Movie: Mississippi [1935] Movie: Mississippi [1935]

Movie: Mississippi [1935] Movie: Mississippi [1935]

Commodore Jackson:
I like women as I like elephants, I like to look at 'em but I wouldn't own one.

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Commodore Jackson:
My last encounter with the redskins was over thirty-five years ago. I was a mere stripling.



Skeptical Passenger in pilot house:
Is that so?


[skeptically]



Commodore Jackson:
I whipped out my revolver...



Skeptical Passenger in pilot house:
Revolvers weren't invented thirty-five years ago.


[sneering]



Commodore Jackson:
Uh... uh... I know that, but the Indians didn't know it. It doesn't matter - I threw it away.



Female passenger:
Oh, how exciting - please don't interrupt.



Commodore Jackson:
I had just swum the rapids. I had my canoe under one arm and a Rocky Mountain goat under the other.



Skeptical Passenger in pilot house:
How could you swim without the use of your arms?



Commodore Jackson:
Uh, uh... in those days I had, uh, I had very strong legs. Uh, excuse me


[sheepishly doffs hat to woman]



Commodore Jackson:
, very strong limbs.



Female passenger:
You must have been full of fire in your youth.



Commodore Jackson:
I had to carry fire insurance until I was over forty. As I arrived at the river bank, I was encountered by the entire tribe of the Shug Indians. The most ferocious... have you ever been to Shug country?



Skeptical Passenger in pilot house:
No, I haven't.


[glaring at the Commodore]



Commodore Jackson:
Uh, that's fine. I unsheathed my Bowie knife and


[slowly and dramatically]



Commodore Jackson:
cut a path through this wall of human flesh, dragging my canoe behind me.



Female passenger:
[collapsing] Oh, oh, oh... oh.



Commodore Jackson:
Ah, I'm sorry. Perhaps I've gone too far.



Skeptical Passenger in pilot house:
What, what happened to the goat?


[no trace of skepticism]



Commodore Jackson:
He was very good with mustard.

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Commodore Jackson:
Never mind what I told you! You do as I tell you!

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Gambler #1:
Four aces.



Commodore Jackson:
Huh?



Gambler #2:
That's funny... I've got four aces.



Commodore Jackson:
Oh, don't tell me.


[starting to worry]



Gambler #1:
[brandishing a pistol] There's only four aces in the deck and the man that holds the first four wins.

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Commodore Jackson:
...unsheathing my Bowie knife, I cut a path through this wall of human flesh, dragging my canoe behi


[wooden Indian passes by the door whose top half is open, startling him]



Commodore Jackson:
...


[cough]



Commodore Jackson:
... behind me. Since that time of course, the noble red man and his pale faced friends have smoked the pipe of peace.


[another Indian passes by - pause and cringes]



Commodore Jackson:
Why I wouldn't of more think now of harming a hair on a red man's head than I would sticking a fork in my mother's back. Heh... why, some of my best friends are Indians... Shug Indians.

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