Capt. Frank Waller Quotes in Major Dundee (1965)
Capt. Frank Waller Quotes:
Maj. Amos Dundee: What are you trying to say, Frank? Come on, speak up. Spit it out.
Capt. Frank Waller: I'm not trying to say the massacre was your fault. I am trying to say that you should recognize your transfer to this post was a disciplinary action, pure and simple... and if you try to fight your own war again - like you did at Gettysburg - they'll break you.
Capt. Frank Waller: [referring to Dundee's planned expedition] I feel it's my responsibility to report to General Carleton what I believe to be an irresponsible and reckless action.
Maj. Amos Dundee: Do your worst.
Capt. Frank Waller: You could be shot for this, Amos.
Maj. Amos Dundee: My executioners will have to stand *in line*.
Maj. Amos Dundee: Captain, give my regards to General Carleton.
Capt. Frank Waller: I hope that you're to have that pleasure yourself within the next week, Major. If not - good luck.
Capt. Frank Waller: Are you pursuing the Apache, Major, or a promotion?
Maj. Amos Dundee: Whatever my reasons are, Frank, you'd better get down on your knees and pray to God I don't decide to take you with me.
Maj. Amos Dundee: [Dundee and his men have brought back Tyreen and the escaped Confederates to the fort] Well, Captain, I brought back your wandering boys. Now you tell me how they got loose.
Capt. Frank Waller: They clubbed two guards and went over the wall. It should be pointed out, Major, that at the time of their escape, 134 men of this command were a half day's march from here, either digging graves or rotting in the sun, waiting to be buried.
Maj. Amos Dundee: I want every prisoner that can walk on this parade ground in ten minutes - including those in irons.
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