Archive for December 26, 2009

POSITIVELY the same monkey!

Posted in FILM, literature with tags , , , , , , on December 26, 2009 by dcairns

Josephine the monkey, pictured in Harold Lloyd’s THE KID BROTHER ~

~ is the same little creature featured in Buster Keaton’s THE CAMERAMAN.

I am indebted to Paul Merton’s Silent Comedy, a fine book of comic history (better than his TV film shows), for this valuable information.

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Merry Christ!

Posted in FILM, Mythology, Painting with tags , , on December 26, 2009 by dcairns

As the late, great Ken Campbell put it, “And when Jesus saw them nailing up the wrong bloke, well, he couldn’t help but laugh.”

Image from Bunuel’s NAZARIN.