“‘Course I’m respectable. I’m old. Politicians, ugly buildings, and whores all get respectable if they last long enough.” – John Huston as Noah Cross
“I was born when she kissed me. I died when she left me. I lived a few weeks while she loved me.” – Humphrey Bogart as Dixon Steele
“You could have been anything. Anything. You had brains… ambition. You worked harder than any 10 men. But the wrong things. Always the wrong things…” – Gene Tierney as Mary Bristol
“One way or another, we all work for our vice.” – Sam Jaffe as Doc Erwin Riedenschneider
“When you love someone you have to be careful with it, you might never get it again.” – Jake Gyllenhaal as Edward Sheffield
A classic lesser-known noir from Anthony Mann.
Another good example of late 1940s film noir.
A unique example of film noir colliding with a more straightforward melodrama.