Quotation by Ben Hecht

Man with lantern: Who are you?
Captain: The Flying Cloud. 220 days out of New York and 50 days trying to find your blasted harbor.
Man with lantern: Nobody asked you to come.
Captain: Got anything in this hog-end of the world except fog?
Man with lantern: Sure, we've got gold, fountains of gold.
Ben Hecht (1893–1964), U.S. writer, screenwriter, Charles Macarthur, screenwriter, Edward Chodorov, screenwriter, and Howard Hawks. Man with lantern (uncredited), Captain (Fred Vogeding), Barbary Coast, as the Flying Cloud sails into port in San Francisco (1935).
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