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An American Tail Quotes

An American Tail is a TV program that was first aired in 1970 . An American Tail ended its run in 1970.

It features Don Bluth, and Gary Goldman; John Pomeroy as producer, and James Horner in charge of musical score.

An American Tail is recorded in English and originally aired in United States, and Ireland. Each episode of An American Tail is 80 minutes long. An American Tail is distributed by Universal Pictures.

The cast includes: Madeline Kahn as Gussie Mausheimer, Dom DeLuise as Tiger, Will Ryan as Digit, Nehemiah Persoff as Papa Mousekewitz, imdbname:0337602 as Fievel Mousekewitz, Erica Yohn as Mama Mousekewitz, Pat Musick as Tony Toponi, imdbname:0337602 as Tanya Mousekewitz, Christopher Plummer as Henri, Neil Ross as Honest John, and imdbname:0337602 as Italian Mouse.

An American Tail Quotes

Nehemiah Persoff as Papa Mousekewitz

  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "For Tanya, a new papushka. Happy Hannauka."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Oh, Papa, thank you."
  • (Erica Yohn) "You have only one parent?"
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Thank you, Mama."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "Fievel, this is the last time I take you to America."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "Mama, look. Don't be afraid to open your eyes. Look what you're missing. You're missing everything."
  • (Erica Yohn) "Papa, when we land, I'll look."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "Ah, so, Mr Curious, you've discovered the herring."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Herring? I thought they were fish."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "But Fievel, herring are fish."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Really, Papa?"
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "Oh, yes. In the ocean, there are many kinds of fish, and herring is one of them."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "All kinds?"
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "Yes. Tiny fishes, not so tiny fishes, fishes as big as this boat."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Wow. Let's go up and see the fish."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "Won't it be great when we finally get to America, where we don't have to worry about cats? There are no cats in America. But back home in Mother Russia -- Ahh."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "Our family was traveling through the snow to Minsk / Suddenly Papa saw those huge paw prints / When I heard him screaming I fainted dead away / And I woke up an orphan -- Oy vey."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "In America, there are mouse holes in every wall."
  • (Erica Yohn) "Who says?"
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "Everyone. In America, there are bread crumbs on every floor."
  • (Erica Yohn) "You're talking nonsense."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "In America, you can say anything you want, but most important; and this I know for a fact; in America, there are no cats."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "Oh, I nearly forgot. Here, Fievel, your hat."
  • (Erica Yohn) "The hat, it fits."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "My son. Now, you are a mouse."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "You are calling for a Fillie Mousekewitz, right? Tell my daugther his name is Fillie and not Fievel."
  • (Pat Musick) "His name's Fillie."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "You see?"
  • (Pat Musick) "-- and Fievel."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "And Fievel -- and Fievel?"
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Papa."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "No, there are many Fievel Mouskewitzes in New York, maybe thousands. It could still be another Fievel Mousekewitz."
  • (Erica Yohn) "No, Papa. Look."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "In America -- there are no -- cats."
  • (Erica Yohn) "Shhh. They'll hear you."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "How can they hear us?"
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "And for you, Fievel, a new hat. And not just any new hat. A new hat that has been in the family for three generations. It belonged to me, my father, and my father's father, and now it belongs to you. Happy Hannukah."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "It's too big."
  • (Erica Yohn) "You'll grow."

Neil Ross as Honest John

  • (Neil Ross) "Poor lad. So young. He never had a chance to vote. Well, he'll vote from now on. I'll make sure of that."
  • (Unnamed) "Honest John, he's lost his family. By any chance, do you know the Mousekewitzes?"
  • (Neil Ross) "Oh -- Hmm. Are they registered to vo; Hic.; ote?"
  • (Unnamed) "They just got off the boat."
  • (Neil Ross) "Sorry, don't know them yet."
  • (Mouse Cop) "We've got to do something about them cats."
  • (Neil Ross) "Besides paying Warren T. Rat for no protection."
  • (Neil Ross) "Poor lad. So young. He never had a chance to vote. Well, he'll vote from now on. I'll see to that."

