Odd Man Out


Odd Man Out

Johnny McQueen, leader of 'The Organisation', is shot during a hold-up to obtain funds and left in the street. From then onwards he is hunted without mercy. With James Mason.


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CLOCK STRIKING

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Hello, Grannie.

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..After that, I should turn left and make your own way to the main street.

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Any right turn will bring you to the back of the Northumberland Street Post Office.

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-How was it, Johnny?

-Fine. The orders haven't changed.

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-Weather's good.

-It'll snow later on, but we'll be back before that.

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I've been telling the others, we'll go the way we planned.

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Across Queen's bridge, down the main street, coming to Shaftesbury.

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-CLOCK CHIMES QUARTER HOUR

-There's no hurry. There's time for a cup of tea.

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Is the car all right?

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-She's okay.

-Is it a nice, clean one?

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-Hope it's got decent tyres.

-I picked a good one

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-One day, YOU might have one.

-You never know.

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-How much petrol?

-Three gallons.

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-We might have to...

-We'll be back by five.

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-I'll be on the bridge.

-I'll be at the salesroom.

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-Got some tea?

-Everything settled?

-Yes, they're leaving soon.

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-I heard.

-You hear everything.

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-What I don't hear, I put together.

-Milk now.

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Will he be coming back again? I know what's in your heart for that boy up there.

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-Maybe you know HIS heart too.

-Och!

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Did ye sell me coupons? I've no time to talk.

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I want three bob for clothing ones. You can have the meat ones thrown in if you give me a few for sweets.

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We're three managers coming to make a weekly report.

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-What do they talk about?

-Exports. You'll work it out.

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I'll be along now. There's nothing changed?

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No, we'll be on time. When we give you the money, take it to Hannigan.

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-Right.

-After this you needn't worry until your man comes out of prison.

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-A slice of the party cake?

-It wouldn't go amiss.

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Good luck, Maureen. We'd better be moving too.

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I shall wait till you come back.

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Nolan, Murphy. You've got to look like business men, you know.

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I wouldn't wear that. I've got my coat.

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Go easy, now.

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Anybody who asks for it can have it.

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Don't encourage them to ask. You haven't been mixed up in shootings before.

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-Okay.

-See you later.

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Good luck, boys.

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Your heart's not in this job, is it?

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I won't be sorry when we're back.

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-You don't believe in it then?

-Yes, but this violence isn't getting us anywhere.

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You, who were sentenced to 17 years for bringing guns to the dumps. You talk about violence?

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In prison you have time to think. If only we could make our cause in Parliament and not the streets.

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Look, Johnny...

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..hiding in this house for six months since your escape,

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isn't the right training for a job like this.

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You were in prison eight months before that. It's over a year since you've shown your face.

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You're not fit to do it. Let me go.

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-Let him go, Johnny.

-Do I look soft then?

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The men have noticed something.

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You've changed lately.

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They want me to go in your place.

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Don't they trust me?

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They trust you all right, but...

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Dennis, I'm the leader of the Organisation in this city.

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I've spent months planning the raid to get the funds for all the things we need. I've got my orders.

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When I want your advice, I'll ask for it.

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All right.

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I'll wait downstairs.

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-You haven't drunk your tea, Johnny.

-Don't worry about this business.

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It'll go fine... Ah, tch!

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Thanks.

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-You haven't told me if you're remaining here when the job's done.

-I'll be back for a while.

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-When the excitement ends, I'll make for the hills.

-Shall I come?

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Of course, bring Grannie.

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You know, you've been a great friend, both of you,

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putting up with me while I've been hiding here.

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Well, you know what I mean.

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-Johnny, will you ever be free?

-Some day, perhaps.

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I must go now.

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Thanks.

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Do I look like a business man?

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Now, don't worry, Kathleen. We'll be back in no time.

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Johnny, you've been stuck in this house for six months. You're not fit for it. Let Dennis go instead.

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Will you be here when we come back?

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Here we are now.

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CITY CLOCK CHIMES

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All right, you can lay off your work for a few minutes.

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TAPPING

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Make yourself comfortable. Put your hands down.

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Ssh - shh.

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WHISTLES THREE TIMES

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Ssh - ssh.

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Coalman! >

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Have you not got these in yet?

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WHISTLES

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-ALARM BELL

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-ALARM BELL

-I say! Stop!

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-ALARM BELL

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< Come on, Johnny!

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Come on, quick, quick!

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What's the matter with you?

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Hold on! Who are you?

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-GUNSHOT

-Get him into the car, quick!

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GUNSHOT

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-Look out!

-Get him in, man!

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Pat, not so fast!

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Wait till we get him in!

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Pull him in, can't you?

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Mind out, he's slipping!

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Stop, Pat! Stop! Johnny!

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Pull up, can't ye!

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The whole crowd of us'll be lifted.

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Back up, quickly!

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-YOU get out and fetch him, then!

-He's dead.

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You told me to hold the car.

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Reverse! Reverse!

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-Could we turn and go back?

-He'll cut down that street.

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-Let's run back.

-No!

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He'll be ahead of us. It's too risky to stay here.

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If you'd only backed the car, Pat.

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Here's the street now. Can you see him?

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No, he'll make it straight to Kathleen's house.

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Here come the flash-shots! To get Johnny.

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Do I get a reward if I catch Johnny?

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Live or dead?

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Do you want my identification card?

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I'm Johnny McQueen. All the police are looking for me!

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You'll never catch me!

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Murphy and Nolan must have let go of him.

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When I looked around, seeing poor Johnny in the road,

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before I could do anything...

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-Why did you let go of Johnny?

-Who said we let go?

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Can you deny it?

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-When I made the turn...

-You took it too quickly.

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-We told you to slow down.

-I did!

-When it was too late.

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Ach! You were to blame!

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Johnny was wounded. At the turn he hit his arm and let go.

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You mean YOU let go!

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-We kept telling you to stop!

-Ach!

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Before we could get out, Johnny got up.

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-You wouldn't get out...

-Enough!

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­ Where's Johnny?

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Well, that's the whole of it. They kept on shouting to pull up.

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­ Have you come back without Johnny?

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I'm handling this.

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What do you know about it?

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­ Look at them. Their own chief, and they left him!

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We done the best we could.

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Give me the facts, quickly. Maureen, bring some tea.

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Tea? A dose of poison.

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Oh, Donald, what a dream I had.

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What an outing. I dreamt I'd escaped from prison

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I dreamt I was robbing a mill, funds for the Organisation.

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I wasn't feeling so good. I hadn't felt so good ever since I'd escaped from here.

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After we'd done the job there was a fight, I shot a man.

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Yes, I dreamt I shot at him... and I couldn't get onto the car.

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Somehow, I couldn't get onto it.

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That's right, I was wounded in my left arm.

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I fell off...

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I got up and ran...

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Along streets...

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Afraid...

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Afraid I'd killed a man.

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And then I came to an air raid shelter...

