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]

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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'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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Heinrich Dorfmann:
I told you there would be no difficulty in building this aeroplane. I also told you it would require an outstanding pilot to fly it. The only thing outstanding about you, Mr. Towns, is your stupidity.

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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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Frank Towns:
If you hadn't made a career out of being a drunk you might not have been a second-rate navigator in a firth-rate outfit. And if you'd not stayed in your bunk to kill that last bottle, maybe you might have checked that engineer's report on the radio and we might not be here now. All right!

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