The Love of Sunya

1
We are the servants of Fate -- It
 matters not how long we live, but
how -- We live in deeds, not years.

So --- he most lives who thinks
 most, feels the noblest, acts the
best -- The evil that men do lives
after them, and the sins committed in
one age must be paid for in another.

2
Egypt, centuries ago. Who
 knows what may be slum-
bering in the background of 
          Time?

3
I claim the sanctuary
   of your temple!

4
He who attempts an evil
 deed, and drives a pure
soul to an untimely death,
shall pass from life to life,
until he shall have found that
soul again and made atone-
    ment for his sin.

5
Time rolls his ceaseless
 course, and brings the
outcast into what, with to-
morrow in its wake, is
     called today.

6
The erring priest, now the
 servant of Fate, seeking
to expiate his ancient sin, lives
          again.

7
Having, like the priest, passed
 through many lives on a
destined path, the reincarnation
of the Egyptian maiden is now
in the body of an American
           girl.

8
When Mr. Paul Judson
arrives, tell him I am here.

9
Darling, I have the most
wonderful news! I - -

10
It's the most wonderful 
news, darling -- they --

11
They've made me manager 
of our South American
Branch. I must sail Saturday.

12
Paul - - I, too, have had a
wonderful offer - - but I
never thought of accepting it
because it meant leaving you.

13
Why, darling - - I never
had any intention of
leaving you. We can be
 married before we sail.

14
It's a great opportunity for
us. I am to sign the contract
          tonight.

15
Sorry to wreck the party,
but Dad wants you at his
    office P. D. Q.

16
The head of the
 Ashling family.

17
Connect me with
Mr. Robert Goring's
     home.

18
I haven't time now, Ashling.
I'll see you at your daughter's
       party tonight.

19
Dad, I can help you. I know
    a man who will - -

20
I don't know what we're 
     going to do.

21
Dad dear - - I'll do anything
to help - I would even accept
de Salvo's offer to sing in
        Paris - -

22
- - if Paul will only wait 
          for me.

23
- we need immediate help.
If only you would marry
    Mr. Goring - -

24
Among the guests at the
 Ashling house that eve-
ning was Paolo de Salvo,
the well known impresario.

25
As the father of so
glorious a voice - -
  I embrace you!

26
Surely you would not with-
hold your consent, - besides,
we will all make a fortune.

27
Opera singers are not made 
over night, even with a voice
        like yours.

28
With me, even in Paris, she
will be as safe as - - as in
      her Papa's arms.

29
Has it ever occurred to you,
Sunya, that someone here -
is anxious to make better plans
     for your future?

30
Mr. De Salvo - - I
have other plans for
    my daughter.

31
My dear Anthony, as the
fiance of Sunya's sister,
you should point out the 
dangers of Paris - - that
     wicked place.

32
- - and besides, Sunya, your
decision not only affects you
      but your family.

33
I want to do what is right
   - - if I only knew.

34
It was not my desire to 
disturb the peace of your 
         house.

35
You are most generous,
'twas but a moment's
      weakness.

36
- - may I speak to Sunya?
It's terribly important!