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..Slumped down...

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..Must have passed out.

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That's all I want to know. There may be an enquiry.

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-Why?

-We didn't finish it.

-That's poor thanks.

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Am I to THANK you? Kathleen, get me some bandages.

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-What are the bandages for?

-I'm going to look for Johnny.

-The police will be out in hundreds!

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'Armed raid on mill, cashier killed, wounded assailant still at large.'

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Killed! Poor Johnny. Heaven protect him.

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Pat, Murphy, get to Headquarters.

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-Go the back way.

-Dennis, may I go with you?

-No.

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Go to Headquarters, tell them where I'm going.

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-Will this deceive them, Dennis?

-They're looking for a wounded man. They might take me for Johnny.

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-I'll give them a run.

-By yourself?

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Too many would attract attention.

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For a long time there's been no trouble. Tonight, the police will be everywhere.

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-Take a few of the men with you.

-No.

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-Take somebody you can trust.

-Finish it.

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Dennis, let me come with you.

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Why?

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-It's something I want to do.

-For yourself.

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Sooner or later the police will get him. Let me have him until then.

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-As long as he lives, he'll belong to the Organisation.

-Always the Organisation?

-Yes.

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Wait here in case he gets back before me.

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-There's Grannie.

-Stay here.

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POLICEMAN: May I see your identity card?

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Thank you.

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Identity card? Thank you.

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POLICE WHISTLE

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Come on!

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Through here.

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-Where are you taking us to?

-Teresa's house.

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-There'll only be trouble.

-We'll stay till the road's clear.

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-What about Headquarters?

-You try it!

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-Pat, we're in trouble enough.

-Oh, for heaven's sake...

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-I wouldn't trust her.

-You wouldn't trust nobody.

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-Steps, like at the mill.

-You keep your mouth shut about that.

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-Ah, Teresa, how are you?

-Pat, darling! And Murphy and Nolan! Come into the warm.

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I'm away to my mother's, Pat. Sorry Teresa, I can't stay.

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Ah, he was in a terrible hurry!

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We've just dropped in for a minute.

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You're not thinking of leaving without having a drink first?

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There's plenty of time to eat...

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Ah, for your own peace of mind, you'd better keep these handy.

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In here, come on.

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Somebody'll see us, Lennie.

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< It's all right here, Molly.

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No, I...

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Now what's wrong?

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I don't want to.

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You said you would.

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Yes, I know. But I've changed my mind.

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Anyway Lennie, I've got a stye.

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Where else can we go?

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< You'll see, Lennie. We'll have a place of our own.

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Lennie, there's somebody here.

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No.

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There is somebody.

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Put it out! Clear off!

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It's that fellow - Johnny.

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Lennie, come on.

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You'd better not get mixed up in this.

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There was shooting. They got Johnny in the left shoulder.

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We dragged him to the running-board but he fell off.

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Aye. Wasn't I saying to Dennis that Johnny wouldn't be fit for it?

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Have they found poor Johnny, or is he safe with friends?

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Ah, he's safe enough.

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-Is he still down near the mill?

-Aye. Dennis'll get a hold of him.

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Dennis is it? No better man for a job like this.

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-Drink up, Pat.

-Aye, all they'd give us was tea. Imagine...Tea!

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-Where?

-Kathleen's house.

-A little music will cheer you. I won't be five minutes.

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RADIO: Schubert's 'Unfinished' Symphony

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You want to watch what we tell her.

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Whatever she knows, YOU told her.

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You told her about Dennis.

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Ah! For heaven's sake, pipe down. Let a fellow take a drink in peace!

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Get out!

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Police Headquarters.

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Inspector, this is Teresa O'Brien speaking.

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I know Teresa like a bad sixpence, but she's as right as rain.

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Plenty of dough too.

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Here, have a smoke. Go on, she's on the house.

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Oh..ah. Of course there's people says queer things about her,

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but they say things about me too.

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Town's full of jealousy.

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Wait till you see now. She'll leave down a right good feed.

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She's nothing but an old chancer, mixed up in every dirty game going. Smuggling, money lending...

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Is that so now? You can sit there...

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Maybe we shouldn't have come.

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Take what's here and what else is to come, then we'd better be going.

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You've said I'm agin the law. I'm proving to you that I'm willing to help the police.

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I know there's a big reward, but I'm not thinking of that.

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These boys have told me the whereabouts Johnny is. They're sending someone to look for him.

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I wouldn't like any trouble in this house, Inspector.

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..I see.

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Well, in a few moments I'll do my best to get them out of here.

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CLICK OF RECEIVER

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-Somebody ringing the bell.

-What are you afraid of?

-Listen.

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-I'm off.

-Don't be a fool.

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Ach, let her come in. Put away that thing.

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Can you do nothing without you've a load of booze inside you? Leave us a spoonful.

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Put your coat on.

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-If she starts any of her tricks, I'll make her pay.

-Let her try.

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-When she comes through the door, I'll give her a right good fright!

-Go easy now.

-Sure.

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I've just heard the police are heading this way. Go, before they surround the house.

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If you don't go this minute, things will go terrible bad.

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Stop flourishing them things. Must I tell you?

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Out you go now. Run for it. There are three steps.

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CAR DOOR SLAMS

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Right you are, so. Come on!

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VOLLEY OF SHOTS

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Are they killed? I heard them run by, then there was shooting.

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Get the place cleared.

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You said on the telephone they were looking for Johnny McQueen. Where?

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Go inside then. I'll join you.

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Get in, sonny.

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CHILDREN SHOUTING

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I'm Johnny McQueen! Who are you?

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Give him a kick! Go on, Johnny! Shoot him!

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< Bang! Bang! >

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Johnny's shot him!

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Run, Johnny!

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Hey, mister! Give us a penny.

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Beat it!

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-Go on, I'll call the police.

-There's no police round here.

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-Have you not seen them?

-Give us a penny.

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-There's none here now.

-They're looking for that fellow who killed at the mill.

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-Did you see 'em?

-Give us a cigarette.

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-They were here, but they've gone.

-Sure?

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Did they find the man who killed the man?

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- They'll never find Johnny! - Give us a penny!

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Are you sure they didn't find him? Do you know where Johnny is?

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< No, we don't know.

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Did you see him?

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Did you? The man?

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Where was he?

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In a house?

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In a shelter?

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Which one? Show me.

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Take me to him. Be a good girl.

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Show me.

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Did the police take him away?

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Did he run away?

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Johnny?

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-Did I kill that man?

-Can you walk?

-Did I ?

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Can you stand up?

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Ow - ahh!

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Grip my arm.

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Now, can you walk?

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Come on, man. Come on!

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That's fine. You're not too bad.

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Come on.

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SCREECH OF TYRES CAR DOOR SLAMS

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Do you hear that?

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They know you're down here. I'll draw them off to the left.

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When you hear three shots... Are you listening?

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-When you hear three shots, make for the house.

