Treasure Island

Quotations From GRIFFIN JAY

 

  • 1.
    I swear by the mighty power of Amon-Ra, whose anger can shatter the world, and by the dread power of Set, that I will never betray my trust as High Priest of Karnak.
    Griffin Jay, Maxwell Shane (1905-1983), U.S., and Christy Cabanne. Andoheb (George Zucco), The Mummy's Hand, as he assumes the office of High Priest (1940).

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  • 2.
    There are some things in science which should be brought to light. There are others, doctor, which should be left alone.
    Griffin Jay, Maxwell Shane (1905-1983), U.S., and Christy Cabanne. Andoheb (George Zucco), The Mummy's Hand, to Dr. Petrie, after the mummy has been discovered (1940).

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  • 3.
    Together, we three, until the world crumbles and there is no longer a stone or a rock or a tree or a blade of grass.
    Griffin Jay, and Harold Young. Mehemet Bey (Turhan Bey), The Mummy's Tomb, explaining his plans for himself, Kharis and Isobel (1942). Original story by Neil P. Varnick.

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  • 4.
    I'm going to my room now. Nobody must disturb me. Nobody, do you understand? I—I sleep during the day.
    Griffin Jay, Randall Faye, and Lew Landers. Armand Tesla (Bela Lugosi), The Return of the Vampire, speaking to the desk clerk at his club (1943). Additional dialogue by Randall.

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  • 5.
    For the sin he had committed, Kharis was condemned to be buried alive, but first they cut out his tongue, so the ears of the gods would not be assailed by his unholy curses.
    Griffin Jay, Maxwell Shane (1905-1983), U.S., and Christy Cabanne. The High Priest (Eduardo Cianelli), The Mummy's Hand (1940). Telling his successor the story of the mummy.

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  • 6.
    Well, at least I have the satisfaction of having destroyed a terrible monster, and in doing so rid the world of an awful curse.
    Griffin Jay, and Harold Young. Stephen Banning (Dick Foran), The Mummy's Tomb, concluding his reminiscences to his son (1942). Original story by Neil P. Varnick.

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  • 7.
    You know, many people believe that we archaeologists are just a collection of old fogies digging around in the ruins after old dried up skulls and bones.
    Griffin Jay, and Harold Young. Stephen Banning (Dick Foran), The Mummy's Tomb, at the beginning of the movie (1942). Original story by Neil P. Varnick.

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  • 8.
    I assure you that in our next class we will concern ourselves solely with the history of Egypt, and not with the more lurid and non-curricular subject of living mummies.
    Griffin Jay, and Reginald LeBorg. Prof. Norman (Frank Reicher), The Mummy's Ghost, to his class at the beginning of the movie (1944).

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  • 9.
    For who shall defile the temples of the ancient gods, a cruel and violent death shall be his fate, and never shall his soul find rest unto eternity. Such is the curse of Amon-Ra, king of all the gods.
    Griffin Jay, Maxwell Shane (1905-1983), U.S., and Christy Cabanne. The High Priest (Eduardo Cianelli), The Mummy's Hand (1940). At the beginning of the movie.

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  • 10.
    He's yours from now on, together with all his accomplishments, including his yelp, appetite and fleas.
    Griffin Jay, and Reginald LeBorg. Tom Hervey (Robert Lowery), The Mummy's Ghost, presenting his dog, Peanuts, to Amina (1944).

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