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Quotation by Frank S. Nugent
Olivia Dandridge: You don't have to say it, Captain. I know all this is because of me. Because I wanted to see the West. Because I wasn't, I wasn't army enough to stay the winter. Capt. Brittles: You're not quite army yet miss, or you'd know never to apologize. It's a sign of weakness.
Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965), U.S. screenwriter, Laurence Stallings, and John Ford. Olivia Dandridge (Joanne Dru) and Capt. Nathan Brittles (John Wayne), She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949).
Olivia Dandridge, who's being sent back East, apologizing for ruining Capt. Brittles' last patrol before retirement. Based on the story "War Party" by James Warner Bellah.
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