-It's a long way.

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It's our only chance. You'll get through.

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Wait for three shots. Your coast'll be clear, then be off.

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Good luck.

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Did I kill that fellow?

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POLICE WHISTLE

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WHISTLE BLASTS

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Joe.

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CONDUCTOR: Clear the platform. Right down the centre of the car.

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Ah, go ahead and start her up again.

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Pull the cord! Fares please!

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DRIVER: The car's overloaded. Chuck that bunch off the platform!

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Take your face outside!

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­ Some of you can get out and push.

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Here's the police.

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Come on in and warm yourself.

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­ Come on, get off the car.

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VAN HORN

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He's hit him!

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-Are you badly hurt?

-We'll get help.

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-I'll be all right.

-Come indoors.

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We know all about first aid, we were in the A.R.P. Can you come in?

0:40:400:40:47

Maudie, I've got your umbrella.

0:40:480:40:51

-His arm's broken.

-Don't be so dramatic!

0:40:530:40:58

Fetch a basin and the kettle of water.

0:40:580:41:02

-His arm's broken, I'm telling you.

-Look here, who did the first aid, you or me?

0:41:020:41:08

-You failed the practical. Get the boiled water.

-You'll see.

0:41:080:41:13

Oh my goodness!

0:41:190:41:22

Can I stay here? It's quiet.

0:41:220:41:25

-Maudie.

-Uh huh?

-This fellow's badly hurt.

0:41:250:41:29

I told you his arm's broken.

0:41:290:41:32

-Oh.

-Help me off with his coat.

0:41:320:41:35

Can you...?

0:41:350:41:38

That's right.

0:41:390:41:41

There now, sit down.

0:41:430:41:46

-Scissors.

-What are you doing to that jacket?

0:41:480:41:52

-You shouldn't do it without asking. WHOSE jacket is it?

-The troubles you make!

0:41:520:41:59

I'm only warning you that it's HIS jacket.

0:41:590:42:04

-Look at your hands.

-What's wrong?

-Germs.

0:42:040:42:09

-Go and wash them.

-Fuss,fuss,fuss.

0:42:090:42:12

They said the air was full of germs.

0:42:120:42:15

Can you sit up?

0:42:150:42:18

I want to take your coat...

0:42:180:42:21

Maudie...

0:42:370:42:39

You see to it. Don't bring a doctor.

0:42:470:42:51

I shouldn't like to interfere with that.

0:42:510:42:55

We must get him to hospital.

0:42:550:42:57

Look at him.

0:42:570:43:00

-Help me up.

-We'll bring a doctor.

0:43:000:43:03

-No, help me.

-Just lay easy, rest.

0:43:030:43:06

I can't stay. They're waiting for me.

0:43:070:43:10

Get a glass of water.

0:43:100:43:13

Now listen, you've been badly hurt by that lorry.

0:43:140:43:19

-I must send for the doctor and ambulance.

-No, don't do that.

0:43:190:43:24

Is there someone we can fetch? Your wife, maybe...or friend?

0:43:240:43:30

If you send to her, she might.

0:43:310:43:34

If she could, she would.

0:43:340:43:36

Is it your wife, son?

0:43:360:43:39

-Who, then?

-Some friends.

-Where do they live?

0:43:420:43:47

I'll send Maudie for them. We're new to this town but we'll find them somehow.

0:43:470:43:54

I'll just slip on my coat.

0:43:570:43:59

Where do they live?

0:44:030:44:06

What's the address?

0:44:060:44:08

I can't bring them out tonight.

0:44:090:44:12

Why should I be the one to bring you in?

0:44:370:44:41

And what will my husband say?

0:44:410:44:43

Give us a hand up from this couch and I'll go.

0:44:430:44:47

Stay there.

0:44:470:44:50

What'll I do with you?

0:44:560:44:59

The papers said he was wounded and got away.

0:45:030:45:07

-You're right. It's him.

-Chief of the Organisation.

-Did that fellow die?

0:45:070:45:14

Rosie, what'll we do with him?

0:45:190:45:22

I can't hand him over to the police, not as he is...

0:45:220:45:26

-..lying there, near dead.

-No more can I, Rosie.

0:45:260:45:31

-There's a reward...

-£1,000.

-I wouldn't lay a finger on it.

-No more would I.

0:45:310:45:38

-DOOR LATCH

-There's Tom.

-What'll Tom do?

0:45:380:45:42

Tom'll do his duty. He'll not think of the reward.

0:45:420:45:47

Putting himself in the way of getting it.

0:45:470:45:51

Hello Rosie, bit late tonight. Got stopped by the police. This mill business.

0:45:510:45:58

Tom, there's something I've...

0:45:580:46:01

-We found this fellow outside.

-What's happened to him?

-Come here, I'll tell you.

0:46:020:46:09

Listen, we'd just been out a few minutes getting the rations...

0:46:120:46:16

Who IS that fellow?

0:46:160:46:19

-That's Johnny McQueen!

-I know.

0:46:360:46:39

-You can take him back and put him where you fetched him!

-We can't!

0:46:390:46:44

-Him lying in OUR parlour. How did he get here?

-He was laying on the road.

0:46:440:46:51

-Chief of the Organisation!

-It's what he is NOW, that matters.

0:46:510:46:56

What about the decent man he killed? I have no pity for those fellows.

0:46:560:47:02

-He's dying! Let me send Maudie for his friends.

-How would they get through the police?

0:47:020:47:09

-You wouldn't treat a dog that way!

-A dog is a FRIEND of man.

0:47:090:47:14

-He's not long for this world.

-Call the police then.

0:47:140:47:19

-Not letting a dying man have a bit of peace seems hard.

-It's sense.

-Sense is cruel sometimes.

0:47:190:47:27

-I respect the law, Rosie.

-All right, put him out. You're the master here.

0:47:270:47:32

Ssh!

0:47:320:47:35

Quick!

0:47:400:47:42

I'm going now. The thing is settled for you.

0:47:500:47:55

-What are you going to do?

-Open the door and I'll never trouble you again.

0:47:550:48:01

Here, hold on a minute.

0:48:010:48:04

Close the door when I've gone, and forget me.

0:48:190:48:24

-Rosie.

-What about..?

-Drop it in the drain. Rosie.

0:48:360:48:41

Good luck, lad.

0:48:510:48:54

Come on, hurry up. Here, nark it chum! It won't hurt.

0:49:120:49:20

You all right? Come on, Harry!

0:49:210:49:26

I think he's hurt. G'on! He's tight!

0:49:260:49:30

Let's have a sniff... You're right!

0:49:300:49:35

Ask him where he got it. Where did you get it, mate?

0:49:350:49:40

There's our tram!

0:49:400:49:43

Come on, get up!

0:50:080:50:11

Identity cards. What's the matter?

0:50:150:50:19

That chap trying to get out of town. I don't blame him!

0:50:190:50:23

- Not caught him yet? - We think he's out of the district.

