Chicago

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This is the drama of a 
Big City --- every Big
City --- and of a little 
girl who was all wrong.

2
"Gee, I wish you
 had a little of
   that gold!"

3
"This is my gold--
 every curl worth a
     million!"

4
"Cut it out, Daddy --
 my breakfast is getting
        cold!"

5
"Here, Katie -- some
 more coupons for 
       you."

6
"I got this lovely
 Ingersoll with the
 last coupons you 
     gave me."

7
"Hold your sweetie!
 Say, I'm tryin' to give
   mine the air!"

8
"If you had my sweetie
 you wouldn't want to
  give her the air."

9
"Gee, I'd know that
 bill collector ten
    blocks off!"

10
"Anytime I'm a dead one!"

11
"Did Roxie's great big
 Daddy miss his 'ittle
      Baby Face?"

12
"Shut your eyes, 
 Daddy -- I got a
 surprise for you!"

13
"But you told me I
  could buy them."

14
"You women give me
 a pain! All you want
     is money!"

15
"Yeh --- well, what else
     have you got?"

16
"Get this into your
 dumb Baby Face if
 you can -- I'm through,
 see? All washed up --
      get me?"

17
"Please -- Daddy ---"

18
"Now, perhaps you'll
 believe me when I
  say I'm through!"

19
"You dirty tightwad --
 you bet your sweet
 life you're through!"

20
"Come quick, Daddy --
 something terrible has
      happened!"

21
"...a burglar -- tried
 to hold me up --
    I shot him!"

22
"Hold your sweetie!
 Say, I'm tryin' to give
   mine the air!"

23
"Is there anything else
  you should tell me?"

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"Police Station!"

25
"...and so, as a burglar
 trying to rob my
 home --- I shot him!"

26
"A signed confession
 in ten minutes! Be
 sure your paper gives
 me the credit, Jake."

27
"Please, Mr. District
 Attorney -- can't you
 see I wouldn't hurt
       a fly?"

28
"But your husband
 says -- YOU DID IT!"

29
"You double-crossed
 me --- you sneak ---
 and you swore you'd
       stick!"

30
"You can't believe her!
 She doesn't know what
 she's saying! You have
 my signed confession
   that I did it!"

31
"You couldn't trust
 even the man who 
   loves you."

32
"Don't let them hang
 me! -- don't let them
    hang me! ---"

33
"This case is just
 what I need! Some-
 thing sensational to
   make me known!"

34
"Don't let them hang
 me!...Help me get away
 and I'll do anything
      for you!"

35
"Hang a woman with a 
 face like that -- Say,
 Justice ain't so blind!"

36
"Listen, sister -- just trust
 yours truly. I'm the lad
 who'll play you up as
 'Chicago's Most Beautiful
       Murderess'!"

37
"Who knows you now?
 NOBODY! But I'll put 
 you over big. Tomorrow
 they'll be namin' babies
 after you. Why, you'll
      be famous!"

38
"Don't be so grouchy,
 they'll think you're
     mad at me!"

39
"You be the murdered
 man, while I pose
  Roxie as Remorse."

40
"Seventeen columns and
 twenty-three pictures!"

41
"That's nothing. I had
 twenty-two columns and
   thirty pictures!"

42
"Her husband -- er --
 passed on sort of
 unexpected. She's a 
 real lady -- uses Black
 Narcissus perfume, and
 never makes her bed."

43
"For heaven's sake shut
 up so a lady can 
       read!"

44
"Charleston Lou - -
 knifed her sweetie 
  in a dance hall."

45
"That's just Teresa - - she
 killed her baby because
 her man wouldn't give her
    a weddin' ring."

46
"What a nice social club
 this is - stranglers - knife-
 throwers and sharpshooters!"

47
"You ought to feel
  right at home!"

48
"Peroxide!"

49
"False hair -- false
       hair!"

50
"This is a decent jail --
 you can't act here the
  way you do at home!"

51
"Mrs. Hart's husband
    to see her."

52
"I could be hung
 for what I think 
  of this jail!"

53
"You probably will be!"

54
"Amos, my husband!"

55
"Do you realize that
 you just killed a man?
 Aren't you even sorry?"

56
"You're just sore 'cause
 I'm getting all the
      publicity!"

57
"I've got Flynn, the great
 criminal lawyer -- waiting
        to see you!"

58
"He can't see me like
 this! I gotta make a
  hit with that baby!"

59
"Now, before we begin,
 there is one little 
      detail --"

60
"-- the matter of my
 retainer's fee. Five 
 thousand dollars
 cash -- in advance."

61
"Yes -- only five thousand
 dollars. Very little for the
 life of such a young
  and beautiful woman!"

62
"But, Mr. Flynn --
 I haven't got it!"

63
"Are you going to let
 me rot in jail for a
  few measly dollars!"

64
"Please, Mr. Flynn - -
 shouldn't blondes be
      cheaper?"

65
"Remember, only yesterday
 you said every curl was
    worth a million!"

66
"Think of your little
 Roxie with an ugly
 rope around her neck."

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"I'll get it -- I'll get
      the money!"

68
"Cut the bull! I'm not
 your husband - - I'm
     your lawyer!"

69
"Twenty-five hundred
 dollars -- that's all I
 could raise. Couldn't
 I pay the rest on
   installments?"

70
"Installments? You must
 think you're buying a 
        Ford!"

71
"I don't care how you get
 the rest of this money -
 but if you don't get it
 by tomorrow, you'll see
 your wife at the end of
        a rope!"

