An Episcopal vestryman
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Jacob Schpitendavel:
[raising his index finger]
Louis Minsky, if you do not now go at once to prevent thy son from bringing my daughter to such ignominy, I shall, as Agnon did, raise the finger of righteousness to call down the wrath of the heavens.
Vance Fowler:
[raising his pinky finger]
My father, an Episcopal vestryman, used this as the finger of righteousness.
Louis Minsky:
[to Fowler, then to Schpitendavel]
Bah! And again, Bah! There is no finger of righteousness.
Louis Minsky:
[raising his pinky finger and turning it in his ear]
This is the finger of cleanliness.
Louis Minsky:
[pointing to his ring finger]
This is the finger of marital bliss.
Louis Minsky:
[raising his index finger]
This is the finger of vengeance.
Louis Minsky:
[leveling his middle finger, poking Fowler in the chest]
This is the finger of meddling in other people's lives.
Louis Minsky:
[sticking up his thumb, then forming his hand into a fist]
And this is the finger of transportation. It will get us a taxi to the theater. You speak with the fist of authority, gentlemen, but you do not know your fingers.

Transcript:

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Louis Minsky if you do not now go at once
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to prevent thy son from bringing my daughter to such ignominy
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I shall as Agnon did raise the finger of righteousness
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to call down the wrath of the heavens
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My father an Episcopal vestryman used this as the finger of righteousness
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Bah And again bah
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There is no finger of righteousness
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This is the finger of cleanliness
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This is the finger of marital bliss
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This is the finger of vengeance
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This is the finger of meddling in other people's lives

Clip duration: 36 seconds
Views: 96
Timestamp in movie: 01h 21m 18s
Uploaded: 04 November, 2022
Genres: comedy
Summary: A naive young Amish woman runs away from her home in Pennsylvania to New York City, where she hopes to act in religious stage plays but ends up performing in Burlesque theatre.


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Actors

Jacob Schpitendavel - Harry Andrews
Vance Fowler - Denholm Elliott
Louis Minsky - Joseph Wiseman