Framed Documents #401: The Man Who Would Be King

Rudyard Kipling lays down an early draft of ‘The Ballad Of Boh Da Thone’ in John Huston’s peerless The Man Who Would Be King:

Boh da Shon was a warrior bold
His sword and rifle were bossed with gold
And the peacock banner his henchmen bore
Was stiff with bullion

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