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Green Mansions (film) Quotes

Green Mansions (film) is a television program that appeared on TV in 1970 . Green Mansions stopped airing in 1970.

It features Edmund Grainger as producer, Bronislau Kaper in charge of musical score, and Joseph Ruttenberg as head of cinematography.

Green Mansions (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Green Mansions (film) is 104 minutes long. Green Mansions (film) is distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

The cast includes: Lee J. Cobb as Nuflo, Anthony Perkins as Abel, Michael Pate as Priest, and Audrey Hepburn as Rima.

Green Mansions (film) Quotes

Anthony Perkins as Abel

  • (Anthony Perkins) "They say that love is a fragile thing, a linnet's wing, a magic ring made of gold --"
  • (Anthony Perkins) "They say that love is a bird in flight, a gleam of light, a star too bright to behold --"
  • (Anthony Perkins) "Tell me, tell me, tell me, Oh child of the moon. Is it as they say? Must love slip away too soon?"
  • (Anthony Perkins) "Tell me, Rima, where are the meadows of June? Speaking with her eyes, softly she replies,"
  • (Anthony Perkins) "I know a place where green mansions are, as near or far as any star up above."
  • (Anthony Perkins) "And in this land of eternal spring, where hummingbirds can learn to sing, green grow the mansions of love."
  • (Anthony Perkins) "What is it?"
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "It's called the Hata flower. It blooms for the space of a moon and then disappears. Yet it never dies. That very moment it blooms again at another place, in another part of the forest."
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "If you look in this place tomorrow and it is gone, you must not be sad, because you know it still exists, not very far away."
  • (Anthony Perkins) "That's a beautiful legend."
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "A legend?"
  • (Anthony Perkins) "A legend is a story that is handed down from generation to generation, until people come to believe it."
  • (Audrey Hepburn) "You do not believe it? You do not believe anything, do you?"
  • (Anthony Perkins) "I believe in what I have to do."

Lee J. Cobb as Nuflo

  • (Lee J. Cobb) "When I was a young man I fell in with bad companions. By the time I was 40 I had sunk to ranging the countryside with a gang of ruffians. Oh, I flattered myself I was the least offensive of the lot. I never killed anyone, never stole; except to live."
  • (Anthony Perkins) "Did you steal the gold from Riolama?"
  • (Lee J. Cobb) "It was to be simple theft and flight. It was a massacre. They killed -- they killed, and pillaged, and raped --"

Michael Pate as Priest

  • (Michael Pate) "Are you from Caracas?"
  • (Anthony Perkins) "Why do you ask?"
  • (Michael Pate) "I thought you might have seen something of the revolution. Yesterday we heard that the rebels were sacking the town and assassinating many government officials."
  • (Anthony Perkins) ""Assassinating" doesn't seem like quite the right word. It's too dignified -- They shoot them in their beds, and then they burn their houses down."
  • (Michael Pate) "We saw the glow in the sky. It seemed as if the whole horizon had caught fire. If you're running away, if you're looking for refuge --"
  • (Anthony Perkins) "No, I'm not running away, Father. Yesterday I was, but today I'm not. Today I know exactly where I'm going and what I have to do and then I'll be back. They'll see me again."

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