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GUNSHOT

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GUNSHOT

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Thank you, gentlemen, and ma'am.

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-I've always been lucky, but never expect three aces!

-Were you alone down there?

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-I'm most always alone, but I welcome company now.

-Where you from? Georgia?

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-North Carolina.

-Just as bad.

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I can smell a Southerner a mile off.

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A smell I don't like. Ungodly, slave-trading secessionists.

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Not fit to live. Sorry we saved your hide.

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Well you did and I owe you, but don't make me forget that.

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Listen to that talk. Just like a whip-lashing Reb.

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And a tinhorn to boot by your look.

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Put that away, Zeff.

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Wait for the war to start before fighting it.

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I agree.

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I'm Owen Pentecost. I'm on my way to Denver.

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So are we. I'm Stephen Kirby.

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This is Zeff Masterson.

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I hired them to ride with me to Denver.

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They're taking orders from me.

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If you can take orders you can ride with us.

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Yours to command, ma'am.

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Forget it, Zeff.

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Aim your whiskers at Pike's Peak and keep them pointed that way.

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As soon as I find what I want, watch my belongings till tomorrow.

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Then your job is done.

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Those all your pretties,

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-all those packs, all those mules?

-Not to wear, to sell.

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-I'm opening a store.

-Catering to ladies at the frontier?

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Why not? I know style, I've money. Took a chance on Denver women.

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Holy Jehosaphat! I've been riding shotgun on a load of lace drawers!

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Good evening. I'm Father Murphy.

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Church is over there. Mass tomorrow at six and nine.

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-Thank you. Crossing the Rockies is something to be thankful for.

-I like to say thank you.

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I like to sleep late, but I'll gamble on anything, even church.

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Toss a coin, Kirby.

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Heads for the church. Tails for the devil.

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Tails it is.

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-Care to make it two out of three?

-No, thanks.

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The lady looks tired. Perhaps I can help you get settled.

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This is Phil, porter and room clerk.

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These folks just got in to town. Before they tell you, they call me Phil the Cannibal.

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It was only once!

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A man eats something he shouldn't, they call him names!

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The lady wants a room with a bath. Hey, boys, a free leg show!

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Every gal oughta wear them pants! > There oughta be a law!

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They don't mean any harm. They used to make fun of my skirt.

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I'll see you to your room, Anne.

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I paid you to see me across the Rockies. I can cross the room alone.

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No Southern chivalry, please, Mr Pentecost.

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I heard the excitement.

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They sure are tight pants.

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Must make you uncomfortable. Your wife?

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-No.

-Your girl?

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No.

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You thinking about staking a claim?

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-Will you sleep better tonight if I tell you?

-Won't sleep at all, I just got up.

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Time to go to work. Go ahead, tell me.

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We were travelling companions. To save you asking, so were two others.

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What's a man from dear old Dixieland doing out here?

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Most Southerners are leaving before the war starts.

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You must like to take chances.

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-What's your name?

-Owen Pentecost.

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High sounding name.

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Guess maybe that's why you took it.

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I just heard you got back, Zeff.

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Folks are anxious to hear the news. Is there going to be a war?

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-Are we gonna fight or just talk?

-There'd better be a war. The North won't stand for this.

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I'm itching for the day we stamp out those slavers.

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It ain't natural, brother against brother.

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Don't call that scum my brother! I had me a brother.

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He stood side by side with John Brown from Kansas.

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They hung him like a dog... alongside John Brown.

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Stay away from him.

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Nobody helps him. He's got it coming.

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He's one of those Missouri men. Half North, half South...

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..on the fence looking for the safe side.

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This ain't no soft war and there ain't no brothers just friends

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and enemies!

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Every loyal man knows that's the truth.

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< Sure we do.

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You've won the round and the fight.

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Zeff makes a lot of sense. We've a lot of enemies here.

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We don't wanna see your ugly face in town, so get moving.

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-Stop shooting off your mouth and cracking heads.

-They need cracking.

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Sure they do, but at the right time.

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Get them riled and they'll riot. Next thing it's the military.

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Let 'em come. We'll start the war right here.

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I don't need soldiers. It took me a long time to get to run this town.

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-A good part of town's already in your pocket.

-I got more pockets!

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I need time, then we take care of the army.

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Boss, there's a new man inside, a Southerner.

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He's been putting a big dent in the faro bank.

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I'll be right there.

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Zeff, we're on the same side, only wait a little.

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Might be a long war.

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What are you waiting for? Start the game.

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Mr Pentecost, I'm Jumbo Means, proprietor.

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When I set out to see the world, some drunkard said, "The elephant's loose!"

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He immediately signed the pledge.

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Since then an elephant's been my good luck charm.

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Now, what is the secret of your remarkable luck?

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An indifference to elephants.

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One of us must be wrong.

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Which one, Mr Pentecost? Shall we see?

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-I'll pass the time with you.

-I'll get a table ready.

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Why are you so good to me?

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I get a percentage of the profits.

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Doin' all right, aren't you?

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There's room for improvement.

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For a smart girl?

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For a smart girl.

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And this is the spot, the best place in downtown Denver.

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You found elephants?

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Trained ones. When they get wild they're dangerous.

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There's a man here from our part of the country.

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Owen Pentecost. Are you acquainted?

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-No, but if he's from the South we'd like to welcome him.

-We could use a friend. So few of us.

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I hope it'll be peaceful... Sunday morning, too.

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Your luck still holds, sir. That's the second straight win. >

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You're not betting?

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I don't think the hand's worth it.

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A pretty hand to throw away, but it can't beat four kings.

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Yes, four kings, Mr Jumbo.

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I know your hand as well as you know mine.

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Then you're cheating, sir.

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Maybe you might call it that.

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Marked cards, I can read them as well as you can.

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Expect me to shut my eyes and lose my shirt?

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Thanks, Pentecost. And he did have four kings.

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Fast work. You're a useful man to know.

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Southern trash. I'll run you all out.

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< Not With Lincoln in the White House. PIANO PLAYS "Union Forever"

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This is no put in of yours, Rogers.

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-You Northerners stick together, why shouldn't we?

-PIANO PLAYS "Dixie"

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Name's Rogers, Pentecost. Robinson, Rollaston, all from Georgia.

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Heard of you, heard a great deal. We might have a lot to talk about.

