Karlsson-on-the-Roof from Maripuka85 on Vimeo.
Young boy subject to hallucinations is befriended by drunken fairy godfather. In Russian, but that hardly matters.
The German live-action version is even odder.
Wikipedia entry here.
I'm not sure if God sent a real elephant to get us to go to church, or if God Himself manifested as an elephant, or if the whole elephant thing is just a metaphor. But I do know that the next time I see an elephant, I will think of church.
Original ad here.
Telly Savalas always seemed like an unlikely pop star. And yet, as Wikipedia notes
, his version of "If" reached number one on the UK Singles Chart for two weeks in March 1975, and retains the record for being "the shortest title of any song to reach number one in the UK."
The parody version:
Saving idiot housewives, time-stressed housewives, and horror fans from yucky stinky water troubles for decades.
Best Beatles cover versions ever! The singer.
Watch for louche poet Charles Bukowski at 1:22.
You get the theme song in the next clip. Whole film can be streamed at Amazon. IMDB entry here.
Surely the re-release of this fine film would help clarify and resolve the fraught state of race relations in the USA today.