Saturday, August 04, 2007

That's The Spirt!

A movie I have seen once and would like to see again was called To Be or Not To Be starring Mel Brooks who portrayed an actor just prior to WWII in a stage performance that made fun of Hitler.

Hitler: All I want is peace
Starts Singing
A little "peace" of Poland
A little "peace" of France
A little "peace" of Denmark
And I will sing and dance.
(or words to that effect - - - I am going on memory here.)

His version of the movie takes place in England but apparently there was an older version of the movie that took place in Poland. Anyway the English authorities try to shut him down because he is antagonizing Hitler and they don't want to do that. (Does this ring a bell anyone?)

Somebody in London has the right idea. Jihad the Musical.

It need not be said that the Muslims are up in arms about it. Too bad. If Christians have to put up with being mocked in the media Muslims need to learn to do the same.

Here is a clip from Jihad the Musical.

This is a musical I wouldn't mind seeing. I hope it comes to America though I don't think too many people in Hollywood would have the courage to make such a movie.


Blogger Gayle said...

LOL! That video's a great find, Shoprat!

2:10 PM  
Blogger dons_mind said...

the mel brooks movie is a classic! it's shown occassionally on tmc or one of the other movie all the mel brooks movies, it's hilarious!

good youtube

7:09 PM  
Blogger Bloviating Zeppelin said...

Aww, the poor little Jihadists have hurted feelings! Sad!


12:45 PM  
Blogger Bob said...

Yes, this is a great find! These writers and actors have great courage. Thank you for posting this.

12:20 AM  
Blogger Crazy Politico said...

I'll take a pair of tickets when the touring company passes through Chicago!

6:42 AM  
Anonymous gunz said...

The only theater worth seeing anything camel jockey related is in a combat 'theater' of operations...

Interesting find Shop.

11:29 AM  
Blogger shoprat said...

Thanks all.

gunz you're almost right. That which mocks them and tells the truth about them is also worth seeing.

11:33 AM  
Anonymous gunz said...

Oh yea, I DO agree, that was my way of being fair and balanced thus the interesting find comment...

But I've got no use for it personally if any of it's star studded cast are of sand monkey orgin.

12:02 PM  
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