Hobson's Choice (1954)
Maggie Hobson: I've been watching you for a long time and everything I've seen I've liked. I think you'll do for me.
Henry Hobson: I've noticed that if you get one marriage in a family, it goes through t'lot like meazles.
[Henry has been served a summons for trespass and damages from Beenstocks because he fell into their cellar in a drunken stupour and slept the night there]
Henry Hobson: My good class customers are not going to buy their boots from a man who's stood up in open court and had to acknowledge he was "overcome" in a public street.
Willie Mossop: D'you think it'll get in t'paper, Maggie?
Maggie Hobson: Aye, you'll see your name in t'Salford Reporter, Father.
Henry Hobson: Salford Reporter? When ruin and disaster overwhelm a man of my importance, it's reported in t'Manchester Guardian, for the whole country to read.
Willie Mossop: Ee by gum, think of that! Why, it's very near worthwhile to be ruined, for t'pleasure of reading about yourself in t'printed paper.
Henry Hobson: Beg pardon.
Maggie Hobson: Good job your Masons' meetings are only once a month.
Albert Prosser: Ah, shall we get to business, sir?
Henry Hobson: Young man, don't abuse a noble word.
Henry Hobson: It's a lawyer's job to squeeze a man and squeeze him where he's squirming and seen most - in court.
Henry Hobson: You, you blood-sucking, money-grabbing...
Albert Prosser: One moment, Mr. Hobson. You can call me what you like...
Henry Hobson: And I shall, you...