Guy Haines
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Guy Haines (Character)
from Strangers on a Train (1951)

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Strangers on a Train (1951)
Guy Haines: I may be old-fashioned, but I thought murder was against the law.

Senator Morton: You had no trouble, of course, with the police once they verified your alibi?
Guy Haines: When an alibi is full of bourbon, sir, it can't stand up.

Guy Haines: It's pretty late to start flirting with a discarded husband.

Guy Haines: Doesn't that bloodhound ever relax? He sticks so close he's beginning to grow on me - like a fungus.

Bruno Anthony: When's the wedding?
Guy Haines: The what?
Bruno Anthony: The wedding. It's in the papers.
Guy Haines: Well, it shouldn't be. Not unless they legalized bigamy overnight.

Barbara Morton: Who's the interesting-looking Frenchman with the Darvilles?
Guy Haines: His name's Antony... he's not French.

Guy Haines: You crazy maniac! Would you please get out of here and leave me alone?
Bruno Anthony: But Guy... I like you.
[offended, Guy punches Bruno in the face]

Anne Morton: How did you get him to do it?
Guy Haines: I... get him to do it?
Anne Morton: He killed Miriam, didn't he?
[Guy stares at Anne, hesitating to answer]
Anne Morton: Tell me, didn't he.
Guy Haines: Yes. He's a maniac. I met him on the train going to Metcalf. He had some crazy scheme about exchanging murders. I'd do his murder; he'd do mine.
Anne Morton: What do you mean "your murder" Guy?
Guy Haines: He read about me in the papers. He knew about Miriam, about you. He suggested that if he got rid of Miriam for me I should kill his father.
Anne Morton: You must have known he was talking nonsense.
Guy Haines: But he wasn't! Of course I didn't give it another thought. And now a lunatic wants me to kill his father.
Anne Morton: It's too fantastic.
Guy Haines: Yes, isn't it?
Anne Morton: You mean, you've known about Miriam all this time?
Guy Haines: Since the first night. He gave me her glasses.
Anne Morton: Why didn't you call the policee?
Guy Haines: And have them say what you did? "Mr. Haines, how did you get him to do it?" And Bruno would say we planned it together.