Paul Newman nailed his performance in this movie, but it wasn’t supposed to be him in the starring role. Tragedy in Hollywood led to one of the big breaks in Newman’s early career.
“You know, sometimes I think it’s givin’ the good Lord the worst of it to say He invented people.” – Noah Beery Jr. as Sam
“In times long past, this planet was the home of a mighty, noble race of beings who called themselves the Krell. Ethically and technologically they were a million years ahead of humankind.” – Walter Pidgeon as Dr. Edward Morbius
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“I don’t believe in surrenders. Nope, I’ve still got my saber, Reverend. Didn’t beat it into no plowshare, neither.” – John Wayne as Ethan Edwards
Et cetera, et cetera, et cetera!