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The Tall T Quotes

The Tall T is a TV program that was first aired in 1970 . The Tall T ended its run in 1970.

It features Harry Joe Brown as producer, Heinz Roemheld in charge of musical score, and Charles Lawton, Jr. as head of cinematography.

The Tall T is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Tall T is 78 minutes long. The Tall T is distributed by Columbia Pictures.

The cast includes: Randolph Scott as Pat Brennan, Maureen O'Sullivan as Doretta Mims, John Hubbard as Willard Mims, Richard Boone as Usher, Skip Homeier as Billy Jack, Henry Silva as Chink, and Arthur Hunnicutt as Ed Rintoon.

The Tall T Quotes

Randolph Scott as Pat Brennan

  • (Randolph Scott) "Did you love him?"
  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "I married him."
  • (Randolph Scott) "That's not what I asked."
  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "Yes. Yes, I did."
  • (Randolph Scott) "Mrs. Mims, you're a liar. You didn't love him, and never for one minute thought he loved you. That's true, isn't it?"
  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "Do you know what it's like to be alone in a camp full of roughneck miners, and a father who holds a quiet hatred for you because you're not the son he's always wanted? Yes, I married Willard Mims because I couldn't stand being alone anymore. I know all the time he didn't love me, but I didn't care. I thought I'd make him love me -- by the time that he asked me to marry him, I'd told myself inside for so long that I believed it was me he cared for and not the money."
  • (Randolph Scott) "You got a fine boy there, Hank. He knows his stock. He'll make a first rate station man one day."
  • (Hank Parker) "Not if I can help it, he won't. Ain't a fit life bein' stuck out in the middle of nowhere, all by yourself, knowin' nobody but stage drivers and shotguns. Ain't no fit life at all."
  • (Randolph Scott) "Always thought you were happy at it."
  • (Hank Parker) "Well --"
  • (Randolph Scott) "Thanks."
  • (Hank Parker) "-- I was. When Jeff's mother was alive, I was. Alone, it's different. My retire time comes up next fall and I'm gonna take it. A man shouldn't oughta be stuck off by hisself in this kind of country, Pat. It ain't natural."
  • (Randolph Scott) "You wouldn't be half meanin' me by that, would ya, Hank?"
  • (Hank Parker) "Well, come to think of it, I guess I do. Ain't right your workin' that spread of yours all alone."
  • (Randolph Scott) "Can't afford to hire hands; not yet, anyway. Still a lot of building to do, fences to run and such. But if I get to lonely, Hank, I can always talk to my stock."
  • (Hank Parker) "Well, when they start talkin' back to ya, just remember what I told ya."
  • (Randolph Scott) "Who is he anyway?"
  • (Arthur Hunnicutt) "Old man Gateway's son-in-law -- as of this morning. Married into the richest copper mine in the territory."
  • (Randolph Scott) "Then she must be Doretta Gateway."
  • (Arthur Hunnicutt) "Yep, she was scheduled to be an old maid till Willard came along. She's plain as adobe wall."
  • (Randolph Scott) "But not too plain for Willard, hunh?"
  • (Arthur Hunnicutt) "Nothin' plain about Old Man Gateway's holdin's. Folks say that his worth's just the other side of one half million dollars. That's too much money for one man to worry about."
  • (Randolph Scott) "Come on now. It's gonna be a nice day."

Richard Boone as Usher

  • (Richard Boone) "I'm gonna have me a place someday. I thought about it, I thought about it a lot. A man should have somethin' of his own, somethin' to belong to, to be proud of."
  • (Randolph Scott) "And you think you'll get it this way."
  • (Richard Boone) "Sometimes you don't have a choice."
  • (Randolph Scott) "Don't you?"

Henry Silva as Chink

  • (Henry Silva) "I was waitin' for that old man to try something."
  • (Randolph Scott) "You didn't have to kill him."
  • (Henry Silva) "I would have sooner or later."

Maureen O'Sullivan as Doretta Mims

  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "Terrible things have happened these past two days, yet all I can do is think of myself. All I can do is look at myself and feel foolish. And do you know why? Because I know now he never cared for me. That he married me for his own interests."
  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "I saw him killed just now, and I couldn't even feel sorry for him. all I could do was think that he didn't love me. That he didn't care that --"
  • (Randolph Scott) "Now you listen to me, Mrs. Mims."
  • (Randolph Scott) "Your husband married you for money. You know it, and I know it. But you're alive, and he's dead, and that makes a difference. You can cry and moon about being a fool until they shoot us tomorrow, or you can start thinkin' about savin' your skin, but I'll tell you this"
  • (Randolph Scott) "It'll take both of us working together to stay alive."
  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "Well, what about you?"
  • (Randolph Scott) "I'm going to finish this. If they come, I'm going to finish this once and for all."
  • (Maureen O'Sullivan) "Oh, but why?"
  • (Randolph Scott) "Some things a man can't ride around."

Skip Homeier as Billy Jack

  • (Skip Homeier) "You'd never know she was around, would you, quiet like she is?"
  • (Henry Silva) "Them's the kind yuh gotta watch, Billy. I had me a quiet woman once. Outside she was as calm as Sunday, but inside wild as mountain scenery."

John Hubbard as Willard Mims

  • (John Hubbard) "Would I save my own skin and leave my wife here?"
  • (Richard Boone) "I think you would."

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