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Hancock's Half Hour - No. 45

"THE TYCOON"

[ Available on B.B.C. video: "The Cruise / The Tycoon / The Baby Sitters"; Catalogue No. BBCV5961 ]

HANCOCK WHEELS AND DEALS

HANCOCK:
Sell Japanese steel, buy Romanian bonds, four million pounds worth of African copper, buy Scandinavian timber, South American rubber, Amalgamated Oil Fields, Consolidated Electronics, and a tin of biscuits .....

HANCOCK REMEMBERS ON OLD FRIEND

HANCOCK:
Oh - you're the one who sold me my stocks and shares, put me on the path to success!
SID JAMES:
Yeah! That's it! He remembers!
HANCOCK:
Yes ..... give him a pound out of the petty cash and sling him out!

HANCOCK, INTERNATIONAL PHILOSOPHER

RIVAL GREEK TYCOON:
In my country we have a saying: "He who hunts the tiger must expect to be eaten."
HANCOCK:
In our country we also have a saying: "He who annoys the elephant must expect a tusk up the bracket!"