0:50:310:50:36

- Who've you got in the back? - Huh, Johnny (!)

0:50:360:50:40

All right, Gin, on your way.

0:50:400:50:43

Get up!

0:50:430:50:46

-Peelers!

-Sit down.

0:50:580:51:00

-When they knock let them in but don't talk.

-Like some fool creature that hasn't any spirit.

0:51:010:51:09

-There's a gun upstairs. I better get rid of it.

-KNOCKING

0:51:090:51:15

POLICEMAN: We've orders to search the house.

0:51:190:51:23

HEAVY FOOTSTEPS ON STAIRS

0:51:250:51:28

-Who are you?

-I live here.

-Who occupies this room?

-My father.

-Wait downstairs.

0:51:360:51:43

It's a fine, brave sight you are, James.

0:51:440:51:49

They'll never think of searching me.

0:51:510:51:55

Where is he?

0:52:100:52:13

My father's out.

0:52:140:52:17

I wasn't asking about your father. I know they've been here,

0:52:190:52:25

-smoking cigarettes and drinking tea.

-I had friends in to see me.

0:52:250:52:30

The fellows who raided the mill, wondering how to find Johnny McQueen.

0:52:300:52:35

It was about Johnny?

0:52:410:52:44

-I can tell you nothing.

-You were making plans how you could find him.

0:52:440:52:51

-What do you want in this house?

-He's gone too far this time for you to help.

0:52:510:52:58

-Finish your work here and get out.

-We're not after him for taking a shot at us.

0:52:580:53:05

This time he has shot and killed a man. You know what that means.

0:53:050:53:12

-It's his concern.

-And yours.

0:53:120:53:15

-I'm not responsible for him.

-You're responsible for this house.

0:53:150:53:21

Now, I warn you if there's any evidence found here, it will go very hard with you,

0:53:210:53:28

-unless you help us now.

-What do you want me to say?

-I want the truth, that's all.

0:53:280:53:36

-You want to know where Johnny is.

-Mm hm.

0:53:360:53:40

I'm ready.

0:53:410:53:43

There's nothing upstairs. Take a look round here.

0:53:430:53:49

Stand up, old girl.

0:53:510:53:54

Give them to me, them's my sweets. All right, sit down.

0:53:570:54:04

Whose coat is that you're wearing?

0:54:320:54:35

-My father's.

-He hasn't lived here for two years.

0:54:350:54:39

-I put it round me when I'm cold.

-Are you often cold? You shouldn't be with the crowd always in the house.

0:54:390:54:47

These didn't help Johnny... Or Dennis.

0:54:480:54:53

All right, I'll join you later.

0:54:550:54:59

-You've searched and found nothing.

-I've found all that I came to find.

0:55:040:55:10

-The bandages and the jacket is it?

-More.

-There was nothing more.

0:55:100:55:15

There was. Something that you couldn't hide.

0:55:150:55:19

I'm not afraid because of that.

0:55:220:55:24

He belongs to the law now. It might be easier if you were to realise that.

0:55:240:55:31

If you don't, and you help him, you'll be in trouble.

0:55:310:55:36

Stay out of this business.

0:55:380:55:41

That wasn't a bad fellow. He spoke fair.

0:55:470:55:52

-Give it to me, Grannie.

-There was decency in him.

0:55:520:55:56

-The revolver.

-What he said was true.

-Let me have what I want.

0:55:560:56:01

Ah, sure you'll never find Johnny. I've seen men going out as he did, I've seen women go to look for them.

0:56:010:56:09

But they never found them. Sure where's the sense in your runnin' towards trouble?

0:56:090:56:17

Look at me there. That was me on my wedding day. I was 19 then and lovely as yourself.

0:56:170:56:24

I had the fine looks too. I had the boys admiring ME.

0:56:240:56:28

There was Hughie Fitzpatrick. He wanted to marry. He was a rebel. He was never seen again.

0:56:280:56:36

Did I go after him? No. I had my life.

0:56:360:56:40

And grand times I had with Frankie and the rest of them saying I was an angel o' God.

0:56:400:56:47

Grand times, thanks be to God.

0:56:470:56:50

And the voices of the fine boys singing the songs... And I had 11 childer, so I had...

0:56:500:56:57

Fine boys and girls, all of them.

0:56:570:57:00

Con and Frankie...

0:57:000:57:02

and the spirit of them...

0:57:020:57:05

GIN JIMMY: See you home, madam? Cab sir?

0:57:230:57:27

Cab sir...? Cab sir?

0:57:270:57:31

- See you home, madam? - Cab!

0:57:340:57:38

Right sir, yes sir.

0:57:380:57:41

There's somebody inside, Jack.

0:57:450:57:47

You've already got a fare!

0:57:470:57:50

I'll soon get the heads and tails of this.

0:57:540:57:57

-Out you get.

-Take your hand away!

-Oh, it's you.

0:57:570:58:02

-Did I drive you through the police?

-Carry on the way you're going.

-I can't!

0:58:030:58:09

I'm not for you. I'm not against you, but I can't afford to get mixed up... < Hey you!

0:58:090:58:15

- Get along there! - Yes, constable. Right away.

0:58:150:58:21

Come on, son. You'll be all right here.

0:58:500:58:54

If you get back to your friends, tell them Gin Jimmy helped you.

0:59:280:59:33

If the police catch you, don't mention my name, huh?

0:59:330:59:38

I saw you, Gin. Is he hurt bad?

0:59:500:59:53

You keep out o' this, Shell.

0:59:530:59:56

-He's got lots of his own crowd.

-But will YOU help?

-It's an awful risk, Kathleen.

1:00:551:01:02

-What time do you sail?

-After eleven.

-It's only eight.

-Where is he?

1:01:021:01:07

-I'm going to Father Tom's.

-If you do find him, don't bring him the way you came.

1:01:071:01:14

-Bring him by Dock Square.

-Good, I'll be here before eleven.

1:01:141:01:20

Out for a little walk, I suppose? Well, I'm glad you're keeping out of this business.

1:01:441:01:51

BAND PLAY: 'Hot Jazz'

1:02:231:02:27

DOOR SLAMS AND FOOTSTEPS

1:02:471:02:51

It's a nice place. I thought you might have stayed.

1:02:561:03:01

You're wasting your time. Father Tom can't help you with this.

1:03:011:03:07

-You're going in then?

-Yes.

1:03:121:03:15

Why don't you go home...? Go in if you want to.

1:03:151:03:21

But you're too late, miss.

1:03:211:03:24

Is Father Tom in?

1:03:241:03:27

He's with somebody still. Will you come in a moment?

1:03:271:03:31

-You came to ask about Johnny McQueen.

-Do you know him?

-I taught him.

1:03:361:03:41

I was expecting people to come enquiring about him. I've another visitor.

1:03:411:03:47

Poor man whose little bird is sick. We'd better hear him first.