37
I have a strange feeling
that we have met before.

38
We have - - many
   years ago.

39
I'm sorry, Paul, but even
your contract cannot change
   my plans for Sunya.

40
Since this morning, Paul,
something dreadful has
     happened - -

41
Of course I love you, and
always will - - but I must
   stand by my father.

42
Please don't make it more
difficult - - Darling, I
can't sail with you Saturday.

43
What shall I do?

44
Not a fortune teller, but one
who has been seeking to
       help you.

45
In this crystal, you will see
all that your heart yearns
         to know.

46
You mean I can look into 
the future and see what 
is wisest for me to do?

47
Take heed, what matters 
most is the effect your deci-
sion will have upon your 
          soul.

48
Through the crystal, you will
see what the years hold in
      store for you.

49
Should I accept de Salvo's
         offer?

50
Look - - and desire with 
      a pure heart.

51
Fame - - and the
 gratification of vanity

52
I told you not to come here
while my sister is visiting me.

53
Here are some more bills, 
Sunya. I'm broke. These
French francs sure do fool 
          you. 

54
I'm going around to see the
new studio you've furnished
       for brother.

55
I cannot take care of your
bills. Our contract is fifty-fifty,
and as you Americans say,
 "business is business".

56
Yes - - monkey business!

57
You cochon! What have you 
done with my fifty per cent.

58
Give me time and I will
think up some good reasons.

59
No more stalling! You
    get the money!

60
One of the richest men 
     in Paris - -

61
So it's up to me 
      again!

62
Pardon me - - Mademoiselle
was just saying how charmed
she is to dine with you
        tonight.

63
Remember, you sing your 
most difficult role tonight,
     so be on time.

64
Tell the messenger there's
       no answer.

65
A wise prima donna never
 dines before her per-
formance, so Sunya - -

66
We will discuss your bills 
- after your performance.

67
Mademoiselle - - de Salvo
insists that you hurry to the
     theatre at once.

68
Like all well meaning
  friends, Anthony
brings the latest rumors to
  Sunya's brother.

69
They say Sunya is
 de Salvo's - -

70
Sunya's dressing room at
  l'Opera Comique.

71
The directors will tolerate
     this no longer!

72
In your chapeau!

73
I shall put on Madame
Gezatz! We cannot have
   a drunken Tosca!

74
Push her on - - they'll
    hiss her off!

75
You will drink us both out
of our contract - - then
    what will I do?

76
I'm on to you! I'm not an
Opera singer - - I'm a meal
        ticket!

77
Everybody in the public
eye is open to attacks
      like that!

78
Where do you suppose I
get all the money for
father - - Rita - - and
your studio? My salary isn't
      enough - -

79
- - I'm tired of it all - -
if you want me to go on,
leave the method to me -

80
Then it's all true! De Salvo's
brought you to this - - and
    he'll pay for it!

81
Sunya shall never make 
another appearance on
     this stage.

82
May I take Mr. Judson 
to my sister's dressing 
        room?

83
If Sunya accepts your offer
- - and should anything
   happen to her - -

84
Secure Sunya's consent and
then we will discuss your
   financial troubles.

85
- - but father, I love Paul.
Does my happiness count
      for nothing?

86
Goring can make you happy,
besides - - he will solve our
      difficulties.

87
The gypsy fellow is going
to make her see it our 
          way.

88
Be not fearful. Behold what
  wealth can do for you!

89
In 'celebration' of the
 fifth anniversary of
the Goring wedding - -

90
Mrs. Goring, won't you 
please sing something?

91
For God's sake, don't sing
- - you'll kill the party.

92
You know your wife doesn't 
approve of me - - why did
you make me come here?

93
Anna, you know I'm fed 
up with everything here -
I'm wretched without you.

94
At least - - you might be
a little discreet in your
        own home.

95
I'll do as I please in my 
       own house!

96
Your old friend has just 
returned from South America.
I thought it would give you
a thrill to have him here.

97
Paul, I know what you are 
going to say - - but it's of 
         no use.

98
Then prove your love, Paul.
Go back to South America
- - and out of my life
        forever.

99
Madam - - your sister,
    Mrs. Anthony.

100
I can't go on with Louis
  - - I've left him!

101
Once we have made our 
choice, we must be honest.
If it were not for that -
I would be with the man 
        I love.

102
I won't go on this way - -
it's either your wife or me.

103
I'll find a way.

104
Rita dear, go back to your 
  husband and try again.

105
I expected to find you
here - - listening to more
lies about me - - you're
coming home with me!

106
You're the cause of all our 
troubles - - if it's the last 
thing I do, I'll get even with 
            you!

107
With Anthony's revengeful
  aid, Goring's trap is
quickly set.

108
Doctor Grant speaking - -
your husband has been
seriously injured in a motor
     accident - -

109
You can't go in now;
 the doctors are in
    consultation.

110
Darling - - I know you love
me because you came to me.

111
Thanks very much, Anthony
 - - this confirms my
      suspicions.

112
WE'RE QUITS!

113
Well - - yes - - Mrs.
Goring and I have been
- - friends for some time.

114
The plaintiff rests
     his case.

115
I fail to see the slightest 
evidence of conspiracy - -
motion denied - - call your
       witnesses.

116
Mrs. Goring, I am going 
to call on you to testify.

117
You see - - she admits
      her guilt.

118
I admit nothing! Your
accusations are LIES!

119
Why should I testify when
you are satisfied with the 
  perjury of that man!

120
Madam, you must observe
the decorum of this Court
      of Justice.

121
- - Justice! JUSTICE!
    God help me!

122
Divorced and disgraced,
  deserted by her un-
grateful family and for-
gotten by her friends.

123
Your name Paul Judson
 - - South America?

124
Paul - - PAUL!

125
Sunya has decided to
 marry Mr. Goring.

126
Dad dear, I've made my
decision. I will not marry
Mr. Goring - - even though
you think he means well.

127
No good ever comes of
doing the wrong thing
  even to help us.

128
Here is your solution. Why
  not listen to Kenneth?

129
This man is ready to put up
all the money we need, if
you take him into the firm.

130
That is but a toy. Tell others
to look into the pure crystal of
their own souls and hearken
   to the voice within.
 
131
He who obeys will find his 
path prepared for him; as
the flow of the river, or the
highway along which the
 swallow wings its flight.

132
There is the path of your
   Destiny - - LOVE.

133
Paul, take me with you!
Never - never leave me!

134
Sunya, you have found your
happiness - - and I have
       found mine.


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