The Petrified Forest (1936)
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as Alan Squier
as Gabrielle Maple
as Duke Mantee
as Boze Hertzlinger
as Mrs. Chisholm
as Jason Maple
as Gramp Maple
as Mr. Chisholm
as Joseph the Chauffeur
as Commander of Black H...
as Mantee's Girl
as 2nd Lineman
as Radio Announcer
as Gramp Maple
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a "classic" that really doesn't hold up. pretty bad, actually.
An interesting love story wrapped up in a crime thriller story. A bit long and talky, though, but pretty good.
a very diologue driven gangster picture that delivers. the acting was very good and the story well told despite the fact that it was incredibly simple. the entire film essentially takes place on a single set and no "event" really takes place throughout the film, but the diologue was poetic. i just had a really good time watching people talk for 80 minutes, and the fate of these well planned characters really mattered to me. great movie.
The Petrified Forest Quotes
|Alan Squier:||Oh Lord, now it's going to be all over.|
|Gabrielle Maple:||Paris! That must be the most marvelous place in the world for love, isn't it Alan?|
|Alan Squier:||All places are marvelous, Gabrielle.|
|Gabrielle Maple:||Even here?|
|Alan Squier:||Especially here, my darling. As long as I live I'll be grateful to the Duke.|
|Gabrielle Maple:||Alan? Alan, will you please kiss me?|
|Alan Squier:||Well let me tell you something: you're a forgetful old fool. Any woman's worth everything that any man has to give. Anguish, ecstasy, faith, jealousy, love, hatred, life or death - don't you see that's the whole excuse for our existence. It's what makes the whole thing possible and tolerable. When you get to my age you'll learn better sense.|
|Slim:||Hi, fellow brother!|
|Joseph the Chauffeur:||Good Evening!|
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