Author Topic: Great Scenes in Not-Quite-Great Films  (Read 5598 times)

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Re: Great Scenes in Not-Quite-Great Films
« Reply #40 on: January 29, 2017, 12:44:41 PM »
From Ebb Tide (1937) starring Ray Milland, Francis Farmer, Lloyd Nolan and Barry Fitzgerald. The scene features Fitzgerald as a ship's steward who has broken into the cargo hold to steal some champagne. He enters the kitchen with his bottles in his pants pockets and begins dancing, mostly shaking his butt around.

This is a very hard to find film so the quality is poor.




 

Then the cork pops on one of the bottles in his pants.

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Re: Great Scenes in Not-Quite-Great Films
« Reply #41 on: January 29, 2017, 01:05:01 PM »
Heh. That's great. Love the face in the first shot. Barry Fitz is my hero.
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Re: Great Scenes in Not-Quite-Great Films
« Reply #42 on: January 29, 2017, 02:37:49 PM »
There are parts where my wife was laughing so hard I had to pause the film. A couple of times Fitzgerald tries to walk backwards up steep steps and fails miserably, once while threatening to box someone.

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Re: Great Scenes in Not-Quite-Great Films
« Reply #43 on: May 12, 2017, 06:39:26 PM »
James Cagney as George M. Cohan joking and dancing with Bob Hope in The Seven Little Foys

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Re: Great Scenes in Not-Quite-Great Films
« Reply #44 on: May 12, 2017, 10:47:14 PM »
Loved this.  Just the right length, excellent breaks for humor and we have both solos and combo dancing.   I smiled throughout the whole thing.
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Re: Great Scenes in Not-Quite-Great Films
« Reply #45 on: March 18, 2019, 11:15:22 PM »
Rio is utterly forgettable.

Yes, but there's a song with vocals and lyrics by Jermaine Clement

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Re: Great Scenes in Not-Quite-Great Films
« Reply #46 on: March 19, 2019, 12:27:11 AM »
I hope you find more cause for this thread in the near future.

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Re: Great Scenes in Not-Quite-Great Films
« Reply #47 on: March 19, 2019, 10:48:13 AM »
That was pretty great.

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Re: Great Scenes in Not-Quite-Great Films
« Reply #48 on: Yesterday at 04:36:22 PM »
I was never a big Goonies fan. I was only introduced to it in later life. By that time I was already familiar with the iconic moments through various clips, memes and other references. Needless to say, I missed the Goonies-nostalgia window so it's never been a movie I consider very special.

That said, Dave Grusin scored the shit out of this one part.