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Mississippi (film) Quotes

Mississippi (film) is a television show that was first aired in 1970 . Mississippi ended its run in 1970.

It features Arthur Hornblow Jr. as producer, Howard Jackson (uncredited), Richard Rodgers in charge of musical score, and Charles Lang as head of cinematography.

Mississippi (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Mississippi (film) is 73 minutes long. Mississippi (film) is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: W. C. Fields as Commodore Jackson, James Burke as Skeptical Passenger in pilot house, James Burke as Female passenger, Stanley Andrews as Gambler #1, and Stanley Andrews as Gambler #2.

Mississippi (film) Quotes

W. C. Fields as Commodore Jackson

  • (W. C. Fields) "Never mind what I told you. You do as I tell you."
  • (W. C. Fields) "-- unsheathing my Bowie knife, I cut a path through this wall of human flesh, dragging my canoe behi"
  • (W. C. Fields) "--"
  • (W. C. Fields) "-- behind me. Since that time of course, the noble red man and his pale faced friends have smoked the pipe of peace."
  • (W. C. Fields) "Why I wouldn't of more think now of harming a hair on a red man's head than I would sticking a fork in my mother's back. Heh -- why, some of my best friends are Indians -- Shug Indians."
  • (W. C. Fields) "I like women as I like elephants, I like to look at 'em but I wouldn't own one."
  • (W. C. Fields) "My last encounter with the redskins was over thirty-five years ago. I was a mere stripling."
  • (James Burke) "Is that so?"
  • (W. C. Fields) "I whipped out my revolver --"
  • (James Burke) "Revolvers weren't invented thirty-five years ago."
  • (W. C. Fields) "Uh -- uh -- I know that, but the Indians didn't know it. It doesn't matter; I threw it away."
  • (James Burke) "Oh, how exciting; please don't interrupt."
  • (W. C. Fields) "I had just swum the rapids. I had my canoe under one arm and a Rocky Mountain goat under the other."
  • (James Burke) "How could you swim without the use of your arms?"
  • (W. C. Fields) "Uh, uh -- in those days I had, uh, I had very strong legs. Uh, excuse me"
  • (W. C. Fields) ", very strong limbs."
  • (James Burke) "You must have been full of fire in your youth."
  • (W. C. Fields) "I had to carry fire insurance until I was over forty. As I arrived at the river bank, I was encountered by the entire tribe of the Shug Indians. The most ferocious -- have you ever been to Shug country?"
  • (James Burke) "No, I haven't."
  • (W. C. Fields) "Uh, that's fine. I unsheathed my Bowie knife and"
  • (W. C. Fields) "cut a path through this wall of human flesh, dragging my canoe behind me."
  • (James Burke) "Oh, oh, oh -- oh."
  • (W. C. Fields) "Ah, I'm sorry. Perhaps I've gone too far."
  • (James Burke) "What, what happened to the goat?"
  • (W. C. Fields) "He was very good with mustard."

Stanley Andrews as Gambler #1

  • (Stanley Andrews) "Four aces."
  • (W. C. Fields) "Huh?"
  • (Stanley Andrews) "That's funny -- I've got four aces."
  • (W. C. Fields) "Oh, don't tell me."
  • (Stanley Andrews) "There's only four aces in the deck and the man that holds the first four wins."

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