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: I ran a check on you, Mr. Harper. You are not stupid. Lew Harper
: I have my moments.
: You wanna live, don't you? To a ripe old age? Lew Harper
: I'd hate to think that I was making those Social Security payments for nothing.
: See I'm not like most fols who get their kicks head on, I sort of slide in sideways like. As a matter of fact in High School they used to call me the crab. Lew Harper
: Oh. J.H. Kilbourne
: Now you take the oil businesss, my business, it's never any fun to drill straight down. I'm a slant driller by instinct. Lew Harper
: Are you slant-drilling me?
: You know what she wants to do with that land, Mr. Harper? She wants to turn it into a Goddam sanctuary for birds! Lew Harper
: I think that's kind of sweet. J.H. Kilbourne
: Well now, look, I'm all for saving wildlife like the next fella, but we gotta think about America's future. Energy sources just aren't that easy to come by. Lew Harper
: Aha! Did you come to that conclusion out of patriotism or just greed? J.H. Kilbourne
: [after a pause
] Little of both, Mr Harper, - like most men of wealth.
: Mavis maybe you should go for a walk. Candy
: How long a walk J. Hugh? J.H. Kilbourne
: Average, just average.
] J.H. Kilbourne
: You remember what I told you Mr Harper, about my crab-like ways.