Denver Quotes in Wagon Master (1950)
Travis Blue: Feet hurt, ma'am?
Travis Blue: Well here, try these on!
[Hands here a pair of walking shoes, she puts them on]
Denver: Did you get these from that... red-headed gal?
Travis Blue: You mean Miss Prudence?... yes ma'am.
Denver: Is she your wife?
Travis Blue: No ma'am... How do they feel?
Denver: Fine. A little large for me maybe, but fine. Thanks very much, and thank your lady friend.
[Denver arises, and starts to walk away, Travis looks after her]
Travis Blue: She ain't that either ma'am!
Travis Blue: Sure hope that I see you again, Miss Denver.
Denver: Thanks, but don't plan on it, We move around. The medicine show has to, to stay healthy.
Travis Blue: We move around a lot trading horses. Good thing about it, though, you get to see a lot of pretty country, like the valley I got in mind. A man can make an awfully nice little cattle ranch in that valley. If he doesn't mind being lonesome.
Denver: [pauses] Good luck, fellow.
[She runs away, blinded by tears]
Travis Blue: Sure hope I see you again, Miss Denver.
Denver: Thanks, but don't think on it. We move around. The medice will show you have to to keep healthy.
Travis Blue: We move around a lot trading horses. Good thing about it, though: You get see alot of pretty country, like the valley I've got in mind. A man can make an awfully nice little cattle ranch in that valley, if he didn't mind being lonesome, and some one to help him with the cooking and such...
Denver: [pauses] Goodbye, fellow.
[She runs away, blinded by tears]
Denver: And don't call me Ma'am!
Travis Blue: Yes, Ma'am.
Denver: [to Alias] What's your name, boy?
Denver: Alias what?
Alias: Alias anything you please.
Denver: What do we call you?
Beaver: Hell, let's call him Alias!
Alias: That's what I'd do.
Denver: Alias it is.
Denver: Why you call yourself Beloved?
Beloved: In the dark, my name Beloved.
Denver: What's it like where you was before? Can you tell me?
Beloved: Dark. I was small in that place.
Beloved: Like this here.
Denver: Were you cold?
Beloved: Hot! Nothing to breathe down there. No room to move.
Denver: You see anybody?
Beloved: It's a lot of people down there. Some is dead.
Denver: You see Jesus? Baby Suggs?
Beloved: I don't know... I don't know the names.
Denver: Well, what you come back here for?
Beloved: To see her face.
Beloved: Mama's? Sethe's?
Beloved: [grabbing Denver's hand] Sethe's.
Denver: We have a ghost here, you know?
Sethe: Grandma Baby used to say your daddy was too good for this world. Remember? He was a good man. It scared her. She always used to fret he wasn't gonna make it through nothin'. He made it through a lot. But maybe Grandma Baby was right. Denver, your daddy ain't gonna never show up here. You understand?
Sethe: [Shakes head] The day ain't gonna never come when Halle knocks on that door. Never.
Denver: You won't ever leave us will ya?
Beloved: No never, this is where I AM.
Denver: How come everybody from Sweet Home can't stop talking about it? Seems to me if it was so sweet, you wouldn't have run away.
Sethe: Girl, who you think you talking to?
Paul D: No, she's right, Sethe. It wasn't sweet, and it sure wasn't home.
Paul D: That girl... Beloved. She really gone, like they say?
Denver: Haven't seen her since that way. Mama say she gone. She can feel it.
Paul D: You think she was sure enough your sister?
Denver: Sometimes. Other times... I think she was more.
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