Re: [Videolib] coffee in the movies

Benjamin Paul (bpaul@mtholyoke.edu)
Mon, 08 Aug 2005 15:43:45 -0400

What about the Mr. Coffee scene from "Spaceballs"?

Ben

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Trent Nicholas wrote:

>How about:
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>>Public Enemy: Cagney sips coffee for his hangover.
>>Footlight Parade: Cagney sips to stay up all night writing.
>>Stagecoach: Thomas Mitchell must sober up fast to deliver a baby, and he swills hot, black coffee past his limits with John Wayne's assistance. Later, Claire Trevor and Wayne talk while she is grinding coffee beans by hand.
>>Sullivan's Travels, Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake have coffee with "sinkers" (donuts).
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>And one with coffee actively driving the plot: Christmas in July.
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>And, am I wrong? Doesn't Jack Benny fall into a big, 3-D coffee billboard cup in The Horn Blows at Midnight?
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>Actually, randomly choose any American film from the 1930s, 40s, and 50s and there is a good chance of a coffee scene of some sort especially crime/film noirs.
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>Sorry for excessive verbage, but I've had too much coffee.
>T. Nicholas
>Virgnia Museum of Fine Arts
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>Here's a good one for summer brain damaged movie freaks:
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>Anyone out there have any coffee in the movies non-sequitor scenes to share?
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>I prefer non-sequitors than actual scenes that are relevant to the plot...
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>Thanks
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