BRIGHT BLUE TIGER
Surrounded by a pack of dogs, ten of them snarling and
gnashing their teeth.
The TIGER'S, eyes burn with fury as he wheels in a circle,
Sits up into frame, sweating, waking from a dream. He is
We will come to know him later.
Fade to black. CREDITS OVER.
WINCHESTER REP (V.O.)
you need a friend, Winchester is by
He is BACKSTAGE at:
important new export: arms.
mill around a stage. where:
Ladies and Gentlemen... the Winchester
you... a true American hero. A patriot
I hope you will join us in
welcoming... Late of the U.S. Cavalry.
we reveal a banner:
My thanks, Mr. McCabe. Ladies and
narration is halting, unsteady:
had us in a spot, perched on the
lonely top of Sutter's Hill, nothing
but grey as far as the eye could
Unhorsed and out of ammunition,
I gazed down into the, um, mael...
(squints to see better)
I knew it was fight or die. Into the
be buried... buried...
(loses his place,
under his breath)
(finds it again)
...on the same hill with our comrades
already gone to Merciful Heaven...
A SUDDEN FLASH:
Algren's mind. The real battle of Sutter's Hill. The grim
froth at their tether.
19, blonde, not much more than a boy.
They're coming, Nate.
Keep your head down.
Papa always said we should've joined
What'd he know?
(looks fondly at his
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