Miles Malleson


Miles Malleson Quotes

  • ''You will learn one day, great king, that there are but three things that men respect: the lash that descends, the yoke that breaks and the sword that slays. By the power and terror of these you may conquer the earth.''
    Miles Malleson (1888-1969), British screenwriter, Tim Whelan (1880-1948), Hungarian, Ludwig Berger, and Michael Powell. Jaffar (Conrad Veidt), The Thief of Bagdad, dismissing the young king's compassion for his subjects (1940). Scenario by Lajos Biro (1880-1948).
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  • ''Now, out of my way, you masters of a thousand fleas. Allah be with you, but I doubt it.''
    Miles Malleson (1888-1969), British screenwriter, Tim Whelan (1880-1948), Hungarian, Ludwig Berger, and Michael Powell. The Merchant (Bruce Winston), The Thief of Bagdad, to the king and Abu, whom he takes for beggars (1940). Scenario by Lajos Biro (1880-1948).

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