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A crew of African-Americans are laying tracks in rural Alabama. The crane
operator is the only white man on the section gang.
INT. BUNK CAR
The dormitory of the section gang. The men are through for the day and
lounging on their bunkbeds. DUFF ANDERSON plays checkers with FRANKIE, using
bottle tops as pieces. Duff makes the winning move and Frankie, disgusted,
turns over the board. He saunters over to JOCKO, who is shaving in a broken
mirror. Frankie watches him with a grin.
Go to hell, Frankie.
Man, you sure one ugly cat!
He takes the cigarettes Jocko has rolled, sailor-style, into the sleeve of
Why don't you guys buy your own?
'Oughta give up smoking, Jocko.
He stops in front of an older man, who is writing a letter.
How much longer we got on this stretch, Riddick?
Five weeks, maybe six.
Man, what a dump.
He circles restlessly past two cardplayers back to Duff, who is clipping his
What you gettin' all pretty for?
(with a grin)
Why don't you relax, Frankie?
Duff, Frankie, and Jocko are riding a track-car, powered by a small engine,
into the nearest town. The sun is setting. A church bell rings.
Jocko, a cigar in his mouth, is playing a pinball machine. Duff and Frankie
stand at the bar. They are joined by DORIS , a sad-looking woman with bad
Who's going to buy me a beer?
What's the matter, Doris? Business bad?
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