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BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies

Jerry Rasmussen 02 May 06 - 09:34 AM
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lesblank 02 May 06 - 10:52 AM
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Subject: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Jerry Rasmussen
Date: 02 May 06 - 09:34 AM

A few days ago, I picked up a boxed set of movies produced by Val Lewton. Val Lewton? I think it was Martin Scorsese who said that there were three geniuses in the history of the movies: Charlie Chaplin, Walt Disney and Val Lewton. At the time when the classic horror films of Dracula, The Wolfman and Frankenstein were being produced, Val Lewton was producing movies on an extremely limited budget, without big name stars. What he produced were a series of classic and near-classic horror movies with no special effects, and no "Monsters." The terror was created by lighting, photographs, music and editing, usually with the cause of the terror never shown.

Last night, I watched The Leopard Man. Like most of Lewton's movies, the title was far more sensational than the movie. (For example, The Ghost Ship doesn't have a ghost on it.) And The Leopard Man doesn't have a hokey half leaopard, half man. A leopard escapes from a traveling sideshow in a small mexican town and eludes capture at the beginning of the movie. Early in the film, there is an unforgettable scene... one I remember seeing as a kid, without remembering anything else about the movie, or the title of the movie.
A young girl is sent out by her Mother to buy some corn meal and because she is afraid of the dark, the Mother tells her that she is going to lock the door and won't let the girl in until she comes back with the corn meal. When the girl is returning to her house, she is chased by the leopard (although you don't see the leopard chasing her.) When she gets to the door, she starts beating on it, begging her Mother to open it. Her Mother thinks that she is just making things up, until she hears a lot of growling and screaming. By the time she gets to the door, a stream of blood flows out from underneath the door and there is only silence. That scene scared the Hell out of me as a kid. And yet everything was only suggested. But, I never forgot it. As it turns out, two of the other unforgettable scenes in movies that are burned into my brain are from two other Val Lewton movies... The Body Snatcher, with Bellas Lugosi, and The Cat People.

Not every unforgettable scene is from a horror movie... I'll add some others... one I just saw on Turner Classics, this morning. You may have already forgotten my unforgettable scenes, and have others of your own. How about rummaging through those dusty corners of your mind and re-running an unforgettable scene of yours?

Jerry


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 02 May 06 - 09:40 AM

Cat Ballou - that damn drunken horse leaning up against the wall...


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Jerry Rasmussen
Date: 02 May 06 - 09:52 AM

That's a good one, Foolestroupe... and when Lee Marvin slugs the horse?

Jerry


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: lesblank
Date: 02 May 06 - 10:52 AM

I don't believe it was Lee Marvin who slugged the horse -- it was an old retired NFL player, who name escapes me this minute.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Jerry Rasmussen
Date: 02 May 06 - 10:55 AM

Apparently I forgot the unforgettable.. :-) I know someone did...

Or was that in My Friend Flicka?

Jerry


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: SINSULL
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:01 AM

The scene in Citizen Kane when his wife leaves him and her image is reflected in room after room of mirrors.

There is another scene in Citizen Kane where one of his elderly employees (name escapes me) is being interviewed. He muses about seeing a beautiful girl on a ferry and falling in love with her although they never met. The image drove me crazy for years because I couldn't remember where it came from. Still plays in my mind at odd times. The opportunity lost?

Horror movies? The Haunting. Julie Christie is in bed in a dark room holding her roommate's hand while something tries to get into their bedroom. When the lights come on, her companion is across the room and something is still holding her hand. SHUDDER.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: TheBigPinkLad
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:19 AM

So many, so many...

I found very disturbing the scene in Sophie's Choice where Meryl Streep hands over her daughter to the Nazi.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: alanabit
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:24 AM

Westerns often have classic scenes, because they have so many cliches, which cry out for reinterpretation, revival or parody. I always loved the scene at the beginning of "For A Fistful of Dollars", in which the Man With No Name puts on a show of timidly asking the village bullies to apologise for shooting up his mule.
In "Support Your Local Sheriff" - possibly the best spoof western ever - there is a wonderful exchange between James Garner and Walter Brennan.
"Go and tell Joe Danby I'm coming over to arrest him for murder."
"What are you going to do when he kills me?"
"Why, then I'll arrest him for both murders."
I think it was Mongo, in Blazing Saddles, who knocked out a horse with one punch.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Bill D
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:29 AM

Toto pulling open the curtain and exposing the Wizard of OZ.....a metaphor for our times.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: heric
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:29 AM

A big guy slugged a horse in that Mel Brooks movie with the campfire farting scene.

