John Rhodes Sturdy


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  • ''A ship's not a ship to me 'til she gets her teeth into green water.''
    John Rhodes Sturdy, Canadian screenwriter. Richard Rossen. Evans (Walter Sande), Corvette K-225 (1943).
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  • ''You never really appreciate a thing until you have to give it up.''
    John Rhodes Sturdy, Canadian screenwriter. Richard Rossen. Evans (Walter Sande), Corvette K-225 (1943).
  • ''We're definite in Nova Scotia—'bout things like ships ... and fish, the best in the world.''
    John Rhodes Sturdy, Canadian screenwriter. Richard Rossen. Joyce Cartwright (Ella Raines), Corvette K-225 (1943).
  • ''I'm a Nova Scotia bluenose. Since I was a baby, I've been watching men look at ships. It's easy to tell the ones they like. You're only waiting to get her into deep water, aren't you—because she's yours.''
    John Rhodes Sturdy, Canadian screenwriter. Richard Rossen. Joyce Cartwright (Ella Raines), Corvette K-225, to the captain looking at his ship (1943).
  • ''A ship has a soul.''
    John Rhodes Sturdy, Canadian screenwriter. Richard Rossen. "Stooky" O'Meara (Barry Fitzgerald), Corvette K-225 (1943).

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