Shane (1953)


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Joe Starrett: What Ryker has comin' isn't fit for a woman to see.

Rufus Ryker: I'm through foolin', Grafton. From now on when we fight with them, the air is gonna be filled with - gunsmoke.

Shane: I like working for Starrett.
Rufus Ryker: Whatever he's payin', I'll double.
Shane: Its no use.
Rufus Ryker: What are you lookin' for?
Shane: Nothin'.
Rufus Ryker: Pretty wife, Starrett's got.
Shane: Why, you dirty.

Shane: You were watchin' me down it for quite a spell, weren't you?
Joey: Yes I was.
Shane: You know, I... I like a man who watches things go on around. It means he'll make his mark someday.

Marian Starrett: Oh, Ernie, you wouldn't leave your home and land. Oh, Ernie, you.
Ernie Wright: I'm worn down and out. I'm tired of bein' insulted by them fellers. Called a pig farmer. Who knows what comes next?
Joe Starrett: Well, don't throw your tail up.

Chris Calloway: A whole bunch came in. They brought all their women to protect 'em.

Jack Wilson: Why don't we just gun him and get on with it. One's run already, it won't take much to stampede the rest.

Joey: Pa's got things for you to do. And Mother wants you. I know she does.

Joe Starrett: If this don't beat all. My name is Starrett, Joe Starrett, and, um, this here is Joey. You heard what my little woman said. Come on in, please. I-I feel like eatin'.
Shane: Call me Shane.

Joey: Could you whip him, Pa? Could you whip Shane?
Joe Starrett: Don't you ask nothin' but questions?
Joey: But could you?
Joe Starrett: Ooh, maybe. But there's no call for that, Joey. Shane's on our side.

Joey: I just love Shane.

Fred Lewis: Joe, just how far is this Ryker gonna push us?
Joe Starrett: Let's not talk scared. That's just exactly what Ryker wants. He thinks he can just shoo us off here like a flock of chickens.

Joe Starrett: I wouldn't ask you were you're bound?
Shane: One place unknown. Some place I never been.

Shane: Do you mind putting down that gun? Then I'll leave.
Joe Starrett: What difference does it make, you're leaving anyway?
Shane: I'd like it to be my idea.

Rufus Ryker: I like Starrett, too. I'll kill him if I have to. I tell you, I'll kill him if I have to.
Jack Wilson: You mean I'll kill him if you have to.

Joe Starrett: That's one thing a married man has got to get used to, is waitin' for women.
Joey: Hurry up, Ma.

Marian Starrett: You're both out of your senses. This isn't worth a life, anybody's life. What are you fighting for? This shack, this little piece of ground, and nothing but work, work, work? I'm sick of it. I'm sick of trouble. Joe, let's move. Let's go on. Please.
Joe Starrett: Marion, don't say that. That ain't the truth. You love this place more than me.
Marian Starrett: Not anymore.
Joe Starrett: Even if that was the truth, it wouldn't change things.

Revealing mistake: Alan Ladd (Shane) was quite short. When he walks up to the bar, you can sometimes see him walk up a ramp so he can be the same height as the character standing next to him.

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