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-Are you one of us?

-I'm from Vermont.

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Go back to Georgia, all of you.

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Colorado will belong to us Union men,

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the only part coming to you is six foot down. PIANO PLAYS AGAIN

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Shut up with that music.

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-I guess you don't wanna hang around, Mr Pentecost.

-His crowd is your borned enemies.

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-There are no flags on gold, North or South. I've got a poker game going.

-Not with me, sir.

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Since you're a stranger here I'll give you another chance.

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A new deck...

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and an honest deal.

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Anything you want,

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honest or dishonest.

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Make it dealer's choice.

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I don't trust that Pentecost one little bit.

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Maybe we been judgin' him wrong. He's a Southerner born and bred...

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You ain't thinking of lettin' him snoop around the mine?

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He said he might have a lot to talk to us about.

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We know nothing about him, except that he's hobnobbing with Yankees.

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If he came alone he couldn't do no harm.

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Might be nice to talk to a man from home.

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We got bad ones at home, too, and I'm a-bettin' he's one of them.

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One hundred.

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One hundred,...

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..and five hundred more.

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Up two thousand.

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Call.

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Well, I'm done, finished. You've taken all my cash.

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But I intend to have it back, Mr Pentecost.

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All legitimately, I promise. Just one more hand.

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What are you betting? IOUs?

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No, the Circus Tent.

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Bar, hotel, warehouse, stock, everything.

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Everything against my own money.

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All right.

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Call to you, five cards high.

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Since I don't trust you any more than you trust me,

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shall we leave it to the lady to deal?

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First card to our guest.

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Three eights.

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Strong hand.

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Just in case you act disappointed if you don't draw the third queen.

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You get your queen, I'll put the gun away and you'll have your money.

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My last card, please.

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You asked me to deal.

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You lost.

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Now, you either gotta pay up or get killed.

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Yes, I lost, Mr Pentecost.

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But I'm not a loser.

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Let her tell you that.

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That cheatin', no good woman.

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We're not dead. Across there would be a good place to open up again.

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What are you gonna use for money?

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There's plenty of patriotic money for a loyal man.

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All of a sudden you're drunk.

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I never show it till I relax. I'm very relaxed now.

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Come here.

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You know something? Jumbo's right, that WAS a crooked deal.

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-But only the last card.

-That was supposed to be another queen for Jumbo.

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-I saw you switch it.

-I thought it'd be nice to be under new management.

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Don't get relaxed just cos you're the new owner.

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And don't get too flattered that I slid a card from the bottom.

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-Men are awful quick to flatter themselves.

-Sure, we're dogs. Unfeeling dogs.

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-I wonder what a feeling dog is like.

-Not like Jumbo.

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He did me out of a hunk of my cut. His books are a great work of fiction.

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Sad fiction at that, I bet.

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-I don't cry.

-I can see you're not the crying kind.

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Not that I haven't done my share.

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Men?

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What else? All the way from Boston to San Francisco and back to Denver.

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But I always end up laughing.

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Like now?

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Like now, I think.

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-How do you know I won't give you a dirty deal?

-I don't.

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But you gotta be better than Jumbo.

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And you look a whole lot better.

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HE LAUGHS

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Feel better, too.

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What are you doing so far from the old plantation?

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There was a little trouble. I took the blame.

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-For something you didn't do?

-Oh, I did it. That's why I took the blame.

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Get out of here.

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-You shouldn't leave your door unlocked.

-The lock's broken but this pistol isn't.

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Didn't know this was your room, sort of stumpled against the door.

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-I'm sleepy.

-Well, then go to bed.

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Not too sleepy to see how different you look. Buckskin does a lot for you

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but silk does more. That little bit of silk much, much more.

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I'm in no mood for visitors, Mr Pentecost.

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-I'd hate to have to shoot you to prove it.

-You're safe as if you're in your own room.

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I like that ribbon in your hair, makes you look sweet and feminine

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and pretty and feminine.

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Very smooth and feminine.

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You make a good hotel man, Owen.

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Just that nice personal touch to please the guest.

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Hotel man?

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-I'm the new proprietor. I won the place.

-On a decision.

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I wish you a good night.

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Or a good morning,

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or a good afternoon, or a good whatever it is.

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Jumbo's room.

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I'll have it fixed up, move out all the little elephants.

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No sense in doing it now, you'd only see more of them.

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Well, if hair ribbons are your weakness, why didn't you say?

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HE SNORES GENTLY

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Rogers, come here.

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A HORSE APPROACHES

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-Where's the head man?

-He's comin'.

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Call this Southern hospitality?

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You seem to prefer Yankees. What brings you here?

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-I've never seen 2 million in gold.

-Neither have we.

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-That two million in gold you've taken out of the ground.

-What gives you the notion that we have it?

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Heard it in a saloon in Atlanta.

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You believed it? Some drunk blabbin'.

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Why do you think I came out here?

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-2 million in gold must be a purty sight to set your eyes on.

-Maybe your hands, too.

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-I'm trying to help.

-We don't need help.

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Let him talk, he's from home. What part?

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-North Carolina.

-Almost as good as Georgia. Go ahead.

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You're in trouble.

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Mining for three years. Had plenty of chance to get away but you waited too long.

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War's coming any day now.

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When it does, Yankee troops are gonna get in your way. Unless...

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What? What can you do?

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There's a big warehouse belongs to the Circus Tent, got a lot of wagons there, strong ones.

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Plenty of guns, food, for the long trip back.

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-Will you show me that gold?

-Why?

-I want 50,000 for what's in my warehouse.

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You dirty renegade. Sellin' out your country.

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I'm sellin' out my wagons in a respectable, profiteering way.

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The money isn't ours. Belongs to the South to fight the war.

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-They can have the rest of it.

-For a minute I thought that you were a loyal man.

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Sure I'm loyal.

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Got an undying loyalty to myself and no-one else, nothing else.

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If you're thinking of shooting me, let me remind you that Jumbo Means is after the Circus Tent.

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When he gets it, where are you gonna get your wagons?

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Waiting to hear from you.

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But think fast.

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Where's Miss Boston?

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Out in the warehouse.

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What's all this?

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An inventory.

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This is a list of everything you own.

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Looks very official.

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-You even signed your name.

