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How about Ezekiel "Easy" Porterhouse Rawlins, the main character in Devil in a Blue Dress (1995) and the creation, of course,  of the novelist Walter Mosley?

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Earth Girls are Easy (1988)

Easy Virtue (1927, 2008)

Easy Come, Easy Go (1967)

 

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accidentally repeated examples already given
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In my house whenever something is easy, we start to sing the song from YANKEE DOODLE DANDY -- "It’s easy, very easy..."

Another song --  "Easy Going Day" from FOLLOW THAT BIRD 

And of course, Fred -- HOLIDAY INN "You're Easy to Dance With"

 

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Tights! Camera! Action!

MOTHER WORE TIGHTS (1947)
TRAPEZE (1956)
ROBIN HOOD: MEN IN TIGHTS (1993)

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Irma's signature green tights in Irma la Douce  Animated GIF

 in Desperately Seeking Susan, Madonna's friend's were neon lime  Animated GIF

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Heller in Pink Tights (1960) -- Sophia Loren (in about as different a role from Two Women as one can imagine, though released the same year)

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An American in Paris (1951) -- Gene Kelly proudly displaying one of his best...assets

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To Be or Not to Be (1942) -- Jack Benny (distracted by Robert Stack's departure)

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1 hour ago, Fausterlitz said:

 

To Be or Not to Be (1942) -- Jack Benny (distracted by Robert Stack's departure)

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Good point -- adding Shakespeare movies including HAMLET, MACBETH, HENRY V, OTHELLO, ROMEO AND JULIET, etc

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1 hour ago, Peebs said:

The Nutcracker (1977 tv movie)

 

Speaking of ballet dancers in tights...

THE RED SHOES

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Cyd Charisse in THE BAND WAGON, MEET ME IN LAS VEGAS, etc

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AMERICAN IN PARIS

HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN

THE BLACK SWAN

CENTER STAGE

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Fun examples yesterday!

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Animated mothers

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BAMBI (1942)..Bambi's mother
JETSONS: THE MOVIE (1990)..Jane Jetson
THE SIMPSONS MOVIE (2007)..Marge Simpson

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These are animated moms that are the protagonist (or co-protagonist) of their movie:

Purdy in 101 DALMATIANS

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Wilma Flintstone & Betty Rubble in THE FLINTSTONES

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The Queen in BRAVE

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Mrs Frisby in SECRET OF NIMH

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Elastigirl in THE INCREDIBLES & THE INCREDIBLES 2

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Duchess in THE ARISTOCATS

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Here are moms that die in the course of the cartoon:

Little Foot's mom in LAND BEFORE TIME

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Anna & Elsa's mom dies in the prologue in FROZEN but has a bigger part and solos in FROZEN 2

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Nemo's mom from FINDING NEMO

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Other animated movies where moms show up --

PRINCESS AND THE FROG

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THE IRON GIANT

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SLEEPING BEAUTY

PONYO

THE GOOD DINOSAUR

LION KING

TANGLED

PETER PAN

WINNIE THE POOH (Kanga)

TARZAN

CORALINE

PRINCE OF EGYPT

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“What does it say?”

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SINCE YOU WENT AWAY (1944)
A LETTER TO THREE WIVES (1949)
YOU’VE GOT MAIL (1998)

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The Charlie Brown Cinematic Universe has lots of letter writing-

CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS and the other Christmas specials involve letters to Santa

IT'S THE GREAT PUMPKIN shows Linus writing to the Great Pumpkin

"The Baseball Game" from YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN is written to Chuck's pen pal

Letters are exchanged in SNOOPY COME HOME

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A LETTER FOR EVIE

The Letter that changes everything for Kris Kringle in MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET

Mail call in STALAG 17 --"At ease! At ease!"

Lots of letter writing and receiving in MASH, including whole episodes called "Mail Call"

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) Harry gets bombarded with acceptance letters to Hogwarts despite his Uncle's efforts to prevent him from opening them

Kramer Vs Kramer (1979) Dad reads a letter to Billy from his Mom explaining why she left  

Mister Roberts (1955) Jack Lemmon reads a letter to the other sailors from Mr. Roberts.  He then reads the notice that Roberts has been killed.

M*A*S*H  tv show "Abyssinia, Henry" episode has a similar scene when Radar enters the operating room to read the notice that Col. Blake was killed 

 

Jack Lemmon reading a letter in a scene from the film 'Mister... News Photo  - Getty Images         Harry Potter Movie Hogwarts Letter Goes up For Auction | Time

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