Newly released on DVD is the excellent Bad Day at Black Rock, where a one-armed Spencer Tracy, who don't want no trouble, is forced to take down a young Lee Marvin and a young Ernest Borgnine at the same time. They were BIG.

Also memorable for me is the little girl in Babe screaming bloody murder about her doll house Christmas present.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Elmer Fudd
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:31 AM

Oh hell, guess I'm a hopeless romantic. When Bogart tells Bergman to get on the plane in "Casablanca."

Here's looking at you, kid.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Wesley S
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:39 AM

The small red coat in "Shindlers List".

Lawrence appearing out of the Devils Anvil in "Lawrence of Arabia"

Dr Zhavago trudging through the snow


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Becca72
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:41 AM

The scene in Jaws where Quint gets eaten by the shark had me hiding in the bathroom for hours...of course, I was very young, thought Quint looked like my uncle Darryl, and was convinced the shark was waiting in the hall for me to go to bed...


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Jerry Rasmussen
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:45 AM

Yeah... several of these are unforgettable for me, too. The fight scene in Bad Day At Black Rock, along with the fight scene in Shane are the two most memorable movie fights I've seen. Both still excite me when I watch them. In Shane, when Jack Palance taunts the guy standing in the muddy street in front of the saloon, insulting the South sticks with me from that movie, too... and Brandon DeWilde calling Shane, Shane at the end of the movie.

That seen in The Haunting is a very memorable one for me, too.

I had also intended to mention the scene where the Wizard of Oz is exposed, but you beat me to it, Bill. Funny how many times I've said, "Pay no attention to that man behind the screen."


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: number 6
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:48 AM

The one scene in Steven Speilberg's movie 'Shcindler's List' when the Warsaw Ghetto is being 'cleaned out' ... in black and white except for the image of the little girl.

Another one is when Slim Pickens rides the bomb in Stanly Kubrick's 'Dr. Strangelove.

sIx


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: heric
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:58 AM

In the kids' movie Big Fat Liar, Paul Giamatti shows you what your face would look like if you were forced to jump out of a burning helicopter. I have no idea how he could have made that face.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: SINSULL
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:59 AM

"Hump? What hump?"

Just saw "The Straw Man". The burning alive scene did not sit well. I could take the man but not the pigs and the chickens. YIKES!

The Twilight Zone when Shatner opens the curtain on the plane and something has its nose pressed against the window. I shrieked so loud that my father came in and turned off the TV.

The little girl gnawing on Mommy in Night Of The Living Dead.

The little boy hiding in the latrine in Schindler's List.

French Fries up the nose in A Fish Called Wanda.

The Blueberry Girl in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. And Willie's first appearence - the cane, the limp and the the somersault.

The monster erupting from a man's stomach in Alien.

Interesting that all the memorable moments involve something bad.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Bill D
Date: 02 May 06 - 12:06 PM

"Bambi Meets Godzilla" the scene IS the movie.

Almost any scene in "The Gods Must be Crazy" ...but especially the jeep hanging from the tree .....and N!xau throwing the coke bottle off 'the end of the world' and heading home. A wonderful metaphor for clearing our problems from our consciousness.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: jeffp
Date: 02 May 06 - 12:10 PM

The scene in Planet of the Apes where they come upon the Statue of Liberty half buried in the sand. To me, that would have been the perfect ending shot.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: GUEST
Date: 02 May 06 - 12:16 PM

The great white chomping through the cable in Jaws.

The hand coming up out of the grave in Carrie.

The boys standing on the desks in Last Poets Society.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: The Shambles
Date: 02 May 06 - 12:17 PM

Kirk Douglas 'dancing' on the ship's oars in The Vikings.

The most memorable scenes for me seem to be the ones involving the music in some way.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Don Firth
Date: 02 May 06 - 12:21 PM

"I'll have what she's having."

