Fats - Cowboy: Mr. Nightlinger, are you black all over? Jebediah Nightlinger: 'Cept for the whites of my eyes. Homer Weems - Cowboy: Is... your...? Jebediah Nightlinger: It is... black, too. Charles

Mr. Nightlinger, are you black all over? 'Cept for the...

The Cowboys 1972
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Fats - Cowboy:
Mr. Nightlinger, are you black all over?
Jebediah Nightlinger:
'Cept for the whites of my eyes.
Homer Weems - Cowboy:
Is... your...?
Jebediah Nightlinger:
It is... black, too.
Charles 'Slim' Honeycutt:
See? He's the same as us, 'cept for that color.
Jebediah Nightlinger:
The same as you?
[turns around slowly with a huge knife in hand and chuckles]

Jebediah Nightlinger:
The same as you?
[guffaws loudly as the boys huddle together, startled]

Jebediah Nightlinger:
Ohhh, children... My father was a brawny Moor, six feet six inches tall. He bound his head in a red velvet cloth
[hands knife to Slim and the boys relax, but listen]

Jebediah Nightlinger:
he wore a curved sword, forged from the finest Toledo steel. He captured a lady, bright and dark. he took her in his arms and wrapped her in a warm quilt and carried her off. They came to a castle and he battered down the doors with the trunk of an oak tree and KILLED EVERYBODY IN IT, just so they could rest the night. Later, while she slept, he walked the parapets... and became a king.
Charlie Schwartz - Cowboy:
[in awe]
Is that true?
Jebediah Nightlinger:
If it isn't, it oughta be...

Transcript:
Are you black all over?
Except for the white o' my eyes.
Is your, you know, your...
It is. Black, too.
See? He's the same as us,
except for that color.
The same as you?
The same as you!
Oh, children.
My father was a brawny Moor.
Six feet six inches tall.
He bound his head in a red velvet cloth.
He wore a curved sword...
forged from the finest Toledo steel.
He captured a lady...
bright and dark.
He took her in his arms...
and wrapped her in a warm quilt...
and carried her off.
They came to a castle...
and he battered down the doors
with the trunk of an oak tree...
and killed everybody in it!
Just so they could rest the night.
Later...
while she slept...
he walked the parapets...
and became a king.
Is that true?
If it isn't, it ought to be.
Blow out those lamps!
You, that lamp!

Clip duration: 115 seconds
Views: 12
Timestamp in movie: 00:44:02
Uploaded: 21 October, 2021
Genres: adventure, drama, western
Summary: Rancher Wil Andersen is forced to hire inexperienced boys as cowhands in order to get his herd to market on time but the rough drive is full of dangers and a gang of cattle rustlers is trail... Read all


Actors

Fats - Cowboy - Alfred Barker Jr.
Jebediah Nightlinger - Roscoe Lee Browne
Homer Weems - Cowboy - Mike Pyeatt
Charlie Schwartz - Cowboy - Stephen R. Hudis