Tugboat Annie

Synopsis: Waterfront couple raise their son to be a sea captain. He grows up to be rather snotty and rebels against drunken Beery. Valiant Dressler keeps things moving even as hubby ruins their tugboat business. Dressler dotes on his son and his snooty girlfriend.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Mervyn LeRoy
Production: Warner Home Video
 
IMDB:
7.1
APPROVED
Year:
1933
86 min
5 Views

HEY, MOM!

WHAT IS IT, SON?

LISTEN. IF A FISH

WEIGHS 10 POUNDS

AND HIS BODY WEIGHS

TWICE AS MUCH AS HIS HEAD

AND HIS HEAD WEIGHS

TWICE AS MUCH AS HIS TAIL,

HOW MUCH WOULD:

HIS TAIL WEIGH?

HOW DO I KNOW?

SAY, YOU GO ON WITH YOUR LESSONS

AND STOP ASKING ME RIDDLES.

IT AIN'T A RIDDLE.

THAT'S MY ALGEBRA.

AW, IT'S TOO HARD.

I CAN'T GET IT!

STOP TALKING LIKE THAT!

SAY, LISTEN.

IF YOU'RE GONNA GIVE UP AS EASY AS THAT,

YOU AIN'T NEVER GONNA AMOUNT TO NOTHING.

DON'T YOU WAN TO BE A SUCCESS?

SURE, BUT... BUT CAN' A FELLA BE A SUCCESS

WITHOUT KNOWING HOW MUCH

A FISH'S TAIL WEIGHS?

HMM! CAN'T LEARN NOTHING

FROM A FISH'S TAIL.

HA! FISH'S TAIL.

HERE. GIVE ME

YOUR BOOK OF KNOWLEDGE.

ANNIE, CAN I HAVE

50 CENTS?

NO, YOU CAN' HAVE 50 CENTS.

NOW..."WHO WAS SOCRA-

CRITES-CRA-"

SOCRATES.

YEAH, SOCRATES.

"ANSWER:
A GREEK

PHILOSOPHEER."

CAN I HAVE 25 CENTS?

NO, YOU CAN' HAVE 25 CENTS.

WHY CAN'T I HAVE

25 CENTS?

BECAUSE I AIN'T GO 25 CENTS!

THAT'S WHY YOU CAN' HAVE 25 CENTS.

NOW..."WHAT WAS THE

FIRST WONDER OF THE WORLD?

ANSWER:
THE PYR-I-MIDS

OF EGYPT."

CAN I HAVE 10 CENTS?

NO, YOU CAN' HAVE 10 CENTS.

THERE'S MORE WAYS TO KILL THE

CAT THAN KISSING IT TO DEATH.

AW, THAT'S

ENOUGH, MOM.

I DON'T WAN TO LEARN ANY MORE.

LISTEN, SON, YOU GO TO KNOW WHAT'S GOING ON.

NOW, "WHAT DID

SAMSON SLAY THE-"

WHAT'S THIS WORD?

I CAN'T SEE I WITHOUT MY GLASSES.

"PHILISTINES."

OH, YEAH.

PHILISTINES.

LOOKED LIKE:

PHILIPPINES TO ME-

"WHAT DID SAMSON SLAY

THE...THE STINES WITH?

ANSWER:
THE JAWBONE

OF AN ASS."

NOW. NOW SEE IF YOU

KNOW THE ANSWERS.

"WHO WAS SO-CRAT-EES?"

SOCRATES?

OH, YES. SOCRATES.

YES. SOCRATES.

HE WAS:

A GREEK PHILOSOPHER.

MM-HMM.

"WHAT WAS THE FIRS WONDER OF THE WORLD?"

THE PYRAMIDS:

OF EGYPT.

OH, I WISH YOUR FATHER

HAD YOUR BRAINS, SON.

NOW..."WHAT DID SAMSON SLAY THE STI

- THE STINES WITH?"

WELL? COME ON.

"WHAT DID SAMSON SLAY

THE SLILISTINES WITH?"

GEE, MOM,

I'VE FORGOTTEN.

WHAT'S THIS?

YOUR CHIN, MOM.

THAT'S THE JAWBONE

OF AN ASS.

THERE AIN'T ENOUGH OF THA HAWSER LEFT TO MAKE A NECKTIE.

AW, SHUT YOUR TRAP,

WILL YOU?

ANNIE WILL KILL YOU,

SURE AS ANYTHING.

WE DON'T USE I NO MORE,

AND ANNIE WON'T MISS IT,

UNLESS YOU TELL HER.

HERE. GET A HOLD

OF THAT.

GIVE US A HAND.

PEEL OFF ABOUT 25 FEET.

THIS 25 MAKES ABOUT 1,800 FEE OF HAWSER YOU DRUNK UP, TERRY.

YOU WAIT TILL:

ANNIE CATCHES YOU.

OH, SHUT YOUR MOUTH

AND GIVE ME THE DOUGH.

THIS IS FOR:

THE SKIPPERS RELIEF FUND.

HA HA HA!

WHERE ARE YOU GOING,

HORSE FACE?

OUT AFTER:

BUSINESS, ANNIE.

CAN I GIVE YOU A TOW?

ANYTIME THE FIREFLY SHOWS

HER HEELS TO THE NARCISSUS,

I'LL SWALLOW THE ANCHOR.

YOU'RE NOT GOING OUT AFTER

THAT SCHOONER, RED SEVERN!

ANYTIME YOU BUTT INTO MY BUSINESS,

I'LL JERK THE SKELETON OUT OF YOU.

WHAT DO YOU MEAN,

YOUR BUSINESS?

THE FELLA THAT GETS

THERE FIRST GETS THE JOB,

AND IT'S

GONNA BE ME!

NOT UNLESS YOU SPROU FINS AND A TAIL.

WHAT'S THE MATTER

WITH YOUR DAD, ALEC?

AW, HE'S SICK.

MY GOODNESS!

AGAIN?

AW, IT'S NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS, IS IT?

OK, SAM.

LET HER GO.

WE GOT A LOAD.

ALL RIGHT, PETE.

CAST OFF!

ALL RIGHT, PETE.

CAST OFF.

GEE, POP, WE'VE GO A GOOD HEAD START,

HAVEN'T WE?

AND WE'LL

KEEP HER THAT WAY.

GEE, MOM, DON'T LET SEVERN

GET THE LAUGH ON US, WILL YOU?

HUH! THE OLD NARCISSUS AIN' NEVER LET US DOWN YET, HAS SHE?

WOULD YOU LIKE:

TO BORROW OUR ENGINES?

HA!

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BORROW

A SMACK IN THE POUT?

GEE, LOOK, MOM. WE'RE

CLOSING UP ON THEM.

SURE. WE'LL SHOW HIM HE

CAN'T SNEAK OUT ON US-

THE SNAKE IN THE BUSH!

BY GOLLY,

IT'S A RACE, MISTER.

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Norman Reilly Raine

Norman Reilly Raine (23 June 1894 – 19 July 1971) was an American screenwriter, creator of "Tugboat Annie" and winner of an Oscar for the screenplay of The Life of Emile Zola (1937). more…

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