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The Wicker Man Quotes

The Wicker Man is a TV show that was first aired in 1970 . The Wicker Man stopped airing in 1970.

It features Peter Snell (producer) as producer, Paul Giovanni in charge of musical score, and Harry Waxman as head of cinematography.

The Wicker Man is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of The Wicker Man is 87 minutes long. The Wicker Man is distributed by British Lion Films.

The cast includes: Christopher Lee as Lord Summerisle, Irene Sunters as May Morrison, Britt Ekland as Willow, Ingrid Pitt as Librarian, Russell Waters as Harbor Master, Diane Cilento as Miss Rose, and Gerry Cowper as Rowan Morrison.

The Wicker Man Quotes

Russell Waters as Harbor Master

  • (Russell Waters) "Much has been said of the strumpets of yore / Of wenches and bawdy house queens by the score / But I sing of a baggage that we all adore / The landlord's daughter."

Christopher Lee as Lord Summerisle

  • (Christopher Lee) "I think I could turn and live with animals. They are so placid and self-contained. They do not lie awake in the dark and weep for their sins. They do not make me sick discussing their duty to God. Not one of them kneels to another or to his own kind that lived thousands of years ago. Not one of them is respectable or unhappy, all over the earth."
  • (Christopher Lee) "Animals are fine, but their acceptability is limited. A little child is even better, but not nearly as effective as the right kind of adult."
  • (Sergeant Howie) "What religion can they possibly be learning jumping over bonfires?"
  • (Christopher Lee) "Parthenogenesis."
  • (Sergeant Howie) "What?"
  • (Christopher Lee) "Literally, as Miss Rose would doubtless say in her assiduous way, reproduction without sexual union."
  • (Sergeant Howie) "Oh, what is all this? I mean, you've got fake biology, fake religion -- Sir, have these children never heard of Jesus?"
  • (Christopher Lee) "Himself the son of a virgin, impregnated, I believe, by a ghost --"
  • (Christopher Lee) "Come. It is time to keep your appointment with the Wicker Man."
  • (Sergeant Howie) "And what of the TRUE God? Whose glory, churches and monasteries have been built on these islands for generations past? Now sir, what of him?"
  • (Christopher Lee) "He's dead. Can't complain, had his chance and in modern parlance, blew it."
  • (Christopher Lee) "Good afternoon, Sergeant Howie. I trust the sight of the young people refreshes you."
  • (Sergeant Howie) "No sir, it does NOT refresh me."
  • (Christopher Lee) "Cut some capers, man. Use your bladder."
  • (Sergeant Howie) "Your lordship seems strangely -- unconcerned."
  • (Christopher Lee) "Well I'm confident your suspicions are wrong, Sergeant. We don't commit murder here. We're a deeply religious people."
  • (Sergeant Howie) "Religious? With ruined churches, no ministers, no priests -- and children dancing naked."
  • (Christopher Lee) "They do love their divinity lessons."
  • (Sergeant Howie) "But they are -- are naked."
  • (Christopher Lee) "Naturally. It's much too dangerous to jump through the fire with your clothes on."
  • (Sergeant Howie) "If the crops fail, Summerisle, next year your people will kill you on May Day."
  • (Christopher Lee) "They will not fail."
  • (Christopher Lee) "Do sit down, Sergeant. Shocks are so much better absorbed with the knees bent."

Gerry Cowper as Rowan Morrison

Irene Sunters as May Morrison

  • (Irene Sunters) "You'll simply never understand the true nature of sacrifice."

Diane Cilento as Miss Rose

  • (Diane Cilento) "The building attached to the ground in which the body lies is no longer used for CHRISTIAN worship, so whether it is still a CHURCHYARD is debatable."

Britt Ekland as Willow

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