The Greatest Motion Picture Ever Made

“…when awakened by newsboy’s cry…”

I always show this to students and friends and anybody who passes my door. Everybody always gets a big kick out of it (study the editing — it must have been cut by somebody who WASN’T LOOKING).

And yet, when I say to them “Someday I would like to make a film as good as this,” they look at me in a strange way.

(From the extras on the Warners DVD of LITTLE CAESAR.)

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8 Responses to “The Greatest Motion Picture Ever Made”

  1. That’s an unusually erotic kiss at the end.

  2. “So THAT’S how it is in their family…” — Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

  3. Stay away from jazz and liquor
    And the men who play for fun
    That’s the thought that came upon me
    When we both reached for the gun!

  4. Words as true today as they were then.

  5. I want to watch it over and over again. Yet at the same time I wish I’d never seen it. The mark of true greatness.

  6. It’s indelible, like those hard-to-shift stains.

  7. I’m not so sure that was her mom.

  8. Interesting theory. But if she’s the secret lesbian lover, she’s not doing a very good job of concealing it!

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