1:03:471:03:52

-This is my other visitor - Shell. You're...?

-Kathleen Sullivan.

1:03:551:03:59

How are you, miss.

1:03:591:04:02

-Shell's got trouble with his bird.

-Do you see?

1:04:031:04:07

-It's a rare one.

-It's a budgie, there are thousands.

1:04:071:04:11

There are millions of men but there's rare ones. Now this fellow is a chief,

1:04:111:04:18

a devil, always making mischief.

1:04:181:04:22

Just like some fellows does.

1:04:221:04:25

-What's his name?

-Lukey and Tober, thems that I live with...the three of us,

1:04:251:04:32

we calls him Johnny.

1:04:321:04:35

Of course I must tell you, miss, this Johnny is what you'd call a menace to society.

1:04:351:04:42

That's why we has a rule that his cage door must be kept shut,

1:04:421:04:47

because there's other birds in my room. He can't stand them and they can't stand him.

1:04:471:04:55

-There's a sort of difference of opinion between them.

-The bird's almost human!

1:04:551:05:02

-How bad is he?

-He gets out of his prison... his cage, I mean, and off he goes.

1:05:021:05:10

-But he's back now. You have him?

-Tell us what happened when he got away.

1:05:101:05:16

Murder. D'you see his left wing? It's hurt.

1:05:161:05:20

-Ah, poor fellow!

-Sure he gets out and does mischief, killing one fellow in the struggle.

1:05:201:05:28

The one he killed, gave HIM a dig. There it is: the spot of blood.

1:05:281:05:34

How did you capture him again?

1:05:341:05:37

I got word from a friend and got my hands on the bird. Mind, he's hurt bad.

1:05:371:05:44

-How is he now?

-This corner that he's lying in,

1:05:441:05:49

it's not a place for him to sit up proper.

1:05:491:05:53

-Perhaps he's not long for this world.

-There's not a sound out of him.

1:05:531:05:58

Perhaps then it'd be better to let nature take its course.

1:05:581:06:03

Father Tom, I'd hate for the bird to slip out of me grasp.

1:06:031:06:09

I don't mind telling you, Father, that I want the bird because there's money on him.

1:06:091:06:17

-Ah, my son, it's a very hard world.

-It's fierce.

1:06:171:06:22

I know there's prayin' and all that, but if I don't take me chances I'd just starve, that's a fact.

1:06:221:06:30

-Mm. Poor fellow.

-What will you do? Where is he?

1:06:301:06:35

-I just want him out the corner, and to be able to put him right.

-And after that?

1:06:351:06:41

There's lots of people that would pay a grand price for Johnny.

1:06:411:06:47

-The police?

-I'm not referring to them. I'm thinking of HIS friends.

1:06:471:06:52

-Where IS he?

-Don't blame him. He's got to live.

1:06:521:06:57

-But he's not telling us where he is.

-He's in the corner.

1:06:571:07:02

If he knows where he is we must trust him. What price are you asking?

1:07:021:07:10

I could get a thousand for him.

1:07:101:07:13

Money wouldn't make you happy!

1:07:131:07:16

I'm only saying what I COULD raise if I had a mind to.

1:07:161:07:21

We'll get you a little something but not £1,000. It'd be a burden.

1:07:211:07:27

-First of all, where is he?

-Go and bring him to us.

1:07:271:07:32

That's what I was waiting to hear. But of course, it won't be... It won't be an easy job.

1:07:321:07:39

-No, but you'll try.

-I will, I will. You know, Father, I'm still wondering, how much?

1:07:391:07:47

-I'm a poor man, I've got no money.

-Ah, ah, that's bad.

1:07:491:07:54

-Maybe the young lady here, she could lend you a bit?

-I'm sure she couldn't.

1:07:541:08:01

Well, listen,

1:08:021:08:04

a fellow was telling me, that his Reverence the Pope is queer and rich, huh?

1:08:041:08:12

-Blather!

-Is that a fact?

1:08:121:08:15

It is, just blather.

1:08:151:08:17

Then how do you suggest that we settle this matter decent like?

1:08:171:08:23

If you like, I'll try to inspire in you a precious particle of Faith.

1:08:231:08:29

Faith?

1:08:291:08:31

Would it pay the rent for me and help me to get a pint of stout?

1:08:311:08:36

Shell, you and I are poor men. We must live the best we can. I've been poor longer than you have.

1:08:361:08:44

Bring back Johnny and I'll show you the way to get REAL riches.

1:08:441:08:48

We'll talk about the way to live. There'll be a fine reward for you.

1:08:481:08:54

It's still the bit of faith? What's the value in hard cash?

1:08:541:09:00

Trust me. Bring Johnny back and we'll settle it all.

1:09:001:09:05

Now, will you?

1:09:051:09:07

Aye, I will.

1:09:091:09:11

I will.

1:09:121:09:14

-Er, ah, no. No, I'll bring him.

-You stay here.

1:09:141:09:19

-Well, my child?

-Father...

1:09:191:09:23

When Shell returns, give Johnny to me.

1:09:231:09:27

-It's not for ME to give him...

-Why have him brought here?

-Shell says he's wounded,

1:09:271:09:34

I want to hear his confession and comfort his soul.

1:09:341:09:39

-And afterwards?

-I'll try to persuade him to give himself up.

1:09:391:09:45

-Father.

-What do you want me to do? Help take him back to the boys, so that he can kill more people?

1:09:451:09:52

So that I can take him away and be with him. You will never hear of him again.

1:09:521:09:59

-You couldn't hide him for long.

-I've done it before.

1:09:591:10:04

He's killed a man and he must pay the penalty.

1:10:041:10:08

Rather than that, I'd take his life myself.

1:10:081:10:13

Child, you mustn't say such things!

1:10:151:10:17

Why, Father? The law would do it for revenge. I only do it out of pity.

1:10:171:10:24

Have you thought what would happen to you?

1:10:241:10:28

-I shall go with him.

-You don't know what you're saying.

1:10:281:10:33

If he's arrested, I'll have to live while he is on trial,

1:10:331:10:38

while he's being executed and for all the years of my life.

1:10:381:10:43

Kathleen, there's a little glove for putting on the coals. Can you see it?

1:10:431:10:50

When people are in deep trouble, they often say to me they'll kill themselves.

1:10:551:11:02

They mean it at the time. When everything seems lost, God gives them courage to win.

1:11:021:11:09

-It's not for myself that I'm afraid.

-Why then?

1:11:091:11:13

I'm afraid he should die alone.

1:11:141:11:18

When men were against him, I protected him.

1:11:181:11:23

If I go with him, I can protect him again.

1:11:231:11:27

Listen, this life is nothing but a trial for the life to come.

1:11:271:11:33

You're being tested now, and if you wish to get real happiness for Johnny and yourself

1:11:331:11:39

you'll face your ordeal and win your own heaven.

1:11:391:11:43

You're wise and good, Father,

1:11:431:11:47

I want to listen to you but I can't.

