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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: It was easy. I am Fang.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: I'm sorry, my friend. In one hour you die... but I not let you die alone. I come watch.

Jim Hallet: [Sarcastically] Thanks, that'll be a big help.

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Jane Creed: You've killed thousands of people.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Too many people in China. I kill only man - only bad man. When I kill bad man, I feel good. I have did good deed.

Jane Creed: And who decides whether a man is good or bad?

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: I do, I am Fang!

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: You come here buy interest in oil field?

Gordon Creed: I offered him fifty thousand dollars for a quarter interest.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: You got that money here?

Gordon Creed: Well, of course not. I never carry that amount with me.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Please not to lie. Do business China oil fields always cash.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: [to Galt, intending to refer to him as a 'loan shark'] Mr. Loan Fish?

Myron Galt: You mean me, General?

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: You got my pen note... fifty thousand dollar?

Myron Galt: Right here.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: You see, you got fifty thousand dollar I want.

Myron Galt: I won't submit to being robbed. My government...

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: [Interrupting] I not rob. You give; I take. Give!

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: This your woman I got here?

Jim Hallet: I don't know, but I'm interested.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Is all right. I give her back to you. What one woman between friends?

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General Ma: Sorry to cause you this trouble. We have found the murderer.

[Suspect has been lead outside]

Myron Galt: I'm certainly glad you found him.

Lola Galt: What are you going to do with him?

Gordon Creed: [Laconically after the sound of firing squad report] They're gonna bury him.

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Gordon Creed: Fang calls himself the White Tiger of the North.

Chow Fu-Shan: Fang is a plague of locusts to the North. And like the locusts, he can only be fought with fire. Fang's days are numbered.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: [Eying up the two women prisoners] Ah, only two women! Too bad!

[Indicating Lola]

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: This one not so good.

Lola Galt: What's the matter with me?

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Hair like straw; eye like fog; have wide mouth of fish.

Lola Galt: Well, you're no geranium yourself!

[Fang and Cheng take offense. Cheng pulls out his pistol]

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: [Introducing himself to the Westerners in the room] How you do? I am Fang. I speak most dang bad English. I think I make you understand.

Dr. Abernathy: We understand, General. We are your prisoners.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: No, I your guest! But please not to leave the town. Tis not nice - make Fang mad.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: I am good businessman, Mr. Cheng?

Mr. Cheng: You are the grandfather of wisdom, Excellency.

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Jane Creed: [about his meteoric rise in rank] But how did you manage it so quickly?

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: One day the captain is killed... I become captain. Next day the major... I am major. By and by the colonel... I become colonel. I kill the general myself.

Jane Creed: And now you're a warlord.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Ah, is great life!

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: I had wish take - taken woman. Shouvenir. You like go with me?

Lola Galt: No, thank you.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: I make you very happy.

Lola Galt: I'm afraid I couldn't stand so much happiness.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: I am Fang.

Lola Galt: I'm Lola!

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Alright. I don't want you anyhow. Not like woman who is tough guy.

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Gordon Creed: You tell General Fang that I'd like to speak to him at once. You sabe?

Mr. Cheng: It isn't necessary to speak pidgin English. I speak the language quite as fluently as you do.

Gordon Creed: You tell General Fang I'd like to see him at once.

Mr. Cheng: Impossible. The General is entertaining Mrs.Creed.

[brandishes gun]

Mr. Cheng: I'd advise you to move on. Please.

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Lola Galt: Those men were just as worried as I was. Anything could happen in China!

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Jim Hallet: You could tell this was a white man's mule train; but, I had no idea I'd find you people in it. How are you Lola? You're looking fit.

Lola Galt: So are you Jim.

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Dr. Abernathy: Friends, I welcome you all to the Mission. But, I'm afraid these poor walls won't be much protection against Fang and his soldiers.

Gordon Creed: Fang is a blood-thirsty devil!

