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Postby charliechaplinfan » May 28th, 2008, 7:01 am

Another couple

Cary and Ginger reverting to juveniles in Monkey Business

Terry Jones in The Life Of Brian 'He's not the Messiah, he's a very naughty boy'

Ollie and Stan playing their own children in Brats
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Postby melwalton » May 28th, 2008, 9:52 am

Reading the posts reminded me of a couple I thought very funny.
In one of the 'Thin Man' films, this exchange:
SHE: 'I didn't come all this way just to be made a widow.
HE: You wouldn't be a widow for long.
YOU BET I WOULDN"T
Not with your money.

In the Marx Bros, 'Night at the Opera' Groucho and Chico striking clauses from a contract.

On the subject: Back in the 30s, it was Chicko Marx, Later it became CHEEKO. But the former was correct, He got the name from chasing girls who were called 'chicks' at the time ... mel

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Postby MikeBSG » May 30th, 2008, 10:32 am

From "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," I love the riverboat gambler scene. There aren't really any jokes as such during this scene, but it combines every possible cliche about the situation in about 3-5 minutes, and the combination ends up making me roar with laughter when Danny Kaye says: "Ft. Sumter's been fired upon and my regiment leaves in the morning."

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Postby Lauren » July 5th, 2008, 2:38 pm

I agree with the Monkey Business quote

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Postby charliechaplinfan » July 6th, 2008, 5:54 am

They're great aren't they :wink: a marvellous movie
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Postby traceyk » July 7th, 2008, 1:28 pm

How about the "I'm engaged scene" from Some Like it Hot?

Joe: But, you're *not* a girl! You're a *guy*, and, why would a guy wanna marry a guy?
Jerry: Security!

Or the tango dancing between Joe Brown and Jack Lemmon-or the final scene "Nobody's Perfect!"
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Postby MichiganJ » July 11th, 2008, 3:00 pm

I know I’m very late to this party, but here’s a few of my favorites. Each one makes me laugh out loud, no matter how often I see them.

1. Chaplin and the eating machine in Modern Times. (Probably the funniest thing ever put on screen...in my humble opinion) :D

2. Abbott and Costello doing Who’s on First in The Naughty Nineties. (Too easy, I know, but it still cracks me up)

3. The amplifier that goes to 11 in This is Spinal Tap. (Or the pods that won’t open; or Stonehenge; or...)
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Postby movieman1957 » July 11th, 2008, 3:11 pm

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Postby inglis » July 26th, 2008, 2:18 pm

movieman1957 wrote:This is great. Proof that no thread is too old to add to.

Another of my favorites, the end of "Duck Soup." The whole battle. Different uniforms, ordering lunch (or two more girls.) They can't have the war end now as they have paid a month's rent on the battlefield. Well, the whole film is one great scene after another, at least for me.

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Hi Chris .I am behind but am catching up abit .I love the chase scene with Phyllis Diller in Sorry Did I get a Wrong number. She is on a motorcycle and being chased by the cops I just roar when I see that movie. talk to you later ,Carol

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Re: Favorite Comedy Scenes

Postby LadyEveSidwich » December 12th, 2012, 1:21 pm

I like the scene in Easy Living where Jean Arthur uses her shoe to break open her piggy bank, and there's also a great food fight scene later in the movie.

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Re: Favorite Comedy Scenes

Postby JackFavell » December 18th, 2012, 8:43 am

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVtxrGOJzOs[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9OUIk4Oaq4[/youtube]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9zaMlFrHGs[/youtube]

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Re: Favorite Comedy Scenes

Postby Rita Hayworth » December 18th, 2012, 9:30 am

These are wonderful Jack Favell. Duck Soup the Lemonade is one of my all time favorites ...

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Re: Favorite Comedy Scenes

Postby JackFavell » December 18th, 2012, 9:51 am

me too, kingme. I'm only sorry they didn't post the ending to that scene, where Harpo dunks his feet in the lemonade tank.


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