-I belong on that list, too.

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I don't like owning things, certainly not people.

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All you want is money for gambling, drinking, maybe travelling?

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I'm staying it takes two weeks to get your laundry in this town.

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If you get restless, this oughta pay your way to China or wherever.

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-What are these?

-Mining claims Jumbo took in for a half a ham or a keg of whisky.

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They're yours.

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-Any good?

-Some, I guess. They haven't been worked much.

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-Why?

-Lots of reasons. Folks run out of money, turn lazy,

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get discouraged.

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Let's encourage them. This town needs a good old revival meeting.

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-With you doing the preaching?

-With me doing the preaching.

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I've got a sermon that'll fetch them a gospel of gold.

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-Talking about gold perks you up.

-What's wrong with gold?

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Especially in the colour of a woman's hair?

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I don't care about the colour of a girl's hair.

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As long as she has a reasonable amount, I don't complain.

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MEN CHATTER

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It'll be drinks on the house when I'm through talkin'.

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MEN SHOUT APPROVINGLY

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Let me tell you why I invited you.

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You're gamblers or you wouldn't be in Denver, so here's a game for everyone,

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North and South, friend or enemy.

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They've had enough of your gab, what's your game?

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I don't blame you for being suspicious, Mr Jumbo.

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I wouldn't be surprised if some cheating might not have gone on right here.

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That's why I'm moving this new game outside.

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It'll be the biggest gambling table you ever saw, reaching for miles.

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And big stakes. You can't lose, you might win, so listen to the lady.

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Mining claims. Take your choice.

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Gold in maybe all of them. Who's gonna be dealt in?

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There ain't no gold here. Your pals from Georgia got it all.

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There's plenty of gold, only it's not going to find you. You've got to dig it out.

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-I ain't even got a shovel or a pick.

-He had to sell 'em to buy grub.

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I'll stake any man who wants to work to buy whatever he needs.

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Wagon, warm clothes

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and a new dress for his wife in that new store.

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When anybody strikes gold, I want half and I'm gonna get half.

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No excuses, hard-luck stories, double crossing. Half is mine.

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Who'll be the first to sign up?

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-Sign the paper and you get your money and your tools.

-Gimme one o' them papers!

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-No, Lawford, he's a swindlin' Rebel.

-I don't care, I'm busted.

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He'll rob you blind. Him and that cheatin' woman.

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I know her like a book.

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You never got past the cover, elephant boy.

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MEN LAUGH MOCKINGLY

0:27:490:27:52

What about you, Mr Kirby?

0:27:530:27:55

Doesn't seem natural, you not interested in gold.

0:27:550:27:59

Peculiar you never talk about gold.

0:27:590:28:02

Everybody in Denver does, except Father Murphy.

0:28:020:28:06

Heaven's paved with gold, that's enough for him but what about you?

0:28:060:28:11

If it's a secret, it's a secret.

0:28:110:28:13

Pick out a good one for me, Pentecost.

0:28:130:28:17

So, now we're in the gold-mining business.

0:28:200:28:24

Chances are you'll end up with more lead than gold.

0:28:240:28:27

-Do you wanna sell your percentage?

-I'm hanging on to what I've got.

0:28:270:28:32

Sentimental value.

0:28:320:28:34

Owen...

0:28:340:28:36

if there's a war, I'm North, a Yankee. You're South.

0:28:360:28:40

What happens to us?

0:28:400:28:42

I shoot you, I guess.

0:28:420:28:44

Oh!

0:29:010:29:03

-Oh, good evening.

-Can't let Denver's fashion centre open without celebrating.

0:29:030:29:09

Only champagne in my warehouse. Bet it's the only one from here to San Francisco.

0:29:090:29:15

-It's very neighbourly of you.

-You're a special kind of neighbour.

0:29:150:29:20

That's getting cold.

0:29:200:29:22

Takes a little longer to chill it in spring water.

0:29:220:29:26

You're a strange man, Mr Pentecost.

0:29:260:29:29

There are many things to admire in you,

0:29:290:29:33

some to be afraid of.

0:29:330:29:35

Afraid of? What?

0:29:350:29:37

Well,...

0:29:370:29:39

I don't think you'd ever give yourself the worst of it, with man or woman.

0:29:390:29:44

Ann, you are something special, a lady.

0:29:440:29:48

It's the first thing I noticed, it's born in you.

0:29:480:29:51

-SHE GIGGLES

-I'm glad you're positive about it.

0:29:510:29:55

A beautiful lady, high on her pedestal, so out of reach.

0:29:550:29:59

See how simple it is, your ladyship?

0:30:020:30:05

I prefer to come down from a pedestal under my own power.

0:30:050:30:10

When you do, I'd like to be around.

0:30:100:30:13

KNOCK ON DOOR

0:30:130:30:15

It's the last of the stuff, Ann.

0:30:210:30:23

-First customer?

-No, just looking.

0:30:230:30:26

Before you put me to work alongside Kirby I'll say good night and good luck.

0:30:260:30:32

Enjoy the champagne, Kirby.

0:30:320:30:34

-You're angry, Stephen, but you have no reason to be.

-I hate to see another man taller in your eyes.

0:30:350:30:42

-You're imagining things.

-He's a new type for you, you're curious.

0:30:420:30:47

-There's no need to analyse my emotions,

-Maybe there is.

0:30:470:30:51

Anyway, I...I have to leave now.

0:30:510:30:54

Good night, Ann.

0:30:540:30:56

FOOTSTEPS

0:30:580:31:00

KNOCK ON DOOR

0:31:040:31:06

Come in.

0:31:060:31:08

Sir, Captain Kirby reporting to Colonel Gibson.

0:31:100:31:13

Forget the salutes, my boy, till we put our uniforms on again.

0:31:130:31:18

-How do you like secret service?

-It's a change now I'm a gold-miner.

0:31:180:31:23

And I'm a writer, my wife says I couldn't have picked a worse disguise.

0:31:230:31:28

She thinks writers are depraved and romantic. She even wanted to help.

0:31:280:31:33

-Is Mrs Gibson coming, sir?

-Good heavens, no.

0:31:330:31:37

If Mrs Gibson has a fault, and she won't admit it, it's talking too much.

0:31:370:31:42

Anything from Washington, sir?

