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The Big Heat Quotes

The Big Heat is a television show that first aired in 1970 . The Big Heat ended its run in 1970.

It features Robert Arthur (film producer) as producer, Unbulleted list, Henry Vars (uncredited), Mischa Bakaleinikoff (musical director) in charge of musical score, and Charles Lang as head of cinematography.

The Big Heat is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Big Heat is 90 minutes long. The Big Heat is distributed by Columbia Pictures.

The cast includes: Gloria Grahame as Debby Marsh, Peter Whitney as Tierney, Glenn Ford as Dave Bannion, Lee Marvin as Vince Stone, Willis Bouchey as Lt. Ted Wilks, Alexander Scourby as Mike Lagana, Jeanette Nolan as Bertha Duncan, Dan Seymour as Mr. Atkins, and Jocelyn Brando as Katie Bannion.

The Big Heat Quotes

Glenn Ford as Dave Bannion

  • (Glenn Ford) "I'm through with you; but your friends aren't. I'm going to spread the word that you talked. You're out of business, thief."
  • (Glenn Ford) "It doesn't matter to you that Slim might have been mixed up in a murder?"
  • (Dan Seymour) "Sure it matters, but what can I do about it? I don't know anything."
  • (Glenn Ford) "You're a liar."
  • (Dan Seymour) "You can't insult me, mister. I said I don't know anything about it, and that's how it stands."
  • (Glenn Ford) "You know, I've been meetin' your kind every day for ten years -- scared rabbits that never see anything. You wouldn't stick out your big, fat neck for anybody, would you?"
  • (Dan Seymour) "That's the truth, but it's my big, fat neck. So now, if you're through talkin', I'll get back to work."
  • (Glenn Ford) "I ought to --"
  • (Dan Seymour) "That won't change my story. Cops get paid to take risks; I'm not. You see, I've got a wife and kids too."
  • (Glenn Ford) "Do you mind if I walk around your yard? Talk to your men?"
  • (Dan Seymour) "I have to mind. When it comes to my bread and butter, I stay careful."
  • (Glenn Ford) "It doesn't matter to you that Slim might have been mixed up in a murder, hmm?"
  • (Dan Seymour) "Sure it matters. But what can I do about it? I don't know anything."
  • (Glenn Ford) "You're a liar."
  • (Dan Seymour) "You can't insult me, mister. I said I don't know anything, and that's how it stands."
  • (Glenn Ford) "You know, I've been meeting your kind every day now for ten years. Scared rabbits who never see a thing. You wouldn't stick out your big fat neck for anybody, would you?"
  • (Dan Seymour) "That's the truth. But it's my big fat neck. So now if you're through talking, I'll get back to work."
  • (Glenn Ford) "I oughta' --"
  • (Dan Seymour) "That won't change my story. Cops are paid to take risks. I'm not. You see, I've got a wife and kids, too."

Gloria Grahame as Debby Marsh

  • (Gloria Grahame) "Vince threw hot coffee in my face. I'm gonna' be scarred. The whole side of my face will be scarred."
  • (Gloria Grahame) "You really want me to go?"
  • (Glenn Ford) "I wouldn't touch anything of Vince Stone's with a ten-foot pole."
  • (Gloria Grahame) "I guess a scar isn't so bad. Not if it's only on one side -- I can always go through life sideways."
  • (Gloria Grahame) "The main thing is to have the money. I've been rich and I've been poor. Believe me, rich is better."
  • (Gloria Grahame) "Well, you're about as romantic as a pair of handcuffs."
  • (Gloria Grahame) "When Vince talks business, I go out and get my legs waxed or something."
  • (Gloria Grahame) "It'll burn for a long time, Vince. It doesn't look bad now. But in the morning your face will be like mine."
  • (Gloria Grahame) "Look at it. It isn't pretty, is it? You'll walk through the side streets and alleys so that people won't stare at you. But you're lucky. It won't be for long."

Lee Marvin as Vince Stone

  • (Lee Marvin) "Hey, that's nice perfume."
  • (Gloria Grahame) "Something new. It attracts mosquitoes and repels men."
  • (Lee Marvin) "It doesn't work that way with me."
  • (Gloria Grahame) "It's not supposed to."

Peter Whitney as Tierney

  • (Peter Whitney) "They come and go like flies."
  • (Glenn Ford) "Only this fly got herself strangled."
  • (Peter Whitney) "These things, happen, Sergeant."

Willis Bouchey as Lt. Ted Wilks

  • (Willis Bouchey) "It was bad judgment to bother a cop's widow about the love life of her husband."
  • (Glenn Ford) "Good or bad, it was my judgment."
  • (Willis Bouchey) "You're missing the point. I'm the one that gets the pressure calls from upstairs. I'm the one that has to explain. You don't keep an office like this very long stepping on a lot of corns."
  • (Glenn Ford) "You want me to go upstairs and explain?"
  • (Willis Bouchey) "Not you. You're a corn stepper by instinct."
  • (Willis Bouchey) "You have any doubts Duncan killed himself?"
  • (Glenn Ford) "No, none at all, but I just got back from the county morgue."
  • (Willis Bouchey) "You mean that barfly? I read the teletype about your identification."
  • (Glenn Ford) "Lucy Chapman used to be Duncan's girlfriend."
  • (Willis Bouchey) "And the army's and navy's."

Jeanette Nolan as Bertha Duncan

  • (Jeanette Nolan) "The coming years are going to be just fine."
  • (Glenn Ford) "There aren't going to be any coming years for you."

Alexander Scourby as Mike Lagana

  • (Alexander Scourby) "This is my home and I don't like dirt checkd into it."

Jocelyn Brando as Katie Bannion

  • (Jocelyn Brando) "Your big trouble, Honey, is that you attack yourself from all sides like Jersey mosquitoes."

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