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Soul Man (film) Quotes

Soul Man (film) is a TV show that first aired in 1970 . Soul Man ended its run in 1970.

It features Donna Smith as producer, Tom Scott (musician) in charge of musical score, and Jeff Jur as head of cinematography.

Soul Man (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Soul Man (film) is 104 minutes long. Soul Man (film) is distributed by New World Pictures.

The cast includes: James Earl Jones as Professor Banks, C. Thomas Howell as Mark, C. Thomas Howell as Mark Watson, and Arye Gross as Gordon Bloomfeld.

Soul Man (film) Quotes

C. Thomas Howell as Mark Watson

  • (C. Thomas Howell) "With all due respect, sir, I just spent 18 hours locked in a jail cell, on no formal charges, getting pulverized by drunken bigots."
  • (C. Thomas Howell) "This is the Cosby decade. America loves black people."
  • (C. Thomas Howell) "I got the money, Brad."
  • (Unnamed) "Oh? How?"
  • (C. Thomas Howell) "Where there's a will, there's a way --"
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah? And what's your way?"
  • (C. Thomas Howell) "It's a SECRET way."
  • (Arye Gross) "A secret way --"
  • (Unnamed) "Well thats great Mark-o, but just in case your "secret way" falls through, feel free to look me up. Thanks for the cocktail Gordon --"
  • (C. Thomas Howell) "You didn't believe me, do ya? You don't believe me. Well the joke's on you sucker, because I'm going to Harvard and DON'T CALL ME A LIAR. That asshole thinks I'm lying."
  • (Arye Gross) "Mark. You ARE lying --"
  • (C. Thomas Howell) "She told me they have support for people whose parents are poor, but not for those whose parents are assholes."
  • (C. Thomas Howell) "What's happening, brother? Get down, get down. Looking good, mamma, looking good. Well, I gots to be going now."
  • (C. Thomas Howell) "Mom. Dad. There's something I have to tell you -- I'm black."

Arye Gross as Gordon Bloomfeld

  • (Arye Gross) "Objection."
  • (James Earl Jones) "To what?"
  • (Arye Gross) "Quite frankly, to your tone of voice."
  • (Arye Gross) "A black Negro? He never told me he was a black Negro. Thank you. Boy, just when you think you get to know somebody. I'm gonna go confront him with this information right now. Wow -- Mark -- a black Negro."

James Earl Jones as Professor Banks

  • (James Earl Jones) "Mr. Watson, I am not a humorous man, but if you insist on taking up my class time making jokes, please see to it that they are funny."
  • (James Earl Jones) "If you've had some sort of accident, Mr Watson, perhaps you should have taken the entire day off."
  • (C. Thomas Howell) "Oh. I'm fine. I just got in sort of a fight. I mean, it wasn't my fault. You see they threw me in this cell with these real ass; - some extremely unsportsman-like fellows."
  • (James Earl Jones) "I understand you are allowed one phone call from jail?"
  • (C. Thomas Howell) "Yes."
  • (James Earl Jones) "Next time you get arrested, use it to call me. I'll bring you your books. You can study in jail."
  • (James Earl Jones) "Some of you may have had easy lives up until now. Some of you may not. Life this semester won't be easy for any of you. Your grades in your first year of law school can determine your entire future in the law."

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