Daniel Taradash


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  • ''Looks to me as if you're trying to acquire a reputation as a lone wolf, Prewitt. You should know that in the Army, it's not the individual that counts.''
    Daniel Taradash (b. 1913), U.S. screenwriter. Captain Dana Holmes (Philip Ober), From Here To Eternity, to Prewitt (Montgomery Clift) (1953).
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  • ''Only my friends call me wop.''
    Daniel Taradash (b. 1913), U.S. screenwriter. Maggio (Frank Sinatra), From Here To Eternity, to Fatso (Ernest Borgnine) (1953).
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  • ''Live fast, die young and have a good-looking corpse.''
    Daniel Taradash, U.S. screenwriter, and John Monks, Jr., screenwriter. Nicholas Ray. Nick Romano (John Derek), in Knock On Any Door (film) (1949).
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  • ''Ain't nothing the matter with a soldier that ain't the matter with everyone else.''
    Daniel Taradash (b. 1913), U.S. screenwriter. Prewitt (Montgomery Clift), From Here To Eternity (1953).
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  • ''Leva tells me you've been eyeing the Captain's wife like a hound dog at hunting time.''
    Daniel Taradash (b. 1913), U.S. screenwriter. Sergeant Stark (George Reeves), From Here To Eternity, to Sergeant Warden (Burt Lancaster) (1953).
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  • ''He'd strangle on his own spit if he didn't have me around here to swab his throat out for him.''
    Daniel Taradash (b. 1913), U.S. screenwriter. Sergeant Warden (Burt Lancaster), From Here To Eternity, speaking of his supervisor, Captain Holmes (1953).
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  • ''Killers, huh? I'd trade the pair of you for a good Camp Fire Girl.''
    Daniel Taradash (b. 1913), U.S. screenwriter. Sergeant Warden (Burt Lancaster), From Here To Eternity, after preventing a fight between Maggio (Frank Sinatra) and Fatso (Ernest Borgnine) (1953).
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  • ''Funny thing is, there ain't gonna be no boxing championships this year.''
    Daniel Taradash (b. 1913), U.S. screenwriter. Sergeant Warden (Burt Lancaster), From Here To Eternity, to the dead Prewitt (Montgomery Clift), 1953.
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