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Old 06-14-2018, 10:53 PM
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The evolution of romantic scenes in film

Tonight I watched a short segment of "Holiday Inn" on TCM, featuring this scene where Fred Astaire is engaged in some Valentine's Day romancing.

Then I switch to a Valentine's Day episode of "The Simpsons" where Homer and a buddy are exchanging thoughts on various matters including picking up women.

"So, Lenny, ever get that rebar out of your head?"
"No, they just sawed off the ends and painted over the nubs."

Homer and Marge get sentimental.

"Oh Homie, you mean to say the nicest things."
"Well, it's not easy with you talking all the time."

It would've been fun if Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby and Marjorie Reynolds could've had snappy dialogue like that.
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Watch 'The Thin Man' series. Now there's some snappy repartee between romantic partners.
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Old 06-15-2018, 03:37 AM
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"Oh Homie, you mean to say the nicest things."
"Well, it's not easy with you talking all the time."
The Honeymooners:

"I've forgotten you're a woman? How could I!? You're always yapping!"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-FhWB1POWQ

Yup, nice to see the evolution in romance over time.

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Old 06-15-2018, 09:28 AM
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Watch 'The Thin Man' series. Now there's some snappy repartee between romantic partners.
Yes! Love those movies.
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