Weary River

[Part-talkie version.]

1  
"Glad to see you, Jerry -
  bit late, aren't you?"

2
"Big play tonight - going 
to try to make another
       killing?"

3
"Same table, Mr. Larrabee?"

4
"Same table."

5
"Same order, Mr. Larrabee?"

6
"Same order."

7
"Same girl ... Mister
     Larrabee?"

8
"Same girl ... Baby."

9
"You're wanted on the
'phone, Mr. Larrabee."

10
"Silly little girl."

11
"Of course, angel-face - -
   I'll be right over."

12
"Sorry to break up the
party, Alice, but I've got
     to run along."

13
"See you at the apartment 
       in an hour."

14
"Hello, Spadoni, what's the
matter - - ginger-ale bad
      at your place?"

15
"So, you an' your gang
tried to shoot it out with
  my boys tonight, eh
         Jerry?"

16
"You came into our territory,
gunning for trouble - well ...
        you got it!"

17
After the battle they found 
an innocent bystander had 
        been shot.

18
"I got your message, 
Blackie - what's up?"

19
"I know - - Spadoni
      told me."

20
"But grab on to what I'm 
telling you - - you'd all
better lay low for a week."

21
"Jerry - hadn't you better
lay low, yourself, for a
         while?"

22
"It is the judgement of
      this Court -"

23
"- - that you serve a
sentence of from one to 
       ten years."

24
"If you think I'm gonna
take the rap - - you're
crazy! Spring me, an'
do it quick - - see?"

25
"Don't worry, Honey - -
I'll be out in no time!"

26
"Ever in prison before?"

27
"All right - - strip!"

28
But human beings 
are not easily remade.
 The jute mill - the
laundry -- Jerry knew
them all, before
"good conduct" won
pleasanter quarters.

29
   A new life - new
discipline - new hobbies
...... and finally Jerry
found the outlet his
soul desired.

30
"Weary River," was 
whistled - sung - -
jazzed into a nation's
heart - - until its
popular rhythm beat
on the door of a 
governor's office.

31
"After a vaudeville try-out,
Kid, I'll have you playing
Broadway indefinitely - -
       maybe longer."

32
"Jerry, your talent has not
only taken away your 
number - - it's given you
a new name... The Master 
       of Melody."

33
"Live up to that name, 
Jerry - it will bring you
better friends than ....
your former companions."

34
"You needn't worry. I'm
through with the old 
crowd - - all of 'em."

35
"A 'starter' from the State,
  Jerry - - don't suppose 
   you'll need it now."

36
"Jerry! Well I'll be ...."

37
"Hey, gang! Look who's
          here!"

38
"Set up the drinks - none
of Spadoni's poison - -
     the real stuff!"

39
 "Here you are, Jerry - -
the real stuff - been saving
  it for this very day!"

40
"What a sock on the nose 
       for Spadoni!"

41
"You're back just in time,
kid - Spadoni's threatenin'
to run us all out of town!"

42
"An' listen - d'you remem-
ber the innocent bystander
that got winged .... that
guy that identified you?"

43
"Well, laugh this off!
Spadoni paid that guy
  to take the slug!"

44
"Spadoni'll pay for that!
I'll get him - - the rat!"

45
"Who's Alice been playin'
      around with?"

46
"She ain't been playin'  
with nobody - - but I
heard Spadoni was
makin' a play for her."

47
"Hello, son - - how's the 
Master of Melody getting 
         along?"

48
"I came to ask .... if 
you'd help us broadcast
    tomorrow night."

49
"See me tomorrow - -
 I'm busy tonight."

50
"I promised the boys I'd 
bring you. You won't
disappoint me ... will you,
         Jerry?"

51
"I'll get there if I can - -
   but you must get out 
           now."

52
"Don't move, son!"

53
"Thanks for the tip-off,
        warden."

54
"Get in the wagon."

55
"The kid didn't shoot 
Spadoni - he didn't even 
    fire his gun."

56
"He'll have to appear for 
carrying weapons - -
will you be responsible
      for him?"

57
"Warden, I don't know how 
      to thank you."

58
"Don't thank me - - thank
Alice. She begged me to 
save you .... before it was 
         too late."

59
"She asked me to give 
      you this."

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