what do you know about commies?


nothing...just that i don't like em.

best line ever...completly sums up the times...and unintentionally.

"Where The *beep* Are My Hard Boiled Eggs!!"

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It was very intentional. I don't think anything in a Fuller movie is accidental, and that line was him deliberately echoing the attitude at the time.

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Yes and it's also leaking the political prejudice of the time. When I was a kid in the 1960s I remember hearing some kids call another one a communist in a derogatory way. I later asked my father what a communist was and he said it was someone who believed that the collective wealth should be shared equally by everyone. I was very puzzled because that didn't sound like a bad idea so I couldn't understand why it was used as an insult.

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Agreed, not only brilliant, but very insightful as well. Also shows how adorably innocent Thelma Ritter can be, lol.

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Don't forget her other great line in this regard: "What do you think I am, an informer?"

This after giving up any thief she knows for the right price.


"My brain rebelled, and insisted on applying logic where it was not welcome."

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