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I Walked With a Zombie

Rock Around the Clock

Once is Not Enough

It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad World

Come Back, Little Sheba

Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys

I Married a Witch

They Might Be Giants

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

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Oops, sorry, somebody already said "Come Back, Little Sheba"

 

Here's more . . .

 

How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

Somebody Up There Likes Me

What a Way to Go!

Thank Your Lucky Stars

The Corn is Green

Bunny Lake is Missing

It Happened One Night

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I believe another error has come in. Succeed in business without really trying could stand

alone as an Imperative sentence, but when you place the How to before it. the larger statement has no subject. It's just a long frag sentence.

 

Never Wave At A W.A.C.

Sieze The Day

See Spot Run

Never Put It In Writing

You're A Big Boy Now

Death Rides A Horse

You're Telling Me?

 

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This is probably a sentence but sounds like a frag...LOL

 

"A Big Hand for the Little Lady"

 

your ruling cmvgor?

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A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Forum

Dead Man Walking

The man who knew too Much

Driving Miss Daisy

Coming Home

Walk the Line

Stand by Me

Bringing up Baby

 

I hope these count. English is not my first language. I know it fluently to speak it. But grammar is horrible for me. So I hope I added a few.

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Well. Miss Bailey of fond memory, previously mentioned in my posting of 1/9/08, 7:48 AM, would

be upset with me if I didn't address this. Especially since I started the whole thing. Here goes.

 

-- The one about the Romans is indeed a full-fleged sentence with all the parts. Subject. Verb Etc.

--"Walk the line." and "Stand by me." are proper Imperative sintences. The subject of each is

an understood "You". However:

 

Dead Man Walking -- a noun phrase without a proper verb. A fragmentary sentence ("frag")

The Man Who Knew Too Much -- another noun phrase, another frag.

Driving Miss Daisy -- Verbal phrase without a proper subject. Frag.

Bringing Up Baby -- Same again. Frag.

 

Why Must I Die? An Interrogatory sentence (asks a question).

It Happened In Athens A Declaritive sentence (states a fact).

Walk In The Shadow An Imperative sentence (command or request).

 

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Well I got two of of 8. LOL. For someone who' first language is French that's not too bad. I will never understand the meaning of some of those words. Learning this language and the synonoms was the worst part. Take care.

Wait, let me try one more and see if I can get it.

Ok: how about

 

Meet Me in St. Louis.

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Did You Ever Hear The One About The Traveling Saleslady?

Do You Want To Dance With Me?

Destry Rides Again

Find The Lady

Bring Me The Head Of Alfredo Garcia

 

Again, I did a scroll - through, and I don't think I duplicated any titles.

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Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You In The Closet And I'm Feeling So Sad

 

(I was aware of this title, but only as a stage piece. I had read the script years ago. I only recently learned it had been filmed in 1976. I believe it''s the longest title we've come up with.)

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"Call Northside 777"

 

"Lets Get Tough" (its an east side kids-i just heard of it, i bet it's fabulous)

 

"Interns Can't Take Money"

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What an excellent idea for a thread, cmvgor. Well...I scrolled through three pages and it's safe to say my entry is not duplicated.

 

"I Remember Mama."

 

Ta-daaaaaaaaaaaaah!

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CineMaven--I agree, this is a cool thread.

 

I just got a bunch of "Dick Tracy" DVDs, as a gift and mostly the serials and movies on the disks are named in sentence fragments, but I did find one that is apropo to this topic:

 

"Death Rides the Sky"

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Thumbing through the Maltin on other business, I ran across these, listed alphabetically.

 

Get Back

Get Bruce!

Get Carter

Get Charlie Tully

Get Crazy

Get On The Bus

Get On With It

Get Out Your Handkerchiefs

Get Over It

Get Real

Get Rich Or Die Tryin'

Get Shorty

There were more, but these were all in a row, with no breaks. And I wanted this thread back on the front page.

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"Somebody Up There Likes Me"

"The River Runs Through It"

"I Married A Witch"

"I Was A Teen-Age Werewolf"(didn't see, I promise :)

"The Corn is Green"

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Sink The Bismark!

Raise The Titanic! *

 

* Extra mileage here. I actually looked these two up for the "strange title parings" thread.

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