Quotation by Laurence Stallings

Well, if it isn't Aurora Ratchett, goddess of the dawn, a sight for sore eyes.... I always think of Ebenezer Pritchett, the day he led that last charge at Shiloh. There was a gallant trooper, your father. You know, there went a man of quality. There went the flower of the South.
Laurence Stallings (1894–1968), U.S. screenwriter, and John Ford. Judge William Pitman Priest (Charles Winniger), The Sun Shines Bright, making flattering remarks to Aurora Ratchett (Jane Darwell) to gain her support for his reelection as town judge (1953).

Based on stories "The Sun Shines Bright," "The Mob from Massac," "The Lord Provides" by Irwin S. Cobb.
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