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Major Dundee Quotes

Major Dundee is a TV program that was first aired in 1970 . Major Dundee ended in 1970.

It features Jerry Bresler (film producer) as producer, Daniele Amfitheatrof in charge of musical score, and Sam Leavitt as head of cinematography.

Major Dundee is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Major Dundee is 123 minutes long. Major Dundee is distributed by Columbia Pictures.

The cast includes: James Coburn as Samuel Potts, John Davis Chandler as Jimmy Lee Benteen, R.G. Armstrong as Rev. Dahlstrom, Ben Johnson as Sgt. Chillum, Warren Oates as O.W. Hadley, Dub Taylor as Benjamin Priam, Slim Pickens as Wiley, Jim Hutton as Lt. Graham, Brock Peters as Aesop, Senta Berger as Teresa Santiago, Albert Carrier as Capt. Jacques Tremaine, Enrique Lucero as Dr. Aguilar, L.Q. Jones as Arthur Hadley, José Carlos Ruiz as Riago, and Michael Pate as Sierra Charriba.

Major Dundee Quotes

Enrique Lucero as Dr. Aguilar

  • (Unnamed) "If you're thinking about cutting off that leg, Doctor; don't."
  • (Enrique Lucero) "I am only concerned about the loss of blood -- so much of it is alcohol."

Jim Hutton as Lt. Graham

  • (Jim Hutton) "Sergeant Chillum, are the pickets out?"
  • (Ben Johnson) "They're out, not that they'll do any good."
  • (Jim Hutton) "How's that?"
  • (Ben Johnson) "Well, if them lancers have got a field piece, they could move it in, lay in one round, and then finish us off with them 10-foot frog stickers they're packin'."
  • (Unnamed) "Lieutenant Graham?"
  • (Jim Hutton) "Yes, sir."
  • (Unnamed) "I gave you a specific order, and you failed to carry it out."
  • (Jim Hutton) "No, sir, you gave me a command. I gave the orders from then on."
  • (Unnamed) "You sure did, Lieutenant. Have a cigar."
  • (Unnamed) "All present and accounted for, sir."
  • (Unnamed) "Lieutenant Graham."
  • (Jim Hutton) "Yes, sir?"
  • (Unnamed) "Column of twos."
  • (Jim Hutton) "Column of twos."
  • (Unnamed) "Play us a tune, son."
  • (Jim Hutton) "You'd let Charriba escape?"
  • (Unnamed) "Let's say I'm giving him -- equal opportunity."

James Coburn as Samuel Potts

  • (Unnamed) "Sam --"
  • (James Coburn) "Yeah?"
  • (Unnamed) "Don't get yourself killed -- That would inconvenience me."
  • (Unnamed) "Mr. Potts."
  • (James Coburn) "Major?"
  • (Unnamed) "I'm a long way from Gettysburg. Any suggestions?"
  • (James Coburn) "Yeah. Let's, uh, go have a look -- slow and easy."
  • (Unnamed) "You expect me to believe these Apache would turn on their own families, track down their own people?"
  • (James Coburn) "Well, why not? Everybody else seems to be doin' it."
  • (Unnamed) "Go cut him down, Sam."
  • (James Coburn) "You cut him down, Major. I think he's earned it."
  • (James Coburn) "Bannon was a soldier, Amos. It goes with the pretty girls and the pension."
  • (Unnamed) "How did they know?"
  • (James Coburn) "They're Apache."
  • (Unnamed) "And just what in hell is he?"
  • (José Carlos Ruiz) "I am tame Apache. A camp dog. Christian Indian. Charriba, is Apache."
  • (Unnamed) "Sam, you take this "camp dog" and go find me Charriba."
  • (James Coburn) "That's what you pay us for, Amos."
  • (Unnamed) "Lieutenant Brannin didn't trust Riago, right Ryan?"
  • (Unnamed) "Yes, sir."
  • (Unnamed) "I'm afraid I go along with that, Sam."
  • (James Coburn) "Well, you go along with Lieutenant Brannin. But you'll have to go along without me."
  • (James Coburn) "I am Samuel Potts, I bring complements of Major Amos Dundee, regular, United States cavalry. You have five minutes to surrender your troops and your stores before he cuts loose."
  • (Albert Carrier) "He would not dare. This is a horrendous violation of international law, and an unprovoked confrontation with a friendly power --"
  • (James Coburn) "Sonny, the Major ain't no lawyer. And you've now got four minutes."

Senta Berger as Teresa Santiago

  • (Senta Berger) "He seems a very fanciful man."
  • (Unnamed) "He is corrupt. But I will save him."
  • (Unnamed) "If I ever do get out of here, the war won't last forever."
  • (Senta Berger) "It will for you, Major."

