Mr. Wu

 THE CHARACTERS OF 
  GRANDFATHER WU
       AND
   MANDARIN WU
ARE BOTH PLAYED BY 
   MR. CHANEY

1   
  THE PALACE OF WU, HEDGED
     ABOUT WITH THE HIGH
   TRADITIONS OF A THOUSAND
  YEARS - THE COURAGE OF MEN,
 THE HONOR OF WOMEN, THE
LOVING OBEDIENCE OF 
    CHILDREN ....

2
THE ILLUSTRIOUS MANDARIN 
  WU, STEEPED IN THE 
LORE OF CHINA'S PAST,
ANXIOUS ABOUT CHINA'S 
      FUTURE ...

3
"Have you come to a 
 decision, James Muir?
 Will you teach my grand-
 son the ways of Europe?"

4
"It will be my pleasure --
 and my very great
 privilege, Your Excellency."

5
LITTLE WU, HIS GRANDFATHER'S 
SOLE HEIR, DEDICATED TO CARRY
ON THE TRADITIONS OF 
HIS ANCIENT RACE ......

6
"Make ready to eat your
 rice, little frogling. I have
 a golden secret to tell 
          you."

7
"Arm my grandson with 
 the wisdom of your 
       people."

8
"The West is coming to 
 the East. Little Wu
 must be taught to hold 
        his own."

9
"Use your fork."

10
"Most Ancient Long-Beard,
 reveal the golden secret to
  your despicable worm."

11
"Your wife was born 
     last week."

12
"Mr. Muir remains to guide 
      and teach you."

13
"I bind you to the House
 of Wu. May this friend-
 ship endure as the stars."

14
SO, SHAPING HIS LIFE TO 
 HIS GRANDFATHER'S WILL, 
WU GREW TO MANHOOD,
AND, IN THE TIME OF ALMOND 
BLOSSOMS, THEY BROUGHT 
  TO HIM HIS BRIDE ...

15
"She is very lovely. I am
     well content."

16
"My blessings on them
 and on their children
  and their children's
      children."

17
"Remain with them, my
 friend, for, ere the Jasmine
 fades, I go to join my
       Ancestors."

18
FOR A YEAR, WU AND HIS 
  BRIDE LIVED IN A 
PARADISE OF THEIR OWN,
   AND THEN .....

19
"I go to the Lotus Land.
 Forgive me that I gave 
    you not a son."

20
"Grieve not, beloved. Our
 child shall be to me both
    son and daughter."

21
IN THE YEARS THAT FOLLOWED,
  WU INCREASED IN RICHES
AND POWER, BECAME A MANDARIN,
WEARER OF THE RUBY BUTTON
AND THE PEACOCK FEATHER ...

22
NANG PING, TREASURED
  DAUGHTER OF THE
MANDARIN WU .....

23
"My unworthy fingers have
 wrought you a gift - -
 adorned with the crest of
      our house."

24
"My little daughter's fingers
 will soon learn to em-
 broider the crest of another
         family."

25
"Love is beautiful, my
 darling, and very sweet.
     Have no fear."

26
"How can you give your 
 daughter to a man she
    has never seen?"

27
"Your people choose their 
 own mates. Are your mar-
 riages so much happier 
      than ours?"

28
"I've seen you on a fan -
      or a teacup."

29
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30
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31
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32
"If only you could under-
   stand my language."

33
"We understand him very
 well. Don't we, Loo Song?"

34
MONTHS SLIPPED BY. OFTEN
  BASIL GREGORY WENT
SECRETLY TO NANG PING'S
LOTUS GARDEN. ALWAYS SHE 
WAS IN HIS THOUGHTS .....

35
"Mr. Gregory, your father
 wants you to examine
 these clearances before
       you leave."

36
"Turn off that fan, you 
     blamed idiot!"

37
"Mr. Muir has secured us
 an invitation to drink
 tea with the great
    Mandarin Wu."

38
"Darned if I'll drink tea 
      with a Chink."

39
"My lord is late."

40
"Your father has invited 
 my family to tea - my
 mother - my sister - all
         of us."

41
"Your Honorable Father!"

42
"Nang Ping's bridal
      robes."

43
"Today I must tell her that
 her Marriage Moon is near.
 Too long have I delayed."

44
"Your hair is like the 
     golden sun."

45
"You are beautiful,
    Nang Ping."

46
"Is your honorable sister
  more beautiful than 
       Nang Ping?"

47
"Sweethearts are always 
 more beautiful than 
      sisters."

