Say good morning
to caffeine addicts Zac and Miles:
An alert blog reader recalled that years ago I posted a short film about slapping. Took me a while, but I found it in the archives from September 23, 2012. So here you go, Matt. You're welcome.
By Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin, b. 1956
Hey, sailor – NO SLAPPING!
Most quotable line of dialog:
"Boys, boys, boys. I turn my back and there you are; slapping each other again!"
Your blogger comments: I can offer no explanation for this: sultry shirtless sailors, fake palm trees, African drummers, homoerotic undertones. Thumb sucking. Slapping, whining, crying. In glorious black and white.
Lads in underwear: