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Sam Phillips (Character)
from Walk the Line (2005)

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Related Videos (see all 5)
Walk the Line -- A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Walk the Line -- Clip: The world's changed
Walk the Line -- Clip: You should try taking credit for something
Walk the Line -- Clip: Ring of fire
Walk the Line -- Clip: You can't walk the line

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Samuel Cornelius Phillips (January 5, 1923 July 30... See more »

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  1. "Sun Records" Played by Chad Michael Murray
        - Episode #1.7 (2016) TV episode, Played by Chad Michael Murray
        - Episode #1.3 (2016) TV episode, Played by Chad Michael Murray
        - Episode #1.4 (2016) TV episode, Played by Chad Michael Murray
        - Episode #1.1 (2016) TV episode, Played by Chad Michael Murray
        - Episode #1.5 (2016) TV episode, Played by Chad Michael Murray
          (3 more)

  2. Tears of a King (2007) Played by Brian Wimmer
  3. Walk the Line (2005) Played by Dallas Roberts
  4. Celebrating the Man in Black: The Making of 'Walk the Line' (2005) (TV) Played by Dallas Roberts
  5. "Elvis" Played by Tim Guinee
        - Episode #1.1 (2005) TV episode, Played by Tim Guinee
        - Episode #1.2 (2005) TV episode, Played by Tim Guinee

  6. I Still Miss Someone (1999) Played by Dennis Martin
  7. "Quantum Leap"
        - Memphis Melody - July 3, 1954 (1993) TV episode, Played by Gregory Itzin
  8. "Elvis"
        - Let It Burn (1990) TV episode, Played by Jordan Williams
        - Bodyguards (1990) TV episode, Played by Jordan Williams
        - Sun Sessions (1990) TV episode, Played by Jordan Williams
        - Grand Ole Opry (1990) TV episode, Played by Jordan Williams
        - Roots (1990) TV episode, Played by Jordan Williams
          (8 more)

  9. Great Balls of Fire! (1989) Played by Trey Wilson
  10. "The Twilight Zone"
        - The Once and Future King/A Saucer of Loneliness (1986) TV episode, Played by Paul Eiding
  11. This Is Elvis (1981) Played by Knox Phillips

  12. Elvis (1979/I) (TV) Played by Charles Cyphers
    ... aka "Elvis the Movie" - USA (informal title)

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From Walk the Line (2005)
[after record producer Sam Phillips stops Cash's band a couple of verses into their audition]
Sam Phillips: You know exactly what I'm telling you. We've already heard that song a hundred times. Just like that. Just... like... how... you... sing it.
Johnny Cash: Well you didn't let us bring it home.
Sam Phillips: Bring... bring it home? All right, let's bring it home. If you was hit by a truck and you was lying out there in that gutter dying, and you had time to sing *one* song. Huh? One song that people would remember before you're dirt. One song that would let God know how you felt about your time here on Earth...
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