0:31:420:31:45

Nothing. The whole idea is crazy.

0:31:450:31:48

We couldn't bring in troops. That'd be martial law and this is peacetime.

0:31:480:31:53

But they order us to stop that gold going South.

0:31:530:31:57

-If we don't they'll shoot it back as cannonballs.

-I say start the war now and move the troops in.

0:31:570:32:04

But Mr Lincoln is too namby-pamby for his job.

0:32:040:32:08

-They say the man prays.

-He's a good Christian, I suppose.

0:32:080:32:12

I'm a good Christian but praying's not gonna prevent this war.

0:32:120:32:17

North and South are natural enemies like husband and wife.

0:32:170:32:21

Oh, that young lady you were with today, I hope she's not inquisitive.

0:32:210:32:26

Oh, no, she hired me as a guide at Fort Larame, never asks questions.

0:32:260:32:32

Mighty few of those left.

0:32:320:32:34

Nothing like a strong, silent woman.

0:32:340:32:37

Must be caused by an accident at birth, wouldn't you say?

0:32:370:32:41

-I suppose you want to be getting along. Good night.

-Good night.

0:32:410:32:46

Oh, yes.

0:32:460:32:48

Forget what I said about Mr Lincoln. I'm praying to be a general.

0:32:480:32:53

-Good night, sir.

-Good night.

0:32:530:32:55

-Your servant, ma'am.

-I'm afraid I'm in a hurry, Mr Pentecost.

0:32:560:33:01

-Stephen has invited me to see his mine.

-Our mine he and I are partners.

0:33:010:33:06

-Nothing like lunch with a woman for a tired miner.

-I'll tell him you said good appetite.

0:33:060:33:12

I'm going that way, myself.

0:33:120:33:15

If you don't mind, that is. Got a lot of partners to see.

0:33:150:33:19

I get off here.

0:34:020:34:04

Wish Kirby good luck.

0:34:040:34:06

I have enough lunch for three, if you'd care to join us.

0:34:080:34:12

So I won't be lonely? Thank you. Mind waiting a minute?

0:34:120:34:17

Howdy.

0:34:250:34:27

Glad to see you.

0:34:270:34:29

-Hello, Lawford, how are things?

-Well, not very good. That's a fact.

0:34:290:34:34

All through for the day?

0:34:340:34:36

-I'd be wasting my time putting any more work in this claim.

-Maybe you're giving up too soon.

0:34:360:34:44

I'm no greenhorn, I know when there's gold and when there ain't.

0:34:440:34:48

Been prospecting more than two years, wife and kid in Michigan gave up on me,

0:34:480:34:55

kinda hard writing them the next time's gonna be the lucky time.

0:34:550:35:00

-Dig those ashes out of that hole, Lawford.

-What for? There's nothing in there.

0:35:000:35:06

-If there's nothing I'll pay you for your time.

-I didn't make a strike.

0:35:060:35:11

Why'd you cover up the hole?

0:35:110:35:13

No special reason.

0:35:140:35:16

What did you hit down there?

0:35:230:35:26

White quartz? Is that what you didn't want me to see?

0:35:260:35:30

Easy, soft veins you can get at with a pick and shovel?

0:35:300:35:35

Dig.

0:35:350:35:36

I found it, struck over a week ago. I clawed gravel till my hands bled.

0:35:360:35:41

What's mine is mine!

0:35:410:35:45

-I got friends who wouldn't stand seeing me robbed by no secess'.

-We made a deal.

0:35:450:35:50

You ain't collecting nothing! GUNSHOTS

0:35:500:35:54

I'm sorry you had to see it.

0:36:120:36:14

He reached for his gun, so did I.

0:36:190:36:21

And you won.

0:36:230:36:25

Would you rather it was the other way?

0:36:250:36:28

I hate all killing.

0:36:310:36:33

First thing to do is get the body back to town.

0:36:350:36:39

MEN CHATTER

0:36:540:36:57

Get away from there, you buzzards!

0:37:020:37:05

-Who is it?

-Keep your hands off!

0:37:050:37:07

We brought him to you, father.

0:37:170:37:19

-I don't know if he's one of yours.

-What does that matter?

0:37:190:37:24

Matters that Lawford is lying here dead. All your praying ain't gonna change that.

0:37:240:37:30

-We got a way of dealing with murder.

-Sure it's murder, Mr Jumbo? Mighty fast verdict.

0:37:300:37:37

You can't talk your way out of this.

0:37:370:37:40

-Hanging's too good for him.

-Needs a whippin' with a whip that'd lay his back open.

0:37:400:37:46

I knew she'd cause you trouble.

0:37:460:37:48

Go riding with her and look what happens. She has her own man to do her killing.

0:37:480:37:54

You're as bad as he is. Cheatin' trash, both of you!

0:37:540:37:58

Be quiet. Have you no respect for the dead?

0:37:580:38:02

Why be so quick to shed more blood? Bring him in the church.

0:38:020:38:07

Look out, Owen.

0:38:170:38:19

That's the only one I'm wasting. Try that again, there'll be a lot more going to church.

0:38:240:38:30

Before more get killed, let me tell you how it happened.

0:38:300:38:34

-WHISPERS:

-I'll tell them. Self-defence is no crime.

0:38:340:38:38

They'd never believe you, they'd try and hang you.

0:38:380:38:43

I was with Owen Pentecost today, all day.

0:38:430:38:46

We stopped by Jack Lawford's claim and...

0:38:460:38:49

and found him dead.

0:38:490:38:51

CROWD MURMURS

0:38:510:38:54

CHILDREN SHOUT EXCITEDLY

0:39:050:39:08

A DOG BARKS

0:39:120:39:14

Here, here, here.

0:39:220:39:24

Keep out of this, let 'em fight fair and square.

0:39:240:39:27

That round lasted long enough. What's this all about?

0:39:290:39:33

-That kid got out of my coach and started fighting.

-He started it.

0:39:330:39:38

-I just asked if you knew where my father was.

-And all I said was, "What's your old man's name?"

0:39:380:39:45

All right.

0:39:450:39:46

When I said "Jack Lawford" you laughed, said he might be one of two places. Then the other kids laughed.

0:39:460:39:54

-That made me mad so I started swingin'.

-Aw, you can't take a joke.

0:39:540:39:59

-Your old man's dead.

