Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Picture, Quote, Movie #13


"One kill. Confirmed! It's a cruel world, Herr Hauptmann. You said so yourself." 

What movie?  Although the movie is usually said to be inspired by the comic strip character, in fact the idea came from a scene cut from The Archers’ previous film (“One of Our Aircraft is Missing”). A character says “You don’t know what it’s like to be old”. Film editor and future great director David Lean suggested a movie be constructed around that line.

5 comments:

  1. Somebody else can have a turn. If it is helpful, that is Harry Carey Jr. with Duke in the picture.

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  2. The quote is from "The Blue Max." The George Peppard character spoke the line.

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  3. The picture is from She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, one of John Ford's cavalry Westerns.

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