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: We don't usually pick up actors off the wharves, but we can't be choosy right now! Gaylord Ravenal
: Madam, your courtesy is only exceeded by your charm.
: [saying farewell to Kim before he deserts her and Magnolia
] And when I'm gone, you'll think of me, won't you? Kim as a child
: Of course I will. And when you're gone, I always do what you tell me. Gaylord Ravenal
: What was that? Kim as a child
: Don't you remember? Make-believe! Gaylord Ravenal
: [touched and on the verge of tears
] That's right. I gave you a system for having everything you want.
Cap'n Andy Hawks
: And if you can play the parts to my satisfaction, I'll give you 15 dollars a week, and a chance to see the world. Gaylord Ravenal
: I've seen it.
] Who cares if my boat goes upstream? Or if the gale bids me go with the river's flow? I drift along with my fancy; sometimes I thank my lucky stars my heart is free... Frank
: [as Ellie looks admiringly after Gaylord
] What are you lookin' at? Ellie May Chipley
: Bet he's some aristocrat. Frank
: Yeah? Look at the cracks in his shoes. Gaylord Ravenal
] ... and other times I wonder, where's the mate for me?
: [the actors are performing the play "The Parson's Bride" on the show boat. Rubber Face, the prop and sound effects man, mistakenly moos like a cow instead of doing a doorbell sound effect
] Moo! Magnolia
: [in character as Miss Lucy
] Ah, there's the bell. It must be Parson Brown at last! Gaylord Ravenal
: [enters in character as Parson Brown
] Good evening, Miss Lucy! I was absorbed in meditation and did not realize night had fallen. Magnolia
: The days are growing shorter, Hamilton, but they're long when one is waiting! Gaylord Ravenal
: As I came across the field I saw the cattle driven home by your faithful dog. Rubber Face
: [growing ever louder
] Mooo! MOOOO!
[Ravenal rolls his eyes in exasperation
] Cap'n Andy Hawks
: [to Rubber face
] Shut up!
: [borrowing Magnolia's jewels so that he can pawn them
] Don't worry darling, it's only temporary. I'll get them back for you. Magnolia
: Everything can be temporary - -except us.
: How are your others? Gaylord Ravenal
: Huh? What's that, honey? Magnolia
: Your other bets! Yesterday's and last night's and all those "one last round before we break it up" bets! Were they just as good?
Sheriff Ike Vallon
: [offering Ravenal a cigar
] See-gar? Gaylord Ravenal
: [looking at it
] What'd you call that? Sheriff Ike Vallon
: See-gar. Gaylord Ravenal
: [referring to Parthy
] Every time she calls, you jump. Why? Cap'n Andy Hawks
] Cap'n Andy Hawks
: That woman's got a mean disposition!