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The Abominable Dr. Phibes Quotes

The Abominable Dr. Phibes is a TV show that debuted in 1970 . The Abominable Dr. Phibes completed its run in 1970.

It features Ronald S. Dunas, and Louis M. Heyward as producer, Basil Kirchin in charge of musical score, and Norman Warwick as head of cinematography.

The Abominable Dr. Phibes is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of The Abominable Dr. Phibes is 94 minutes long. The Abominable Dr. Phibes is distributed by American International Pictures.

The Abominable Dr. Phibes Quotes

  • (Unnamed) "There is no doubt that the classical tradition is the curse of boils, bats, frogs, the curse of blood, the curse of rats, hail, of beasts, the locust, of course, the death of the first-born, and then, finally, of darkness."
  • (Unnamed) "Darkness, rabbi?"
  • (Unnamed) "Yes. The final curse upon the land. To end forever the sleep of man."
  • (Unnamed) "Work faster, Doctor. The acid is descending. My wife existed only six minutes on the operating table, and then she was dead. You murdered her."
  • (Unnamed) "No."
  • (Unnamed) "Murdered her."
  • (Unnamed) "We have got to find Phibes."
  • (Unnamed) "I'm going alone. Maybe he'll trade my life for my son's."
  • (Unnamed) "If you think you can reason with him, then you're as mad as he is."
  • (Unnamed) "Anyway, medical men die every day."
  • (Unnamed) "I'm aware of that sir."
  • (Unnamed) "Good. They're composed of the same flesh and blood as you and I."
  • (Unnamed) "I'm aware of that too sir. I happen to have seen rather a lot of their flesh and blood in the past few days."
  • (Unnamed) "There was a lady."
  • (Unnamed) "Right, this woman --"
  • (Unnamed) "No, not a woman. A lady."
  • (Caretaker) "Fools. They'll have the worms soon enough."
  • (Unnamed) "One more question, if I might, sir? What did she look like?"
  • (Unnamed) "Well, she was a tall, attractive, young lady. She didn't speak much, as I remember, but she was, uh --"
  • (Unnamed) "Smart, sir?"
  • (Unnamed) "Fashionable."
  • (Unnamed) "One of a set."
  • (Unnamed) "A set? You mean there's more than one of them?"
  • (Unnamed) "Of course there's more than one of them, that's why it's a set."
  • (Unnamed) "Ladies and gentlemen, I want you to meet a dear friend."
  • (Unnamed) "Where can we find two better hemispheres, without sharp north, without declining west? My face in thine eye, thine in mine appears, and true plain hearts do in thee faces rest. Within twenty-four hours, my work will be finished, and then, my precious jewel, I will join you in your setting. We shall be reunited forever in a secluded corner of the great elysian field of the beautiful beyond."
  • (Unnamed) "This mask is jolly tight."
  • (Unnamed) "My wife existed only six minutes on the operating table, and then she was dead. You murdered her."
  • (Unnamed) "No."
  • (Unnamed) "Murdered her. But he will have what she did not. A second chance."
  • (Unnamed) "Oh, don't take him out like that. At least cover his face -- what's left of it."
  • (Unnamed) "Nine killed her; nine shall die. Eight have died, soon to be nine. Nine eternities in doom."
  • (Unnamed) "Here, how we gonna get him off this? You take his head and I'll take his feet. Let's unscrew him."
  • (Unnamed) "A few remaining minutes are all you have because when the acid reaches him he will have a face like mine."
  • (Unnamed) "Human error won't stop him. He's had years to hide, to plot this damnable thing. He's compelling himself to follow exactly the classic death pattern of the G'tach. It's the psychic force that holds the man together, this maniacal precision. If we could just throw it off, interrupt the cycle, then he might be stopped by his own inflexible standards."
  • (Unnamed) "Good day, Inspector Pike."
  • (Unnamed) "Trout, sir."
  • (Unnamed) "Ah, yes, of course."
  • (Unnamed) "Part of the"
  • (Unnamed) "The what, Sir?"
  • (Unnamed) "The"
