Category Archive: Classic Scene

Classic Scene: Nobody’s Perfect

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“Well, nobody’s perfect” Some Like it Hot (1959) Directed by Billy Wilder The Scene: Joe and Jerry (Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon) may have thought they escaped the wrath of mob boss Spats… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Puttin’ on the Ritz

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Puttin’ on the Ritz Young Frankenstein (1974) Directed by Mel Brooks The Scene: Doctor Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) has finally embraced his family business and created a being from the body parts of… Continue reading

Classic Scene: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

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“Singin’ in the Rain” Singin’ in the Rain (1952) Directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen The Scene: Feeling particularly elated, Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) strolls down the street after a good evening… Continue reading

Classic Scene: “Oh, hi Mark”

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“Oh, hi Mark” The Room (2003) Directed by Tommy Wiseau The Scene: Storming onto the rooftop of his building a tormented Johnny (Tommy Wiseau) proclaims loudly “I did not hit her, it’s not… Continue reading

Classic Scene: The Time Warp

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The Time Warp Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) Directed by Jim Sharman The Scene: Isolated on a dark stormy night, square white bread couple Brad and Janet (an assh*le and a slut if… Continue reading

Classic Scene: The Doorway

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The Doorway The Searchers (1956) Directed by John Ford The Scene: After five years of searching for his missing nieces, the world weary Ethan Edwards (John Wayne) has returned with Debbie (Natalie Wood),… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Quicksand!

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Quicksand Blazing Saddles (1974) Directed by Mel Brooks The Scene: In the opening minutes of Mel Brooks’ masterpiece send-up of the Western genre, we are introduced to our hero Bart (Cleavon Little). He… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Dracula’s Castle

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Dracula’s Castle Dracula (1931) Directed by Tod Browning The Scene: After a journey through the Eastern Europe countryside encountering particularly superstitious locals, Renfield (Dwight Fry) has finally arrived at the castle of his… Continue reading

Classic Scene: ‘Dinner Party’

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The Dinner Party The Thing Man (1934) Directed by WS Van Dyke The Scene: Former detective and current member of the alcohol-guzzling idle rich, Nick Charles has finally discovered what has happened to… Continue reading

Classic Scene: House Falling Gag

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House Falling Gag Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928) Directed by Charles Reisner (Buster Keaton uncredited) The Scene: As a storm blows through town William Canfield Jr. AKA Steamboat Bill Jr. (Buster Keaton) is trying… Continue reading