Movie: Ragtime [1981] Movie: Ragtime [1981]

Movie: Ragtime [1981] Movie: Ragtime [1981]

Coalhouse Walker Jr.:
I read music so good, white folks think I'm fakin' it.

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Rheinlander Waldo:
Where is J. P. Morgan?



Vernon Elliott:
Oh, he's on an expedition down the Nile... in Egypt.



Rheinlander Waldo:
Hmmm... Lucky him!


[Looks at the Captain]



Police Captain #1:
Yes, sir!



Rheinlander Waldo:
And contact some colored big shots to talk to us in case we need to negotiate.



Police Captain #1:
Very good, sir. Anything else?



Rheinlander Waldo:
Yeah, he said something about a car and a fire chief.



Police Captain #1:
Conklin. Willie Conklin.



Rheinlander Waldo:
Get him. I want to meet him.



Police Captain #2:
Sir, that number doesn't answer. What do you want me to do?



Rheinlander Waldo:
[after thinking about it for several moments] Get me some coffee and a roll.

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Younger Brother:
What kind of music do you play?



Coalhouse Walker Jr.:
Anything they ask me to, and then I play ragtime.

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P.C. O'Donnell:
Nobody's intimidating me, Mister. You just don't know what you're getting yourself into, and I'm trying to keep your nose clean. Now, would you be a good boy and just get along.?



Coalhouse Walker Jr.:
I want my car cleaned!



P.C. O'Donnell:
Clean it then, damn you! Clean it and go!



Coalhouse Walker Jr.:
I want the man who did it to clean it!



P.C. O'Donnell:
All right, all right, let me pit it this way. I can arrest you for blocking a public service exit, for creating a public nuisance, and about ten other things I ain't gonna mention. Now, am I making myself clear?



Coalhouse Walker Jr.:
Yes.



P.C. O'Donnell:
Good.



Coalhouse Walker Jr.:
Officer, I still want my car cleaned.



P.C. O'Donnell:
Oh, for Christ's sake! Ain't you got any sense in your head? I'm trying to help you! You leave me no choice.



Coalhouse Walker Jr.:
I'm sorry.



P.C. O'Donnell:
You're under arrest!

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Evelyn Nesbit:
This little piggy went wee weee wee wee all the way to the bank.

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