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Classic Scene: House Falling Gag


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

Classic Scene: The Grapefruit Scene


The Grapefruit Scene The Public Enemy (1931) Directed by William A. Wellman The Scene: Despite the objections of his war hero brother, Tom Powers (James Cagney) is growing quite accustomed to the gangster… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Train to Tomorrow


Train to Tomorrow Make Way for Tomorrow (1937) Directed by Leo McCarey The Scene: After losing everything materially in the Great Depression and losing their dignity to their ungrateful grown children, the elderly… Continue reading