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There Was a Crooked Man... Quotes

There Was a Crooked Man... is a TV program that appeared on TV in 1970 . There Was a Crooked Man... stopped airing in 1970.

It features Joseph L. Mankiewicz as producer, Charles Strouse in charge of musical score, and Harry Stradling Jr. as head of cinematography.

There Was a Crooked Man... is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of There Was a Crooked Man... is 126 min. long. There Was a Crooked Man... is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Henry Fonda as Woodward Lopeman, Kirk Douglas as Paris Pittman Jr., Burgess Meredith as The Missouri Kid, John Randolph as Cyrus McNutt, and Hume Cronyn as Dudley Whinner.

There Was a Crooked Man... Quotes

Henry Fonda as Woodward Lopeman

  • (Henry Fonda) "Why do you work at it so hard proving you're a son-of-a-bitch."
  • (Kirk Douglas) "Because I am. It's my profession and I'm on top."
  • (Henry Fonda) "Don't tell me you can't make speeches; you could talk a coyote out of a chicken."

Kirk Douglas as Paris Pittman Jr.

  • (Kirk Douglas) "I'm putting my trust in all of you. Keep quiet."
  • (Burgess Meredith) "Like asking a pack of coyotes to keep quiet about a dead horse."
  • (Kirk Douglas) "On behalf of the men, I'd like to express to the lieutenant governor, and to you, warden, and to the schoolteacher, and the other distinguished guests, and all those law-abiding citizens out there, just how much all this means to us in here. Imagine, after all we've been, all we've done to society"
  • (Kirk Douglas) "we get chicken; and green peas; and mashed potatoes."

John Randolph as Cyrus McNutt

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