Movie: The Flight of the Phoenix [1965] Movie: The Flight of the Phoenix [1965]

Movie: The Flight of the Phoenix [1965] Movie: The Flight of the Phoenix [1965]

Lew Moran:
If you marched a hundred and six miles by the stars and your calculations were just one per cent out, you could pass the Eiffel Tower in daylight and never even see it.

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Frank Towns:
Your theory's fine, but you get this mister... that engine's rated at two thousand horsepower and if I was ever fool enough to let it get started up it'd shake your patched-up pile of junk into a thousand pieces, and cut us up into mincemeat with the propeller.

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Frank Towns:
I've lost five men, Lew. Gabriel in there, he's on the way, that'll be six. Are you asking me to try to kill the rest of them trying to get a deathtrap off the ground. I don't know... I don't know, Lew. It won't work... it just can't work.



Lew Moran:
All right, then, it can't. Maybe it can't and we'll all be killed. But if there's just one chance in a thousand that he's got something, boy, I'd rather take it than just sit around here waiting to die.

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'Ratbags' Crow:
Sometimes I wonder how you chaps never won the war.



Heinrich Dorfmann:
War?



'Ratbags' Crow:
[making sputtering sounds like an airplane and gesturung to suggest a plane flying in a mocking fashion]



Heinrich Dorfmann:
[trying not to respond in kind] I wasn't involved.



'Ratbags' Crow:
[makes a sound like a machine gun, falls down on the sand, and rolls over] That's it then! That's why they never won!



'Ratbags' Crow:
[in a mocking tone] They didn't have old Heinrich!

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Lew Moran:
You told Towns he was behaving as if stupidity was a virtue. If he's making it into a virtue, YOU'RE MAKING IT INTO A BLOODY SCIENCE!

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