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Jerry Rasmussen
Date: 02 May 06 - 12:22 PM

Yes, Sinsull... frightening or disturbing scenes seem to outweigh "happy" ones in my memory.

Three more frightening ones:

The Scene in The Cat People where the woman is swimming in an indoor pool at night and the lights go out. She hears a panther growling, and pacing around the edge of the pool, but once again, the only thing she actually sees is the shadow of the panther.

In the Body Snatcher, there's a scene near the end where the Doctor who Boris Karloff has been supplying cadavers to until the Doctor finally kills Karloff is driving a horse and carriage on a treacherous mountain road in a thunderstorm. He has a cadaver of a woman that he has just dug up, which keeps falling over, with it's arms flailing around him. The Doctor is going mad, and when he looks at the cadaver of the woman, it is Karloff, wildly flailing his arms in a deathly embrace.

The scene in The Magician where the Doctor is in the attic doing an autopsy, and an eyeball falls in his inkwell.

Triple Yikes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jerry


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: sian, west wales
Date: 02 May 06 - 12:36 PM

Two friends - one male, one female - and I went to see "The Horse Whisperer". My male friend is gay. Us two women AREN'T. There's one scene where Robert Redford is sitting on the swing on the front porch and behind them the sun is just setting on the mountains, and he's all tanned and strawberry blonde and ... as if on cue, all three of us let out this long, yearning sigh.

A bit difficult in a mixed group to suddenly realize that you all could fantasize about the same bloke ...

siân


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Bill D
Date: 02 May 06 - 12:38 PM

I never was a fan of really gruesome or horror movies.....I remember seeing the original B&W version of "The Thing" in a theater when I was a kid, and when 'it' popped up and grabbed someone, I was ready to leave.

Now, I will admit a certain fascination with Hitchcock's "The Birds"....not the frantic, desparate attempts to nail doors shut, but the 'calm' views of thousands of birds just sitting on everything in sight....waiting...


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: kendall
Date: 02 May 06 - 12:54 PM

Moby Dick. Captain Ahab saying to Starbuck "Don't speak to me of blasphemy, I'd strike the sun if it insulted me"!
also, when the prophet warned Qeequeg and Ismael by saying "There'll come a day at sea when you'll smell land where there be no land, and on that day Ahab will go to his grave, and all, all save one shall follow."


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: clueless don
Date: 02 May 06 - 01:34 PM

The ex-NFL player who played the part of Mongo in "Blazing Saddles" was Alex Karras.

Don


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Big Al Whittle
Date: 02 May 06 - 01:56 PM

Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine in Rebecca

I'm asking you to marry me, you little fool....

Alison's Steadman's speech in Life is Sweet to Jane Horrocks

Of course we don't hate, we all love you.....


both scenes bring tears welling up inside me.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Wesley S
Date: 02 May 06 - 01:59 PM

"Kirk Douglas 'dancing' on the ship's oars in The Vikings."

Shambles - That's one of my favorites too. I also loved the shot of Ernest Borgnine jumping in the pit of wolves.

How about "Rear Window" - when Jimmie Stewart is firing off flash bulbs at Raymond Burr ? Or Grace Kelly ? ANY shot of Grace Kelly. Hubba Hubba.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Wesley S
Date: 02 May 06 - 02:12 PM

"Badges ? We don't need no stinkin' badges"


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: GUEST,Melani
Date: 02 May 06 - 02:13 PM

I've always quite liked the big kissing scene in the Daniel Day-Lewis remake of "Last of the Mohicans."


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Anonny Mouse
Date: 02 May 06 - 02:39 PM

From "Body Heat" where Richard Crenna is disparaging a certain kind of low-life "honey-speaker" and William Hurt says "I'm one of those guys" with a wry smile and chuckle.

Almost ANY scene in "Deliverance"--esp. the scene where Burt Reynolds takes charge, shoots an arrow into the "squeel like a piggy, boyah!"guy. A great movie I will watch even if it shows up on some late-nite cable show.

The scene in Almost Famous where the whole bus is singing along with Elton John's "Tiny Dancer." What a GREAT flick!!

