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Ragtime (film) Quotes

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

It features Dino De Laurentiis as producer, Randy Newman in charge of musical score, and Miroslav Ondříček as head of cinematography.

Ragtime (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Ragtime (film) is 155 minutes long. Ragtime (film) is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: Elizabeth McGovern as Evelyn Nesbit, Brad Dourif as Younger Brother, Howard Rollins as Coalhouse Walker Jr., Debbie Allen as Sarah, Christopher Malcolm as Police Captain #1, Christopher Malcolm as Police Captain #2, and Moses Gunn as Booker T. Washington.

Ragtime (film) Quotes

Debbie Allen as Sarah

  • (Debbie Allen) "He say one thing, and then he say another thing. And he make it all sound so good. It ain't nuthin' but talk, Ma'am. It ain't nuthin' but talk."

Brad Dourif as Younger Brother

  • (Brad Dourif) "What kind of music do you play?"
  • (Howard Rollins) "Anything they ask me to, and then I play ragtime."
  • (Brad Dourif) "I design fireworks. That's my job."
  • (Brad Dourif) ". I can make bombs."

Howard Rollins as Coalhouse Walker Jr.

  • (Unnamed) "Nobody's intimidating me, Mister. You just don't know what you're getting yourself into, and I'm trying to keep your nose clean. Now, would you be a good boy and just get along.?"
  • (Howard Rollins) "I want my car cleaned."
  • (Unnamed) "Clean it then, damn you. Clean it and go."
  • (Howard Rollins) "I want the man who did it to clean it."
  • (Unnamed) "All right, all right, let me pit it this way. I can arrest you for blocking a public service exit, for creating a public nuisance, and about ten other things I ain't gonna mention. Now, am I making myself clear?"
  • (Howard Rollins) "Yes."
  • (Unnamed) "Good."
  • (Howard Rollins) "Officer, I still want my car cleaned."
  • (Unnamed) "Oh, for Christ's sake. Ain't you got any sense in your head? I'm trying to help you. You leave me no choice."
  • (Howard Rollins) "I'm sorry."
  • (Unnamed) "You're under arrest."
  • (Howard Rollins) "I read music so good, white folks think I'm fakin' it."

Elizabeth McGovern as Evelyn Nesbit

  • (Elizabeth McGovern) "This little piggy went wee weee wee wee all the way to the bank."

Moses Gunn as Booker T. Washington

  • (Moses Gunn) "What you have done here has set our race back a distance I can't measure."

Christopher Malcolm as Police Captain #2

  • (Unnamed) "Where is J. P. Morgan?"
  • (Unnamed) "Oh, he's on an expedition down the Nile -- in Egypt."
  • (Unnamed) "Hmmm -- Lucky him."
  • (Christopher Malcolm) "Yes, sir."
  • (Unnamed) "And contact some colored big shots to talk to us in case we need to negotiate."
  • (Christopher Malcolm) "Very good, sir. Anything else?"
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah, he said something about a car and a fire chief."
  • (Christopher Malcolm) "Conklin. Willie Conklin."
  • (Unnamed) "Get him. I want to meet him."
  • (Christopher Malcolm) "Sir, that number doesn't answer. What do you want me to do?"
  • (Unnamed) "Get me some coffee and a roll."

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