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Marcel Marceau has died

Old 09-24-07, 06:45 PM
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Come on, surely we can get more posts here than the same thread in the Other Forum. I mean, have you seen what kind of idiots hang out over there?
Old 09-25-07, 12:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Mosskeeto
He spoke just once in his performing career, in Mel Brooks’s “Silent Movie.” He said, “No.”
Even though it was obvious this was coming, that line was and still is hysterically funny and I think it is one of the funniest moments in film. While very much a product of its time (taken in the context of Marcel's body of work), I understand why younger people would not "get it" beyond the contrasting humor of a mime having the only speaking part.

I wasn't familiar with Marceau's personal background. Thanks for the info. Very touching.


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