Chevy Chase going 100mph in that stupid snow-dish in Lampoon's "Christmas Vacation." A Riot.

Ralphie in "A Christmas Story" where he take out his Red Ryder BB-Gun, fired it, and busts the lens on his glasses. Price less.

Too many more to think of. Good thread. Brings a lot of movie memories back! LOL


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: fat B****rd
Date: 02 May 06 - 03:22 PM

The fruit cellar bit in Psycho.
PS Wesley and Shambles, The Vikings is one of my all time favourite films. The music is available by The City of Prague Philharmonic.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: number 6
Date: 02 May 06 - 03:52 PM

The Vikings ... one of my favourties also ... thanks for posting it guys.

sIx


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Wesley S
Date: 02 May 06 - 04:05 PM

I need to break down and buy that movie. I saw it back when it was a big deal to see a movie on prime time TV. Does anyone else remember "NBC's Saturday Night at The Movies" ? That's where I saw "The Day The Earth Stood Still", "The Vikings", "Rear Window" "The Frogmen" ect.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Uncle_DaveO
Date: 02 May 06 - 04:08 PM

Instantly when I saw this thread title, a scene popped into my mind! Then I tried to think if there was something else that exceeded it or even came close, and no such luck.

The scene is from Goonies!, of all movies. And the greatest scene is where the little fat kid has been captured by the bad guys, and he's threatened with death or worse if he doesn't tell everything. They mean about the location of the treasure, of course, but he's not too bright, and is so scared he babbles on about everything he ever did wrong, like sticking bubblegum in a girl's hair, and eating boogers, and all those good things. The "horrible" confessions just keep bubbling out of him! The most threatening of the crooks looks at his brother crook and says, "I'm gettin' ta like this kid!"

Absolutely unforgettable!

Dave Oesterreich


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: number 6
Date: 02 May 06 - 04:15 PM

One I will mention that is absolutely hilarious (at least to me) is the crucifiction scene in 'The Life of Brian' ..... Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.

sIx


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Janie
Date: 02 May 06 - 04:26 PM

"Wait 'til Dark" when the guy is in the house at the end of the movie.

Janie


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Bill D
Date: 02 May 06 - 04:55 PM

"Cool Hand Luke"

eating 50 eggs...


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Micca
Date: 02 May 06 - 05:13 PM

There is a perfect little visual shot in Blade Runner when Deckerd(Harrison Ford) is taking a sip of the Vodka and a little thread of blood runs into it from his mouth.
There was an old (1950s/60s?) version of "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" where the cop is searching the room and the hand(attached to the arm and body) falls out of the chimney, ALWAYS makes me jump!!!!
The storm at sea scene in "Das Boot" it is the closest I've ever seen on film to what a Real storm at sea is like!!!
Hal singing "Daisy, Daisy give me your answer do"
The sword fight in the rain at the end of "Seven Samurai"


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: John Hardly
Date: 02 May 06 - 05:31 PM

"In "Support Your Local Sheriff" - possibly the best spoof western ever "

Given the obscurity of this movie, I can't believe someone else brought it up! I was just thinking about adding it to this thread (and thinking to myself, "why add another movie that nobody's gonna remember?") when I ran across this mention. Can't believe it.

But I was going to mention it for a different scene. The scene where the bad guy busts into the jailhouse and points his pistol at James Garner (the sheriff) demanding the release of a prisoner in the jail. James Garner calmly leans over and sticks his finger in the end of the pistol's barrel. The outlaw starts complaining, "Hey, you can't DO that! It might backfire and hurt me!". James Garner says, "Well, it ain't gonna do a hell of a lot for my finger neither."

There's a little known movie -- a remake of the story of Silas Marner with Steve Martin as the lead. In this movie there's a scene wherein Martin's character has had a tough emotional setback. Late at night, in the very dim light of the house, Martin sits in a window seat, backlit by the moon, and plays a clawhammer version of...."You take the high road, and I'll take the low road, and I'll be in Scotland before you" (whatever that tune is...he plays it instrumentally).

I could relate. I can hardly imagine hard times without an instrument to comfort me.

I like the "I'll Say A Little Prayer For You" scene in "My Best Friend's Wedding".

