Linda G. Hill

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One-Liner Wednesday – My Favourite Movie

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“Are you saying that I put an abnormal brain into a seven-and-a-half-foot long, 54-inch wide gorilla?” ~ Dr. Frederick Frankenstein, played by Gene Wilder in Young Frankenstein.

May Gene and Gilda rest peacefully and eternally together.

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46 thoughts on “One-Liner Wednesday – My Favourite Movie

  1. Hey…tried tagging and linking my prompt to your site… not sure if it worked or popped anywhere!

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  2. Loved it! My favorite Gene Wilder film was Haunted Honeymoon. He and Gilda Radner were such a perfect couple.

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  8. Testing… testing… neither my comment nor my pingback appear to have shown up here. Here’s the pingback, in case it never shows up: https://thesoundofonehandtyping.wordpress.com/2016/08/31/1linerweds-from-marshall-mcluhan/

    Gene Wilder was at his best in the three Mel Brooks movies I’ve seen with him, “”The Producers,” “Blazing Saddles,” and this one. Matching him up with Marty Feldman was an inspired move.

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    • Marty Feldman was an amazing actor too. They made a great team. 🙂
      Not sure where your pingback went – or why these went to spam. I deleted the first comment because it said the same thing. Thanks for noticing, John. 🙂

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  9. “What hump ?☺ Of course, the rates have gone up? ☺They told me it was Igor…Well they were wrong then, weren’t they ?☺ Ovaltine!☺Bluecher ! ☺ Igor, can you help me with these bags ?☺ He’s going to be very popular.☺ Times like these, I remember what my father used to say…What are you doing in the bathroom day and night ? Get out, give someone else a chance.☺He gave me a calmer brain, and…a somewhat more sophisticated manner of expressing myself. “☺

    Just a few lines we used to quote with friends from this film. An all time favorite and for me, the best Brooks film ever, co-written by Wilder. May he rest in peace. He gave us so much joy.

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  11. Great quote, Linda. What a talent he had!

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  15. I looked for a quote by him for a long time last night, but you found the best one! Love that movie. I like to think of him with Gilda, too!

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  16. Such an incredible loss, what a great way to commemorate him.

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  20. They were both such wonderfully talented people. They will be missed, and remembered. Nice post, Linda.

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  23. Great film.

    I’m sure he loved Gilda enormously, but let us not forget that he married four times and is survived by his latest wife, who should be more in our thoughts than someone who is already past caring.

    His illness was kept secret because, according to his family;
    “He couldn’t bare the idea of one less smile in the world.”

    That says everything I need to know about a man I have admired most of my life, as one of the truly natural comedy talents of our generation.

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  24. Moving tribute Linda – thank you.

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  25. RIP Gene Wilder indeed….another sad loss to the entertainment world… but his films will live on…💕

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