-That's enough.

0:39:590:40:01

Don't you talk that way to my boy.

0:40:010:40:04

Let's get away from here.

0:40:100:40:12

He...He is dead,

0:40:120:40:14

isn't he?

0:40:140:40:16

Yes.

0:40:170:40:19

But I want you to know you're with friends. What's your name?

0:40:190:40:24

Gary. Gary John Lawford, middle name's after my father. Did you know him?

0:40:240:40:30

Yes.

0:40:300:40:31

How...How did it happen?

0:40:330:40:35

Well, let's get settled first and then we can talk. I'll take care of you.

0:40:350:40:41

He's coming with me.

0:40:410:40:43

-He'll stay with me.

-How can he stay with you? You, of all people.

0:40:460:40:50

How could you face him day after day?

0:40:500:40:53

-Do you think room and board is going to make it up to him?

-I'm handling this my own way.

0:40:530:41:00

I didn't know about Jack Lawford. Musta died since my last trip.

0:41:010:41:06

Poor kid ain't got nobody, told me his mother died.

0:41:060:41:10

Some friends sent him out here.

0:41:100:41:13

Well, I guess it's time for a drink. I'm an orphan, too.

0:41:130:41:17

Get some soup, Phil, and some ham and eggs.

0:41:180:41:21

-Yes, sir, soup's on the fire.

-That all right, Gary?

0:41:210:41:25

I guess so.

0:41:250:41:27

This is all wrong, keeping him here with you, and you know it.

0:41:470:41:52

Or is this the way a gambler like you pays his debts?

0:41:520:41:56

We'll make this a fine room for you, Gary.

0:42:000:42:04

How did it happen?

0:42:040:42:06

You can tell me, I won't cry.

0:42:060:42:08

All right.

0:42:100:42:12

He was killed in a gunfight.

0:42:130:42:16

He did the best he knew but ran up against something he couldn't beat.

0:42:160:42:21

Who? Who was it?

0:42:210:42:23

Who killed him?

0:42:230:42:25

No-one has found out, yet, Gary.

0:42:250:42:28

Taste this, Gary, you'll feel better.

0:42:280:42:31

I'm glad you're here, we're gonna be great friends.

0:42:310:42:35

HE SOBS Don't be afraid to cry.

0:42:350:42:38

Even big men cry sometimes.

0:42:380:42:40

Eatin' time.

0:42:510:42:53

Thanks, Phil.

0:42:530:42:55

Say, Miss Boston, is this answer right? Let me take a look.

0:42:550:43:00

Never make a mistake when I do that.

0:43:060:43:09

Correct.

0:43:110:43:12

How come you need all this learnin'? You a rich fella now.

0:43:120:43:17

Mr Pentecost and I are partners, just like him and my father.

0:43:170:43:21

Owen only has two of these, and now one of them's yours. Let's try it on.

0:43:210:43:26

There.

0:43:330:43:35

Spittin' image of the boss.

0:43:440:43:47

That's right, Gary, be like him. Take it from someone who knows.

0:43:470:43:52

CHILDREN SING TUNE OF "John Brown's Body"

0:43:520:43:55

# Jack Lawford's body lies a-mouldering in the grave

0:43:550:43:59

# Jack Lawford's body lies a-mouldering in the grave

0:43:590:44:02

# And his son don't give a hang

0:44:020:44:05

# Jack Lawford's body lies a-mouldering in the grave

0:44:060:44:09

# Jack Lawford's body lies a-mouldering in the grave

0:44:090:44:13

Don't bother with those boys, Gary, wait till Owen gets home.

0:44:130:44:18

I don't need him. I'll shut them up myself.

0:44:180:44:21

-Stop him, before he hurts somebody.

-Let him crack a couple of heads.

0:44:210:44:26

SINGING STOPS

0:44:260:44:28

We ain't done nothing!

0:44:280:44:31

What's the idea riding down these poor boys?

0:44:310:44:34

If you have anything to say, don't hide behind kids. Sing it to me.

0:44:340:44:40

-Go on back, Gary, concert's over.

-This is my fight, not yours.

0:44:420:44:47

-Milk's better for you.

-You can have your bottle, I'm getting something better.

0:44:470:44:53

You're all right. Learning fast.

0:45:070:45:10

Mad at me?

0:45:100:45:11

Yes.

0:45:110:45:13

Well, no.

0:45:130:45:15

You taught me how to ride teach me about this.

0:45:170:45:21

How do you get it out so fast? Give anybody a shot but still win.

0:45:210:45:25

That's what everyone says.

0:45:250:45:27

Teach me how to work a gun like you do.

0:45:270:45:31

Little young for guns. You're just a boy, Gary.

0:45:310:45:34

Not if I can shoot like a man. Then I'll find out who killed my father.

0:45:340:45:40

Isn't that what you'd do?

0:45:400:45:42

Yes, that's what I'd do.

0:45:420:45:45

I'm sorry I was mad at you, even for a little while.

0:45:450:45:49

-Let's get started.

-Where?

-Your first lesson.

0:45:490:45:52

Throw them as high as you can.

0:46:130:46:15

GUNSHOT

0:46:190:46:21

Gosh! You didn't even look.

0:46:210:46:24

I looked.

0:46:240:46:26

I don't see how you did it so fast.

0:46:380:46:41

-You'd been standing in front of me you'd never have found out.

-I'll never shoot like that.

0:46:410:46:47

You wanted to learn? If I teach you, you will. Let's try it over here.

0:46:470:46:53

More shots. They're coming from over there.

0:47:000:47:03

Now let's see you try it.

0:47:060:47:08

Here, get used to the feel of it.

0:47:100:47:13

Huh! What does he wanna do?

0:47:230:47:26

-Make that boy everything he is himself?

-What is he?

0:47:260:47:30

-Outside of someone who interests you.

-It's the boy I'm thinking of.

0:47:300:47:35

Straighten your arm.

0:47:350:47:37

It's heavy.

0:47:370:47:39

-But perfectly balanced.

-It sure is heavy.

0:47:390:47:43

-I'd like one I can handle.

-No gun is a toy, it's meant to kill with.

0:47:430:47:48

I can teach you to hit what you aim at, but I can't teach you to kill what you shoot at.

0:47:480:47:54

Let's try it again.

