Movie Quote of the Day – The Naked City, 1948 (dir. Jules Dassin)
Pete Backalis: I done a lot of things but I never killed nobody. . .Gonna stay drunk for a long time. . .don’t know what I’m gonna say to God when my time comes. He’s got a big heart, I’m told, but He don’t like–
Willie Garza: [knocks him over the head] Thought you were off the liquor. Liquor is bad. Weakens your character. How can a man like me trust a liar like you? I can’t.
Posted on November 14, 2013, in Movie Quote of the Day and tagged 1948, Albert Maltz, Jules Dassin, Malvin Wald, Noirvember, Ted de Corsia, The Naked City, Walter Burke. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.