When I saw Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid at the Drive-In in my youth I didn’t realize at the time just how many classic Noir films were used as clips in the film, now I own most of those Noir movies in my DVD collection.
‘DMDWP’ was brought to you by the same people behind the Jerk and while it may be comparing apples to oranges I still think this movie is incredibly hilarious.
A big thanks to Baddass Digest for the heads up on this incredible fan song by Cossbysweater, Allie Goertz, who crafted a Love Song from Navin Johnson’s (Steve Martin) perspective…using quotes from the film.
We all know of course that Steve Martin is an incredibly talented comedian but let us not forget that he is also an exceptionally gifted Banjo player! From episode 208 of the Muppet Show, a big thanks to freaker142 for uploading this segment over on YouTube.
A big thanks to the MuppetWiki for the above photo!
Who can forget the moving film adaptation of Navine Johnson, a poor sharecropper’s son who never dreamed he was adopted?
The Jerk stars Martin, Bernadette Peters, Mabel King, Richard Ward, Bill Macy, Maurice Evans, and M. Emmet Walsh. It was directed by Carl Reiner and written by Steve Martin, Carl Gottlieb, and Michael Elias. This would be Maurice Evans final motion picture role.
It just so happens that last Sunday was Steve Martin’s 66th birthday, so take a moment and treat yourself to this absolutely hilarious and highly quotable comedy in his honor!
Welcome to the Retroist Planes Trains and Automobiles Podcast. On today’s show we talk all about the 80s comedy classic, Planes, Trains and Automobiles. This is a classic been of Holiday cinema that is definitely worth revisiting this Thanksgiving. In this show we talk about the movies plot, production, the cast and the people behind the camera. Peachy adds his voice to the show this week and brings a perspective from across the Atlantic. He also provides the music you here on the show.
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