Re: Standing By My Clams, And Not Subject To Much At All

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Posted by Gayle on March 10, 1999 at 15:31:40:

In Reply to: Re: Standing By My Clams, And Not Subject To Much At All posted by Doctor Mary on March 10, 1999 at 12:41:12:

: : Dr. Mary wrote:

: : :while LOTM is certainly one of Doctor M's personal
: : : favorites for oh so many twisted reasons, one of her other
: : : most-treasured and often shamefully-overlooked cinematic
: : : treasures is The Egyptian, starring the amazingly wooden Edmund
: : : Purdom. This brilliant epic contains the immortal line, "You
: : : have bold eyes for the son of a cheesemaker!" I tell you, they
: : : just don't make 'em like that any more.

: : : Kiss! Kiss!

: : : Doctor M

: : Well, Dr. M.,

: : I have to admit that is one of the most romantic come-on's I'VE heard in a while. Howsever, she didn't leave the hero much room for a world-class come-back. How would Hawkeye have responded to that line? (Just curious how Unforgettable Scripts are written, you see.)

: Yeah, ain't it a humdinger? It is my personal opinion that
: had Cora uttered that line instead of her snippy "What are
: you looking at, sir?" that Mr. Poe would have become so
: inflamed with lust their relationship would have been
: consumated right then and there! As it was, the original
: line was directed at Victor Mature, and as he was the only
: actor I've ever seen who could out-Smithfield William Shatner
: in the Ham Department his response was something along the lines
: of "'Tis my lady who inspires this boldness forsooth," or
: something like that.

: Doctor M

Dear Dr. M.,

That's really an interesting observation about Victor Mature. My impression always was that he had trouble seeing and talking because all the grease from his hair kept sliding down and encasing him like a layer of hogfat - and now you tell me he was actually a Smithfield product. Tell me - do the Three Piggies consider him a true romantic hero? Could he be the Porcine Hawkeye?


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