72
"You got a great system,
 Flynn. You don't break
 the law but you certainly
    put a crimp in it!"

73
"That's a lotta jack -
 better put it in a
       safe!"

74
"In a safe! When most
 of my clients are 
   safe-crackers!"

75
"That's the watch he
      dropped!"

76
"Did you get the
     money?"

77
"And I need some
 spending money,
      too!"

78
"What time is it?"

79
"Twenty-one minutes
    to eleven."

80
"He'd do anything for
 you, wouldn't he? Lie,
   cheat or steal!"

81
"Sure -- why wouldn't he?"

82
"A millionaire wants to
      adopt me!"

83
"You can't tell a jury
 you shot to save your
 honor - - with a skirt
   up to your hips!"

84
"Now -- a last rehearsal.
 And when I talk about
 your virtue, look as if
 you knew what virtue 
         meant!"

85
"Look into that shrinking
    girl's eyes ---"

86
"Gentlemen of the Jury -
     this brave - -"

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"Look brave!"

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"This sweet ---"

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"This gentle ---"

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"This noble little
      woman!"

91
"Remember - - if the
 District Attorney calls
   you names ---"

92
"I'll crown him!"

93
"No, you won't -- you'll
 droop - - that's what
 you'll do -- DROOP!"

94
"It's me they want to
 see - - not you - -
 hopping around like 
 a little fat monkey!"

95
"Do you consider this
 proper attire for a 
 married woman receiving
    a man visitor?"

96
"I consider it as
 proof that his call
 was unexpected and
     unwelcome!"

97
"Why did you keep
 a loaded gun in
   your home?"

98
"That my wife
 might never be
 left unprotected!"

99
"Why did you think
 your wife might need
  such protection?"

100
"Because I was afraid
 she might appear as
 lovely and desirable
 to other men as she
     does to me."

101
"You are excused,
    Mr. Hart!"

102
"Your Honor - I'd like
  to call Roxie Hart!"

103
"Do you swear?"

104
"Now, Roxie, tell the
 jury in your own way
 the tragic happenings
 of that fatal morning."

105
"I begged Mr. Casely
 to go away, but he
 forced his way in --"

106
"I told him no good
 would come of it --- that
 I still loved my husband ---"

107
"-- then I saw his face
 coming towards me ---
 and that dreadful look
    in his eyes ---"

108
"And then we both
 grabbed for the
      gun!"

109
"And I shot -- to save
       my honor!"

110
"Those misty eyes were
 not too dimmed by
 tears to accurately aim
  that fatal shot!"

111
"Forget the sob stuff,
 gentlemen. This woman
 killed a man! The
 hangman's noose knows
 no sex - - nor should
         you!"

112
"They're going to
    hang me!"

113
"I will not stoop to
 answer the District
 Attorney's insinuations --
 not to men of your
  high intelligence!"

114
"Look into that shrinking
      girl's eyes!"

115
"WHAT do you see
     there?"

116
"Gentlemen of the Jury.
 We have before us,
 accused of the vile
 crime of murder, this 
      brave - -"

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"This sweet ---"

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"This gentle ---"

119
"This NOBLE little
      woman!"

120
"Do you believe a
 woman should hold
 the life of her
 attacker higher than
    her VIRTUE?"

121
"Hark! The Heavenly
  sound of bells!"

122
"Those bells, gentlemen,
 are the voice of your
 Conscience, saying ---
 'He who is without sin
   among you ----'!"

123
"Roxie's eyes were not
 too dimmed by tears
 to shoot! NO! They
 were lighted by the
 pure glow of her
  innocent soul!"

124
"Gentlemen - - if you
 convict that delicate
 girl -- it will be like
 taking these fragile
    flowers ---"

125
"--- and crushing them
 into bruised and broken
       blossoms!"

126
"We rest, Your Honor."

127
"You do Mr. Hart's house-
 work and you'd better
 tell us where he hid
     that money!"

128
"I'll learn yuh
 to squeal on
  my sweetie!"

129
"Two Gun Rosie!
 Ain't God good
 to the papers!"

130
"Listen, sister, you're
 yesterday's news and
 that's deader than last
      year's hat!"

131
"We got an idea you
 helped yourself to a
 wad of money outta 
   Flynn's safe."

132
"Come through now --
   where is it?"

133
"Gee, this is a swell
 home-coming for me ---
 after all I've suffered!"

134
"The thief dropped this
 Ingersoll. If it isn't
 yours - show us the one
 you bought at Epstein's
      pawn shop!"

135
"I'm sorry to interrupt --
 I just wanted to return
 the watch I borrowed
    from Mr. Hart."

136
"I've stuck through this
 horrible mess, letting
 you think I was a
   blind fool ---"

137
"I've lied for you,
 cheated for you,
 stolen for you --
 and now I'm through!"

138
"Daddy -- don't you love
      me any more?"

139
"Yes, I love you from
 every golden curl of
 your head down to
 the soles of your
  little feet ---"

140
"But I'd see my soul
 burn in hellfire before
 I'd touch you again!"

141
"I know why you want 
 to shake me -- so you
 can spend that money
 on some other woman!"

142
"If that was clean money
 I'd return it, but it's
 blood money - - gotten
 by cheating the gallows
      of criminals."

143
"My, but you've made
 a mess of things,
   Mr. Hart ---"

144
"--- let me straighten
   them up for you."

The
   End

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