Glenn Ford movie quotes

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Identikit and personal data
Name
Gwyllyn Samuel
Last name
Newton Ford
Pseudonym
Glenn Ford
Born
May 1, 1916
Died
August 30, 2006
Gender
male
Nationality
North American
Profession
actor
Zodiac sign
Taurus
Glenn Ford movie quotes, phrases and lines
21 in english
Glenn Ford quotes
  • “- Lt. Ted Wilks: It was bad judgment to bother a cop's widow about the love life of her husband.
    - Dave Bannion: Good or bad, it was my judgment.
    - Lt. Ted Wilks: You're missing the point. I'm the one that gets the pressure calls from upstairs. I'm the one that has to explain. You don't keep an office like this very long stepping on a lot of...” (continue)
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    Willis Bouchey - Lt. Ted Wilks
    Glenn Ford - Dave Bannion
  • “- Tierney: All any of these dames owe me is a night's work, one night at a time. They come and go like flies.
    - Dave Bannion: Only this fly got herself strangled.
    - Tierney: These things happen, Sergeant. Outside of my place, some of these babes keep pretty shady company. It figures. They know nobody cares much what happens to 'em.”

    Peter Whitney - Tierney
    Glenn Ford - Dave Bannion
  • “- Gilda: This vacuum I'm living in, mind giving me a reason?
    - Johnny Farrell: Not at all. You've had such a full life up to now; I thought a little peace and quiet would do you good. Give you time to think!
    - Gilda: Think about what?
    - Johnny Farrell: Would it be too corny to say: your sins.
    - Gilda: Yes, it would.
    - Johnny Farrell: Well, I...” (continue)
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    Rita Hayworth - Gilda
    Glenn Ford - Johnny Farrell
    [Tag:sin, thinking]
  • “- Ballin Mundson: Women are funny little creatures, Johnny.
    - Johnny Farrell: Why, I don't know much about 'em.
    - Ballin Mundson: Odd things are important to them.
    - Johnny Farrell: Really?”

    George Macready - Ballin Mundson
    Glenn Ford - Johnny Farrell
    [Tag:women]
  • “- Johnny Farrell: From now on, you go anywhere you please, with anyone you please. But, I'm gonna take you there and I'm gonna pick you up and bring you home. Get that? Exactly the way I'd - take and pick up his laundry.
    - Gilda: Shame on you, Johnny. Any psychiatrist would tell you that your thought associations are very revealing.”

    Glenn Ford - Johnny Farrell
    Rita Hayworth - Gilda
  • “- Uncle Pio: Your shoes.
    - Johnny Farrell: About time.
    - Uncle Pio: Do you wish me to put them on your feet?
    - Johnny Farrell: For how much?
    - Uncle Pio: The charge is slight; because, I find this always a revealing vantage point. A worm's eye view. So often the true one.”

    Steven Geray - Uncle Pio
    Glenn Ford - Johnny Farrell
  • “- Johnny Farrell: You're a lucky man.
    - Ballin Mundson: I make my own luck.”

    Glenn Ford - Johnny Farrell
    George Macready - Ballin Mundson
    [Tag:luck]
  • “- Johnny Farrell: Doesn't it bother you at all that you're married?
    - Gilda: What I want to know is, does it bother you?”

    Glenn Ford - Johnny Farrell
    Rita Hayworth - Gilda
  • “- Johnny Farrell: I thought we agreed that women and gambling didn't mix.
    - Ballin Mundson: My wife does not come under the category of women, Johnny.”

    Glenn Ford - Johnny Farrell
    George Macready - Ballin Mundson
    [Tag:gambling, wife, women]
  • Statisticsshow that there are more women in the world than anything else. Except insects.”
    Glenn Ford - Johnny Farrell
    [Tag:women]
  • “- Obregon: All you can think of it'is the way Gilda looked at you when you struck her, isn't it? You two kids love each other very terribly, don't you?
    - Johnny Farrell: I hate her!
    - Obregon: That's what I mean. It's the most curious love-hate pattern I've ever had the privilege of witnessing.”

    Joseph Calleia - Det. Maurice Obregon
    Glenn Ford - Johnny Farrell
    [Tag:hatred, love]
  • “- Ben Wade: Mind telling me where we're going?
    - Dan Evans: No, I don't mind telling you. We're going to Contention City. We're going wait in a house by the station and when the 3:10 comes in we're going to put you on it.
    - Ben Wade: Thanks. Now if we get separated I'll know where to wait for you.”

    Glenn Ford - Ben Wade
    Van Heflin - Dan Evans
    [Tag:place, roads]
  • “- Ben Wade: I mean, I don't go around just shootin' people down... I work quiet, like you.
    - Dan Evans: All right, so you're quiet like me. Well then, shut up like me.”

    Glenn Ford - Ben Wade
    Van Heflin - Dan Evans
    [Tag:silence, working]
  • “- Dan Evans: Why did you do it, Ben?
    - Ben Wade: I don't like owing anybody any favors. You saved my life back at the hotel. That's all right, I've broken out of Yuma before.
    - Dan Evans: Well, my job's finished when I get you there.”

    Van Heflin - Dan Evans
    Glenn Ford - Ben Wade
  • “What are you squeezin' that watch for? Squeezin' that watch ain't gonna stop time.”
    Glenn Ford - Ben Wade
    [Tag:clock, time]
  • “- Ben Wade: Hey, you know you look kind of skinny.
    - Emmy: I feel skinny.
    - Ben Wade: That's all right. I don't mind a skinny girl - just so she has blue eyes to make up for it. You got blue eyes?
    - Emmy: Brown.
    - Ben Wade: That's all right. They don't have to be blue.”

    Glenn Ford - Ben Wade
    Felicia Farr - Emmy
     
  • “William Holden and I weren't just good friends. He was my very best friend. I feel his loss very much still.”
    Glenn Ford On William M. Holden
    [Tag:friends, grief, loss]
  • “I can't frankly see much difference in the film industry at all. The only difference might be that they don't take as much time as they used to. For example, they'll do in one day what we used to take a week to do.”
    Glenn Ford
  • “I think the director is becoming more important. To work under rushed conditions, you need to have an extremely professional director. If the director's good than the end result will be good.”
    Glenn Ford
  • “It really doesn't matter whether it's the villain or the hero. Sometimes the villain is the most colorful. But I prefer a part where you don't know what he is until the end.”
    Glenn Ford
    [Tag:acting, actors]
  • “An actor should be ready to play any role within reason. For example, I think the most ridiculous thing for me to do would be to try and play Shakespeare.”
    Glenn Ford
    [Tag:acting, actors]
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