criminologists could take a sample out of a guy's fingernail, put it under a microscope, and say, "That's G.I. dirt." The dirt's always the same color, no matter what country you're fighting in."
  • (John Ireland) "Dear Frances, I am writing you this letter relaxing on the deck of a luxury liner. On shore the natives have evidently just spotted us and are getting up a reception; fireworks, music and that sort of stuff. Ha. The musicians in our own band have also struck up a little tune. Ha ha."
  • (John Ireland) "Keep crying, Porter. You're crying because you're wounded. You don't have to be bleeding to be wounded; you just had one battle too many. Yeah, you're out of it now. No more guesswork, waiting and wondering, for you. You've built yourself a foxhole"
  • (John Ireland) "- up there. Nothing in the world that can make you come out of it. Go ahead, Porter; keep crying; we understand."
  • (John Ireland) "Dear Frances, we just blew a bridge and took a farmhouse. It was so easy -- so terribly easy."

Sterling Holloway as McWilliams

  • (Unnamed) "Wonder what it'll be like when we hit France, Mac."
  • (Sterling Holloway) "I don't know. I never seen France."
  • (Unnamed) "I bet its just a long concrete wall with a gun every yard. Maybe they'll set the water on fire with oil, too. Boy, when that day comes I wanna be somewhere else."

Richard Conte as Rivera

  • (Richard Conte) "I ain't talkin' to you no more. Hey, Judson."
  • (Steve Brodie) "Yeah?"
  • (Richard Conte) "You ever go camping in the woods?"
  • (Steve Brodie) "What woods?"
  • (Richard Conte) "Get that, willya?"
  • (Richard Conte) "ANY woods."
  • (Steve Brodie) "No."
  • (Richard Conte) "That's it. You don't know what you missed. You ain't never lived until you toasted a mickey over the coals. It ain't like Army chow. You can sit around the campfire; you can shoot it all nght, if you want to. You can go fishing; all that kinda stuff."
  • (George Tyne) "Outdoor man."
  • (Richard Conte) "Next time they make you a civilian, Judson, try a camp in the woods. Tell 'em I sent you."
  • (Steve Brodie) "Tell who?"
  • (Richard Conte) "The birds; and the bees. Did your old man ever tell you about the birds and the bees?"
  • (Steve Brodie) "No."
  • (Richard Conte) "Hear that, Friedman? Judson never heard of the birds and bees."
  • (George Tyne) "That's terrible."
  • (Richard Conte) "Shall we tell him?"
  • (George Tyne) "Maybe we'd better."
  • (Richard Conte) "Give us a butt, Judson; we'll tell you alllll about the birds and the bees."
  • (Steve Brodie) "Ain't got a butt."
  • (Richard Conte) "It could've been something else. It could've been the engineers or the tanks. It could even have been the Navy. They looked at me and said, "Here's a guy that can walk." They finished me, all right."
  • (George Tyne) "Everybody walks. Even monkeys."
  • (Richard Conte) "Nobody dies."

Lloyd Bridges as Sgt. Ward

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George Tyne as Friedman

  • (George Tyne) "Where are we going, Rivera?"
  • (Richard Conte) "I am going someplace where I can set up this weapon. Then I am going to shoot this weapon. I am not gonna walk any more."

Norman Lloyd as Pvt. Archimbeau

  • (Norman Lloyd) "Every dirty job in the army is my personal property."

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