1:11:471:11:50

I can't take it in.

1:11:501:11:53

I only know that what I feel is stronger than my religion, stronger than myself.

1:11:531:12:00

-Kathleen, where's your faith?

-My faith is in my love.

1:12:001:12:05

You have neither the power nor the right to do this thing.

1:12:051:12:11

I believe that what I intend to do is good.

1:12:111:12:15

Did you see him? Yes, keep your mouth shut.

1:14:221:14:27

Who is that? It's Johnny. Get on with your work.

1:14:271:14:33

Let Charlie chuck him out. What if his friends find out?

1:14:331:14:38

What'll we do? You carry on.

1:14:381:14:41

-Take this and get out of here.

-I need to stay and rest. I'll go when you close.

1:14:511:14:58

You're not going to rest here. Get hold of this.

1:14:581:15:02

Wasting good stuff. Come on, get out of here.

1:15:021:15:07

Shall we run him out? No, wait till closing time.

1:15:121:15:18

Shell?

1:15:351:15:37

Is that you, Shell?

1:15:371:15:40

Aye, but I'm going out immediate.

1:15:401:15:44

There y'are for you.

1:15:471:15:50

I'll see you later, boys.

1:15:511:15:54

-Ah, Shell dear.

-Lukey, ah, Lukey!

1:16:111:16:16

-I need you.

-Lukey, ah, Lukey!

1:16:181:16:21

Lukey! I have important... business matters, Lukey.

1:16:211:16:27

See, it's not right. I haven't got what I wanted.

1:16:271:16:32

-You're at it again...

-It's the eyes.

-Why don't you paint a nice jug, like the other fellows?

1:16:321:16:40

Sit down. It'll only take a couple of minutes.

1:16:401:16:44

It's ALWAYS a couple of minutes stretching to hours in this chair.

1:16:441:16:49

One day you'll die, Shell, but this picture will live.

1:16:491:16:54

Lukey, I have important business matters.

1:16:541:16:59

I know where Johnny McQueen is hiding.

1:16:591:17:02

I know where to lay hands on him. Lukey, he's hurt bad, he can't move.

1:17:021:17:08

-What's that?

-I went to Father Tom. And him and me agreed on terms.

1:17:081:17:14

Er, nothing definite, no promises. But you know, a rich thing,

1:17:141:17:20

a particle of something, very precious.

1:17:201:17:24

What have you been up to, you sneaking little rat?

1:17:251:17:29

Sure, there's hundreds of police out to get Johnny.

1:17:291:17:34

Where was the wrong in putting him clean into the gentle palm o' the hand of mercy?

1:17:341:17:41

-You!

-Ah, I only asked Father Tom.

1:17:411:17:44

Selling a human being, eh?

1:17:441:17:46

-How much did he offer?

-There was no exact figure mentioned.

1:17:461:17:51

-How much?

-Negotiations was left open.

1:17:511:17:55

I'm going to hit you hard, for trying to sell a man on the run.

1:17:551:18:01

Don't. I know where Johnny is. Let me whisk him over to Father Tom.

1:18:011:18:06

I'm going to hit you unless you bring him here for me to paint.

1:18:061:18:11

-What if his friends got to know?

-Afterwards you can do what you like with him.

1:18:111:18:19

-It'll take too long!

-Just the head and shoulders... There'll be something in his eyes.

1:18:191:18:26

-I don't know...

-Then I'll break your little neck.

1:18:271:18:32

-Let go of me while I think.

-Yes or no?

1:18:321:18:37

-I said yes or no?

-Well, well - yes.

1:18:371:18:41

If you don't bring him here, I'll hit you hard where it hurts.

1:18:411:18:47

If you DO bring him here, I may find good in you after all.

1:18:471:18:52

Now, I'll have everything ready...

1:18:521:18:55

You dirty little..!

1:18:561:18:59

-Shell !

-I'm not running any risks for the fun of putting up models for you, me boy!

1:18:591:19:06

Are there faces in the fire, Lukey?

1:19:201:19:22

Hundreds of them, Tober. Beautiful ones, ugly ones...

1:19:221:19:28

Smiling, glaring at me, men and women telling me things...

1:19:281:19:34

Shedding tears... But they don't stay.

1:19:341:19:40

Oh, Tober, if only I could get just one of them.

1:19:401:19:45

-Go and get yourself a drink, Lukey.

-Oh, thank you, Tober.

1:19:451:19:50

Johnny?

1:20:051:20:07

Johnny?

1:20:081:20:10

Johnny, I've fixed it for you.

1:20:121:20:15

Johnny.

1:20:161:20:19

Ah, Johnny!

1:20:231:20:26

CAR HORN

1:20:451:20:48

Look out where you're going!

1:20:491:20:53

Shell !

1:21:561:21:59

Have a drink, Shell.

1:21:591:22:02

-How's business?

-My best bird has flown.

-Too bad.

1:22:061:22:12

-I'm looking for him.

-What sort?

1:22:121:22:15

Mr Fencie, he's hurted in the left wing.

1:22:151:22:20

Do you think you'll find him on a dark, wild night like this?

1:22:251:22:29

I'm half way to him already.

1:22:301:22:33

-Is that so?

-Oh, I know rightly where he is at this minute.

1:22:331:22:40

-Why don't you catch him then?

-No hurry, no hurry.

1:22:401:22:44

He's in a corner. Can't get out.

1:22:441:22:48

-What would you do if you had him?

-Sure, I'd sell him.

1:22:481:22:52

He's a prize creature, wounded or sound.

1:22:521:22:57

Just suppose like, you didn't find him at all. What would you do then?

1:22:581:23:05

I'd go to the police, Mr Fencie.

1:23:071:23:10

I see. I wish you luck.

1:23:101:23:14

Would you give me a hand to get him away?

1:23:151:23:21

Wait here a minute.

1:23:251:23:28

-Large whisky.

-Hello Lukey, how's the art?

-Ah, listen to 'em all.

1:23:421:23:48

All about a man who murdered. You're all afraid of him. But I'm not. I'd face him.

1:23:481:23:55

-What then?

-I'd paint him. The truth of life and death.

-Like yours there?

-Beer money!

1:23:551:24:04

Hold on, who are you? What do you want?

1:24:131:24:17

..We must get him to the hospital.

1:24:201:24:24

Did I bring you through the police cordon?

1:24:241:24:29

You all right, chum?

1:24:291:24:32

MONTAGE OF REMEMBERED VOICES

1:24:321:24:37

CRY LIKE WOUNDED ANIMAL

1:24:421:24:46

There's that little rat.

1:24:481:24:51

Time, gentlemen please. Time...

1:25:121:25:15

You...

1:25:421:25:45

­ Come on, get out of here.

1:25:531:25:56

-Give me a couple of bottles, please.

-Where's the money?

-On my account.

1:26:101:26:15

Feeling quite tired (?) The damage will amount to about twenty-five quid.

