At the Willman Wax museum, Green Hornet and Kato statues are the new exhibits in the Chamber of Evil. Mike Axford is there and congratulates the sculptor, Peter Willman, on his talent. The owner and Wellman’s partner, James Rancourt, comes in and shows the reporters exhibits on the various evil doers, including The Scarf, identity unknown. Before the Green Hornet arrived, The Scarf was the master villain of the city and used a white scarf as a garotte. Twenty years ago he disappeared without a trace. Rancourt leaves to prepare his notes on the exhibit, leaving the reporters to take photos...Read the full recap
Kato: There are many legendary figures of evil in the Orient. Some say they are driven back into action by their own malevolence.
Hazel Schmidt: I guess I'll go now.
James Rancourt: No, stay! You remembered. That's what important. For a part of immortality is that one is remembered. don't you see that, my dear?
Hazel Schmidt: I don't know.
James Rancourt: Attila the Hun is immortal. Jack the Ripper, Bluebeard, Captain Kidd! The great intellects wrestle with the problem of what impelled them to their greatness. And now, Vina, The Scarf joins that exalted company!
Hazel Schmidt: You're The Scarf!
James Rancourt: No, that is The Scarf. I am the vessel of his immortality. The Boswell to his Johnson.
Rancourt: That is the Scarf. I am the vessel of his immortality, the Boswell to his Johnson.
"Boswell" is James Boswell; "Johnson" is Dr. Samuel Johnson. Boswell is best known for his biography of Johnson, who is considered one of England's greatest authors of the 18th century.