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Lawyer Man Quotes

Lawyer Man is a TV program that debuted in 1970 . Lawyer Man ended in 1970.

It features Robert Kurrle as head of cinematography.

Lawyer Man is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Lawyer Man is 68 minutes long. Lawyer Man is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: William Powell as Anton Adam, Allen Jenkins as Izzy Levine, Joan Blondell as Olga Michaels, Helen Vinson as Barbara Bentley, David Landau as John Gilmurry, and Claire Dodd as Virginia St. Johns.

Lawyer Man Quotes

William Powell as Anton (Tony) Adam

  • (Dr. Frank Gresham) "Do you think this is gonna do you any good? Why, that dame has got no case. You'll be the laughing stock of the town."
  • (William Powell) "Yeah? Well, if you think those letters aren't going to turn a couple of laughs your way, you're daffy."
  • (Dr. Frank Gresham) "Letters?"
  • (William Powell) "Certainly, letters. Every letter you ever wrote Miss St. Johns is in my desk. For a smart man, you write some of the silliest things."
  • (Dr. Frank Gresham) "I'm warning you for the last time, I'll settle with Virginia and I'll settle my way. I'll make it so hot for you that --"
  • (William Powell) "I know. I'll have to wear an asbestos night shirts."
  • (Unnamed) "Can I carry your bag, Mr. Lawyer Man?"
  • (William Powell) "Okay, old timer. How's your Pop?"
  • (Unnamed) "He says maybe you're right about me goin' to school instead of selling papers all day. But, only, he don't want me to be President, like you said."
  • (William Powell) "Well, maybe he's right."
  • (William Powell) "All right, Your Honor, shall we here the verdict?"
  • (David Landau) "Wait a minute. How much?"
  • (William Powell) "Oh, I don't play favorites. Five thousand from Moyle and five thousand from you."
  • (David Landau) "All right, Shylock. You win."
  • (William Powell) "Morning, Jake."
  • (Jake - the Ice Man) "Mornin'."
  • (William Powell) "How'd the ice business?"
  • (Jake - the Ice Man) "Not so hot."
  • (William Powell) "Look down there. People. Millions of 'em. Every guy for himself. Pushing. Shoving. Trampling each other. Sure. A city full of 'em. Crooked streets and crooks. Fight. Cheat. Deal -- Boost the guy that's riding high and kick the guy that's down. That's what it takes to make good here. And that's what I'll give 'em. When they kick you, kick 'em back, only harder. Sock 'em. If they can't take it, that's their hard luck. They made a shyster outta me. Okay. I'll be the biggest, busiest shyster that ever hit this town. If they want rats, I'll be a rat, a daddy of all rats. I'll show them.; - That's a long speech on an empty stomach."
  • (Joan Blondell) "That's a long speech on a nine-course dinner."
  • (William Powell) "Gee, you ought to see that office. Forty-ninth floor. Real mahogany. Carpet's up to your ankles. Dollar cigars."
  • (Joan Blondell) "Just what you need. Will it be a relief to interview a few customers that can speak English. You know, you've outgrown that East side charity clinic of yours. You're comin' up in the world."
  • (William Powell) "That settles it. The defense rests. Did anybody ever tell you, you're a better lawyer than I am?"
  • (Joan Blondell) "Not in so many words; but, I've suspected it."
  • (William Powell) "You're as wrong as two left feet."
  • (William Powell) "I'm a bust. I'm licked."
  • (Helen Vinson) "Oh, they can't lick you."
  • (William Powell) "Olga, is there anything wrong with me?"
  • (Joan Blondell) "I wouldn't be surprised."
  • (William Powell) "Olga. Olga. Olga. Do you think I'm fascilating?"
  • (Joan Blondell) "I think you're drunk."
  • (William Powell) "For a politician in the public eye, your Dr. Frankie Snookums Gresham writes like a medical Casanova."
  • (Claire Dodd) "Yes, isn't it terrible."
  • (William Powell) "Hmm. "Angel lamb." "Darling, my all." "Counting the hours." "Your lily white; ""
  • (William Powell) "This is something I've been saving for a long time. That guy put the skids under me and now it's my turn. You think I've been tough? Huh. You've only got a sample of what I'm going to be. I haven't forgotten. I haven't been asleep. I've got enough on that guy to hang him."
  • (Joan Blondell) "What are you gonna do?"
  • (William Powell) "Hang him."
  • (William Powell) "Any more advice?"
  • (Joan Blondell) "Plenty. If you're going uptown, find out who Bentley's tailor is."
  • (William Powell) "Say, what's the matter with these clothes? Aren't they all right?"
  • (Joan Blondell) "Sure. They've been all right since the armistice."
  • (William Powell) "Don't worry. Everything's going to be all right."
  • (Joan Blondell) "Oh, sure it is. But, who's going to take your case?"
  • (William Powell) "I am."
  • (Joan Blondell) "You are?"
  • (William Powell) "I know, I'll have a sap for a client."

