Competition No 3730
Pithy morals for great classic films.
Casablanca : Never say ‘play it’ again.
Death in Venice : Avoid Venice like the plague.
Moulin Rouge (1953 version with José Ferrer) Better live on our feet than die on our knees.
The Birds : Don’t feed the pigeons.
Some Like it Hot : Some don’t like it ‘het’.
Genevieve : Get a new car.
Vertigo : Try to avoid dropping off
Snow White : You don’t always have to try to be fair.
Rope : Don’t keep your friends hanging around.
Un Chien Andalou : Wear proper eye protection.
Psycho : Please leave the shower as you would like to find it.
The Man with the Golden Arm : Just say ‘No’.
The Third Man : Don’t let a profitable business go down the sewer.
From Russia with Love : Stiletto heels, not stiletto toes.
Germinal : Coal not dole.
Platoon : Don’t be a soldier.
The Dambusters : Ban the bomb.
Dr Strangelove : Carry on worrying.
Carry On up the Khyber : Stop the war in Afghanistan.
Doctor in the House : NHS reform needed.
Around the World in Eighty Days : Don’t Travel by Virgin.
E.T. : Try slug death.
The Purple Rose of Cairo : Stay in your place when you’re in the cinema.
Gone With the Wind : Slave-owners deserve all they get.
Strangers on a Train Never talk to strange men.
Bicycle Thieves : Always use a padlock.
The Battleship Potemkin : You have a right to decent food.
Jaws : Never drink water; fish kill in it.
Babe : Have a bacon sandwich.
Last Year at Marienbad : Try not to lose the plot.
High Noon : Keep track of the time.