Dom DeLuise as Tiger

  • (Dom DeLuise) "You lost your family? Oh, dear. That's terrible. I lost my family, too. Years ago, I mean."
  • (Dom DeLuise) "Eight brothers. Ten sisters. Three fathers."
  • (Unnamed) "How did he get away, Tiger?"
  • (Dom DeLuise) "I let him take advantage of me."
  • (Unnamed) "You're fired, Tiger."
  • (Dom DeLuise) "Good. I never liked you. And besides, your music stinks."
  • (Dom DeLuise) "I got it. I got it. I got it. Rummy."
  • (Cat) "Tiger, for the hundredth time, we're playing poker."
  • (Dom DeLuise) "Listen, I like mice."
  • (Dom DeLuise) "Oh, no. Not like that. You see, I don't eat red meat at all. I'm a vegetarian. Oh, a little fish now and then, but what I really like is a nice piece of -- shh -- broccoli."
  • (Unnamed) "You're fired."
  • (Dom DeLuise) "Good. I'm glad. I never liked you. And besides, your music stinks."

Will Ryan as Digit

  • (Will Ryan) "Would you please put out that filthy thing? I'm suffocating down here."
  • (Unnamed) "You don't like it? Hey, you know you're not the only cockoroach in New York City. There are millions of roaches who give their lives to work for Warren T. Rat."
  • (Will Ryan) "Good. Fire me. I'm fed up with that filthy smoke in this pocket. I've seen kitchen shelves cleaner than this place. Look at my suit."
  • (Unnamed) "If music be the food of love, play on, McDuff, play on."
  • (Will Ryan) "I don't know which is worse, the music or the Shakespeare?"
  • (Unnamed) "Rats. This nose, this nose keeps getting in the way."
  • (Will Ryan) "You could stop playing."
  • (Unnamed) "That's very funny. I've never known a cockroach with good taste, but I've known plenty that taste; heh, heh; good."
  • (Will Ryan) "Heh, heh. Play, play, play."

Christopher Plummer as Henri

  • (Christopher Plummer) "I know, my little immigrant. You want to find your family. And you will."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "But how? They're so far away, and it's so big. I'll never find them."
  • (Christopher Plummer) "Excuse moi, pardon, did you say never? So young, and you've already lost hope. This is America, the place to find hope. If you give up now, you will never find them. So never say never."
  • (Christopher Plummer) "Qu'est-ce que c'est? A little immigrant. Now they are coming by bottle."
  • (Christopher Plummer) "Now, are you going to find your family?"
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Yes."
  • (Christopher Plummer) "Chantal. Take this little one to Immigration. You will find your family there. Everyone goes through Immigration. I would take you there myself, but then I would never finish my statue."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Henri, you said never."
  • (Christopher Plummer) "Oh, so I did."

Madeline Kahn as Gussie Mausheimer

  • (Madeline Kahn) "Today was the worst day ever. Those cats are kiwwing evewyone. They don't even know the diffewence between wich and poor. The wetches."
  • (Neil Ross) "Shameful."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Money isn't everwything. I know because I have money, and I also have evewything. But what are they worth without fweedom?"
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Money is not everything. I know, because I have money and I have everything."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "We have a plan. E Pralabus Unim."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Why did we come here to America? For fweedom. Why are they building that statue on the harbor? What does it stand for? Fweedom. What do we want?"
  • (Crowd) "Fweedom."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "What's come over me? I'm hugging a cat."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "What are you afraid of? Are we men, or are we mice?"
  • (Neil Ross) "Mice. Mice, indeed, and proud of it."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "I never dweamt this morning I'd be widing a fewine."
  • (Dom DeLuise) "A fewine?"
  • (Madeline Kahn) "A cat."
  • (Dom DeLuise) "I knew that, I knew that."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "Wewease the secwet weapon."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "We must have a wawwy."
  • (Neil Ross) "A wawwy? What's a wawwy?"
  • (Madeline Kahn) "You know, a warge gathewing of mice for a weason."
  • (Neil Ross) "Oh, a rally."
  • (Madeline Kahn) "That's what I said, a wawwy."

