Barfly Quotes in Way Out West (1937)


Barfly Quotes:

  • 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]

    Cynthia: Thanks.

    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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