1:26:151:26:22

-Well?

-I have no money.

-No, but plenty of talent for smashing up the place.

1:26:221:26:29

It's the police for you this time.

1:26:291:26:32

Last time, I forgave you. This time it's a little more serious.

1:26:321:26:38

But £25 ! I'm a painter not a publican!

1:26:381:26:42

-Pay up or go to prison.

-All right, have your revenge.

1:26:421:26:47

-No, I've got a proposition to make.

-Of course, a couple of pictures...

1:26:471:26:52

-No, a better alternative.

-What?

-The police or my proposition.

1:26:521:26:58

-I'm too busy to take six months in prison.

-Then it's my proposition.

1:26:581:27:04

Joe, tell Bill to bring his cab here.

1:27:041:27:06

What a pretty picture you've painted.

1:27:061:27:10

He's going to make good that mischief.

1:27:101:27:13

-But it's Johnny.

-It's him all right.

1:27:151:27:18

-How are you?

-I've ordered a cab for you.

1:27:181:27:23

-What do you want me to do with him?

-Get rid of him somewhere dark.

1:27:231:27:28

Here's ten bob for the cab.

1:27:281:27:31

Now, get him out from here. Give us a hand.

1:27:311:27:35

It'll be ten years if we're caught.

1:27:351:27:38

Watch that arm. He's for the road. >

1:27:381:27:41

Wait here.

1:27:431:27:45

-The cab is here.

-My beer!

1:27:461:27:51

FENCIE: See if there are any police about.

1:27:511:27:55

-Thank you.

-Lukey, come on outside.

1:27:551:28:00

-All right, all right.

-Come on.

1:28:001:28:04

Go on, go on.

1:28:041:28:07

-Go on, get him in there.

-Be careful with him now.

1:28:101:28:15

Come on, then, give us a hand. Get in, hurry up.

1:28:151:28:20

Take it away. Stop! Have you no manners?

1:28:201:28:24

Go on!

1:28:241:28:26

When I get you home, I'll give you a drink. And a friend of mine, he'll fix your arm.

1:28:291:28:36

Tober.

1:28:371:28:39

Ah, Tober.

1:28:411:28:43

Tober, is this serious?

1:28:431:28:47

When you were a student, you learned about things like this. Look, Tober.

1:28:471:28:53

Look, am I...? Am I hurt bad, eh?

1:28:531:28:58

-No.

-I-I-I thought I might have been.

1:28:581:29:02

Fish and chips, eh? Good nourishing food, Tober.

1:29:151:29:19

Ne'er a one for poor Shell. I...I'm desperate hungry.

1:29:231:29:29

You're a decent man, Tober.

1:29:331:29:36

Tober...Tober bad things happened.

1:29:441:29:47

You won't be cross, if I tell you?

1:29:481:29:50

-Say you won't, will you? Lukey was terrible cross.

-Well?

1:29:501:29:56

-Well, I-I-I found where Johnny Mcqueen was hiding.

-Go on.

1:29:561:30:01

And I...took... and I went to Father Tom.

1:30:011:30:05

-To get your dirty bit of profit.

-I have to live.

-Shell, you're foul.

1:30:051:30:11

Father Tom never said so. I told him that I had to live and he sort of agreed with me.

1:30:111:30:19

'Course, he has no fortune. But he hinted he had something else.

1:30:191:30:23

It's faith - precious particle... something he has by him. ..And that's what I've lost.

1:30:231:30:30

-It might have glorified your miserable soul.

-What does it mean, faith?

1:30:301:30:37

Only one man had it.

1:30:371:30:40

I wonder how Father Tom would have given me a bit of it. What is it, Tober?

1:30:431:30:50

It's life.

1:30:501:30:53

-I've got him. It's Johnny.

-Put him over by the fire.

-Oh, no.

1:30:571:31:03

It's his shoulder.

1:31:171:31:20

He's in a bad way.

1:31:231:31:26

Boil up some water quickly.

1:31:291:31:32

Clean out a bowl and bring it here, and bring that case from my room.

1:31:321:31:37

I know, all them silver scissors.

1:31:371:31:40

-What's this?

-All the other people I painted were living.

1:31:541:32:00

He's different. He's near death. He SEES it.

1:32:001:32:03

-He's dying. I don't need to be told.

-Wonderful thoughts are in his eyes.

1:32:031:32:08

-You madman!

-It won't take long.

1:32:081:32:11

-After this, he's going to hospital.

-But you know who he is?

-If he gets there soon, he might live.

1:32:111:32:19

You might say it's lost already. Patching him up to be tried and executed.

1:32:191:32:26

-I can't help that.

-The body may be dying, Tober, but the soul is still alive.

1:32:261:32:34

-Are you going to operate?

-Fetch a clean towel.

1:32:351:32:40

-Have you got the stuff that makes the smell in hospitals?

-Get them!

1:32:401:32:45

-You'll keep out of the light, won't you?

-Why do you do this?

1:32:451:32:50

-There's something to be said before he dies.

-About us all.

1:32:501:32:56

-I can see it.

-You might find something you don't understand.

1:32:561:33:02

-I understand what I see in him.

-What is it?

1:33:021:33:08

It's the truth about us all.

1:33:081:33:10

-Is that all?

-He's doomed.

-So are we all.

1:33:111:33:15

Is he really dying, Tober?

1:33:171:33:20

-We're all dying.

-Can't you fix him so he could walk home?

1:33:201:33:25

I'd see him safe along the road.

1:33:251:33:29

Shell, in my room is some brandy.

1:33:291:33:32

Aye, that'll give him the strength.

1:33:321:33:35

Father, it's an inspector. Where will I go?

1:33:501:33:54

You stay here. I'll see him downstairs.

1:33:541:33:59

Hello, Fred. I just wanted a few words.

1:34:101:34:14

I've a visitor upstairs. Do you mind the vestry?

1:34:141:34:18

I know what you've come for. A serious matter.

1:34:181:34:23

Johnny McQueen. Kathleen Sullivan was seen entering this house.

1:34:231:34:29

There's nothing against her? She's a dangerous woman.

1:34:291:34:34

She's been asking you to find Johnny McQueen. That's a crime?

1:34:341:34:40

A serious one. Would you say all men are bad?

1:34:401:34:47

In my profession, there is only innocence and guilt.

1:34:471:34:52

I've seen the bad in them and condemn that.

1:34:521:34:57

But what do we do when we find good in them? Shouldn't we recognise that?

1:34:571:35:04

I know what you're trying to say. This woman loves McQueen and asks for your help.

1:35:041:35:12

Like all the people here, they expect me to do miracles.

1:35:121:35:17

Father, I have my duty to do. Where is McQueen?

1:35:171:35:22

Out there somewhere.

1:35:241:35:27

- Is that all you have to tell me? - I wanted to see that man for a very good reason.

1:35:271:35:34

- Why? - I wish I could have seen him before his arrest.