48
"I'm feeling pretty blue 
 today. My family's
 planning to return 
      home."

49
"Your august parents. I
 grieve for them. How
 can they bear to leave 
         you?"

50
"They can't. That's just 
 the trouble. I've got to 
       go along."

51
"You never - never -
  will come back."

52
"I'll be back soon - and
 I'll be thinking of you
 every minute I'm gone."

53
"I have a golden secret to
 tell my lord. Then he
  will not leave me."

54
"Trust me, darling, all
 will be well. Give me
  a little time - -"

55
"These are your bridal 
 garments, my daughter."

56
"The flowery chair is 
 ready. At dawn you 
 start your marriage 
      journey."

57
"Mr. Muir has invited
 some people - - the
 Gregorys - to tea -"

58
"I am called away.
 Graciously receive them 
     in my place."

59
"Mrs. Gregory - the Lady
     Wu Nang Ping."

60
"- and Miss Gregory."

61
"You have not met 
     my son."

62
"May I present my 
    husband?"

63
"You Chinese eat the
   silliest food."

64
"Do forgive him, Miss
 Wu. You may have
 heard that our men
 have bluff manners."

65
"I have heard, gracious
 lady, that they excel 
      in honor."

66
"I'd hate to lose it. My
 son's hair - when he
      was a baby."

67
"Like - the - sun."

68
"I adore babies. I'd love 
 to hold a child of Basil's
       in my arms."

69
"You know our babies 
 have such blue eyes and 
    white skins - -"

70
"The words of his mother
 are plain. There is no
  place for me in the
         West."

71
"I must see him - once 
 again - for the last 
         time."

72
"Nang Ping told 
   a lie - -"

73
"- to see if you were 
 honorable gentleman."

74
"Soon I marry a great 
      Mandarin."

75
"Tomorrow."

76
"My Honorable Father's 
        beads."

77
"He knows."

78
"You know why I have 
  called you here."

79
"Open your heart to 
   me, my child."

80
"You taught me not to 
 fear love - and then -
     he came - -"

81
"And you loved him -"

82
"Nang Ping, you know:
 The Law By Which 
 We Live Is The Law
 By Which We Die."

83
"I am not afraid."

84
"Our love was very sweet.
 I pray you spare him.
 Death will not be bitter 
         then."

85
"My poor little blossom -
 broken by an ill West
        Wind."

86
"Good-bye, little
   Nang Ping."

87
 AND ALL NIGHT LONG,
  SLEEPLESS, IMMOVABLE,
 WU MOURNED ACCORDING
TO THE RITES OF HIS PEOPLE..

88
"Hear me, Spirits of my
 Ancestors. The House
 of Wu shall be avenged!"

89
THE VENGEANCE OF WU ...

90
"It was good of you to 
 come on such brief 
 notice....I want to make 
 amends for my absence
    yesterday ...."

91
"I have a paltry present
  for your daughter."

92
"Would you not like to 
 see yourself in Nang 
   Ping's mirror?"

93
"Behind a panel in my 
 inner room I have some-
 thing that will interest 
          you."

94
"You did not bring
    your son?"

95
"He did not come home 
 last night. He stays some-
 times with friends. I've
 learned not to worry."

96
"Possibly an amorous
     adventure."

97
"He's just a boy. One 
 forgives youth many 
       things."

98
"That's your Western
 attitude. Let me show 
      you ours."

99
"What are you doing
    to my son?"

100
"Your craven son who
 took my daughter - -
 crushed her heart - -
 despoiled her soul!"

101
"To save her soul, I -"

102
"Thus did I keep Our ancient 
 law. Now I will follow 
 yours: An eye for an eye! A
     tooth for a tooth!"

103
"Spare him! Spare him!"

104
"There is a way to 
    save him."

105
"Anything! Anything!"

106
"Ere the sun sets, one or
 the other pays the debt.
 It is for you to decide."

107
"A stroke upon that gong -
     your son dies."

108
"Shall I strike it?"

109
"You dare not submit my 
 daughter to that! You 
       dare not!"

110
"You must compose
    yourself."

111
"The hour of the setting 
    sun draws near."

112
"Have you made your 
     decision?"

113
"My son would choose 
 to die - to save his 
       sister."

114
"Then I will give the word 
 to set your daughter free."

115
"Mr. Wu ... There is
    another way."

116
"Take my life."

117
"That would be too easy.
 In China, it is the parent
   who must live - and
         suffer."

118
"Will nothing make 
   you relent?"

119
"So passeth the house 
        of Wu."

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