Friday, January 8, 2010

Intertitles: Broken Blossoms




8 comments:

bill r. said...

Well, at least he's a nice guy.

Greg said...

Sure, he's nice to whitey but see if a dago like me can get a hand from him.

Arbogast said...

"What makes you so good to me, Chinky?" was the original "Show me the money!"

Greg said...

By 1922 flappers were all like, "I am so over the 'chinky' line. I mean, it's done you know."

Arbogast said...

Yeah, the silent era film bloggers really tore the overuse of that line to shreds.

Greg said...

That reminds me, I've got to work on some of my 50 year anniversary posts. Maybe I can bring the phrase back.

Arbogast said...

"Chinky, you are the good earth."

Greg said...

[wipes away single tear]