[Videolib] Re: films with suitcases

Stephen Davies (SDavies@mtroyal.ca)
Tue, 12 Jun 2007 14:12:06 -0600

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A greater portion of "Larceny, Inc." (1942) is set in a luggage=20
shop.
How about the trunk in "A night at the opera" (1935). The boys=20
investigate its different compartments and features, and then it plays a=20
passive role in the great stateroom scene.
The Maltese Falcon is kept in a suitcase (in the 1931 version:=20
Bebe Daniels & Richard Cortez). An IMDb correspondent claims the suitcase =

/ prop was used earlier in the film in another crucial scene.
In "Hoppy's Holiday" (1947), as a novel plot twist, Hopalong=20
Cassidy's suitcase is switched for a crook's.
I imagine that scenes involving a customs dept or a porter=20
(railway or hotel) would introduce lots of suitcases.

Try searching Google with this phrase: suitcase site:imdb.com
Use your thesaurus to substitute various words for suitcase=20
(luggage, valise, trunk, etc.)
A patient person could specify the necessary year: +valise=20
+1941 site:imdb.com

Longshots include: "The woman in the suitcase" (1920), "Luggage in =

advance" (1913), "Captain Midnight: The runaway suitcase" (season 2, ep.=20
11, 1956), "Boston Quackie" (1957) with Daffy Duck tailing a spy's=20
suitcase.

Stephen Davies
Mount Royal College, Calgary
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<br><font size=3D2 face=3D"sans-serif">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A
greater portion of &quot;Larceny, Inc.&quot; (1942) is set in a luggage
shop.</font><br><font size=3D2 face=3D"sans-serif">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nb=
sp; How
about the trunk in &quot;A night at the opera&quot; (1935). &nbsp;The boys
investigate its different compartments and features, and then it plays
a passive role in the great stateroom scene.</font><br><font size=3D2 face=
=3D"sans-serif">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The
Maltese Falcon is kept in a suitcase (in the 1931 version: Bebe Daniels
&amp; Richard Cortez). &nbsp;An IMDb correspondent claims the suitcase
/ prop was used earlier in the film in another crucial scene.</font><br><fo=
nt size=3D2 face=3D"sans-serif">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; In
&quot;Hoppy's Holiday&quot; (1947), as a novel plot twist, Hopalong Cassidy=
's
suitcase is switched for a crook's.</font><br><font size=3D2 face=3D"sans-s=
erif">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; I
imagine that scenes involving a customs dept or a porter (railway or hotel)
would introduce lots of suitcases.</font><br><br><font size=3D2 face=3D"san=
s-serif">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Try
searching Google with this phrase: &nbsp;suitcase site:imdb.com</font><br><=
font size=3D2 face=3D"sans-serif">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Use
your thesaurus to substitute various words for suitcase (luggage, valise,
trunk, etc.)</font><br><font size=3D2 face=3D"sans-serif">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nb=
sp; &nbsp; A
patient person could specify the necessary year: &nbsp; &nbsp;+valise +1941
site:imdb.com</font><br><br><font size=3D2 face=3D"sans-serif">&nbsp; &nbsp=
; &nbsp; &nbsp; Longshots
include: &quot;The woman in the suitcase&quot; (1920), &quot;Luggage in
advance&quot; (1913), &quot;Captain Midnight: The runaway suitcase&quot;
(season 2, ep. 11, 1956), &quot;Boston Quackie&quot; (1957) with Daffy
Duck tailing a spy's suitcase.</font><br><div align=3Dcenter><br><font size=
=3D2 face=3D"sans-serif">Stephen Davies</font><br><font size=3D2 face=3D"sa=
ns-serif">Mount Royal College, Calgary</font></div>------------------------=
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