0:47:540:47:56

That's it.

0:47:570:48:00

You're getting awfully worked up over a little shooting lesson. GUNSHOT

0:48:000:48:05

With his own gun, that he's killed with.

0:48:050:48:08

As far as I know he's killed a couple of Indians. Anybody else?

0:48:080:48:13

-GUNSHOT

-I don't know his record, but someone ought to teach him a lesson.

0:48:130:48:19

Oh, I wish I were a man.

0:48:190:48:21

Sometimes I think it would be much easier for everyone concerned if you were.

0:48:210:48:27

KNOCK ON DOOR

0:48:330:48:35

KNOCK ON DOOR

0:48:420:48:44

Come in. Please.

0:48:470:48:49

Thanks for inviting me over.

0:48:490:48:52

I'm afraid this isn't a social occasion.

0:48:530:48:57

What is it, a bargain sale?

0:48:570:48:59

I saw you and Gary this afternoon.

0:48:590:49:02

I can't drive it from my mind.

0:49:030:49:06

You're teaching that boy to shoot.

0:49:060:49:09

To kill, to be a gunfighter like yourself.

0:49:090:49:12

-Think I'm not bringing him up right?

-Haven't you done enough to him, murdering his father?

0:49:120:49:19

So it's murder now?

0:49:200:49:22

-Next case.

-What?

0:49:220:49:25

Trial's over, your honour, you found me guilty, goodbye.

0:49:250:49:29

You're guilty more than you think.

0:49:290:49:32

I'll tell you why you're training that boy to use a gun.

0:49:320:49:36

So the boy can save me the trouble of suicide, isn't that what you're thinking?

0:49:360:49:42

It's on your mind, or you wouldn't say it. If you have a conscience.

0:49:420:49:48

Or at the last minute will you be yourself and shoot the boy?

0:49:480:49:52

You're quite a girl, Ann. Think nothing of toting petticoats across the Rockies. A real pioneer.

0:49:520:50:00

-Is that sarcasm?

-Compliment. Don't be so sure you can read my mind.

0:50:000:50:05

-Or heart, too, for that matter.

-I can read Gary's heart and mind.

0:50:050:50:09

He loves you, worships you.

0:50:090:50:13

-Then, one day, he'll find the truth.

-I'll tell him when he's ready.

0:50:130:50:18

And then how he'll hate you.

0:50:180:50:20

He'll try to stop loving you until it nearly drives him crazy.

0:50:200:50:26

That's what loving and hating someone can do.

0:50:260:50:29

Are we still talking about the boy?

0:50:290:50:32

Or is that your feeling, too?

0:50:320:50:35

Don't try to put words in my mouth.

0:50:350:50:38

Why not? Aren't you proud of hating me?

0:50:380:50:42

Just ashamed of nearly loving you.

0:50:440:50:46

Never did much talking about love.

0:50:570:51:00

You don't know the meaning of the word.

0:51:000:51:04

Got plenty of hate in you, don't know how much love.

0:51:040:51:08

More than you know, but not for you. Not any more.

0:51:080:51:12

-Nothing's over that fast.

-Killer like you, everything dies fast.

0:51:120:51:16

-I hate your hands on me...

-Is that what makes your heart beat so fast?

0:51:160:51:21

I never want to see you again.

0:51:210:51:24

-I want to forget I ever knew you.

-I'll make it easy for you.

0:51:240:51:28

BUGLE PLAYS

0:51:470:51:51

BAND PLAYS "John Brown's Body"

0:51:580:52:01

We're with you, Abe Lincoln!

0:52:040:52:06

-They won the battle but we'll win the war!

-Remember John Brown!

0:52:060:52:10

Clean up Denver, clean out the Rebels.

0:52:140:52:17

The only good Rebel is a dead Rebel!

0:52:240:52:28

Let's wipe out the South!

0:52:290:52:32

Remember John Brown!

0:52:330:52:36

We'll pull the Rebels off the map!

0:52:370:52:41

CHILDREN CHANT

0:52:510:52:53

Well, it's started.

0:53:010:53:03

Fort Sumter surrendered.

0:53:030:53:05

Won't last long, be over in 90 days.

0:53:050:53:08

The Yanks back east have no stomach for war.

0:53:080:53:11

You don't need a stomach, you just need a law, and guns and money, and Lincoln's got them.

0:53:110:53:18

-You ain't a Yankee sympathiser, are you?

-No.

0:53:180:53:22

-Them men paradin' are your enemies, as well.

-Your neighbours aren't your brothers tonight.

0:53:220:53:28

-Better wait till it quiets down.

-I knew you'd be on our side when the time came.

0:53:280:53:34

-You belong to us, now.

-I belong only to myself.

0:53:340:53:38

I'm not joining any parade, yours or theirs.

0:53:380:53:41

I like walking alone, no ties.

0:53:410:53:45

Don't ask questions, don't answer.

0:53:450:53:49

Man's gotta be sentimental to fight a war.

0:53:510:53:54

Gotta have a lump in his throat about God and country and home and mother, all the pretty things.

0:53:540:54:01

No lumps.

0:54:010:54:03

-What are you going to do?

-About the war?

0:54:060:54:10

What any sensible man would do stay alive.

0:54:100:54:14

Keep your paws off them guns, all of you!

0:54:150:54:19

Now, Mr Gunslinger Pentecost, you buy the drinks

0:54:190:54:23

so we can wish a long life to President Lincoln.

0:54:230:54:26

You'll drink, or we'll pour it down your throat.

0:54:260:54:30

And then we're gonna clean you out.

0:54:300:54:33

We ain't harmin' the woman if she keeps out of the way.

0:54:330:54:37

Unbuckle your gun belts and drop 'em.

0:54:370:54:40

Maybe you'd rather take mine from me. You'd like that.

0:54:400:54:44

I can't think of nothing I'd rather do.

0:54:440:54:47

Except to cut you down with your own lead.

0:54:470:54:51

GUNSHOT

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You shot your own man.

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The rest of you get out before somebody else gets killed.

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Maybe it'll be you. We still got you three to one.

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Maybe it'll be me, but if anybody wants to be sure of being alive, now's your chance.

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GUNSHOTS

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-My man's in there!

-So's mine!

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GUNSHOT

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Don't worry, they missed me.

