Friday, April 9, 2010

Red Plate Special

The short-order cook in a spoon
is really a communist goon
Providing the scenery
is gal in the beanery,
whose sweaters cause fellas to swoon

Terry Moore, Frank Lovejoy, Keenan Wynn and Lee Marvin as "Slob" in Shack Out on 101 (Edward Dein, 1955), a B movie that serves up commie spies and low comedy in a weird combo platter. In the following clip, Wynn and Marvin compare physiques and Moore delivers the punchline.


Suzi D. said...

Hmmm. I don't think what's under that ugly green sweater looks natural.

surly hack said...

The ugly green looks like a bad tinting job. Perhaps what's unnatural is a "headlight" style gravity-defying device quite common in the fifties.