Posted by GPP on November 07, 2003
In Reply to: Hee-haw posted by ESC on November 06, 2003
: : the origin of "See ya in the funny papers!" from early Oct posting...
: : I remember that line from the movie, It's a Wonderful Life! I think it was said by one of the guys -- was it a potential boyfriend for Donna Reed? -- each time he said goodbye, indicating his jocular, somewhat shallow nature, which constrasted with Jimmy Stewart's deeper, caring nature.
: CLOSE SHOT -- George and Mary are talking to Sam Wainwright in front of the latter's car. Sam's wife, Jane, is now out of the car.
: SAM: Still got the nose to the old grindstone, eh? Jane, I offered to let George in on the ground floor in plastics, and he turned me down cold.
: GEORGE: Oh, now, don't rub it in.
: SAM: I'm not rubbing it in. Well, I guess we better run along.
: JANE: Awfully glad to have met you, Mary.
: MARY: Nice meeting you.
: GEORGE: Goodbye.
: JANE: Goodbye, George.
: SAM: So long, George. See you in the funny papers.
: GEORGE: Goodbye, Sam.
: MARY: Have fun.
: What I never could understand is why they were always saying "hee haw." Was that a college thing?
: HARRY (introducing George): You know my kid brother, George. I'm going to put him through college.
: Sam Wainwright comes in behind Harry, waggles his hands at his ears as he talks.
: SAM: Here comes George. Hello, hee-haw!
: (And then later)
: George and Sam wiggle their fingers at their ears, saluting each other.
: GEORGE: Hee-haw!
: SAM: Hee-haw!
ESC, would you mind sharing with us where you're finding these bits of dialog? I'm assuming they're posted online somewhere, and I'm constantly wondering where and how to find stuff like this. Thank you. :-)