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Roustabout (1964) Poster

(1964)

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[as Charlie steps outside the Tea House, three college students follow him - Charlie starts to get on his motorcycle]

College boy in gray sweater: Is that your sickle?

Charlie Rogers: You ought to stop reading those hot rod magazines, buddy. Sickle is out, it's either a bike or a motorcycle.

College boy in suit and tie: Made in Japan, huh?

Charlie Rogers: That's right, made in Japan.

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College boy in gray sweater: That your sickle?

Charlie Rogers: Gotta stop reading those hot-rod magazines buddie, sickles are out - it's either a bike or a motorcycle.

College boy in suit and tie: Made in Japan huh.

Charlie Rogers: That's right, made in Japan.

College boy in suit and tie: What's the matter, American sickles not good enough for you?

Charlie Rogers: You don't dig world trade buddy after all the economics they've tried to shove into you.

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Charlie Rogers: I never thought I'd be running off with the circus.

Maggie: Let's get one thing straight. This is not a circus. This is a carnival. There's a big difference.

Charlie Rogers: I guess you're right. I guess a circus has elephants.

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College boy in suit and tie: No, no! That's karate!

Charlie Rogers: That goes with the sickle! Come on!

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Billy the midget: Hey, you!

Charlie Rogers: Yeah?

[Charlie looks around but to no avail]

Billy the midget: Down here, stupid.

Charlie Rogers: Hey look, kid. You better wait till you grow up before you start picking fights with grown-ups.

Billy the midget: What do you mean, kid? I'm 38.

Charlie Rogers: [chuckles] Congratulations.

Billy the midget: Are you Charlie Rogers?

Charlie Rogers: Yep.

Billy the midget: Well, Joe's been looking for you. Come on.

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Charlie Rogers: I'll be back in ten minute with a football hero's lament 'I left my knee at USC'.

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Marge: They're taking it bigger than usual.

Charlie Rogers: Good.

Marge: Might mean trouble.

Charlie Rogers: So what else is new?

Marge: Charlie why do you have to act so tough, what does it get you?

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College boy in college jacket: This is a real crummy joint, I've seen more action in a zoo.

Charlie Rogers: Which side of the cage, pal?

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Charlie Rogers: Come on!

College boy in suit and tie: No, that's karate!

Charlie Rogers: It goes with the sickle.

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Sheriff: Stay out of trouble.

Charlie Rogers: You're asking the impossible.

Sheriff: I'm not asking, I'm telling.

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Charlie Rogers: Just because you bailed me out doesn't mean you own me.

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Maggie: What do you do when you're not riding your bike?

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Charlie Rogers: Are you serious - me working in a circus?

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Madame Mijanou, Fortune Teller: Hey, don't you believe in knocking?

Joe Lean: How do you knock on a tent?

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Charlie Rogers: What do you do here?

Madame Mijanou, Fortune Teller: That depends, by day or night.

Charlie Rogers: I hope you're not a mind-reader because if you are, I'm about to get my face slapped!

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Madame Mijanou, Fortune Teller: You will bring great financial reward to your native land.

Charlie Rogers: Sure, but right now I'm a roustabout and the boss told me to come in here and give you a hand.

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Madame Mijanou, Fortune Teller: I can tell you what kind of woman will be attracted to you.

Charlie Rogers: I think I'm old enough to figure that out for myself.

Madame Mijanou, Fortune Teller: What do you see in my eyes?

Charlie Rogers: Maybe I better slap your face!

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Charlie Rogers: I've got a pretty persuasive way about me.

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Cathy Lean: You fascinate me.

Charlie Rogers: Yeah, that's the best news I've heard all day.

Cathy Lean: No, I mean the way you go around the country with your guitar and a chip on your shoulder.

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Charlie Rogers: Are you cold or do I make you nervous?

Cathy Lean: Both.

Charlie Rogers: You can come a bit closer you know, I give off plenty of body heat.

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Charlie Rogers: The time and the feelings match, no dice on the place.

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Cathy Lean: I'm sorry Charlie, I like you too but you're just passing through.

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