Friday, September 1, 2017

The Actin' Diet

This fiend eats the sets for his lunch
The scenery gets a good munch
A gimp who's crook-backed
On impulse he'll act
Routinely gives best boys a crunch.

David Cairns

Dwight Frye glares into the graveyard in Frankenstein (James Whale; 1931); With and Colin Clive. Limerick Lexicon: In a film crew, best boys are assistants to the gaffer (in charge of electricians) and the key grip (lighting and rigging), respectively. Title provided by South Beach rioter Donald B. Benson.

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