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Warden Norton (Character)
from The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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The Shawshank Redemption -- Academy Award winner Tim Robbins ("Mystic River," "The Hudsucker Proxy") stars in this Oscar nominated drama about a banker who is wrongly convicted of the murder of his wife and her lover.
The Shawshank Redemption -- Two imprisoned men bond over a number of years, finding solace and eventual redemption through acts of common decency.

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The Warden of Shawshank Prison. He believes in two things: discipline and the bible... See more »


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  1. "Family Guy"
    ... aka "Padre de familia" - USA (Spanish title)
        - Three Kings (2009) TV episode, Played by Seth MacFarlane

  2. The Shawshank Redemption (1994) Played by Bob Gunton

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From The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Warden Samuel Norton: I have to say that's the most amazing story I've ever heard. What amazes me most is that you were taken in by it.
Andy Dufresne: Sir?
Warden Samuel Norton: Well, it's obvious this fellow Williams is impressed with you. He hears your tale of woe and, quite naturally, wants to cheer you up. He's young, not terribly bright. It's not surprising he wouldn't know what a state he put you in.
Andy Dufresne: Sir, he's telling the truth.
Warden Samuel Norton: Well, let's say for the moment this Blatch does exist. You think he'd just fall to his knees and cry: "Yes, I did it, I confess! Oh, and by the way, add a life term to my sentence."
Andy Dufresne: You know that wouldn't matter. With Tommy's testimony I can get a new trial.
Warden Samuel Norton: That's assuming Blatch is still there. Chances are excellent he'd be released by now.
Andy Dufresne: Well they'd have his last known address, names of relatives. It's a *chance*, isn't it.
[Norton shakes his head]
Andy Dufresne: How can you be so obtuse?
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