THE BLUE LAGOON
WRITTEN BY DOUGLAS DAY STEWART
BASED ON THE NOVEL BY H.D. STACPOOLE
TRANSCRIBED BY KENDRA STEINER
The Blue Lagoon, in Pictures, Part 14, 1980
RICHARD: Sing the one about the hootchie-cootchie girls!
PADDY: Come on! Are ya ready?
[[[They stand and begin to do a can-can dance to the song.]]]
PADDY: Have ya seen the way they shake it, have ya seen the way they sway? There aint a man among us, could throw that dish a way hey! Iíve been to London, Iíve been to France. I swear by the buttons upon me pants, I never saw a woman daaaaance... Like the hoochy-coochy girls of old Bombay.
[[[He falls down, unconscious. Richard and Emmeline sigh and go to bed.]]]
[[[Early the next morning, Paddy has woken up. He is still terribly drunk, and he tosses the rum barrel into the water and holds on, swimming across the lagoon to another, much smaller island. He is still singing the hootchie-cootchie girl song, albeit rather brokenly for the effort of swimming.]]]
PADDY: You know that youíre a gonner if you look Ďem in the eye. Oh Iíve been to London, Iíve been to France, I never saw a woman dance... Like the hootchie-cootchie girls of old Bombay...
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