Home » Funny movie quotes » Funny movie quotes from West of Shanghai

Funny movie quotes from West of Shanghai

Funny movie quotes from  West of Shanghai, starring Boris Karloff

West of Shanghai is a riveting movie. Due, in no small part, to Boris Karloff’s portrayal of the arrogant, humorous, and deadly General Fang!

Jane Creed (Beverly Roberts): You’ve killed thousands of people.
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): Too many people in China. Kill only man… only bad man. When I kill bad man, I feel good. I have done good deed.
Jane Creed (Beverly Roberts): …and who decides whether a man is good or bad?
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): I do! I am Fang!


General Ma: Sorry to cause you this trouble. We have found the murderer.
[Suspect has been lead outside]
Myron Galt (Douglas Wood): I’m certainly glad you found him.
Lola Galt (Sheila Bromley): What are you going to do with him?
Gordon Creed (Ricardo Cortez): [Laconically after the sound of firing squad report] They’re gonna bury him.


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): [Introducing himself to the Westerners in the room] How do you do? I am Fang. I speak no sound bad English. I think I make you understand.
Dr. Abernathy (Gordon Hart): We understand, General. We are your prisoners.
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff) (Boris Karloff): No, I your guest. But please not to leave the town. It’s not nice – make Fang mad.


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): [Eying up the two women prisoners] Ah, only two women! Too bad!
[Indicating Lola]
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): This one not so good.
Lola Galt (Sheila Bromley): What’s the matter with me?
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): Hair like straw; eye like fog; have wide mouth of fish.
Lola Galt (Sheila Bromley): Well, you’re no gardenia yourself!
[Fang and Cheng take offense. Cheng pulls out his pistol]


Gordon Creed (Ricardo Cortez): You tell General Fang that I’d like to speak to him at once. You savvy?
Mr. Cheng (Richard Loo): It isn’t necessary to speak pidgin English. I speak the language quite as fluently as you do.
Gordon Creed (Ricardo Cortez): You tell General Fang I’d like to see him at once.
Mr. Cheng (Richard Loo): Impossible. The General is entertaining Mrs.Creed.
[brandishes gun]
Mr. Cheng (Richard Loo): I’d advise you to move on. Please.


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): This your woman I got here?
Jim Hallet (Gordon Oliver): I don’t know, but I’m interested.
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): Is all right. I give her back to you. What one woman between friends?


Jane Creed (Beverly Roberts): [about his meteoric rise in rank] But how did you manage it so quickly?
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): One day the captain is killed… I become captain. The next day the major… I become major. By and by the colonel… I become colonel. I kill the general myself.


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): [to Jane Creed] You are very beautiful, even in daylight.


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): I had wish take taken woman. Shouvenir. You like go with me?
Lola Galt (Sheila Bromley): No, thank you.
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): I make you very happy.
Lola Galt (Sheila Bromley): I’m afraid I couldn’t stand that much happiness.
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): I am Fang.
Lola Galt (Sheila Bromley): I’m Lola!
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): Alright. I don’t want you anyhow. Not like woman who is tough guy.


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): You come here buy interest in oil field?
Gordon Creed (Ricardo Cortez): I offered him fifty thousand dollars for a quarter interest.
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): You got that money here?
Gordon Creed (Ricardo Cortez): Well, of course not. I never carry that amount with me.
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): Please not to lie. Do business China oil fields always cash.  [to Galt, intending to refer to him as a ‘loan shark’] Mr. Loan Fish?
Myron Galt (Douglas Wood): You mean me, General?
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): You got my pen note… fifty thousand dollar?
Myron Galt (Douglas Wood): Right here.
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): You see, you got fifty thousand dollar I want.
Myron Galt (Douglas Wood): I won’t submit to being robbed. My government…
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): [Interrupting] I not rob. You give; I take. Give!


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): [after deciding to hold the two businessmen for ransom] I am good businessman, Mr. Cheng?
Mr. Cheng (Richard Loo): You are the grandfather of wisdom, Excellency.


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): I’m sorry, my friend. In one hour you die… but I not let you die alone. I come watch.
Jim Hallet (Gordon Oliver): [Sarcastically] Thanks, it’ll be a big help.


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): I give you best deal ever. You leave right now, no money.
Gordon Creed (Ricardo Cortez): What’s the catch?
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): No catch — I kill you first.


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): I’ve seen man not fight for his money. I’ve seen man not fight for his life. But I never seen man not fight for his woman.


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): [after having shot Creed] Please do not do double-cross, Mr. Cheng. It very  bad.


[after Fang has rescued him from a firing squad]
Jim Hallet (Gordon Oliver): I felt worse. I don’t see how you did it.
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): It was easy. I am Fang.


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): How many times I got to kill you, Mr. Creed?


General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): [to Mr. Cheng] I let you die with me … what more you want?


[as Fang is about to be executed]
Jim Hallet (Gordon Oliver): Happy journey, General.
General Wu Yen Fang (Boris Karloff): Bottoms up! [they drink, and throw the wine glasses on the ground]


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

*
*

%d bloggers like this: