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Big Jake Quotes

Big Jake is a television program that was first aired in 1970 . Big Jake ended its run in 1970.

It features Michael Wayne as producer, Elmer Bernstein in charge of musical score, and William H. Clothier as head of cinematography.

Big Jake is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Big Jake is 110 minutes long. Big Jake is distributed by Cinema Center Films through National General Pictures.

The cast includes: Richard Boone as John Fain, Ethan Wayne as Jake, Patrick Wayne as James McCandles, Bruce Cabot as Sam Sharpnose, Harry Carey Jr. as Pop Dawson, Christopher Mitchum as Michael McCandles, Maureen O'Hara as Martha McCandles, John Agar as Bert Ryan, Hank Worden as Hank, and John Doucette as Buck Duggan.

Big Jake Quotes

Patrick Wayne as James McCandles

  • (Patrick Wayne) "I am moved by your faith in someone you haven't seen since he was sixteen years old, Daddy."
  • (Jacob 'Big Jake' McCandles) "Daddy?"
  • (Patrick Wayne) "Daddy."
  • (Jacob 'Big Jake' McCandles) "Well, son; since you don't have any respect for your elders, it's time somebody taught you some respect for your betters."
  • (Patrick Wayne) "Why, if you weren't my father --"
  • (Jacob 'Big Jake' McCandles) "Go ahead. I give you leave."
  • (Patrick Wayne) "Do this, do that. I'm gonna do whatever I want."
  • (Bruce Cabot) "You do what he tells you, every time he tells you and we might come through this alive. Might even save the boy. Otherwise you're gonna get yourself killed. Don't matter to me, but you'll probably get him killed too, and that does."
  • (O'Brian) "They tell me you killed two good men in a fair fight tonight. That true?"
  • (Patrick Wayne) "No, three; countin' you."
  • (O'Brian) "Prove it."

Harry Carey Jr. as Pop Dawson

  • (Harry Carey Jr.) "Say, you don't look too good. The sight of blood bother you?"
  • (Ethan Wayne) "Only my own."

Maureen O'Hara as Martha McCandles

  • (Jacob 'Big Jake' McCandles) "Martha, It been a long time, It good to see you again."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "You've changed Jacob"
  • (Jacob 'Big Jake' McCandles) "Not you, Your as young and lovely as ever"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "This is going to be a very harsh and unpleasant business, and will take an equally harsh and unpleasant person to see to it."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "I was wrong. You haven't changed, have you, Jacob McCandles?"
  • (Jacob 'Big Jake' McCandles) "Not one bit."
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "They're very dangerous men. They've already killed ten people, many of them you know -- Juan and his family --"
  • (Ethan Wayne) "Tina and the little boy?"
  • (Maureen O'Hara) "And Moses Brown."
  • (Ethan Wayne) "Old Mose -- lousy cook."

Christopher Mitchum as Michael McCandles

  • (Christopher Mitchum) "Newspaper clippings. I killed a man for newspaper clippings."
  • (Jacob 'Big Jake' McCandles) "Michael flies off mountain on his bike. Jacob rides down,impressive as JW did the gaff, to see if Michael is alive or dead"
  • (Christopher Mitchum) ""Father, is that you?" Jacob: "are you okay, no broken bones -- " Yes father. Michael Stands up. Jacob"Take off your goggles" Michael, why father, Jacob: Take off your goggles."
  • (Jacob 'Big Jake' McCandles) "Jacob punches Michael right in the face. Helps him up and punches him again."
  • (Christopher Mitchum) "Michael, sitting in the dirt and confused, says in a deep and serious voice -- "Father, Father, the next time -- Jacob interrupts WHAT?, "The next time I won't take off my goggles -- CLASSIC"

Hank Worden as Hank

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Richard Boone as John Fain

  • (Richard Boone) "Who are you?"
  • (Ethan Wayne) "Jacob McCandles."
  • (Richard Boone) "I thought you were dead."
  • (Ethan Wayne) "Not hardly."
  • (Richard Boone) "You come close, mister, but no cigar."
  • (Richard Boone) "A ranch sure is a deserted looking place during a round-up."
  • (Richard Boone) "We rode down, thought you might be hirin'."
  • (John Agar) "We was."
  • (Richard Boone) "Was?"
  • (Richard Boone) "You know, this place sure speaks of a lot of money. You know what the problem with money is? Somebody's always trying to take it from you. Still, that's the only problem."

Bruce Cabot as Sam Sharpnose

  • (Bruce Cabot) "That's more words than I've spoke since I knew ya'."

Ethan Wayne as Jake

  • (Ethan Wayne) "What do you do when cockroaches get in the woodwork, Michael?"
  • (Patrick Wayne) "Smoke 'em out?"
  • (Ethan Wayne) "That's right."
  • (Christopher Mitchum) "Why not wait for them to make the first move?"
  • (Ethan Wayne) "Because waiting is good for them and bad for us. You get impatient, nervy, careless and maybe dead."
  • (Ethan Wayne) "Throw a blanket over 'im (a horse)."
  • (Patrick Wayne) "I can ride without a blanket."
  • (Ethan Wayne) "I'm not worrying about your butt. It's his back."
  • (Ethan Wayne) "Well, if you can shoot that far, a quarter of a mile straight along the edge of my nose is a mountain buck. Shoot it."
  • (Christopher Mitchum) "I don't kill to make a point, Father."
  • (Ethan Wayne) "Michael, there's two reason to kill; survival and meat. We need meat."
  • (Ethan Wayne) "You're short on ears and long on mouth."

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