  • (Unnamed) "My love, my sweet Queen, my noble wife. Severed, too quickly, too cruelly from this life. I remain and suffer to bring delivery of your pain. Of fires drawn and memories met, soon we shall hold our two precious hearts in single time."
  • (Unnamed) "Love means never having to say you're ugly."
  • (Unnamed) "Uh, these ten curses, would they follow any particular order?"
  • (Unnamed) "Hm. That is a point that Talmudic scholars have debated for generations."
  • (Unnamed) "Now if we don't handle this with kid gloves, there'll be questions in the House. This whole thing's a political time bomb, do you realize that? We're all of us as vulnerable as hell, especially me."
  • (Unnamed) "Are you ready for Dr. Phibes? Hmm?"
  • (Unnamed) "What lovely music for a murder -- or two -- or three -- or nine."
  • (Unnamed) "I have no faith in your profession. After my crash I was told I would never speak again. But as you can see and hear, I have used my knowledge of music and acoustics to recreate my voice."
  • (Unnamed) "You don't need to remind me of your ingenuity Doctor Phibes."
  • (Unnamed) "That still leaves the final curse."
  • (Unnamed) "Darkness."
  • (Unnamed) "Well he'll be working on it wherever he is."
  • (Unnamed) "Good God, nobody told me this was a masked affair. For me? How very elegant. But my dear fellow, it's beautiful. I say, jolly fine party, what. I don't think we've met. My name's Hargreaves. Doctor Hargreaves. I'm a psychiatrist actually; headshrinker. I say, would you mind? Some fancy catch. Much obliged, now point me towards the ladies."
  • (Unnamed) "There are a lot of strange men practicing medicine these days."
  • (Unnamed) "There's some very strange people practising medicine these days."
  • (Unnamed) "When you've finished up there, I want you to question the butler again. There may be something he's over-looked."
  • (Unnamed) "For God's sake."
  • (Unnamed) "Don't cry upon God, Dr. Vesalius. He is on my side. He led me, showed me the way in my quest for vengeance."
  • (Unnamed) "A brass unicorn has been catapulted across a London street and impaled an eminent surgeon. Words fail me, gentlemen."
  • (Unnamed) "What form would the curses take Sir?"
  • (Unnamed) "There's the curse of boils, of bats --"
  • (Unnamed) "Frogs?"
  • (Unnamed) "Frogs, yes. And the curse of blood."
  • (Unnamed) "I see Sir, yes."
  • (Unnamed) "But all this would just be myth of course, sir?"
  • (Unnamed) "Oh, I think not."
  • (Unnamed) "No?"
  • (Unnamed) "No. There is little doubt that the plagues did occur, though so distant now as to seem a myth."
  • (Unnamed) "Most of the people on the force are searching for a man who according to you has been buried once."
  • (Unnamed) "One of Trout's theories sir --"
  • (Unnamed) "I don't know about Trout's theories, but I've had a belly full of Trout's practice."
  • (Unnamed) "Dr. Phibes who samples the finer things in life in his own imitable way and experiments with fascinating instruments of death."
  • (Unnamed) "I'm uh -- I'm Dr. Longstreet, you know. Who's this?"
  • (Unnamed) "Well I have discovered they all have one thing in common."
  • (Unnamed) "If you say they've all died mysteriously I'll bloody kill you."
  • (Unnamed) "Well you should have driven faster."
  • (Unnamed) "Faster? I got there five minutes before the locals."
  • (Unnamed) "But two minutes after the plane had crashed."
  • (Unnamed) "The curse of hail in the bloody middle of nowhere."
  • (Unnamed) "Mrs. Frawley."
  • (Unnamed) "Doctor Longstreet, we are naughty, aren't we? We haven't touched our supper, have we? And what is this?"
  • (Unnamed) "This? Well it's a -- Oh, I see what you mean, oh yes. It's a -- It's a new thing on the market. It keeps out drafts."
  • (Unnamed) "Sorry for taking up your valuable time."
  • (Unnamed) "Reasonably valuable I would like to think."
  • (Unnamed) "Your wife no, Phibes, but you I will kill."
  • (Unnamed) "But you can't, Doctor Vesalius. I am already -- dead."
  • (Unnamed) "Vulnavia, my work is almost complete. Go and destroy all that I have created."

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