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Ace in the Hole (1951 film) Quotes

Ace in the Hole (1951 film) is a TV program that was first aired in 1970 . Ace in the Hole ended in 1970.

It features Billy Wilder as producer, Hugo Friedhofer in charge of musical score, and Charles Lang as head of cinematography.

Ace in the Hole (1951 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Ace in the Hole (1951 film) is 111 minutes long. Ace in the Hole (1951 film) is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: Jan Sterling as Lorraine, Robert Arthur as Herbie Cook, Porter Hall as Jacob Q. Boot, Gene Evans as Deputy Sheriff, Ray Teal as Sheriff, and Richard Gaines as Nagel.

Ace in the Hole (1951 film) Quotes

Jan Sterling as Lorraine

  • (Jan Sterling) "I don't go to church. Kneeling bags my nylons."
  • (Jan Sterling) "I met a lot of hard-boiled eggs in my life, but you; you're twenty minutes."

Porter Hall as Jacob Q. Boot

  • (Porter Hall) "Do you drink a lot?"
  • (Charles Tatum) "Not a lot; just frequently."
  • (Charles Tatum) "Mr. Boot, I was passing through Albuquerque; had breakfast here. I read your paper and thought you might be interested in my reaction."
  • (Porter Hall) "Indeed I am."
  • (Charles Tatum) "Well, to be honest, it made me throw up. I don't mean to tell you I was expecting the New York Times, but even for Albuquerque, this is pretty Albuquerque."
  • (Porter Hall) "Alright, here's your nickel back."
  • (Porter Hall) "Now about that publisher's wife. I think you should know that Mrs. Boot is a grandmother three times. If you want to start something with her, she'd be very flattered."
  • (Charles Tatum) "Where's my desk?"
  • (Porter Hall) "The one by the door. You may be out of here by Saturday."
  • (Charles Tatum) "Sooner the better."

Gene Evans as Deputy Sheriff

  • (Gene Evans) "Hey you. Sheriff wants to see you, down at the trading post. Don't waste any of his time 'cause he ain't staying around long. Maybe you ain't either."
  • (Charles Tatum) "You don't say?"
  • (Gene Evans) "You wanna know something? He don't like you."
  • (Charles Tatum) "And I was going to propose to him."

Robert Arthur as Herbie Cook

  • (Robert Arthur) "I don't like the looks of it, Chuck."
  • (Charles Tatum) "Neither do I, fan, but I like the odds."
  • (Robert Arthur) "The old man sure looked bad. Did you see his face?"
  • (Charles Tatum) "Yeah."
  • (Robert Arthur) "Like the faces of those folks you see outside a coal mine with maybe 84 men trapped inside."
  • (Charles Tatum) "One man's better than 84. Didn't they teach you that?"
  • (Robert Arthur) "Teach me what?"
  • (Charles Tatum) "Human interest. You pick up the paper, you read about 84 men or 284, or a million men, like in a Chinese famine. You read it, but it doesn't say with you. One man's different, you want to know all about him. That's human interest."

Richard Gaines as Nagel

  • (Richard Gaines) "Come on Tatum. How much for the Minosa story? Exclusive."
  • (Richard Gaines) "What. Don't you know there's a war on -- somewhere?"

Ray Teal as Sheriff

  • (Ray Teal) "You're that Tatum guy that was popping off over the phone last night."
  • (Charles Tatum) "I wasn't popping off, Sheriff; I was threatening. "Play along with me and you'll get re-elected. Don't, and I'll crucify you," that's what I said, remember?"
  • (Ray Teal) "I think I'll have my boys take you down to the county line and throw you out."
  • (Charles Tatum) "Throw out your campaign manager? You need plenty of help."
  • (Ray Teal) "And maybe before I throw you out, I'll toss you into the 'Klink' for awhile."

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