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The Man Who Never Was Quotes

The Man Who Never Was is a television program that was first aired in 1970 . The Man Who Never Was ended in 1970.

It features André Hakim as producer, Alan Rawsthorne in charge of musical score, and Oswald Morris as head of cinematography.

The Man Who Never Was is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of The Man Who Never Was is 103 min. long. The Man Who Never Was is distributed by 20th Century Fox.

The cast includes: Laurence Naismith as Adm. Cross, Clifton Webb as Lieutenant Commander Ewen Montagu, Josephine Griffin as Pam, and Gloria Grahame as Lucy Sherwood.

The Man Who Never Was Quotes

Clifton Webb as Lieutenant Commander Ewen Montagu

  • (Clifton Webb) "I can assure you that this is an opportunity for your son to do a great thing for England."
  • (The Father) "My son, sir, was a Scotsman. Very proud of it."
  • (Clifton Webb) "I beg your pardon?"
  • (The Father) "Never mind. We're used to that. You English always talk about England when you mean Britain."
  • (Clifton Webb) "Suppose I wanted to put a dead body in the sea, and let it float ashore, and have it accepted by the people who find it as the victim of an air crash at sea. What sort of body would I need?"
  • (Lieutenant George Acres) "You know, Monty, what we really want is something absolutely simple, the simpler the better."
  • (Clifton Webb) "Good boy, George, you're absolutely right."
  • (Lieutenant George Acres) "Well, how about this: suppose we issue Greek dictionaries to all the troops. Why should we do that unless we intend to invade Greece? That would fool them."
  • (Clifton Webb) "I should make it Eskimo dictionaries. That would really fool them."

Josephine Griffin as Pam

  • (Josephine Griffin) "I think my alleged friend wants a light."
  • (Gloria Grahame) "Why am I always your "alleged friend"?"
  • (Josephine Griffin) "George has never been quite sure that you exist."
  • (Gloria Grahame) "Oh, I exist all right. It's about all I do."
  • (Lieutenant George Acres) "There's no doubt about that."
  • (Clifton Webb) "This is very interesting. From his attitude in the office, one would never suspect that George was such a fast worker."

Laurence Naismith as Adm. Cross

  • (Laurence Naismith) "It's the most outrageous, disgusting, preposterous, not to say barbaric idea I've ever heard, but work out full details and get back to me in the morning."
  • (Clifton Webb) "Thank you, sir."

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