---Alice Abrams

Sunday, February 15, 2009

Manic Monday - Candy

Mo gave me this idea: Candy gram for Mongo! Straight out of the infamous movie (and one of my very favorites!), "Blazing Saddles." Alex Karas, former footballer, played the roll of Mongo.
Here's the part of the script referring to the candy gram:

[while Mongo is beating the hell out of a bar full of toughs, Bart walks in, dressed as a messenger boy and carrying a box]
Bart: Candygram for Mongo! Candygram for Mongo!
Mongo: Me Mongo.
Bart: Sign, please.
[Mongo grabs the paper and makes some rough scratches on it]
Bart: Thank you.
[He gives Mongo the box and walks out of the bar, putting his fingers in his ears]
Mongo: Mongo like candy.
[he opens the box - BOOM!]

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Maggie Moo said...

Uh oh! Poor Mongo (or was he a bad guy?). Not a very fun surprise at all!

Desert Songbird said...

Ha! I just saw this movie (for the umpteenth time) yesterday afternoon on AMC.

Durward Discussion said...

Someday I really do have to see that movie.

Linda said...

This has always been one of my very favorite movie scenes and quite often I say "Mongo like candy"!

Matter of fact, "Blazing Saddles" is one of my all-time favorite movies even though there is no way it would ever be made today - too socially unacceptable I'm afraid!

Sandee said...

How fun. I so loved that movie, but Linda is right...not politically correct for today.

I can't tell you how wonderful it is to see your new posts pop up in my reader.

Have a terrific day honey. Big hug. :)

Anonymous said...

...I've never seen it. I'm lost!

But, have I mentioned how happy I am that your feeds are coming through now?!?!

Travis Cody said...

Perfect! When I need a laugh, Blazing Saddles is one of the sources.