“The Betsy” quotes(1978)
Plot – Loren Hardeman Senior is the founder of "Bethlehem Motors” in Detroit, a big automotive industry. Despite his age, he aims to build a revolutionary car which he calls "Betsy" and he delegates Angelo Perino to create it. Immediately Angelo unfriends Hardeman III, the grandson and the current firm's director who wants to take revenge on his grandfather. When Hardeman Senior is tired of the family's struggles, he's about to give up the project, but Angelo opposes because he owns the 51 percent of the "Bethlehem Motors” now.
All actors – Laurence Olivier, Robert Duvall, Katharine Ross, Tommy Lee Jones, Jane Alexander, Lesley-Anne Down, Joseph Wiseman, Kathleen Beller, Edward Herrmann, Paul Rudd, Roy Poole, Richard Ventureshow all
“The Betsy” Quotes 7 quotes
“A whole new car from bottom up and bumper to bumper! A-ha! Wheeee! Damn, it's gonna be like the old days again!”
“- Angelo Perino: I gather you didn't enjoy being a racer's wife.
- Lady Bobby Ayres: Well, let's just say I was a widow long before my husband died.”
“Never shit a shitter.”
“- Number One: Angelo, I don't want anyone else to get hurt. I'm giving up the Betsy.
- Angelo Perino: You're what?
- Number One: I've seen people broken before, and it's not gonna happen again. The next funeral I want to attend is my own.”
“That's the trouble with parents. They always ask when they shouldn't; never ask when they should.”
“I'll tell you this, Angelo: you have the makings of a good Hardeman. God help you.”