Samuel Potts Quotes in Major Dundee (1965)
Samuel Potts Quotes:
Maj. Amos Dundee: Mr. Potts.
Samuel Potts: Major?
Maj. Amos Dundee: I'm a long way from Gettysburg. Any suggestions?
Samuel Potts: Yeah. Let's, uh, go have a look... slow and easy.
Samuel Potts: Bannon was a soldier, Amos. It goes with the pretty girls and the pension.
Maj. Amos Dundee: Sam...
Samuel Potts: Yeah?
Maj. Amos Dundee: Don't get yourself killed... That would inconvenience me.
Samuel Potts: I am Samuel Potts, I bring complements of Major Amos Dundee, regular, United States cavalry. You have five minutes to surrender your troops and your stores before he cuts loose.
Capt. Jacques Tremaine: [putting on his dress coat as he speaks] He would not dare. This is a horrendous violation of international law, and an unprovoked confrontation with a friendly power...
Samuel Potts: Sonny, the Major ain't no lawyer. And you've now got *four* minutes.
Capt. Benjamin Tyreen: Now Major, or across the river in Texas?
Maj. Amos Dundee: Here's just fine, Ben.
Samuel Potts: [surveying the French army from a high rock] You boys want a fight? I've got one for you! Come up here and look!
Maj. Amos Dundee: [after the Apache ambush] How did they know?
Samuel Potts: They're Apache.
Maj. Amos Dundee: [on Riago] And just what in hell is he?
Riago: I am tame Apache. A camp dog. Christian Indian. Charriba, is Apache.
Maj. Amos Dundee: Sam, you take this "camp dog" and go find me Charriba.
Samuel Potts: That's what you pay us for, Amos.
Maj. Amos Dundee: Lieutenant Brannin didn't trust Riago, right Ryan?
Tim Ryan: Yes, sir.
Maj. Amos Dundee: I'm afraid I go along with that, Sam.
Samuel Potts: Well, you go along with Lieutenant Brannin. But you'll have to go along without me.
Maj. Amos Dundee: [referring to Potts's Apache scouts] You expect me to believe these Apache would turn on their own families, track down their own people?
Samuel Potts: Well, why not? Everybody else seems to be doin' it.
Maj. Amos Dundee: [having found Riago crucified to a tree] Go cut him down, Sam.
Samuel Potts: You cut him down, Major. I think he's earned it.
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