Howard Estabrook


Howard Estabrook Quotes

  • ''Yancey Cravat! You let that hussy in black tights have your claim after having been gone a whole month, away from your wife and child!''
    Howard Estabrook (1884-1978), U.S. screenwriter. Felice Venable (Nance O'Neil), Cimarron, to her son-in-law (Richard Dix) who has returned from the Oklahoma land rush (1931).
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  • ''You know, some of these folks look as queer in church as a mule does in the front parlor.''
    Howard Estabrook (1884-1978), U.S. screenwriter. Jesse Rickey (Roscoe Ates), Cimarron, at the first church service in Osage, Oklahoma (1931).
  • ''A Cherokee is too smart to put anything in the contribution box of a race that's robbed him of his birthright.''
    Howard Estabrook (1884-1978), U.S. screenwriter. Yancey Cravat (Richard Dix), Cimarron, explaining why Native Americans wouldn't contribute to the church's collection plate (1931).
  • ''I'd rather plead to a Texas jury than preach to this gang.''
    Howard Estabrook (1884-1978), U.S. screenwriter. Yancey Cravat (Richard Dix), Cimarron, on his way to conduct a church service (1931).
  • ''We've had enough of this Wichita. We're going to a brand-new, two-fisted, rip- snorting country full of Indians, rattlesnakes, gun-toters and desperadoes. Whoopee!''
    Howard Estabrook (1884-1978), U.S. screenwriter. Yancey Cravat (Richard Dix), Cimarron, of his plans to move to the Oklahoma territory (1931).

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