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Meet John Doe Quotes

Meet John Doe is a TV show that appeared on TV in 1970 . Meet John Doe completed its run in 1970.

It features Frank Capra as producer, Dimitri Tiomkin in charge of musical score, and George Barnes (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

Meet John Doe is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Meet John Doe is 122 minutes long. Meet John Doe is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Irving Bacon as Beany, Walter Brennan as The Colonel, Barbara Stanwyck as Ann, Gary Cooper as Long John Willoughby, James Gleason as Henry Connel, Edward Arnold as D. B. Norton, Harry Holman as Mayor Hawkins, and Warren Hymer as Angelface.

Meet John Doe Quotes

James Gleason as Henry Connel

  • (James Gleason) "Listen, if that guy lays an egg I want to get something out of it. I'm getting a Jane Doe ready."
  • (James Gleason) "On December 26th, you get one railroad ticket -- out of town. And the Bulletin agrees to pay to have your arm fixed. That's what you want, isn't it?"
  • (Gary Cooper) "Yeah, but, it's gotta be by "Bonesetter" Brown."
  • (James Gleason) "There you are, Norton; - the people, try and lick that."
  • (James Gleason) "Lighthouses, John. Lighthouses in a foggy world."
  • (James Gleason) "I should be drinking milk, you know. This stuff is poison."

Gary Cooper as Long John Willoughby

  • (Gary Cooper) "So I came down and I whacked you a good one, see? Then he whacked you, and I whacked you another one, and we both started whackin' you like --"
  • (Irving Bacon) "Well if you're through whackin' her, c'mon let's get goin'."
  • (Gary Cooper) "Hey, stop worryin', Colonel, fifty bucks ain't gonna ruin me."
  • (Walter Brennan) "I've seen plenty of fellas start out with fifty bucks and wind up with a bank account."
  • (Irving Bacon) "Hey, what's wrong with a bank account, anyway?"
  • (Walter Brennan) "And let me tell you, Long John, when you become a guy with a bank account, they gotcha. Yes sir, they gotcha."
  • (Irving Bacon) "Who's got him?"
  • (Walter Brennan) "The helots."

Barbara Stanwyck as Ann

  • (Barbara Stanwyck) "If it was raining hundred dollar bills, you'd be out looking for a dime you lost someplace."
  • (Barbara Stanwyck) "Please don't give up. We'll start all over again. Just you and I. It isn't too late. The John Doe movement isn't dead yet. You see, John, it isn't dead or they wouldn't be here. It's alive in them. They kept it alive by being afraid. That's why they came up here. Oh, darling --. We can start clean now. Just you and I. It'll grow John, and it'll grow big because it'll be honest this time. Oh, John, if it's worth dying for, it's worth living for. Oh please, John -- You wanna be honest, don't ya? Well, you don't have to die to keep the John Doe ideal alive. Someone already died for that once. The first John Doe. And he's kept that ideal alive for nearly 2,000 years. It was He who kept it alive in them. And He'll go on keeping it alive for ever and always; for every John Doe movement these men kill, a new one will be born. That's why those bells are ringing, John. They're calling to us, not to give up but to keep on fighting, to keep on pitching. Oh, don't you see darling? This is no time to give up. You and I, John, we -- Oh, no, no, John. If you die, I want to die too. Oh, oh, I love you."

Harry Holman as Mayor Hawkins

  • (Harry Holman) "No you can't see him, you didn't vote for me in the last election. Shame on you."
  • (Harry Holman) "O.K. folks, but remember your manners. No stampeding. Walk slow, like you do when you come to pay your taxes."
  • (Harry Holman) "Why, Bert. I feel slighted. I'd like to join, but nobody asked me."
  • (Sourpuss Smithers) "I'm sorry, Mayor, but we voted that no politician could join."
  • (Mrs. Hansen) "Just the John Does of the neighborhood because you know how politicians are."

Walter Brennan as The Colonel

  • (Walter Brennan) "I've seen guys like you before. Guys that never had to worry. Then they get a hold of some dough and go goofy."
  • (Walter Brennan) "Get a hold of some dough and the first thing that happens to a guy is he wants to go into a restaurant and sit down to a table and eat salad and cupcakes and tea. Boy, what that kind of food does to your system."
  • (Walter Brennan) "$5,000. Holy mackerel. I can see the helots coming now. A whole army of them."
  • (Walter Brennan) "Gangway, you helots."
  • (Walter Brennan) "I don't read no papers, and I don't listen to radios either. I know the world's been shaved by a drunken barber, and I don't have to read it."

Edward Arnold as D. B. Norton

  • (Edward Arnold) "What the American people need is an iron hand."
  • (Edward Arnold) "From now on, I think you'd better work directly with me."
  • (Edward Arnold) "You'll play your cards right and you'll never have to worry about money again."

Warren Hymer as Angelface

  • (Warren Hymer) "Say, he's giving it away. I better get me some of that"
  • (Irving Bacon) "Hey, come back here you helot."

Irving Bacon as Beany

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