“Tucker: The Man and His Dream” quotes(1988)
Plot – Preston Tucker is a talented designer full of initiative who creates a revolutionary car, contained in consumption and price, in 1946. Thanks to the loan of a friend, Tucker purchases some disused sheds and begins the production of the car using pieces found by chance. Alone he builds 50 units, but three big Detroit companies begin to boycott him until Howard Hughes, a billionaire, supports him. Tucker is challenged, spied and finally charged with fraud.
All actors – Jeff Bridges, Joan Allen, Martin Landau, Frederic Forrest, Mako, Elias Koteas, Christian Slater, Nina Siemaszko, Anders Johnson, Corin Nemec, Marshall Bell, Jay O. Sandersshow all
“Tucker: The Man and His Dream” Quotes 9 quotes
“When I was a boy, I used to, I used to read all about Edison, and the Wright brothers, Mr. Ford, they were, they were my heroes.”
“The car of tomorrow... today.”
When I was a little kid, maybe five years old, in the old country, my mother used to say to me; she'd warn me, she'd say, "Don't get too close to people. You'll catch their dreams".
“- Preston Tucker: How do you like your coffee?
- Abe: In the city.”
"Big ships fine", Confucius say. "Rowboats long in tooth, make big noise, go nowhere".
“Although only fifty Tuckers were ever produced, forty six of them are still road worthy and in use today. Tucker's innovations of aerodynamic styling, padded dash, pop out windows, seat belts, fuel injection and disc brakes were slowly adopted by Detroit and are found in the cars you are driving now. Preston Tucker died of an illness six years...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Abe: Cars? You brought me here for cars?
- Preston Tucker: Does that look like a car to you? That, is a gold mine I'm handing you on a silver platter.”
“I want you to know something, Tucker. I went into business with you for one reason - to make money. That's all.”