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  1. How has this thread gone 3 pages w/o a mention of "Can't Stop the Music" that Village Idiots errr...Village People vehicle with Bruce Jenner and Valerie Perrine? I'll bet that I could have stopped the music!!! Even if it took a bazooka and a flamethrower!
  2. Or MAYBE it was careless, sloppy writting...pgm80s, when I saw this in the theatre I looked around frantically to see if anyone else was as nonplussed as myself and all I saw were slack-jawed faces rythmically chewing their popcorn cud. I would like to believe that I'm not the only person who knows that a person can't hold their breath for more than a week... in sub-zero water no less! If only the passengers on the Titanic could have known this technique...
  3. How in the name of God did this topic grow to 3 pages with absolutely NO MENTION of Butterfly McQueen??!! " I ain't know nutthih' 'bout birthin' no babies Miz Scarlett." Her voice would have annoyed Helen Keller!
  4. I'd like to ask Indiana Jones fans to explain to me how old Indy was able to hang onto the Nazi sub's periscope when it submerged in the Med off the Egyptian coast and didn't resurface until it was in the Artic Ocean which was a short 1500 miles away. To quote Jim Hutton's character "TV" in "Where the Boys Are".... "What Lungs!"
  5. Tracey, tell your son to be careful. Those ballet dancer guys can be some pretty tough hombres. Why just last year I told dancer from "Cats" that the ensemble he was wearing was just too "busy" and that his accessories were on the "flouncy" side. Whereupon he screeched "We all know where YOU'Ve been!" and proceeded to slash my gorgeous new taupe chintz curtains and melted all my Bette Middler records in the microwave!
  6. I don't know why you're so keen to see these movies on TCM dos... after all you have all 3 movies in both video AND dvd versions which you watch endlessly, while drinking milk and brushing your teeth.
  7. Best known as the gladiator trainer who was drowned in the soup by Spartacus and as Robert Blake's father in "In Cold Blood", McGraw was able to carry a film as well. He played the lead in a good number of late 40's noir films including "The Armored Car Robbery" and "The Narrow Margin" which I happened to catch on Flix last week. I have never seen him mentioned on this forum and was wondering if anyone else enjoyed his gravelly-voiced performances. BTW way, he could have served as the model for the "tough-guy" graphics the TCM often employs as it's logo.
  8. Use this quote from "Sweet home Alabama" at Mrs Asterbuilt's next soiree: "Why don't you go back to your double-wide and FRY something??!!"
  9. Well Lux I almost agree with you but I think I can top it...It was a scene in which a woman slaps all THREE of the boyz ...wack wack wack! and then gets them all on the other side of their faces...wack wack wack! Although it IS hard to imagine a woman being irritated with the lads....
  10. err.... that should read FUNNY and frightening at the same time.
  11. After watching "Johnny Guitar" for the first time recently, I am reminded how much I have enjoyed the quirky acting and career of Sterling Hayden. He was great in the Kubrick films "THe Killing" and "Dr Strangelove". His General Jack D. Ripper is supremely scary and frightening at the same time. The only comparable performances are Mitchum in "Cape Fear" and Joe Peschi in "Goodfellas". (" Funny? Funny how? I'm here to amuse you?")And he was unforgetable as he corrupt NYC police captain in "Godfather". Even his military career was quirky. He won the silver star as a Marine commando running weapons to Tito's partisans in WWII. His brief flirtation with Tito's brand of communism, created ramifications which haunted him after he recanted and testified before the HUAC during the red scare. A hugely underated actor.
  12. Ahh yes. "Clutch Cargo"....Spinner and Paddlefoot. Even as a kid I thought this was wretched dreck. But I watched for TWO reasons. 1)It appeared on the same show that also showed the Stooges.2)at that time there were a whole THREE channels to choose from.
  13. Larry refering to their doctor;"This guy's a QUACK." Moe: "And that means duck!"
  14. Err am ah ...it seems there are TWO threads for movie quotes...Once again to quote Emily Litella: "Never mind."
  15. Back to the Stooges! Our favorite trio is a society party trying to pass as "gentlemen." As they re introduced to the ladies they each try to be suave and debonaire. To the Countess: Moe: "Delighted" Larry "DEvestated." Curly "Dilapidated" To Mrs Gottrocks: Moe "Enchanted" Larry "Enraptured" Curly "Embalmed."
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