Battling Butler

1
"Alfred, your father
thinks a hunting and
fishing trip in the
mountains might do
you a lot of good."

2
"Yes - get a camping 
outfit -- go out and
rough it. Maybe it will
make a man out of
you if you have to take
care of yourself for a 
        while."

3
"Arrange it."

4
And so Alfred went out
to rough it, leaving 
the city behind - there
was no other place to
      leave it.

5
"There doesn't seem 
to be a thing here 
     to shoot."

6
"Isn't she pretty?"

7
"This is my papa
  and brother."

8
"Have you any
more brothers
 or fathers?"

9
"Some prize fighter has
 taken your name, sir."

10
"Arrange to stop it."

11
"I'd like to marry that
pretty little mountain 
         girl."

12
"Shall I arrange it?"

13
"Mr. Butler would like 
    to marry you."

14
"That jellyfish couldn't
take care of himself
-- let alone a wife."

15
"We don't want any 
 weaklings in our 
     family."

16
"Weakling!
You don't know who he is."

17
"What's he doing here 
     - training?"

18
"Do you think you could 
   learn to love me?"

19
"I have."

20
"When are you going 
  to fight again?"

21
"When I'm drafted."

22
"I mean, who do you 
    fight next?"

23
"Yes."

24
"Sir, it's time to take 
    your liniment."

25
"These people will never
know the difference -
the champion will win
and no one will ever 
hear of Battling Butler 
        again."

26
"If you're going to fight 
 tomorrow you'll have
 to hurry to catch the 
        train."

27
"Arrange the train."

28
"In this corner we have
   Battling Butler."

29
Butler's trainer and
      manager.

30
"- the Lightweight
     Champion."

31
"The Alabama Murderer
challenges the winner."

32
"I'm champion."

33
"That means you 
cannot go back to 
the mountains, sir."

34
"You're wrong, I'm going
 back and tell her the 
truth. I'd rather lose her 
        that way."

35
"That means you have 
to leave right away."

36
"Arrange it."

37
"I'll hurry and pack 
     my things."

38
"I'm sorry, but you 
     can't go."

39
"I want you to know 
me as I am -- not as
the brutal, blood-thirsty
beast that I am when 
      fighting."

40
"Promise me you will
never come near the
training camp or to
   see me fight."

41
"Where do we go 
  from here?"

42
"We'd better go to 
Butler's training camp, 
sir, so that you can 
answer her letters
    from there."

43
"Drive carefully. These 
country folks may not
be used to city speed."

44
"How's your heel?"

45
"He's all right."

46
"Let's go out for a 
 little road work."

47
Eight miles later.

48
"I'm glad you came to 
see me -- now you
must go right back 
       home."

49
"I won't go home!
I'm going to stay 
right here and help 
    you train."

50
"Compliments of 
  Mr. Butler."

51
"That woman says she's 
married to you, too."

52
"-- so you see, sir, it
would wreck his home
if she knew the truth.
Won't you be a good
fellow and fix it for
        him."

53
"My dear, we are not
the only Butlers here.
This is the Lightweight
Champion, Mr. Battling
Butler, and his wife."

54
"Don't forget your date
     Thanksgiving."

55
"What date?"

56
"With the Alabama 
    Murderer."

57
"If he wants to be Battling 
Butler let him fight the
Alabama Murderer, and
he'll never flirt with 
anybody else's wife."

58
"I'm through - get him
in shape the best you 
        can."

59
"Don't you think it 
advisable, sir, to give 
      this up?"

60
"No, Martin, I'd rather 
be killed by the Alabama 
Murderer than have her
        know."

61
"Put up your hands."

62
By dinner time the only 
thing Alfred had on his 
 mind was his stomach.

63
And so for three weeks
Alfred trained and starved
and suffered and ached and
bled and groaned and hoped
and prayed and - and then
     came the storm.

64
"I persuaded her to 
stay at the hotel -
so she won't see 
   you fight."

65
"I thought it best to
prepare for the worst, 
         sir."

66
"See that she gets 
   a good seat."

67
"I hope you win --
father and brother
wrote that they've 
bet all their money
      on you."

68
"Butler!"

69
"Butler!"

70
"That was Battling Butler
     - he fought!"

71
"You didn't think 
we'd throw away 
a championship just 
to get even with 
      you."

72
"Thanks - for saving 
        me."

73
"I've been saving you 
  for three weeks."

74
"That was Battling 
      Butler."

75
"I lied to you -- I'm
 not even a fighter."

76
"I'm glad."

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