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Gary! Put that gun away!

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GUNSHOT

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I got him! I got him!

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Get the others!

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No! No!

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Stop it!

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CROWD MURMURS

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Are you all right?

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I'll be...

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back on my feet in no time.

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Sure you will.

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Oh, it's not bad, just a crease. Pretty close to the right place.

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See what happened to the doctor. I'll fetch him.

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Nothing but a twinge, it's OK.

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These Colts are exactly like mine, only I ain't gettin' the same results.

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Seein' you standin' by our side down there was quite a comfort.

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The way it should be.

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Don't be carried away, I was just trying to save my own skin.

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Can't you see he doesn't feel like talking? He's done enough for you.

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Hurt much?

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Knocked the wind...out of me for a while.

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I was too scared to cry downstairs, I...

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I thought I'd go crazy until I could see you breathing.

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When you opened your eyes and looked at me...

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I-I didn't mean to eavesdrop. Door was open, you know.

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Here's the doctor!

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Your very good health!

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Ahh!

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Epidemic's got you, too, eh? It's all my fault.

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Never woulda been hit if he hadn't tried to stop me from shooting.

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I guess he didn't want a gun in your hand, Gary.

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The kid needs more lessons, that's all.

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I'll have to keep you ladies out. Gotta undress our friend.

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Stay and help, young fella, I've delivered two babies and took out six bullets tonight.

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-Goodnight.

-He'll get along better with one nurse than two.

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-If you feel that way.

-You got a good idea how I feel about him.

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Enough of an idea to know you're in love with him.

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It's easy to tell. Just looking at me looking at him and you know it.

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Yes. Now, I hope you're satisfied.

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Don't try to be so superior.

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I wasn't even trying.

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All right, Miss High And Mighty, I can throw low punches, too.

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You're crazy about him, only you don't know how to love a man.

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-You'd like to believe that.

-You wouldn't be happy unless you could change him all around.

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Loving a man isn't always storybook pretty,

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but that doesn't stop you loving him, no matter what he is.

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Can you do that? Can you?

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That's a one-way love. I'll give a man as much as you - everything,

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but it's got to work both ways.

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Yes, I love him,

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but I also pity him.

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All right, men. To our friends.

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If it ain't Mr Kirby. I never knew you was a soldier.

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Kind of had a feeling you might be army.

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Who thought this up? We were mourning our dead.

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Mourn your dead all you like, they don't rate these flags. Can't let you do that.

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These men weren't heroes, they were killed in a brawl, not a battle.

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We were avenging Fort Sumter. We were licked there, too.

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Civilians aren't supposed to wear army caps!

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I issued them. I've got friends back east, powerful friends.

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I don't care if you and the Secretary Of War are kin. You can't belittle his friends.

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You've got a suspicious friend giving aid to the enemy.

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You still a sergeant? No.

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Army regulations say sergeants are sacred, but not ex-sergeants.

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Martial law has been declared as of now.

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I could use 100 volunteers. Nobody in Denver carries guns unless he joins up.

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You need a quartermaster, ammunition, supplies, dry and wet.

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You've got the job, only I set the prices.

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The rest of us are going to keep order and prevent contraband from going out. That's gold.

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Rebel gold? That's right.

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Just so I won't hit you again, I'm making you top sergeant.

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I don't know that I want the job. I'll take it.

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What do you know about soldiering? Come on, make a double line.

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Don't you know what double means?!

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You had a hankering for war, now you're gonna get one!

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Stomachs in, chests out! Now you look a bit like soldiers!

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ATTENTION!

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All present and accounted for.

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Sergeant, as soon as we're finished here, post two sentries up at the Southerners' mines.

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Marv, that job's for you and Toby. Right, Sergeant. At ease.

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As soon as you take the oath, you can carry guns and rate flags on your coffins.

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Now, raise your right hand.

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BRANCH CRACKS

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Colonel Gibson, they got away, sir, gold and all.

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Marv and Toby are dead at the hands of them hellhounds.

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You're making a military report, not delivering an obituary.

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Marv seen them. They got about 20 men loaded with saddlebags of gold.

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They can't be far out of town. They're headed for the warehouse behind the Circus Tent.

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Nothing could be better. Got 'em all together. If only I had my own men.

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We don't need help if we fight for Abe Lincoln and John Brown.

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You didn't do too well by them at Pentecost's bar.

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-We were tricked.

-So was Napoleon at Waterloo.

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-Assemble your men, surround the warehouse, I'll be over there directly.

-Yes.

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Kirby...I have a special job for you.

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Sir, request permission to be in on this fight with Pentecost.

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That sounds more like a private fight.

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Well, it is, sir.

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Since our objective is to put Pentecost out of action, I can promise you an enthusiastic job.

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Sorry, Kirby. Now, these troopers must think they're on a sightseeing trip.

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You leave here at once, you should be able to meet them here.

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I don't know how many they'll have left after we clear out that warehouse, so take command.

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Yes, sir.

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You hadn't ought to be out of bed, you ain't healed good yet.

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I saw you let them in the warehouse.

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Don't you be mad at me and don't be mad at them neither. They wanna see you.

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Go to bed. I'll handle them.

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Might as well know, I'm joining up with them.

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-Why?

-Cos I'm from Arkansas like some of Mr Rogers' men out there.

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I ain't saying I hate the Yanks, some are my friends,

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but when my folks start shootin' at their folks, I belong at home.

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It's a choice every man has to make, it isn't always easy.

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Way I see it, a man can't turn his back on his own people.

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All men aren't alike. It's always hard to be different.

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That don't mean it's always right to be different.

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Shucks, I don't know. I ain't got brains, I do what comes natural.

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We heard Yank troops were on their way. How about the wagons?

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There they are, get your men busy loading them.

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-We have things to talk about.

-I don't think so.

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We could use your gun and that luck.

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And not forgetting your brains. It's not gonna be easy getting home.

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We're gonna have to be a lot smarter than I know how to be.

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We're miners not soldiers, we don't mind to fight, but we need a leader, a captain.

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-The sooner we get started the better.

-You'll go with us?

-Yes.

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We're not asking you to waste your time. We'll pay you 10,000, including your guns.

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If you're hiring my guns, they're worth more than that.

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Have a look.

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If you think you can get past them, go ahead. My price is 100,000.

