anybody knew what happened, Annie Oakley became the Wild Wests
most shining star!
turns, ALL applaud.)
and kick) Hot-diggety-dog!
subsides, JESS and BILL exit. FRANK helps ANNIE down.)
I hope you dont mind, Frank.
Mind? Why should I mind? Just cuz nobody ever beat me in a
shootin match before you? Just cuz I used to be Buffalo
Bills biggest star! What do I care if I get whupped by a girl?
You aint been whupped, Frank. Why, were a team, you and
me. And as I think you noticed, I aint just a girl no more.
box from his vest)
I been carrying this around for some time now. Werent sure if I
should give it to you.
What is it? A peace pipe?
I decided. If I cant beat ya... better join ya.
(Gives HER a
box, SHE opens it, diamond ring. SHE smiles, away from HIM, then
You gotta understand, Frank. I come into my own now. I aint
like other ladies. I come and go and do as I please. And no diamond
ring is ever gonna change that.
ring out to HIM, HE covers HER hands with his.)
yous a army a polecats all bound up in five feet of woman.
Dont ever change, I dont think Id survive!
at each other in silent agreement. FRANK starts to kiss HER, SHE puts
out HER hand for a shake.)
As for this ring, take it back. I got no use for diamonds. (walks
But Annie, a fellas supposed to give his gal a ring!
I got no use for "supposed to" neither. Buy me a horse I
can call my own!
ANNIE, on "horseback")
Frank did just that and every night Annie rode into the arena atop
her handsome white stallion, My Own, blowin kisses at her
on the cube, blowing kisses, SHE sees FRANK and blows a special kiss
to HIM. HE catches it on his cheek.)
Thats my Annie.
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