Haiku: The Big Sleep (1946)



What is happening?
It’s entertaining, who cares?
An intriguing pair


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Haiku: Vertigo (1958)


If you can't take heights
Watch out for dames with dark twins
Who tell crazy tales




Haiku: King Kong (1933)


Beauty didn't kill
The beast who was torn from home
'Twas men setting sail


Quote of the Week


There is one way to find out if a man is honest; ask him! If he says yes you know he's crooked.

-Groucho Marx

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Haiku: Charade (1963)


She can't get over
How many names this guy has
Or that dashing cleft


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Haiku: It Happened One Night (1934)


Heiress on the run
A shapely leg thumbs a ride
Walls of Jericho

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Classic Birthdays



Sophia Loren (77)
Victor Sjöström (1879-1960)

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Haiku: All About Eve (1950)


Girl in the alley
An intentional mishap
Girl in the mirror

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Quote of the Week


She was like a horse on the track. Nothing, and then the bell goes, and something happens.

-James Wong Howe, on Greta Garbo


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Haiku: Peter Ibbetson (1935)



He dreams for hours
Of the Duchess of Towers
And touches her hand


Haiku: Scarface (1932)


If the world is yours
Because of Tommy Gunfire
It will turn on you


Haiku: Bombshell (1933)


There's no one to trust
He wants to run through her hair
This business is nuts


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Classic Birthdays



Dickie Moore (86)
Maurice Chevalier (1888-1972)

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Quote of the Week


He who hesitates is a damned fool.

-Mae West

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Haiku: The Maltese Falcon (1941)


It's awfully absurd
To obsess over a bird
And a tricky dame


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Classic Birthdays



Peter Sellers (1925-1980)

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Haiku: The Seven Year Itch (1955)


Nothing wrecks the nerves
Like a stairway to nowhere
That reveals a blonde


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Haiku: A Star Is Born (1954)



A hopeful starlet
The start and end of success
Mrs. Norman Maine


Quote of the Week


If you ask me to play myself, I will not know what to do. I do not know who or what I am.

-Peter Sellers

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Haiku: Notorious (1946)


The endless embrace
One of the keys is missing
The endless staircase

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