History Film / SilentMovie

21st Aug '16 8:12:14 PM Kalmbach
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* TitleDrop: All over the place. After all, it is about [[Creator/MelBrooks Mel Broo..]] I mean, [[TheDanza Mel Funn,]] trying to make a silent movie.


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* TitleDrop: All over the place. After all, it is about [[Creator/MelBrooks Mel Broo..]] I mean, [[TheDanza Mel Funn,]] trying to make a silent movie.
* ToiletHumor: While riding a carousel, Vilma's horse takes a crap. [[FridgeBrilliance It poops out toy wooden blocks.]]
21st Aug '16 8:00:54 PM Kalmbach
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21st Aug '16 8:00:09 PM Kalmbach
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* SquashedFlat: The [[ChekhovsGun steamroller]] outside Burt Reynolds' house runs over the TotemPoleTrench, but the middle guy had already escaped. This causes the driver to faint.


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--> '''Mel Funn:''' You need to get a wallet.
21st Aug '16 7:51:04 PM Kalmbach
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* ClownCar: In the hospital Marty is swept away by about 20 doctors and nurse getting off a small elevator.

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* ClownCar: In the hospital Marty is swept away by about 20 60 doctors and nurse getting off a small elevator.
17th Aug '16 4:52:57 AM Bissek
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* WhatExactlyIsHisJob: Eggs and Bell are clearly part of Funn's ProductionPosse, but since the actual filming of the movie is never shown, they are never depicted doing their jobs, whatever they are.
12th May '16 3:47:14 PM Bissek
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* MacGuffin: The movie. The whole film is about the pre-production and first screening of the titular SilentMovie, but at no point is any actual scene from the movie shown, either in shooting or in screening, so the only thing the audience ever learns about the movie is that it's silent.

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* MacGuffin: The movie. The whole film is about the pre-production and first screening of the titular SilentMovie, but at no point is any actual scene from the movie shown, either in shooting or in screening, so the only thing the audience ever learns about the movie is that it's silent. Unless one believes that the reason the film claims to be a true story is because we're watching a movie about the making of the very movie we're watching.
12th May '16 3:34:56 PM Bissek
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* PinPullingTeeth: Mel uses this on a can of Coke during the Coke Machine Mortar section of the finale. The soda can actually functions like a grenade instead of just spraying soda all over Mel's face.
19th Apr '16 4:50:28 PM Bissek
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* BigNo: The only spoken line of the film.

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* BigNo: The only spoken line of the film. Also silently given by Marty when Mel [[OffTheWagon is reaching for a bottle of liquor]]. Mel responds with a BigYes.
19th Apr '16 4:49:01 PM Bissek
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* OffTheChart: The line tracking Big Picture's profits has dropped off the chart and onto the couch below. This is why they were in danger of a hostile takeover from Engulf & Devour.
6th Apr '16 7:24:34 PM Mdumas43073
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''Silent Movie'' is a 1976 {{Comedy}} directed by Creator/MelBrooks. Advertised as "the first [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin silent film]] in [[Film/ModernTimes forty years]]", its AllStarCast includes Brooks himself, Creator/DomDeLuise, Creator/MartyFeldman, Creator/SidCaesar, Creator/AnneBancroft, Creator/LizaMinnelli, Creator/BurtReynolds, Creator/JamesCaan, Creator/MarcelMarceau and Creator/PaulNewman.

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''Silent Movie'' is a 1976 {{Comedy}} comedy directed by Creator/MelBrooks. Advertised as "the first [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin silent film]] in [[Film/ModernTimes forty years]]", its AllStarCast includes Brooks himself, Creator/DomDeLuise, Creator/MartyFeldman, Creator/SidCaesar, Creator/AnneBancroft, Creator/LizaMinnelli, Creator/BurtReynolds, Creator/JamesCaan, Creator/MarcelMarceau and Creator/PaulNewman.
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