Tag Archives: DVD

Comedy Shorts

22 Nov

During the holidays, I like my wine and my comedy vintage…

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Have you seen these classic comedy films on DVD?

After all, what’s more satisfying than reading Benchley? Viewing Benchley!

By watching Robert Benchley in these clever and hilarious shorts, you can savor his impeccable comic timing, the subtlety of his understated humor, and the endearing sweetness of his nature. […]

I’m Wild About Billy Wilder

3 Aug

 

Billy Wilder… You’ve got to love a guy whose gravestone reads: 

Billy Wilder's grave

Billy Wilder’s grave (Photo credit: Alan Light)

 

Some of my favorite quotes are from the legendary film director and screenwriter Billy Wilder:

From Brainy Quote:

I’d worship the ground you walked on if only you walked in a better neighborhood.

If you’re going to tell people the truth, be funny or they’ll kill you.

If there’s anything I hate more than not being taken seriously, is being taken too seriously.

His films are classic. Witty, smart, cynical, sweet, humorous. […]