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Rough Cut (1980 film) Quotes

Rough Cut (1980 film) is a TV show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Rough Cut ended in 1970.

It features David Merrick as producer, Nelson Riddle in charge of musical score, and Freddie Young as head of cinematography.

Rough Cut (1980 film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Rough Cut (1980 film) is 112 minutes long. Rough Cut (1980 film) is distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The cast includes: Lesley-Anne Down as Gillian Bromley, Burt Reynolds as Jack Rhodes, David Niven as Chief Insp. Cyril Willis, Susan Littler as Sheila, Isabel Dean as Mrs. Willis, and Al Matthews as Ferguson.

Rough Cut (1980 film) Quotes

Isabel Dean as Mrs. Willis

  • (Isabel Dean) "If you don't use it, you lose it."
  • (Isabel Dean) "Cyril, hurry up. Your breakfast is getting cold, as usual."
  • (Isabel Dean) "Cyril, I don't like your tie."
  • (David Niven) "You gave it to me, dear."
  • (Isabel Dean) "That's no excuse."
  • (Isabel Dean) "Cyril, look at the newspaper."
  • (David Niven) "Something in it?"
  • (Isabel Dean) "The date."
  • (David Niven) "That made the front page again?"
  • (Isabel Dean) "It's the 25th; - six more days, and you'll finish at The Yard."
  • (David Niven) "Hopefully in a blaze of glory. My final case; the capstone of my career."
  • (Isabel Dean) "Well, what difference would it make?"
  • (David Niven) "Oh, it has to do with something sacred."
  • (Isabel Dean) "Cyril, you're making no sense, as usual."
  • (David Niven) "It's about the sanctity of property. Of all the crimes of which man is capable, the one that really rankles me is the violation of property. Oh, there's your murder, of course; - rape, kidnap --"
  • (David Niven) "-- wife beating."
  • (Isabel Dean) "Don't be ridiculous."
  • (David Niven) "But life; - however precious, life perishes. It's only property that lives on and on. Now the man I intend to arrest had the presumption to usurp himself that which we consider to be the most valuable property of all: diamonds. The dearest, noblest, most direct link we have to the very core of the planet itself."
  • (Isabel Dean) "The filthy bugger."
  • (David Niven) "Yes, dear."

Burt Reynolds as Jack Rhodes

  • (Burt Reynolds) "How much do you want for the diamonds?"
  • (David Niven) "Well, um -- Would you think that, um, one million dollars is fair?"
  • (Burt Reynolds) "No -- I don't think one million dollars is fair -- I think THREE million dollars is fair."
  • (David Niven) "Well, let me say this: I prefer YOUR definition of "fair.""
  • (Burt Reynolds) "I've got a job. Diamonds. A million dollars."
  • (Al Matthews) "What'a my share?"
  • (Burt Reynolds) "That is your share."
  • (Al Matthews) "I'm misbehavin' --"

Susan Littler as Sheila

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Lesley-Anne Down as Gillian Bromley

  • (Lesley-Anne Down) "It doesn't trouble you that blackmail is, in fact, against the law?"
  • (David Niven) "Policemen are constantly breaking the law. It's one of the many ways we have of upholding it."
  • (Lesley-Anne Down) "That was the worst Peter Sellers I have ever heard."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "I wasn't doing Peter Sellers; I was doing Peter Sellers doing Omar Sharif."
  • (Lesley-Anne Down) "You can't be serious."
  • (Burt Reynolds) "Why, I've never been more serious in my life."
  • (Lesley-Anne Down) "Why are you imitating Tony Curtis?"
  • (Burt Reynolds) "I'm not imitating Tony Curtis, I'm imitating Cary Grant."
  • (Lesley-Anne Down) "You're doing Tony Curtis doing Cary Grant --"
  • (Burt Reynolds) "Oh --"
  • (Lesley-Anne Down) "Cary Grant doesn't even do "Cary Grant" any more."

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