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DADDY WARBUCKS
They say it can land on a dime... whatever that may be.
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DADDY WARBUCKS
Absolutely not! I'm a businessman. I love money, I love power, I love capitalism. I do not now and never will love children.
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ANNIE
You've given me so much already, Mr. Warbucks.
DADDY WARBUCKS
I got the papers signed today, it's official.
ANNIE
What is? [Warbucks pulls out the locket] It's so pretty, but...
DADDY WARBUCKS
Let me put it on you.
ANNIE
No. It's a really swell locket, Mr. Warbucks, but if it's all the same to you, I'll keep my old one.
DADDY WARBUCKS
It isn't all the same to me. Your old one's broken, this one's engraved, you didn't even look at it: 'To Annie, with love, from... Daddy Warbucks.
ANNIE
Mr. Warbucks, when my folks left me at the orphanage ten years ago, they left a note saying they'd come back to get me as soon as they could, and they kept the other half of this old locket so I'd know them when they came. I'm going to find them someday, Mr. Warbucks. I'm going to have a regular mother and father, like a regular kid. I am! I don't mean to hurt your feelings. You've been nicer to me than anybody in the whole wide world, but I've been dreaming of my folks for as long as I can remember, and I've just got to find them.
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DADDY WARBUCKS
Wait! There's something interesting in that woman's smile. I might learn to like her. Hang her in my bathroom.
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MOLLY
But they wasn't her real parents, mister, they was bad people!
DADDY WARBUCKS
Leapin' lizards!
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DADDY WARBUCKS
I never thought I'd get used to a girl.
ANNIE
Girls are easier to get used to than boys. Look how used to Miss Farrell you are. She does all the work around here, and you don't even know her first name.
DADDY WARBUCKS
I do, it's Grace.
ANNIE
She thinks you're the greatest thing since sliced bread.
DADDY WARBUCKS
[surprised] I beg your pardon?
ANNIE
I know it's none of my business, but you never notice anything!
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DADDY WARBUCKS
You spend your evenings in the shanties.
MISS HANNIGAN
You had me followed.
DADDY WARBUCKS
Imbibing quarts of bathtub gin.
MISS HANNIGAN
Bronchitis
DADDY WARBUCKS
And here you're dancing in your scanties.
MISS HANNIGAN
Great gams.
DADDY WARBUCKS
With some old geizer called Little Caeser.
MISS HANNIGAN
He's an uncle.
DADDY WARBUCKS
You lock the orphans in the closet.
MISS HANNIGAN
They love it!
DADDY WARBUCKS
You hock their Christmas souvenirs.
MISS HANNIGAN
Drink?
DADDY WARBUCKS
You steal the funds you should deposit.
MISS HANNIGAN
It's fresh.
DADDY WARBUCKS
You make them grovel while you buy laveleers.
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DADDY WARBUCKS
You'll sit out this century in some deep, dark penitentiary.
MISS HANNIGAN
Jail?
DADDY WARBUCKS
Sign.
MISS HANNIGAN
I geuss this means I'll never know the feeling of running fingers through your hair.
DADDY WARBUCKS
You'll rot in jail. In Sing-Sing.
MISS HANNIGAN
I guess this means no Bonus Iree.
DADDY WARBUCKS
Will you sign?
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ROOSTER
Oh sir. We are just so thrilled to have found Annie. We don't need any money.
DADDY WARBUCKS
I'll take it back.
LILY
Of course, we are poor people. It would help us a lot. We could buy her milk, a warm blanket.
DADDY WARBUCKS
Put it in your pocket, Mrs. Mudge.
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ANNIE
I guess they're dead. I guess I've known that deep down for a long time.
DADDY WARBUCKS
I'm not giving up. Don't you give up.
ANNIE
I didn't want to be just another orphan, Mr. Warbucks. I wanted to believe I was special.
DADDY WARBUCKS
You *are* special! *Never* stop believing that!