Uncle Billy Quotes in The Littlest Rebel (1935)


Uncle Billy Quotes:

  • Uncle Billy: There ain't no more ice cream, Miss Virgie.

    Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: I'll only ask them once. I won't coax. More ice cream for you, Master Phillip?

    Phillip: Nothing for me, thank you.

    Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: Would you care for more ice cream, Master Harold?

    Harold: Yes!

    Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: Uh, perhaps you'd rather have another great big piece of cake?

    Harold: No, just ice cream.

  • Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: Uncle Billy, I don't think it was very polite to chase everybody out of my party like that.

    Uncle Billy: Their mammies have to take them home quickly. You see, honey child, they's gonna be a war.

    Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: What's war?

    Uncle Billy: War is a lot of soldiers and battle where men kill each other with guns.

    Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: Really and truly kill each other? Why?

    Uncle Billy: Seems to me, honey child, no-one knows why. I heard a white gentleman say there's a man up north who wants to free the slaves.

    Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: What does that mean? Free the slaves?

    Uncle Billy: I don't know what it means myself.

  • Uncle Billy: Oh, Master Cary, thank the Lord I found you, sir.

    Capt. Herbert Cary, aka 'Master Cary': What is it, Uncle Billy?

    Uncle Billy: Mrs. Cary, she's awful sick, sir. I's afraid, sir. She keeps asking for you.

    Capt. Herbert Cary, aka 'Master Cary': What happened?

    Uncle Billy: They fought right in front of the house, sir. The house burned down. Mrs. Cary, she catch her death of cold.

    Capt. Herbert Cary, aka 'Master Cary': How long has this been going on?

    Uncle Billy: She sick for three weeks and gettin' worse.

  • Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: I know another dance. Would you like to see?

    Uncle Billy: Oh, yes, sir, she knows such a lot of dances!

  • Col. Morrison: You're not leaving without saying goodbye to me, are you?

    Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: Oh no, I was going to kiss you goodbye. And then tomorrow when I come, I'll do all my talking with you.

    Col. Morrison: Oh, you switch around, eh?

    Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: Well, Daddy said you tried to help us, so I made you my second daddy.

    Col. Morrison: Nothing so nice ever happened to me.

    Uncle Billy: We got's to hurry, missy.

    Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: Goodbye, Yankee.

    Col. Morrison: Goodbye, rebel darling.

    Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: Goodbye, Daddy.

    Capt. Herbert Cary, aka 'Master Cary': God love you, honey.

  • Virginia 'Virgie' Cary: Uncle Billy, isn't there any way we can get them out of there?

    Uncle Billy: Well, honey, that soldier man give me some money. He wrote me a letter to give to a judge up in Washington. He says there's just one way. But I don't know if we got enough money to get there.

  • George Bailey: [George hears a train whistle] There she blows. You know what the three most exciting sounds in the world are?

    Uncle Billy: Uh huh. Breakfast is served; lunch is served; dinner...

    George Bailey: No no no no. Anchor chains, plane motors and train whistles.

  • George Bailey: [the staff celebrates closing the building and loan company with only two dollars remaining, to stay in business] Get a tray for these two great big important simoleans here.

    Uncle Billy: We'll save 'em for seed.

    George Bailey: A toast! A toast! A toast to Mama Dollar and to Papa Dollar, and if you want to keep this old Building and Loan in business, you better have a family real quick.

    Cousin Tilly: I wish they were rabbits.

  • Uncle Billy: After all, Potter, some people like George HAD to stay at home. Not every heel was in Germany and Japan.

  • Uncle Billy: [drunk] Where's my hat? Where's my hat?

    [George takes it off Billy's head and hands it to him]

    Uncle Billy: Oh, oh thankyou, George. Which is mine?

    George Bailey: The middle one.

  • Uncle Billy: They're putting us out of business. So what? I can get another job, I'm only 55.

    Cousin Tilly: 56!

  • Harry Bailey: Uncle Billy, you haven't changed a bit.

    Uncle Billy: Nobody ever changes here, you know that.

  • Uncle Billy: On boy, oh boy, oh boy, oh boy! I feel so good I could spit in Potter's eye! I think I will, I think I will!

  • Mr. Potter: [Harry's won the Congressional Medal of Honour] How does slacker George feel about that?

    Uncle Billy: Very jealous, very jealous. He only lost three buttons off his vest.

  • George Bailey: Did you put the envelope in your pocket?

    Uncle Billy: Maybe, maybe, maybe.

    George Bailey: Maybe, maybe! I don't want any maybe, look we've got to find that money.

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