"Tom Jones" movie  

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7/11/2006 5:19 pm
"Tom Jones" movie


From 1963 with a very young and handsome Albert Finney playing the title roguish good hearted young philander. Great fun seen on cable again! Susan York was so pretty as Sophie Weston!

Memorable Quotes from
Tom Jones (1963)
Narrator: It is not true that drink alters a man's character. It may reveal it more fully.

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Tom Jones: Sir, I will stand no jesting with this lady's character!

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Lt. Northerton: Better luck in the *next* world, Mr Jones.

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Tom Jones: It's a good night to be abroad and looking for game.

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Squire Allworthy: [to Tom, when not expected to recover from a carriage accident] I am convinced, my boy, that you have much goodness, generosity and honor in your nature. If you will add prudence and religion to those, you must be happy.

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Miss Western: You are such a boor.
[he misunderstands her comment]
Squire Western: A boar? I am no boar!

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Narrator: [after Tom celebrates Squire Allworthy's recovery with too much wine] It is widely held that too much wine will dull a man's desire. Indeed it will... in a dull man.

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Squire Western: Madam, I despise your politics as much as I do a fart.

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Narrator: Heroes, whatever high ideas we may have of them, are mortal and not divine. We are all as God made us, and many of us much worse.

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[Squire Western has drunkenly crashed out on the floor]
Miss Western: Rouse yourself from this pastoral torpor, sir!

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