I love the scene with the young bicyclist tooling around Bloomington Indiana to the soundtrack of Rossini's Overture To The Barber Of Seville.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: autolycus
Date: 02 May 06 - 07:01 PM

Depardieu in the French Cyrano rattling off 20 insults in poetry in the tavern.

   The moment in 12 Angry Men when Lee j. Cobb pulls the photo of his son from his wallet, tears it up, cries, and whispers (no won't give the plot away after 49 years.)

   Madeline Kahn in Blazing Saddles taking off Dietrich.

   The battle on the ice, from Eisenstein's Alexander Nevsky.

Every scene in Lady with the Little Dog (1959) - beautiful.

   A cliched classic,DESERVEDLY, the Odessa steps sequence from Battleship Potemkin.

   Marx Brothers film (which one?) where Harpo eats a whole plate of diced vegetables, one die at a time, at top speed, without a miss.

   Keaton, when a house collapses all round him, but because he was in the doorway, he remains unsxcathed.

   Too many. I'll be back.


   Ivor


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Jerry Rasmussen
Date: 02 May 06 - 07:15 PM

Several good ones, Ivor. Reminds me of the great scene in Roxanne where Steve Martin rattles off a long string of increasingly funny insults about his nose. The battle on the ice from Alexander Nevsky is another beauty.

Jerry


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 02 May 06 - 07:32 PM

Jenny Agutter's nude swimming scene in "Walkabout"—which I still think is a pretty cool movie even without that scene.

The scene in "Dr. Strangelove" where General Jack D. Ripper talks about the communist conspiracy to pollute "our precious bodily fluids."

The scene in "The Shining" where it is revealed that Jack Nicholson has been typing the same sentence over and over. It's where you realize, without any doubt, that he really is crazy.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: The Fooles Troupe
Date: 02 May 06 - 09:10 PM

In "Support Your Local Sheriff" - Garner notices that the jail bars have not arrives, so marks a line on the floor, then drips some red paint on the floor.

When he brings in the baddie and tells him not to step over the line - the guy laughs and says, "there's no bars - hey, what's that red stuff on the floor?" Garner quietly says "The last guy who stepped over the line" - baddie sits quietly in cell!

"Cool Hand Luke" the Plastic Jesus song just after he sees his dying mother for the last time - done as a slow paced tear jerker!


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: frogprince
Date: 02 May 06 - 10:30 PM

Also from "Cat Ballou": Lee Marvin stumbling into the wake, blowing out the candles, and singing Happy Birthday.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Bert
Date: 02 May 06 - 10:50 PM

The scene from Paint Your Wagon where they throw the corpse out of the grave.

In Happy Ever After there were a couple of good ones.

One where they bring on the sway backed horse
and another where David Niven returns in a sports car and drives right under the wire that was stretched out to decapitate him.


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: khandu
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:11 PM

"God Bless you, Ned...and may we be forever in your debt." (the mountaintop toast in the last scene of "Waking Ned Devine)

"Grandfather?"
"Am I still in this world?"
"Yes, Grandfather"
"Oough...sometimes the magic works, sometimes it doesn't"
(Little Big Man)

"Anything happens, anything at all, your fault, my fault, nobody's fault, I'm gonna blow your head off" Richard Boone speaking to John Wayne and later John Wayne speaking to Richard Boone in "Big Jake".

One of the more fascinating scenes I recall was in "Wrestling Ernest Hemingway". Robert Duval, playing the role of a Cuban barber, shaves Richard Harris. The scene was incredible in how it portrayed the depth of tenderness and care in the friendship between the two characters. Maybe it just triggers some deep something in me, but it evokes tears from me every time I watch it. Wonderful scene from an exceptional movie.

ken


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: number 6
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:21 PM

Khandu ... My sentiments exactly regarding "Wrestling Ernest Hemingway" ... the scene where Duvall giving Richard Harris a shave .... very moving, it does bring tears to my eyes.

Thanks for posting that ... indeed an execellent movie. Duvall was at his best as an actor in that movie.

sIx


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Subject: RE: BS: Unforgettable Scenes In Movies
From: Bert
Date: 02 May 06 - 11:29 PM

Which of the Carry On Movies was it where they took Frankie Howerd's temperature with a daffodil?


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