Samuel Harvey Graynamore Quotes in Joe Versus the Volcano (1990)
Samuel Harvey Graynamore Quotes:
Samuel Harvey Graynamore: Well, does it take more guts to twice traverse a staircase in a burning building, or to make a one-time leap into a volcano? Damned if I know, Kemosabe.
Samuel Harvey Graynamore: You got any whiskey?
Joe Banks: No.
Samuel Harvey Graynamore: I want to hire you Joe Banks. I want to hire you - to jump into a volcano.
Joe Banks: Eh - you don't - I do have some whiskey.
Samuel Harvey Graynamore: There's an island in the South Pacific called Waponi Woo. The name means little island with a big volcano. Now, the Waponis are a cheerful people who live a simple existence, fishing in the lagoon, picking fruit. Their one fear is that big volcano. They call it the big Woo. They believe, that an angry fire god in the volcano will sink the island! Unless, once every 100 years he is appeased. It's been 99 years, 11 months and 11 days since the fire god got his propers and the Waponis are scared!
Joe Banks: How is the god appeased?
Samuel Harvey Graynamore: Of his own free will, a man's got to jump into the volcano.
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