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Alex Sebastian: Mother, mother.
Mrs. Sebastian: Why are you up so early?
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Alicia Huberman: Look, I'll make it easy for you. The time has come when you must tell me that you have a wife and two adorable ch ...
Ben Guarino: Whad'a we goin' to do about these machine guns?
Chief Detective: What can we do about them? There's no law again
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Captain Prescott: I don't like this. I don't like her coming here.
Mr. Beardsley: She's had me worried for some time, a woman
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Listen to me. You come into this town, and you think you're headed somewhere, don't you? You think you're gonna get there with a g ...
I spent my life mixin' with your breed, and I don't like it. Get me. You can hide behind a lot of red tape, crooked lawyers and po ...
Hm, the beacon of the press. In the hell to which all journalists must descend when they die, Mr. Wiggam, we shall sit at red hot ...
Mr. Wiggam, I want you to change the policy of The Clarion. I want you to write a story I should have written myself long ago. I w ...
There they are at last, Miss Rutledge. The will-o-the-wisps with plagues of fortune. San Francisco, the latest newborn of a great ...
Newspapermen are either drunkards or idealists, Miss Rutledge. I'm afraid I'm both. But however soiled his hands, the journalist g ...
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