1:35:341:35:40

- I wanted to comfort him. - You can't do that unless he's coming here.

1:35:401:35:48

I shall have the streets round here watched.

1:36:141:36:18

I'm not interfering, but I was wondering if there mightn't be a little mercy.

1:36:181:36:26

It's my duty to bring this man to justice.

1:36:261:36:30

That's the duty of all of us.

1:36:301:36:33

Father, it might be better if that young woman stayed here for a while.

1:36:331:36:40

You understand.

1:36:401:36:42

Goodnight.

1:36:421:36:44

The young lady said she couldn't stay. Where did she go?

1:36:461:36:52

She didn't say.

1:36:521:36:54

-Wait a little longer.

-Do you expect the tide to wait?

1:36:541:36:59

-By midnight the ship'll be grounded.

-He'll be at Father Tom's any minute.

1:36:591:37:05

-I can't do a thing after midnight.

-I'll get him before then.

1:37:051:37:10

Ah, you'd have been a great doctor, Tober, if only you'd finished your studies.

1:37:231:37:32

You'd have had a top hat, a big house and the rich customers coming to you to be cured.

1:37:321:37:39

You wouldn't have to get out o' bed until maybe ten in the morning.

1:37:401:37:45

Easy now, easy.

1:37:461:37:49

He's ready for hospital now, Lukey.

1:37:501:37:54

He'd better rest a bit longer.

1:37:541:37:57

-He must have a blood transfusion.

-Why?

-It might save his life.

1:37:571:38:02

-He's not fit to be moved.

-Your infernal painting!

1:38:021:38:06

-Do you think I dressed his arm...

-The pot calling the kettle black.

1:38:061:38:11

You fellows are not caring a pin - yammering about his body and soul!

1:38:111:38:16

'He has an immortal soul!' 'He must go to hospital!' Make up your minds quick!

1:38:161:38:24

Do you think I dressed his wounds just so you could paint him?

1:38:241:38:28

You only fixed him up so that when you get him to the hospital you'll be proud of what you've done.

1:38:281:38:36

MONTAGE OF FAMILIAR VOICES

1:38:361:38:41

..I will not allow him to die in that chair...

1:38:411:38:46

..When he's fit, they'll pass him onto the police...

1:38:461:38:51

..Do you expect me to hide him?

1:38:511:38:54

..It won't take me much longer.

1:38:541:38:57

Have you ever heard tell of Father Tom?

1:39:001:39:04

-Father Tom, the old priest at St. Catherine's?

-That's him.

-Where is he?

1:39:041:39:11

INAUDIBLE VOICE

1:39:121:39:15

Tell me, Father, like you used to tell us.

1:39:161:39:21

Louder, Father, I can't hear you.

1:39:261:39:28

Look.

1:39:361:39:38

We've always drowned your voice with our shouting.

1:39:391:39:44

We never really listened to you. We repeated the words without thinking what they meant.

1:39:441:39:52

But I remember... when I was a boy...

1:39:531:39:58

I remember...

1:40:001:40:03

'When I was a child I spoke as a child.

1:40:031:40:07

'I thought as a child I understood as a child.

1:40:071:40:12

'But when I became a man, I put away childish things.'

1:40:121:40:18

'Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels and have not charity,

1:40:271:40:33

'I am become as sounding brass or a tinkling cymbal.

1:40:331:40:38

'Though I have the gift of prophecy and understand all mysteries and all knowledge

1:40:381:40:45

'and though I have all faith so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity...

1:40:451:40:53

'..I am nothing.'

1:40:541:40:57

-He's mad. He's out of his mind.

-He's delirious. I'm going to fetch an ambulance.

1:41:051:41:10

Old Father Tom is waiting for you.

1:41:111:41:14

And there's a young lady named Kathleen with him.

1:41:141:41:19

Would you get as far as Father Tom's if I gave you a hand?

1:41:191:41:24

Shell !

1:41:371:41:40

Come on now, you're doing fine. Step it out, that's the man.

1:41:551:42:01

That's right, that's right, son.

1:42:011:42:04

-Show me the way.

-Right, Johnny, right I will. Come on now.

1:42:081:42:15

That's right. Come on, Johnny, come on.

1:42:191:42:23

That's right, you're doing fine.

1:42:231:42:30

Come on!

1:42:301:42:33

Stay there, Johnny. You see, as I was saying...

1:42:401:42:46

And this fellow said to me, if you bring the bird... Come on, Johnny, come on.

1:42:461:42:53

Come on.

1:42:551:42:58

It's all right, Johnny.

1:43:011:43:04

Johnny, listen to me. You stay here. I'll get past the police.

1:43:561:44:03

I'll bring Father Tom to you. Stay there, Johnny.

1:44:031:44:08

It's a hardy old night, Sergeant.

1:44:211:44:24

-Where is he?

-I left him safe.

-But where?

-Just before the square. We couldn't get any further.

1:45:131:45:21

-Take me there.

-But the police... I have to leave a message.

1:45:211:45:26

Will you tell Father Tom we've gone to the square?

1:45:261:45:29

Me shoe lace is busted!

1:45:491:45:52

Me shoe's come off!

1:45:541:45:57

A sock full of snow and ice.

1:45:581:46:00

Johnny!

1:46:371:46:40

Kathleen.

1:46:401:46:43

Is it really you?

1:46:441:46:47

Come to me and see.

1:46:471:46:50

I can't.

1:46:511:46:54

If you ARE real, stretch out your hand to mine.

1:46:551:47:00

What do you want with me? Go back to life and peace.

1:47:061:47:11

-I'll stay with you, my love.

-Hold up your head, don't cry.

1:47:121:47:17

SHIP'S SIREN

1:47:171:47:20

That's our chance. Will you take it with me?

1:47:201:47:25

-Is it far?

-Keep hold of my hand.

1:47:251:47:28

-Father Tom, me shoe came off.

-Where is she?

1:47:361:47:41

-She went on.

-Which way?

1:47:411:47:45

-Kathleen, where are you?

-It's all right, Johnny, I'm here.

1:48:411:48:46

Is it far?

1:48:471:48:49

It's a long way, but I'm coming with you.

1:48:501:48:55

We're going away together.

1:48:561:48:59

TWO SHOTS IN RAPID SUCCESSION FOLLOWED BY VOLLEY

1:49:091:49:16

There's their gun, sir.

1:49:491:49:52

Two shots fired.

1:49:551:49:57

< Yes, sir, that's when we had to fire back.

1:49:571:50:02

SHIP'S SIREN

1:50:081:50:12

Subtitles by Malcolm Smith BBC - 1988

1:50:331:50:36

Johnny McQueen, idealist leader of 'The Organisation', has escaped from prison. During a hold-up to obtain funds Johnny is shot, badly wounded, and left in the street by a fellow gang member. From then onwards he is hunted without mercy. James Mason gives one of his finest performances in this classic British film.


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