Movie: The Swimmer [1968] Movie: The Swimmer [1968]

Movie: The Swimmer [1968] Movie: The Swimmer [1968]

Ned Merrill:
'Member how we used to take off our suits and swim for miles up that river? We just never got tired.



Stu Forsburgh:
Yeah. We had nice, new, pink lungs in *those* days.



Ned Merrill:
And the water up there. Remember? That transparent, light green water. It felt different. God, what a beautiful feeling. We could've swum around the world in those days.



Stu Forsburgh:
That was before we ever touched a drink, or a cigarette.



Donald Westerhazy:
Or a girl!

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Cynthia:
Why don't you, um, come over tonight. For dinner?



Ned Merrill:
I'd love to. If Lucinda hasn't made a date.



Cynthia:
Lucinda? Well congratulations.

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Ned Merrill:
I want my girls to be married in that house.


[Howard & Betty exchange confused glances]



Ned Merrill:
Won't be long now. Our driveway looked like a parking lot today. Boys all over the place.

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Ned Merrill:
Just one lane. I want to swim just one lane. Y-You don't understand.



Pool cashier:
I understand you ain't got a half a buck. That's all I'm supposed to understand.



Ned Merrill:
But can't you make an exception just this once? My house is right over there on the hill. I'll come straight back with the money.



Pool cashier:
Get the hell out of there, mister.

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Shirley Abbott:
Would you mind telling me what the hell you're doing here?



Ned Merrill:
I'm swimming home.



Shirley Abbott:
You're what?



Ned Merrill:
Pool by pool, across the county.



Shirley Abbott:
Good Christ, Ned, will you ever grow up?

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