“We've had World War I, World War II, and now this Korean War—everywhere in America, in practically every home, there's some family with a veteran who was wounded. So I asked John, why does Gregory Peck have to have one leg?
complaining about John Huston's expensive and ultimately unsuccessful film of `Moby Dick' in which Peck played Ahab
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Lo abbiamo visto con la Prima guerra mondiale e con la Seconda, oltre che in quella attua di Corea: ovunque in ogni casa d'America ci sono dei veterani che hanno riportato delle ferite. Mi chiedo quindi perché Gregory Peck debba recitare con una sola gamba.
“- Eddie Dane: How'd you get the fat lip?
- Tom Reagan: Old war wound. Acts up around morons.”
“- Mason Weaver: Have you met Colonel Packard yet?
- James Conrad: Yeah.
- Mason Weaver: The guy's wound pretty tight.
- James Conrad: Well, he's a decorated war hero. That's the package they come in.”
“My eyes are ceramic. Caught a bazooka round at Little Big Horn. Or was it Okinawa? The one without the Indians.”
“- Miller: What happened to your leg?
- Freddy: My leg is in Iran. Since 1987. Me too, I fight for my country.”
“It was during the Great War that we first started mining moss. It was used for putting on soldiers' wounds, because it was ten times more absorbent than cotton wool. So when they were horribly wounded, it was our moss that soaked up their blood and guts and everything.”