Dr. Abernathy: I've been laughing at devils all my life. Come with me and I'll show you where you're to sleep. Your rooms may not be comfortable, but they'll be clean. At least there'll be no vermin in them.

Gordon Creed: Not until the bandits get here.

Lola Galt: That's a jolly thought!

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Gordon Creed: We have a number of men here. Why don't we do something to defend the place?

Dr. Abernathy: You can't fight China, Mr. Creed.

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Lola Galt: [Kung Nui says something to her in Chinese] What did he say about me?

Dr. Abernathy: He gave you a name, that's all - small dragon.

Lola Galt: Well, tell him I've got a name for him too.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: [Jane Creed Enters] Ganbei. Tell the lady what that mean, Mr. Cheng.

Mr. Cheng: Ganbei means bottoms up.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: I drink to you always. Bottoms up!

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Come, we take walk. Come! How old you are?

Jane Creed: Twenty-three.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Oh! Too bad. That most dang old.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: How you like go campaign with me?

Jane Creed: You wouldn't want me, I'm married.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Alright. I take your husband.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Not nice Mission lady kill man. Why you not turn other cheek?

Jane Creed: Maybe that's because I'm only an apprentice missionary. I assure you, I won't hesitate to shoot you!

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: He is me! I am him.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Come, we drink. Ganbei, to me!

Jim Hallet: To you?

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Of course, I am Fang.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: She has husband - who is bad man. She want my friend - who is good man. But, no take him? Very strange. My friend, you got plenty trouble.

Jim Hallet: Plenty!

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Fang number one man this province.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Most unfortunate situation.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: How you get Captain Nui double cross me?

Gordon Creed: Well, you can do almost anything with money. You know that, General.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Wisdom fall from your lip.

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Gordon Creed: General, let's get back to business. You know, you and I could make a much better deal than I made with Captain Nui.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: You mean you double cross him too?

Gordon Creed: Why not? You're in this racket to make money, aren't you?

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: You very smart man. My friend, I give you most best deal anyone. You go leave here now and it not cost no money.

Gordon Creed: What's the catch?

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: There's no catch. It's easy. I just go kill you.

Gordon Creed: You must be joking General.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Do I look like joker? Do Mr. Cheng look like joker?

Gordon Creed: General, what would you gain by doing this?

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Alive you no good. Dead you very good. Make two people happy.

Gordon Creed: You mean you want to kill me so that my wife can marry Hallet?

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: It best way I think.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: I've seen man not fight for his money. I've seen man not fight for his life. Not before, have seen man not fight for his woman.

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Gordon Creed: But, General, if its money you want, why, I'll give you plenty of money. Anything that you want.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: It's not I no want money. It's that I no want you. I do this myself Mr. Cheng.

Gordon Creed: Well, at least fight fair. You both have guns, give me a chance.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: But if I give you gun, you maybe shoot me! You t'ink I am dang fool?

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Jane Creed: General, now, don't let them do this to him. There must be something you can do to save him!

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: It make me very sad.

Lola Galt: If it's money you want, I'll make my father give you every dollar he has.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Oh, so you love this Jim too? Hmm, two women love him. Must be very good man.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Your servant cause plenty trouble for me. But, is alright. I am Fang.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: How many times I got to kill you Mr. Creed?

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: I let you die with me. What more you want?

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General Ma: So sorry, it is necessary for all foreign women to leave as soon as possible.

Dr. Abernathy: Very well. These two ladies are leaving in the morning.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: How much you weigh?

Jane Creed: I don't think that's any of your business gentlemen.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Alright. I no care.

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Gen. Wu Yen Fang: You come with me, I give you beautiful, swell time. And you gain happiness you. Not so dang bad for me too. Well, what you say? You know, if I want, is easy take you.

Jane Creed: You wouldn't dare do that.

Gen. Wu Yen Fang: Oh, yes. I most dang daring man in China.

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