Saturday, February 11, 2017

The Myth of the Damsel on the Railroad Tracks

The Myth of the Damsel on the Railroad Tracks

4 comments:

Jeffrey Meyerson said...

"And then, he tied her up...And then, he threw her on the railroad tracks...and then, the train started coming...and then...and then?"

Don Coffin said...

"And then along came Jones..."

But seriously, folks, you gotta love any story that references the Adventures of Rocket J. Squirrel and that lovable bad guy, Snidely Whiplash (whose middle initial was also, I believe, J.).

Cap'n Bob said...

Someone sure loves the word "trope."

Lawrence Person said...

The problem with this reasoning is that so many silent films have been lost (as much as 90% of American silent films are thought to be lost), and that scene may have appeared in one of them.