Movie: The Big Red One [1980] Movie: The Big Red One [1980]

Movie: The Big Red One [1980] Movie: The Big Red One [1980]

Zab:
[narrating] By now we'd come to look at all replacements as dead men who temporarily had the use of the arms and legs. The came and went so fast and so regularly that sometimes we didn't even learn their names. Truth is, after a while, we sort of avoided gettin' to know them.

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Zab:
[narrating] Those Sicilian women cooked us a terrific meal. I'ts too bad they were all over fifty. We were more horny than we were hungry.

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Zab:
I'll be a son-of-a-bitch. My mother sold my novel to Hollywood for Humphrey Bogart and Edward G. Robinson.



Vinci:
[doing a Robinson imitation] Hey, how much?



Zab:
For fifteen thousand bucks!

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[the Sergeant affixes a cloth red '1' to his uniform. The Captain is drinking from a bottle of booze]



The Sergeant:
What do you think?



The Captain:
What the hell is it?



The Sergeant:
It's a "one". First Infantry Division. The Red One; think General Pershing will like it?



The Captain:
Oh, sure.



The Sergeant:
I got the idea from the cap of a Hun I killed.



The Captain:
When?



The Sergeant:
About an hour ago



The Captain:
Did he yell out anything?



The Sergeant:
Oh, the same old Kaiser stuff, you know, "the war's over," all that junk.


[the Captain hands him the bottle]



The Captain:
Finish it.



The Sergeant:
Sir?



The Captain:
Finish it. The Armistice was signed, at eleven o'clock this morning. The war's been over for four hours. You didn't know it was over.



The Sergeant:
...*He* did.



Zab:
[narrating] A quarter of a century later that piece of cloth from a dead Hun's hat had become famous all over the world. It was the insignia of the First Infantry Division. The Fightin' First. The Big Red One.

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Johnson:
[concerning a woman in labor] How do you say "push" in French?



The Sergeant:
Poussez.



Johnson:
[to woman] Pussy! Pussy! Pussy!

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