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Donovan's Reef Quotes

Donovan's Reef is a television show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Donovan's Reef stopped airing in 1970.

It features John Ford as producer, Cyril Mockridge in charge of musical score, and William H. Clothier as head of cinematography.

Donovan's Reef is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Donovan's Reef is 109 minutes long. Donovan's Reef is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: John Wayne as Michael Patrick 'Guns' Donovan, Lee Marvin as Thomas Aloysius 'Boats' Gilhooley, Jack Warden as Dr. William Dedham, Cesar Romero as Marquis Andre de Lage, Jacqueline Malouf as Lelani Dedham, Cherylene Lee as Sally Dedham, Jeffrey Byron as Luki Dedham, and Dorothy Lamour as Miss Lafleur.

Donovan's Reef Quotes

John Wayne as Michael Patrick 'Guns' Donovan

  • (John Wayne) "Let's have it."
  • (John Wayne) ""Doc, Mayday, your Boston dotter here." Dotter, D-O-T-T-E-R."
  • (Lee Marvin) "That's right. Two T's."
  • (John Wayne) "Insert name of? Her name's Amelia."
  • (Lee Marvin) "How do I know? I ain't shackin' up with her."
  • (John Wayne) "Pax?"
  • (John Wayne) "Permission to speak."
  • (Jack Warden) "Shoot."
  • (John Wayne) "What started it was this knothead tried to push a hootchie-cootchie dancer off on me in Panama."
  • (Jack Warden) "Gilhooley? Well, What's wrong with that?"
  • (John Wayne) "Nothing, except a marriage licence and wedding ring through my nose went with it."
  • (Unnamed) "Princess Manulani, Commander William -- Dedham? Michael Patrick Donovan -- Thomas Al-oy-si-us Gilhooley --"
  • (John Wayne) "Thomas Aloysius Gilhooley."
  • (Unnamed) "Does this mean there was actual fighting on this island?"
  • (John Wayne) "Well, those gold stars don't stand for good behavior."
  • (Unnamed) "Well, tell me."
  • (John Wayne) "There's not much to tell. We got blown off our can -- that's a destroyer, ended up here on the island. There was a big Jap base down there. So, we hid out back here in the hills -- down in those caves. Tossed a few monkey wrenches into their machinery, threw 'em a few spitballs."
  • (Unnamed) "Hard to believe that war has ever been within a thousand miles of a place as peaceful as this."
  • (John Wayne) "Yeah, well, frangipani and flame-throwers don't seem to go together, but that's the way it was."
  • (John Wayne) "Gilhooley?"
  • (Cesar Romero) "Gilhooley."
  • (Jacqueline Malouf) "Oh, Uncle Guns, please don't fight, don't spoil our party."
  • (Cherylene Lee) "You stay out of it."
  • (Jeffrey Byron) "Go on Uncle Guns. Knock his block off."
  • (John Wayne) "I'll knock both his blocks off."
  • (John Wayne) "Aw, Monk, you're not gonna let three guys take on one; even if it is Gilhooley."
  • (Unnamed) "I seen it done."
  • (Unnamed) "I beg your pardon sir. Did I understand you to say, "Limeys?""
  • (Diminutive Australian Navy Officer) "I heard him."
  • (Unnamed) "Me too."
  • (John Wayne) "Gilhooley. Where the Hell is my suit?"
  • (Diminutive Australian Navy Officer) "Stay out of this little man. You might get hurt."
  • (Lee Marvin) "You guys uh, looking for trouble?"
  • (Unnamed) "Tipperary born and bred Limeys."
  • (John Wayne) "Oh Monk, you're not gonna let three guys gang up on one guy even if it is Gilhooley."
  • (Unnamed) "I seen it done."
  • (Unnamed) "Three against two."
  • (John Wayne) "Me?"
  • (John Wayne) "Its the holidays. Christmas. Have a drink."
  • (Lee Marvin) "I will, then."
  • (John Wayne) "On the house. Look, we're noble allies. Coral Seas; we were with you."
  • (Unnamed) "He's got a point"
  • (Diminutive Australian Navy Officer) "Yeah, a definite point."
  • (Unnamed) "Ah, my apologies to you sir."
  • (Diminutive Australian Navy Officer) "And a Happy New Year to us all."
  • (Unnamed) "FESTUS."
  • (Unnamed) "My little brother. Festus, we're having a sporting event. Turn your hat around. You are now a Yank. Three against -"
  • (John Wayne) "Ameilia, if I consent to marry you --"
  • (Unnamed) "If you consent."
  • (John Wayne) "-- and if we are blessed with a child, and if it is a boy, he will be named Francis Xavier Donovan after my father."
  • (Unnamed) "He will be named Sedley Atterbury Dedham after my grandfather."
  • (John Wayne) "Sedley Atterbury -- that's a hell of a name for a Donovan."
  • (Unnamed) "He will be named William after my father."
  • (John Wayne) "The doc? That's swell. I'll call him Bill. Pax?"
  • (Unnamed) "You know, Michael Donovan, you're quite a; a fella."
  • (John Wayne) "Well, you know, Amelia Dedham --"
  • (John Wayne) "You're quite a gal. Cigarette?"
  • (John Wayne) "What's a matter?"
  • (Unnamed) "I had the strangest feeling that you were going to kiss me."
  • (John Wayne) "What?"
  • (Unnamed) "Well, I have been kissed before."
  • (Unnamed) "Ah. I -- I --"
  • (Unnamed) "I thought I'd been kissed before."
  • (John Wayne) "Not the brandy, you dope."
  • (Lee Marvin) "Sorry."

Cesar Romero as Marquis Andre de Lage

  • (Cesar Romero) "Well, there is our Mike Donovan. Three children and not one marriage. Oh, I do not say that he's the first man to put the cart before the horse, but three carts and no horse? Huh?"
  • (Cesar Romero) "If I may venture a suggestion. A scenic drive? A chilled apertif? I have a picnic basket. I'd be delighted --"
  • (Unnamed) "Well, that's very kind of you, your -- Excellency. But I have promised to take Luki home this morning."
  • (Jeffrey Byron) "Knock it off Uncle Andy. Quit trying to horn in on my date."

Dorothy Lamour as Miss Lafleur

  • (Dorothy Lamour) "Oh, you've come back to marry me."
  • (Lee Marvin) "Oh, now look LaFluer, you're the love of my life. You're the only dame that meant anything to me, but I already told you I'd make a -"
  • (Dorothy Lamour) "I know."
  • (Lee Marvin) "I got a wife in Hoboken."
  • (John Wayne) "-- and San Pedro, and San Diego and Norfolk, Virginia."
  • (Lee Marvin) "That's right. You wouldn't want me to go up on a bigamy charge, would you?"

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