Silver Streak
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George Caldwell: I've never milked a cow before.
Rita: Cut the gas, Steve, you're a grown man. I'm sure you've had some similar experience.

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Grover Muldoon: How come you whities got such a tight ass, man?

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Hilly Burns: I give great phone.

George Caldwell: You stupid, ignorant son of a bitch, dumb bastard. Jesus Christ. I've met some dumb bastards in my time but you outdo them all.

George Caldwell: You're very beautiful, Hilly.
Hilly Burns: I like you too, George.

Grover Muldoon: So this is Mr. Big.
George Caldwell: That's the man.
Grover Muldoon: You ain't saying shit now, Mr. Big.
Roger Devereau: I must admit that I'm slightly at a loss for words. But on the other hand, I should warn you that you are a killer and you are wanted by the police in every state and I recommend that you, uh... be careful.

Grover Muldoon: What do they want you for?
George Caldwell: Murder.
Grover Muldoon: Drop me off anywhere along here okay? I don't mess with the Big M.

George Caldwell: I did not Kill Sweet.
Chief Donaldson: We Know that, but if you weren't so dumb you could've realised that we planted that news story for your own protection.

George Caldwell: I know what goes where, and why.

Bob Sweet: What were you doing back there? Getting a little ass?
George Caldwell: No, I was squeezing tits.

Ralston: Damn Hippies.

Continuity mistake: When George puts on Grover's purple jacket in the men's room, the collar is turned up in back. In the very next shot, it's rolled neatly down again, even though he hasn't touched it. (01:10:00)

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Trivia: The train crash at the end of the movie was filmed at Toronto's Union Station. While the layout of Union Station is irrelevant, it's interesting that the train's final position would have required it to cross the tracks at a 90° angle (more or less) and drop down onto the ramp that connects the Great Hall to the passenger departure area.

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Question: While a number of cigarettes show up in the silver streak, none appear to be lit. Am I wrong or was this subtle comedy, or production preference?

Answer: Most likely it was a production decision. Having multiple extra actors continually smoking during multiple takes and over hours of filming would make for a smokey set, affect breathing and burn peoples' eyes, be a fire hazard, and create consistency problems with cigarettes being in various stages of use (freshly lit or almost down to a stub).

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