International: Balcony Scene

Monty: What light in yonder Kremlin

window breaks?

It is the east and Stalin is the

sun! . . . Stalin: O, Monty, Monty, wherefore art

thou Monty?

Thou art thyself although Montgomery, Wert thou but mine and not

Montgomery !

But how can Monty be a Bolshevik?

Monty: Call me but thine, and I'll be

new baptized,

Henceforth I shall be thy Montgomery.

Stalin: Thou knowst the iron curtain

masks my face Else might I blush, perchance

bepaint my cheek, For meeting thee half way. Dost

love me, Monty?

Monty: Now, by Britannia's word and

bond I swear—Stalin: O, swear not by perfidious Albion

Who monthly visiteth America.

Monty: I swear by the Imperial General

Staff—Stalin: No, no, brave...

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