(Article is below...)

Picnic (1955 film) Quotes

Picnic (1955 film) is a TV program that was first aired in 1970 . Picnic completed its run in 1970.

It features Fred Kohlmar as producer, George Duning in charge of musical score, and James Wong Howe as head of cinematography.

Picnic (1955 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Picnic (1955 film) is 115 minutes long. Picnic (1955 film) is distributed by Columbia Pictures.

The cast includes: William Holden as Hal Carter, Arthur O'Connell as Howard Bevans, Susan Strasberg as Millie Owens, Betty Field as Flo Owens, and Verna Felton as Helen Potts.

Picnic (1955 film) Quotes

Susan Strasberg as Millie Owens

  • (Susan Strasberg) "When I graduate from college I'm going to New York, and write novels that'll shock people right out of their senses. I'm never gonna fall in love. Not me. I'm not gonna live in some jerkwater town and marry some ornery guy and raise some grimy kids. But just because I'm a dope doesn't mean you have to be."
  • (Unnamed) "Millie."
  • (Susan Strasberg) "Go with him, Madge."
  • (Unnamed) "Millie?"
  • (Susan Strasberg) "For once in your life, do something right."
  • (Susan Strasberg) "The ones we love are always pretty, but the ones who are pretty to begin with -- everyone loves them."

Betty Field as Flo Owens

  • (Betty Field) "she'll lose her chance when she's young. She might as well throw all her prettiness away."
  • (Unnamed) "I'm only 19."
  • (Betty Field) "And next summer you'll be 20, then 21. and then 40."
  • (Unnamed) "You don't have to be morbid."
  • (Betty Field) "Where is everybody?"
  • (Verna Felton) "At a picnic everybody disappears. Don't you remember, Flo?"

William Holden as Hal Carter

  • (William Holden) "What's the use, Baby? I'm a bum. She saw through me like an x-ray machine. There's no place in the world for a guy like me."
  • (William Holden) "Now, don't you blow your top, ma'am. I'm leaving town."
  • (William Holden) "Aren't you gonna say good bye?"
  • (Unnamed) "bye."
  • (William Holden) "Are you mad at me?"
  • (Unnamed) "no"
  • (William Holden) "I gotta know how you feel. Last night I thought you liked me."
  • (Unnamed) "I did like you. I liked you from the first time I saw you."
  • (Betty Field) "Madge, are you out of your senses?"
  • (William Holden) "Look. I, I've been thinking all night. I've never said this before, because it -- It'd make me seem like such a freak, but --"
  • (Unnamed) "What?"
  • (William Holden) "I love you, Madge. Do you hear?"
  • (Betty Field) "Millie, I want you in the house this minute."
  • (William Holden) "Do you love me? Do you?"
  • (Betty Field) "I'm gonna call the police and have you put where you belong."
  • (William Holden) "If you please, ma'am. I'm catching that freight. Meet me baby. We'll get married. They'll give me a room in the hotel. It'll be ok until we find something better."
  • (Betty Field) "Oh, Madge, don't listen."
  • (William Holden) "Look, baby. I got a chance with you. It won't be big time, but that isn't important, is it? :"
  • (William Holden) "Come on."
  • (Unnamed) "oh, Hal, I can't."
  • (William Holden) "Why?"
  • (Unnamed) "Don't you see why? Don't you?"
  • (William Holden) "Listen, baby, you're the only real thing I ever wanted, ever. You're mine. I gotta claim what's mine, or I'll be nothing as long as I live. You love me. You know it. You love me."
  • (William Holden) "You love me."
  • (William Holden) "You love me."
  • (Betty Field) "oh, Madge --"
  • (Betty Field) "You liked him, didn't you Helen?"
  • (Verna Felton) "Yes, I did. I got so used to things as they were: Everything so prim, the geranium in the window, the smell of mama's medicines. And then he walked in, and it was different. He clomped through the place like he was still outdoors. There was a man in the place and it seemed good."
  • (William Holden) "I gotta get somewhere in this world. I just gotta."

Arthur O'Connell as Howard Bevans

  • (Arthur O'Connell) "If a woman's going to ask me to marry her, the least she could do is say "Please.""
  • (Arthur O'Connell) "You've got your troubles, and I've got mine."
  • (Unnamed) "Look at that sunset, Howard."
  • (Arthur O'Connell) "A sunset's a beautiful thing, all right."
  • (Unnamed) "It's like the daytime didn't want to end, isn't it? It's like the daytime was gonna put up a big scrap, set the world on fire to keep the night from creeping on."

Add or Update Quotes

If you have a quote to add or change and want to let us know, please fill in the form below. Include the time in the film/video if possible so we can find it.

Additional Film and TV Quotes

Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (film) Quotes | Three Coins in the Fountain (film) Quotes | The Karate Kid Quotes | Inside Monkey Zetterland Quotes | Wall Street Week Quotes | Vibes (film) Quotes | Flirting with Disaster (film) Quotes | Are You Being Served? Quotes | The 13th Warrior Quotes | Out of Africa (film) Quotes | Elizabeth R Quotes | Ricki Lake (TV series) Quotes | The Goonies Quotes | The Castle of Cagliostro Quotes | Murder Most Horrid Quotes | French and Saunders Quotes | David Cassidy: Man Undercover Quotes | A Better Tomorrow Quotes | The Six Wives of Henry VIII (1970 TV series) Quotes | Practical Magic Quotes | A Bridge Too Far (film) Quotes | Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? Quotes | Yes Minister Quotes | Dodge City (film) Quotes | Candid Camera Quotes |