Pat Musick as Tony Toponi

  • (Pat Musick) "Tony Toponi's the name. What's your name kid?"
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Fievel. Fievel Mousekewitz."
  • (Pat Musick) "Fievel? Ooh, that name's got to go. I know -- Philly."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Philly?"
  • (Pat Musick) "Yeah, fits you perfect."
  • (Pat Musick) "Why didn't you tell me what time it was, huh?"
  • (imdbname:0337602) "But Tony, I can't tell time."
  • (Unnamed) "Just throw down that kid."
  • (Pat Musick) "Oh, yeah?"
  • (Pat Musick) "Bullseye."
  • (Unnamed) "Disregard the nose. What's in a nose? A nose by any other name would smell as sweet --"
  • (Crowd) "Great whiskers. He's a cat."
  • (Unnamed) "Hey, hey, hey. Wait a minute. Who are you gonna believe? Me or your own eyes?"
  • (Pat Musick) "Stick with me, kid."
  • (Pat Musick) "Hey, hey, hey. What, are we engaged or something?"

imdbname:0337602 as Fievel Mousekewitz

  • (imdbname:0337602) "I'm looking for my family."
  • (Unnamed) "You've come to the right fella, kid. I know exactly where they are. Follow me."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "But Henri said I would find them here."
  • (Unnamed) "Have it your way, kid. But remember what Shakespeare said, and I quote: "Opportunity knocks but -- uh, but -- ""
  • (Will Ryan) "Psst. Once."
  • (Unnamed) "" -- but-but once. Taken at the tide, t'will lead to fortune. If denied, t'will never return.""
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Do you really know where my family is?"
  • (Unnamed) "Heh heh, trust me, kid. Trust me."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Ma la cosa terrible que esiste en la patria mia. If you think things were bad in Russia, you should have seen things in my country"
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Things were hard in Sicily, we had no provolone / The Don he was a tabby with a taste for my brother Tony / When mamma went to plead for him, the Don said he would see her / We found her rosary on the ground -- Poor mamma mia."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Look, Papa. Smoke. Is the boat on fire?"
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "No. Keep walking."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Henri, what's that over there?"
  • (Christopher Plummer) "Oh, that is more America."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Can we go see it?"
  • (Christopher Plummer) "You will, my little American. Someday, you will."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "But that's impossible. I'll never find my fam --"
  • (Christopher Plummer) "Ah, ah, ah, ah. Never say never. Now say that. Go on."
  • (Orphan #1) "So what's your story?"
  • (imdbname:0337602) "I'm looking for my family."
  • (Orphan #2) "Hey, fellas. He's looking for his family."
  • (Orphan #1, Orphan #3) "He's looking for his family."
  • (Orphan #3) "I stopped looking a long time ago."
  • (Orphan #2) "At least you know who they are."
  • (Orphan #1) "Besides, why are you looking for them? They should be looking --"
  • (Orphan #1, Orphan #2, Orphan #3) "-- for you."
  • (Orphan #3) "They don't care. Forget 'em."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "You're right. They don't care, and if they did, they would have found me. Well, if they don't care, I don't care. I hope I never see them again."
  • (Orphan #2) "Yeah. Forget about them. You're one of us now."
  • (Orphan #1) "Here. Make yourself a bed."
  • (Orphan #1) "Ha-ha-ha. Pitiful."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "I'll never find them anyway. Never. Never. Never. This is my home now."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Warren T.."
  • (Unnamed) "You."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "You're not a Rat, you're a Cat."
  • (Unnamed) "How'd you get in here? Come here, you little --"
  • (Unnamed) "Gentlemen, cat's out of the bag."
  • (Unnamed) "Get me that mouse."
  • (imdbname:0337602) "Papa, why'd they change my name to Tilly?"

Erica Yohn as Mama Mousekewitz

  • (Erica Yohn) "Fievel. Tanya. Stop that twirling, twirling. I mean it."
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "But Mama, it's Hannukah."
  • (Erica Yohn) "For you, every night is Hannukah."
  • (Erica Yohn) "Well Mister there are no WHATS in America, hmm?"
  • (Nehemiah Persoff) "Cats."

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