Out of the Past
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Kathie: I'm sorry he didn't die.
Jeff: Give him time.

Jeff: Now, do you wanna talk business, or do you wanna play house...?

Ann: She can't be all bad. No one is.
Jeff: Well, she comes the closest.

Whit: You just sit and stay inside yourself. You wait for me to talk. I like that.
Jeff: I never found out much listening to myself.

Jeff: I didn't know you were so little.
Kathie: I'm taller than Napoleon.
Jeff: You're prettier, too.

Kathie: Oh, Jeff. I've missed you. I've wondered about you and prayed you'd understand. Can you understand?
Jeff: You prayed, Kathie?

Jeff: You know, maybe I was wrong and luck is like love. You have to go all the way to find it.
Ann: You do to keep it.

Whit: Joe couldn't find a prayer in the Bible.

Jeff: Let's go down to the bar. We can cool off while we try to impress each other.

Kathie: Can't you even feel sorry for me?
Jeff: I'm not going to try.
Kathie: Jeff.
Jeff: Just get out, will you? I have to sleep in this room.

Eels: Your uh... cousin is a very charming young lady.
Jeff: No he isn't. His name is Norman, and he's a bookmaker in Cleveland Ohio.

Jeff: I never saw her in the daytime. We seemed to live by night. What was left of the day went away like a pack of cigarettes you smoked. I didn't know where she lived. I never followed her. All I ever had to go on was a place and time to see her again. I don't know what we were waiting for. Maybe we thought the world would end.

Jeff: You say to yourself, "How hot can it get?" Then, in Acapulco, you find out.

Jeff: Nothing in the world is any good unless you can share it.

Meta Carson: For a man who appears to be clever, you can certainly act like an idiot.
Jeff: That's one way to be clever! Look like an idiot.
Meta Carson: You look like an underweight ghost.

Fisher: You know, a dame with a rod is like a guy with a knitting needle.

Kathie: Don't you see you've only me to make deals with now?
Jeff: Build my gallows high, baby.

Kathie: I think we deserve a break.
Jeff: We deserve each other.

Eels: All women are wonders, because they reduce all men to the obvious.
Meta Carson: So do martinis.

Kathie: I didn't know what I was doing. I, I didn't know anything except how much I hated him. But I didn't take anything. I didn't, Jeff. Don't you believe me?
Jeff: Baby, I don't care.

Plot hole: Early in the movie, when Joe Stefanos tells Mary, the owner of the luncheonette, that he found Jeff Bailey by passing by and seeing the name on the sign of the gas station, it makes no sense. He only knew him by the name Jeff Markham. Even if he was just lying to her, he uses the same explanation when he is alone talking to Jeff. We never know how he found him.


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