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It ain't our gold to give away. If you weren't a Southerner, I wouldn't have you at all.

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-Blood's thicker than water.

-Mine's more expensive.

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Owen.

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-I'm leaving with Rogers and his men.

-Tonight?

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Yes.

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What made you change your mind? Did someone play Dixie?

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-Yes, someone did.

-What about me?

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Circus Tent is yours and the gold in the safe, for you and Gary.

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I'm not talking about money. I cheated to get you, I'm not letting you go.

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Take me with you. I'll do anything, I'll wash, I'll cook.

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Don't leave me, Owen.

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Nobody else can go along, least of all a woman.

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If you wanna die, that's why you're going, because of her.

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I mind very much dying, it's not because of any woman.

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You'll forget me in a week.

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I'll remember you as long as I'll remember anything.

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-What are you doing up in the middle of the night?

-I've been saddling up my horse. Ready to go?

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No, you're staying with Boston. You and she are partners now.

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No, you and I are partners all the way. You told me that the first day I got here.

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You made the boy a copy of you and now you wanna turn him loose.

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You can't walk out on people who love you. I'm a partner, too, every minute of all the way.

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You and Boston aren't Southerners. You wouldn't be welcome with the Rebels. They're calling us traitors.

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-If you're one, I wanna be one, too.

-You're a Northerner, like your father and your people.

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My father's dead and you're the nearest thing I have to a father.

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-If he were alive, he'd want you to be on his side.

-He's not alive, so I'm going with you.

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It's my fault he's not.

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I killed him.

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No, Owen. It isn't true, Gary.

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I told you he run up against something he couldn't beat. It was me.

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He never had a chance. Call it murder if you want to. Now you know.

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Go after him. Help him get over it. Promise me you will.

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Owen.

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Kiss me.

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Kiss me hard.

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What do you want? You looking for the boy? Have you seen him?

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He seemed anxious to get away. Anything wrong?

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Tell me where he is. If not, I've no time to be bothered with you.

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You're going to catch cold.

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You must have seen which way he went. He's over at my place.

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What's he doing over there?

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Wait a minute. How does he happen to be in your place?

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No mystery. I saw him heading for your warehouse,

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told him there was going to be shooting and no-one was allowed in the street except the military.

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All right.

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He won't come out, not tonight. He's got to come out.

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You tried locking me in a room once before. You're not fast enough on your feet - too fat!

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I don't like being called that, not by a woman, not by you.

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You fool! You silly, fat fool!

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You lost me the Circus Tent and you.

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You never had me!

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You didn't try to fight him off, did you?

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You're sick! Sick in your dirty, diseased mind!

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Many times I wanted to kill you when you were together.

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No! Jumbo, no! He's running away from me. He doesn't love me.

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This is Colonel Gibson. Any resistance will be hopeless, but I wanna avoid bloodshed.

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You will open those doors, come out unarmed,

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you will be treated fairly as military prisoners.

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You have two minutes, then I will lay siege to this building.

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MEN CHEER

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Go back, they'll lock you up, that's what they did to some others.

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-Gary, you shouldn't be here.

-I had to watch, he's in here.

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A minute gone, a minute left.

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He got away!

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For a minute I wished he was dead, but I don't know.

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I've marked out where Captain Kirby is meeting the cavalry troop.

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-One of us is sure to get through.

-The rest is in Kirby's hands. Now, off you go.

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Who goes there? I got orders for Captain Kirby.

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-I thought you wanted to keep a lookout till dawn.

-Saw all I want.

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Cavalry the other side of that hill. Get the wagons to go.

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Too risky in the dark. They'd be sure to hear us.

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I want them to hear us. Switch the gold around so I've got two empty wagons.

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Wait here till you hear the cavalry and then off you go that way.

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-Suppose you don't fool 'em.

-Then you're in trouble.

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I want to start before the Yankees are awake.

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They catch up with one of us, find the wagon empty, the other man saves himself.

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Yep, if that happens to be you, you'll find your 100,000 waiting for you in Atlanta.

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You can deduct for the wagon and team I'm driving.

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I ought to feel free to treat it like it belongs to me.

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-You're still working with us?

-I pay for what I get.

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I figure it's worth, let's see, make it an even 100,000.

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-A whole 100,000?

-Can't pick up bargains in the wild.

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That's generous of you.

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-It just goes to show...

-Shut up about it before I change my mind.

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-Get the men mounted.

-Mount up, boys.

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Two men take care of him!

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Take six men and go after that wagon.

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The rest of you men, spread out over that hill!

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I didn't know it was you I was following in here. Where's Rogers?

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They won't get far. There's only one way to go and I can travel twice as fast as they can.

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There's more than one way out. You'll never catch them. You've lost, Kirby.

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I've been looking forward to seeing you alone.

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I've often wondered if I could shoot a man in cold blood.

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The betting'd be ten to one against. You can't play form on a man with a gun if he's riled up.

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-I'm riled up enough and do you know why?

-You're a professional soldier, so it must be a woman.

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Don't be so light-hearted about it.

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You've always been after Ann, but I thought everything was open,

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-but when Masterson blurted out that you and she...

-There was never anything like that.

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Ann's not for me. I might have thought different once, not any more.

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-It's easy to talk, twice as easy to lie.

-Don't I know it.

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But I guess this is a time to tell the truth.

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Tell it to myself as much as to you.

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There are two people in the whole world I need and want.

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One of them, I can't ever have - Gary.

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The other one is not Ann.

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-Boston?

-Yes.

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Since you're going back to Denver and I'm not, tell her...

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Love is a word that never came easy to me, Kirby, but it does now. Tell her that.

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Can you walk four miles?

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The stagecoach for Santa Fe passes by over that way.

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Might be hot walking.

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-What's it going to be - Colonel Pentecost?

-Just plain Private, so a salute's coming to you.

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We've lost him. No use wasting any more time around here.

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Subtitles by Steve Fiske & Claudia Cohn, Intelfax, for BBC Subtitling - 1999

1:27:361:27:42

Western. Gunfighter Owen Pentecost is a man with a harsh reputation, interested only in gambling and his own welfare. When he arrives in Denver, the Civil War is imminent, but Pentecost - a southerner - refuses to take sides. However, his relationship with the young son of a man he has killed changes his views.


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