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(TV Series)

(1960)

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Brian Cloud: Ah, Captain Holden. You have no idea how delighted I am to welcome you to Vicksburg!

Captain Grey Holden: And you have no idea how curious I am to know why, Mr. Cloud.

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Brian Cloud: [to his hulking bodyguard] You get the drift, Job. There's a prudent river man. Always on guard against hidden dangers in uncharted waters. Forgive me, Captain. How can I convince you of my sincere desire for friendship.

Captain Grey Holden: Well, getting to the point might help.

Brian Cloud: Save yourself some trouble, Captain. Leave the Yazoo River to me. I control the boats and shipping up there.

Captain Grey Holden: Well, am I to take that as a threat, Mr. Cloud?

Brian Cloud: Oh, good heavens, no! Just advice. You wouldn't want the credit risk involved in handling their cargo.

Captain Grey Holden: Which is...?

Brian Cloud: Cotton.

Captain Grey HoldenBill BlakeCarney Kohler: [laughing] Cotton? Cotton!

Captain Grey Holden: Well then I'll tell you, Mr. Cloud, you must run your boats as a hobby if that's the shipping you want to control.

Brian Cloud: Not shipping, Captain - the planters.

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Laurie Rawlings: It's quite obvious, Captain, that you can't quite place me.

Captain Grey Holden: [chuckling] It has been a long time.

Laurie Rawlings: Do you really think it has?

Captain Grey Holden: Well now, don't tell me. Don't tell me. Let me guess now. Memphis?

Laurie Rawlings: No.

Captain Grey Holden: New Orleans!

Laurie Rawlings: No.

Captain Grey Holden: Well, don't tell me it was right here in Vicksburg.

Laurie Rawlings: No. Captain Holden, I am one of the few unfortunate women who do not occupy a place in your past.

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Brian Cloud: Don't confuse business with honor.

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[last lines]

[holding a small box]

Bill Blake: Grey, this just came by messenger.

[Grey finds the box contains a pair of dueling pistols]

Captain Grey Holden: Ah... beautiful aren't they? Compliments of the partners of Shadowdance.

Bill Blake: When are they going to give us the money they owe us?

Captain Grey Holden: In time, Bill, in time. Remember, we have the word of a gentleman.

Bill Blake: Do you believe that?

Captain Grey Holden: Well, after all, a man has to believe in something, Bill.

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Laurie Rawlings: Win!

Wingate Pardee: Oh no, not me. Arkansas here I come.

Laurie Rawlings: Wingate Pritchard Pardee! Come here.

Wingate Pardee: [to Grey Holden] Now look what you done. You stirred up the Pritchard in her. Is there somethin' you wanted, Cousin Laurie, or are you just practicin' callin' hogs?

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[after shaking hands with Beaudry]

Wingate Pardee: I ain't making any commitments, you understand. If you think you're going to get more than 49 percent partnership...

Captain Grey Holden: [to Bill Blake] Now don't that sound familiar?

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