Shanghai Express

Well, it was nice to see you again, Madeline.
Oh, I don't know.
I heard your gramophone, ladies,
and thought I'd come in and get acquainted,
if you don't mind.

Not at all. Come in.
A bit lonely on a train, isn't it?
I'm used to having people around.

They put my dog in the baggage car.
That's why I dropped in on you.

I've been visiting my niece in Peking.
She married a seafaring man.
He hasn't been home in four years
and she ain't been very cheerful.

I have a boarding house in Shanghai.
Yorkshire pudding is my specialty.
And I only take the most respectable people.

Don't you find respectable people terribly

You're joking, aren't you?
I only know the most respectable people.
You see, I keep a boardinghouse.

What kind of a house did you say?
A boardinghouse.