David Landau as John Gilmurry

  • (Gilmurry's Secretary) "Adam's apartment doesn't answer. What'll I do?"
  • (David Landau) "Try standing on your head in Times Square. Find him, dumbbell."
  • (David Landau) "Forget you're a DA. Forget about this investigation. We'll make you a Judge. I'll put you on the bench, boy, and this whole business will blow over."
  • (William Powell) "Blowing over doesn't interest me. Blowing up is what I'm after."
  • (David Landau) "I'm telling you, lay off."
  • (William Powell) "I'm telling you, go lay an egg."
  • (David Landau) "That was quite a send off you gave me, Tony. That part about me being the political stench in the nostrils of the nation; I liked that."
  • (William Powell) "You know, I thought you would. I admit, that was pretty good."
  • (David Landau) "You're a good man, Tony. A little bit thick between the ears, every now and then; but, you know most of the answers."

Joan Blondell as Olga Michaels

  • (Joan Blondell) "You lugs wouldn't believe you were born without seeing your own birth certificates, would ya. Wise guys."
  • (Joan Blondell) "Remember, I told you it doesn't pay to take cases against these big uptown lawyers. They got too much pull."
  • (William Powell) "Yeah, well, I got a lotta push."
  • (Joan Blondell) "Now we'll probably get into more trouble. I smelled trouble the minute that long blonde started throwing those bedroom eyes on you. Well, you never listen to me til it's too late. But, just remember, I told you so."
  • (Joan Blondell) "Well, remember --"
  • (Joan Blondell) "I told you so."
  • (Joan Blondell) "Aw, gee, Tony. I wouldn't walk out on you. I come with the furniture. Let's go back to East side, where we came from."
  • (William Powell) "What? Go back licked? A lot of dirty politicians giving me the bird because they scared me out of the their end of town? Not me."
  • (Joan Blondell) "Where's your gun?"
  • (William Powell) "Gun? What do I want a gun for?"
  • (Joan Blondell) "Some people use 'em to shoot ducks with."
  • (Law Secretary) "No home to go to?"
  • (Joan Blondell) "Boss wanted to sign these when he got back."
  • (Law Secretary) "Maybe he had a flat tire."
  • (Joan Blondell) "I'll say she was."
  • (Joan Blondell) "That's what happens when a smart lawyer gets mixed up with a dumb blonde."
  • (Joan Blondell) "I worked for a successful man once and you know why he was a success?"
  • (William Powell) "Sure; because, you worked for him."
  • (Joan Blondell) "No. Because he let the dames alone."

Helen Vinson as Barbara Bentley

  • (Helen Vinson) "Ever been kidnapped like this before?"
  • (William Powell) "No; but, I have an idea I'm going to like it."

Allen Jenkins as Izzy Levine

  • (Allen Jenkins) "We got orders to make you --"
  • (Allen Jenkins) "Lay off Gresham."
  • (William Powell) "Well, what do you think of that? Hey, listen, you mugs, you're in a tough spot. Much tougher spot than I am, get me? The Gresham's are sunk. Gilmurry will the worst then sunk when the papers tomorrow break what I got on him. And you two rod-handlers will burn browner than overdone hamburger. You wanna know why? Because when Gilmurry is through as boss around here, you won't have anybody to protect you. And you know what your good friend Gilmurry will do then? I'll tell you. I know the guy. He'll runout powder on you, see. Pass the buck right back to you. Claim he had nothing to do with this. And because he's Gilmurry, they'll believe him. Because you're a couple of cheap, tinhorns, they won't believe you and you'll fry."

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