Brock Peters as Aesop

  • (Brock Peters) "My outfit could lick those boys; those ones on foot, anyway. With one hand tied behind our backs."
  • (Warren Oates) "How's that, Aesop?"
  • (Brock Peters) "They're soft, O.W.; they ain't never been South."
  • (Unnamed) "Mr. Aesop, I am -- we would like to complement you and your men on the way you handled the river crossing this afternoon."
  • (Brock Peters) "Thank you, sir."
  • (Brock Peters) "Hey Tim. That your first shave?"
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah."
  • (Brock Peters) "Maybe soon we'll have to start callin' you Ryan."
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah?"
  • (Brock Peters) "Sir. I'd like to volunteer, sir. Me and my six coloreds."
  • (Unnamed) "I haven't asked for volunteers from the command yet."
  • (Brock Peters) "We're the ones doing the asking, sir."
  • (Unnamed) "Why?"
  • (Brock Peters) "To fight, sir. We've been standing guard and cleaning stables for nearly two years now."
  • (Unnamed) "Tomorrow, you ask the officer of the day to see me -- you and your six coloreds."
  • (Brock Peters) "Thank you, sir."

L.Q. Jones as Arthur Hadley

  • (L.Q. Jones) "Come on in, O.W.."
  • (Warren Oates) "I already took my bath."

R.G. Armstrong as Rev. Dahlstrom

  • (R.G. Armstrong) "Mighty is the arm of the Lord."
  • (Unnamed) "Name?"
  • (R.G. Armstrong) "Dahlstrom. Any man who has a just cause should travel with the word of God."
  • (Unnamed) "With all due respect, God has nothing to do with it. I intend to smite the wicked, not save the Heathen."
  • (R.G. Armstrong) "Seventeen years ago I married John and Mary Rostes. Those who destroyeth my flock, shall so be destroyed."
  • (Unnamed) "Reverend."

Dub Taylor as Benjamin Priam

  • (Dub Taylor) "Don't worry son; it ain't near your heart."
  • (Unnamed) "Benjamin Priam, sir."
  • (Unnamed) "What do you do, Mr. Priam?"
  • (Unnamed) "What did you say?"
  • (Unnamed) "Speak up. I can't hear you."
  • (Dub Taylor) "I'm a horse thief."
  • (Unnamed) "Are you a good horse thief?"
  • (Dub Taylor) "Yes, sir. The best there is, sir."

Slim Pickens as Wiley

  • (Slim Pickens) "If you're lookin' for hard-ridin', Injun-fightin' whiskey drinkin' mulepackers, then by God you've got one."
  • (Unnamed) "What in the hell am I supposed to do with you?"
  • (Unnamed) "He's the biggest drunk, but the best mule packer in the Territory, sir."
  • (Unnamed) "What's your name?"
  • (Slim Pickens) "Wiley."
  • (Unnamed) "All right, Wiley. Make your mark."
  • (Slim Pickens) "Whiskey?"
  • (Unnamed) "All you can drink --"
  • (Unnamed) "-- when you've earned it. Sergeant, take him to a cell and dry him out."
  • (Slim Pickens) "Well. I ain't never seen anything like this before."
  • (Unnamed) "Wiley, are you hit?"
  • (Slim Pickens) "No, sir. My damned mule kicked me."
  • (Slim Pickens) "Boy, you sure do kick up a lot of dust with your sermon, Reverend."

Ben Johnson as Sgt. Chillum

  • (Unnamed) "You Southern trash, sit down."
  • (Ben Johnson) "Was you talkin' to me, Sergeant? Well, maybe you dunno know it, but you're a-fixin' to be tried."
  • (Ben Johnson) "Doesn't look like the gut-shuckers been feedin' 'em much."
  • (Slim Pickens) "You ever seen a fat Apache?"
  • (Ben Johnson) "I ain't yet."

John Davis Chandler as Jimmy Lee Benteen

  • (Unnamed) "We will serve under Major Dundee's command. And until that time, any disrespect you show the Major will be taken as a personal insult by me."
  • (John Davis Chandler) "Don't you worry none, Uncle Ben, when the time comes, we'll turpentine that cauky, chicken-pickin' Yankee --"
  • (Unnamed) "I am not your uncle, you redneck peckerwood. And if you say one more word, you'll spend the rest of this campaign in chains."
  • (John Davis Chandler) "Which way, Captain?"
  • (Unnamed) "To Mexico, you bloody idiot."

Michael Pate as Sierra Charriba

  • (Michael Pate) "PONY SOLDIER. I am Sierra Charriba. Who you send against me now?"

Warren Oates as O.W. Hadley

  • (Warren Oates) "You gonna let them shoot me, sir?"
  • (Unnamed) "I'm obliged to, son. You should've remembered you belong to the Major, and not to me."
  • (Warren Oates) "Aw, hell, Major, you're just doin' what you gots to do. But goddamn your soul for it anyway, and God bless Robert E. Lee."

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