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The Ipcress File (film) Quotes

The Ipcress File (film) is a television show that appeared on TV in 1970 . The Ipcress File ended in 1970.

It features Harry Saltzman as producer, John Barry (composer) in charge of musical score, and Otto Heller as head of cinematography.

The Ipcress File (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of The Ipcress File (film) is 109 minutes long. The Ipcress File (film) is distributed by Rank Organisation.

The cast includes: Sue Lloyd as Courtney, Michael Caine as Palmer, Nigel Green as Major Dalby, Guy Doleman as Colonel Ross, Stanley Meadows as Inspector Keightley, Michael Murray as Raid Inspector, Gordon Jackson as Carswell, and Frank Gatliff as Bluejay.

The Ipcress File (film) Quotes

Michael Caine as Palmer

  • (Michael Caine) "The fellow whose job I'm taking, will he show me the ropes?"
  • (Nigel Green) "Maybe; if you're in touch with the spirit world."
  • (Michael Caine) "I beg your pardon?"
  • (Nigel Green) "He was shot this morning."
  • (Michael Caine) ""Induction of Psychoneuroses by Conditioned Reflex Under Stress". What does that mean?"
  • (Gordon Jackson) "It means I know now why 17 scientists ceased to function."
  • (Michael Caine) "Yes?"
  • (Gordon Jackson) "Look again, boy --"
  • (Gordon Jackson) "I-P-C-R-E-S-S."
  • (Michael Caine) "Ipcress."
  • (Michael Caine) "You didn't come here to talk to me about button mushrooms and birds."
  • (Michael Caine) "Very neat. Must we sit through any more of this torture? I've got a lot of things to do."
  • (Nigel Green) "I think they're playing very well."
  • (Michael Caine) "Tell me who wins."
  • (Michael Caine) "What are you gonna tell Dalby on your L101?"
  • (Sue Lloyd) "That you like girls."
  • (Michael Caine) "You got that right."
  • (Sue Lloyd) "You're not the tearaway he thinks you are. You also like books, music, cooking."
  • (Michael Caine) "I like birds best."
  • (Michael Caine) "Have you seen everything?"
  • (Sue Lloyd) "Yes, thank you."
  • (Michael Caine) "Then you know where the -- whiskey is?"
  • (Sue Lloyd) "Yes."
  • (Michael Caine) "Fix us both one, will you?"

Nigel Green as Major Dalby

  • (Nigel Green) "It isn't usual to read a B107 to its subject, Palmer; but I'm gonna put you straight. "Insubordinate. Insolent. A trickster. Perhaps with criminal tendencies.""
  • (Michael Caine) "Yes, that's a pretty fair appraisal; sir."
  • (Nigel Green) "Good. That last quality might be useful. But if I have any trouble with you, Palmer, I shall bite you, Palmer, and I shall bite you so hard you'll go right back to where Ross found you."
  • (Nigel Green) "And we still have to find Radcliffe, gentlemen. That means more legwork and fewer inspired hunches."
  • (Nigel Green) "The Americans have put a tail on Palmer."
  • (Guy Doleman) "How very tiresome of them."

Frank Gatliff as Bluejay

  • (Frank Gatliff) "See that there's padding on those straps next time."
  • (Michael Caine) "You want to make it easy for me?"
  • (Frank Gatliff) "No. For me."

Sue Lloyd as Courtney

  • (Sue Lloyd) "Do you always wear your glasses?"
  • (Michael Caine) "Yes. Except in bed."

Michael Murray as Raid Inspector

(We don't have any quotes for this character)

Stanley Meadows as Inspector Keightley

  • (Stanley Meadows) "That little blonde bird you was with the other evening --"
  • (Michael Caine) "Rita?"
  • (Stanley Meadows) "That's it. What's her phone number?"
  • (Michael Caine) "You dirty old man."
  • (Stanley Meadows) "Well, you scratch my back and I'll scratch hers."
  • (Michael Caine) "You ought to be locked up."
  • (Stanley Meadows) "I know."
  • (Stanley Meadows) "Now wait a minute. What about her telephone number?"
  • (Michael Caine) "Oh -- Disconnected."

Guy Doleman as Colonel Ross

  • (Guy Doleman) "I was counting on you being an insubordinate bastard, Palmer."
  • (Guy Doleman) "Beef-A-Roni? Extraordinary."

Gordon Jackson as Carswell

  • (Gordon Jackson) "Don't worry, man. You were the only one to come up with anything. He seemed very pleased."
  • (Michael Caine) "Well, he's got a right comical way of showing it."

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