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The original screenplay of ‘The In-Laws’ was written by Andrew Bergman, who was known up to that point chiefly as one of the authors of the ‘Blazing Saddles’ screenplay (he was, in fact, the originator of the entire project but these things have a way of straying from their original

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THE IN-LAWS PT. DEUX Apropos of yesterday’s post featuring two clips from the 1979 ‘The In-Laws’, here is the theatrical trailer followed by the ‘serpentine’ scene which still knocks me on my ass whenever I watch it. Remember going to movie theaters to see movies like this? I saw this at a theater

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My sense is that very few people would disagree with the statement that ‘The In-Laws’ (1979) is one of the funniest talking comedies ever made. (I refer of course to the original, not the ill-advised 2003 Michael Douglas/Albert Brooks remake). The movie, written by Andrew Bergman, directed by Arthur Hiller

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'The Aloof' is Bob Fosse at his best, a #Dance number from 'Sweet Charity' that truly kills. Give it three minutes and change the complexion of your Monday for the better. #dancers #Broadway #MUSICAL #FilmTwitter #TCM

Dig some Three Stooges action this Sunday with 'Loco Boy Makes Good', an exceptionally good Curly short with an exceptionally sad story about it's writer Clyde Bruckman. #comedy #filmtwt #TCM

This weekend's Three Stooges offering is an excellent Curly vehicle called 'Loco Boy Makes Good' (1942). Enjoy it and enjoy my tale of how the film led to the suicide of one its writers, Clyde Bruckman. Jesus! #comedy #FilmTwitter #TCM #slap #Violence

1080 Lexington Avenue pictured yesterday afternoon and in 1940. The old dame has seen a lot of NewYork passing by over the years. But it appears she’s finally meeting her end as we all do.

Watch a couple of early 1940s soundies featuring the teenage pre-#MGM Cyd Charisse. Fascinating viewing, IMHO. #Dance #MUSICAL #TCM #FilmTwitter

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