Rev. Headley: [after Julia has escorted the inebriated Rev. Headley back to his cabin] I want to thank you for not mentioning my strange luggage. Julia Sturges: Are you a minister? Rev. Headley:
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Titanic 1953
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Rev. Headley:
[after Julia has escorted the inebriated Rev. Headley back to his cabin]
I want to thank you for not mentioning my strange luggage.
Julia Sturges:
Are you a minister?
Rev. Headley:
Priest. Or, rather, I was until last week. At three o'clock on April the eighth, my duties, my privileges, as a servant of God were formally terminated. It was this.
[indicating a bottle]

Rev. Headley:
You know why I started, at least the reason I gave myself? A priest in a slum parish knows all the sadness of the world. He needs support. I used to lean on a little Hennessey's. Just a little at first. People said, "Well, that's only natural. Young Father has a bad cold." But it got so I used to have those colds in the middle of July. Lots of 'em. I can hear the Bishop's voice now: "You prefer that stuff to your God?" Well, God and I knew better, but I couldn't stop because I had a private devil all my own. In Rome, they were very kind, but they were very final. I was sacked, and prayed for, and sent off in the morning. How do you cover that in ten words, in a wireless, to a family that loved you and sacrificed for you?
[pause]

Rev. Headley:
You see, my dear lady, you're not the only one who walks in trouble.
Julia Sturges:
[after a pause, understandingly]
Good night.

Transcript:
- Are you a minister?
- Priest.
Or, rather, I was
until last week.
At three o'clock on April 8th, my duties,
my privileges as a servant of God,
were formally terminated.
It was this.
You know why I started - at
least, the reason I gave myself?
A priest in a slum parish knows all the
sadness of the world. He needs support.
So I used to lean on a little
Hennessy's. Just a little at first.
People said, " Well, that's only natural.
The young father has a bad cold."
It got so I used to have those colds
in the middle of July, lots of 'em.
I can hear the bishop's voice now: "Do
you prefer that stuff to your God?"
Well, God and I knew better,
but I couldn't stop,
because I had a private
devil all my own.
In Rome, they were very kind,
but they were very final.
I was sacked and prayed for,
and sent off in the morning.
How do you cover that in
ten words in a wireless
to a family that loved you
and sacrificed for you?
You see, my dear lady,
you're not the only one
who walks in trouble.
Good night.
Can I have some eggs, please?
Three minutes.
How's topside? Is that
bridge game still going on?
- I don't think they're ever gonna stop.
- Well, time to relieve the chief.
Be careful of that coffee.
It can stand up and walk!
- Morning, Chief. Ready to relieve.
- Good morning.
Steering south 71
west, speed 21 knots.
- 21? Who ordered the increase?
- The captain.
Jackson!

Clip duration: 179 seconds
Views: 9
Timestamp in movie: 00:48:01
Uploaded: 23 September, 2021
Genres: drama, history, romance
Summary: An unhappily married couple struggle to deal with their problems while on board the ill-fated ship.


Actors

Julia Sturges - Barbara Stanwyck