Barfly Quotes in Way Out West (1937)
Maw: Have you seen my husband?
Barfly: Yeah, there he is, over there.
Lola Marcel, the Singing Nightingale: [sings] Won't you be my ownsome / My little turtle dove?
Paw - Bearded Miner at Saloon: [starts hugging the miner] Will I?
[laughs, Lola goes back to the stage]
Paw - Bearded Miner at Saloon: Waiter, I want a big bottle of wine, right over here! Come on, bring it over here, this beer's no good!
[the miner's wife confronts him]
Lola Marcel, the Singing Nightingale: [continues singing] My loving honey man...
Paw - Bearded Miner at Saloon: [closes his eyes, thinking he's kissing Lola] Sweetheart!
[opens his eyes to discover he just kissed his wife, who escorts him out of the saloon]
Paw - Bearded Miner at Saloon: Oh!
Barfly: This is too much. I'm wearing red, you're wearing red. That's quite a coincidence...
Ann: Look, I'm married.
Barfly: Really? Are you very married?
Ann: Married enough
Barfly: Oh. Oh. I see. Well, that shouldn't stop us...
Ann: I'm just here to see my sister. OK?
Barfly: Oh, really? Who's your sister?... Is she married?
Barfly: It's a nice dress.
Ann: Thanks. I thought so, too.
Barfly: Looks like a tablecloth.
Barfly: OK, now, you're wearing blue, I'm wearing blue. Is this some sort of weird coincidence?
Ann: I don't think so.
Barfly: I think it's something more.
Ann: Do you live here?
Barfly: No. I'm just passing through.
Ann: I brought you this. I knew it was your birthday.
[Hands Cynthia a potted plant]
Barfly: It's a nice plant. Looks like a tablecloth.
Barfly: [talking fast] Hiya. Hola. Hello. Good Evening.
[gets up and wanders over and sits next to Adam]
Barfly: Nice to meet ya.
Adam Jones: But we've never met.
Barfly: Oh, we go way back, John. Way way back.
Adam Jones: My name's not John, it's...
Barfly: I know what your name is, Bob.
Adam Jones: [keeps looking straight ahead, in monotone] I don't know you or what you're talking about.
Barfly: What do you mean you don't know me, Frank? Or is it Fred now? I always remember you liked changing your name. Some people change socks, I tell ya. But Wilson here, he changes his name like octopi go through digital watches, and real ones too.
Adam Jones: I don't follow you. I just want to get back to my house and be left alone. Don't you understand that?
Barfly: I know how you feel big guy. I mean we all wanna be left to our own devices. Our own shoes, our own appliances. There's a present in the tense. And the shift is on man, it's on!
[the Three Mesquiteers enter a rough-looking saloon]
Stony Brooke: Three sarsaparillas.
[One of the Cherokee Boys breaks the Mesquiteers' three bottles of pop]
Sarsaparilla, 1st 'Cherokee Boy': Had enough Sarsaparilla?
Stony Brooke: Just enough!
[a barroom brawl ensues and the Three Mesquiteers knock out the bad guys]
Barfly: That Sarsaparilla is powerful stuff!
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