The Last Picture Show
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Sam the Lion: If she was here I'd probably be just as crazy now as I was then in about 5 minutes. Ain't that ridiculous?.. Naw, it ain't really. 'Cause being crazy about a woman like her is always the right thing to do. Being an old decrepit bag of bones, that's what's ridiculous. Gettin' old.

Duane Jackson: I'll see you in a year or two if I don't get shot.

Sam the Lion: You boys can get on out of here, I don't want to have no more to do with you. Scarin' a poor, unfortunate creature like Billy just so's you could have a few laughs - I've been around that trashy behavior all my life, I'm gettin' tired of puttin' up with it. Now you can stay out of this pool hall, out of my cafe, and my picture show too - I don't want no more of your business.

Sam the Lion: You see? This is what I get for bettin' on my own home town ballteam. I ought'a have better sense.
Abilene: Wouldn't hurt to have a better home town.

Ruth Popper: Y'see? You shouldn't have come here. I'm around that corner now. You've ruined it and it's lost completely. Just your needing me won't make it come back.

Sonny Crawford: Nothin's really been right since Sam the Lion died.

Lois Farrow: I guess if it wasn't for Sam, I'd have missed it, whatever it is. I'd have been one of them amity types that thinks that playin' bridge is about the best thing that life has to offer.

Sam the Lion: Bein' crazy about a woman like that is always the right thing to do.

Factual error: There is a picture of Elvis in Jacy Farrow's bedroom. The film depicts a small Texas town in 1951 to 1952. Elvis' first recording was in 1953 and he did not become famous by any sense of the word before 1954.

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Trivia: Ben Johnson won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Sam the Lion, even though he's only on screen for a total of 9 minutes and 54 seconds. This is the shortest performance ever to win the award.

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