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The Secret of Convict Lake Quotes

The Secret of Convict Lake is a TV program that appeared on TV in 1970 . The Secret of Convict Lake ended its run in 1970.

It features Frank P. Rosenberg as producer, Sol Kaplan in charge of musical score, and Leo Tover as head of cinematography.

Each episode of The Secret of Convict Lake is 83 minutes long. The Secret of Convict Lake is distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

The cast includes: Glenn Ford as Jim Canfield, Zachary Scott as Johnny Greer, Ann Dvorak as Rachel Schaeffer, Gene Tierney as Marcia Stoddard, and Ethel Barrymore as Granny.

The Secret of Convict Lake Quotes

Glenn Ford as Jim Canfield

  • (Glenn Ford) "You're takin' a lot on yourself, aren't you ma'am? Judge, jury, hangman all wrapped up in pretty skirts? Having yourself a ladies' lynching party?"
  • (Glenn Ford) "You know I've seen hound dogs get on a trail that led nowhere. Stick on it until they dropped. I didn't think a man could be that dumb."
  • (Glenn Ford) "I came here to kill one man. I don't mind killing a couple of others if I have to."
  • (Glenn Ford) "No decent human being can kill a person in cold blood."
  • (Gene Tierney) "Start any trouble and you'll find out different."

Zachary Scott as Johnny Greer

  • (Zachary Scott) "You know I've always wondered if a crazy man knew when he was crazy."
  • (Zachary Scott) "It's been a real pleasure. Just looking at ya."
  • (Ann Dvorak) "I don't want you lookin' at me."
  • (Zachary Scott) "That's what the Lord gave me eyes for. For lookin'."
  • (Zachary Scott) "Take a look at the facts. Man gets killed, right? His money disappears. He couldn't have hid his money after he was murdered, now could he? Next you break jail and you head straight for this place. What's a fellow suppose to think?"
  • (Glenn Ford) "You talk too much."
  • (Zachary Scott) "You don't talk enough. But you will."

Ethel Barrymore as Granny

  • (Ethel Barrymore) "What do you want?"
  • (Zachary Scott) "Get out of that bed."
  • (Ethel Barrymore) "What are you up to?"
  • (Zachary Scott) "Get up."
  • (Ethel Barrymore) "I can't. I'm a poor old woman lying in a bed of pain reading my bible, you blood thirsty weasel."
  • (Ethel Barrymore) "They were evil men and they touched us all with their evil. But maybe we ain't the ones to do the judgin'. We ain't without sin. None of us. So I say may the Lord have mercy on us as well as on them. And deliver us from evil and hatred. Amen."
  • (Ethel Barrymore) "You got no call to be scared. They're men, not wild bear. Just ask 'em to account for themselves -- Marcia, come take this rifle. Just in case they turn out to be wild bear after all."

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