Friday, January 17, 2014

Homage to M. Hulot

I suppose it is a version of slapstick comedy. Once he straightened the picture and another slid from its frame, I knew where we were going. I just did not imagine how bad it would become. I was straight faced until the shelves collapsed and I then laughed. Of course M. Hulot did the fur hooked on his boot long before this was made. It looks like German tv from the nineteen eighties, and probably is.

Gattina, how are the translations? 


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  1. Oh, he is good! Predictable but I had tears in my eyes with laughter by the end.

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    1. Pleased to have amused you Victor.

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  2. I guess there is not much else to do when it is so hot in Melbourne but to watch slapstick You Tube. At least it cheers you up.

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    1. Diane, I never search for such things. They just turn up in the email inbox from someone.

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  3. A german Mr Bean.
    Merle...........

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    1. I didn't think of that Merle.

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  4. Oh dear. I couldn't watch it to the end. Though it is nice to think that there is someone who is more of a klutz than I am. Probably.

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    1. EC, I am sure you aren't that bad.

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  5. Very funny. Who said Germans don't have a sense of humour.

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    1. Bill, Germans I have known have been very amusing.

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  6. One of my good friends is German and she has a great sense of humor!

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    1. Keith, it must be the sort of people we attract.

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  7. That video horrified me. In a funny way of course. So much mess all because he nudged the painting instead of repositioning the wire hanger. (Which is what I would have done.)

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    1. River, I can't remember exactly, but once I tried to catch something I dropped and the damage by trying to catch it was worse than had I let if just fall.

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  8. Sorry Andrew - The Golfer will attest to my dislike of this 'type' of humour. However there lots of clever Hulot clips (Traffic and Holiday) on YouTube
    Take care
    Cathy

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    1. Cathy, if you look you will see that I have a link called Hulot, where I have shown people many great Hulot clips from Holiday, Mon Oncle and maybe one from Trafic.

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    2. Sorry Andrew, too quick to get a comment in - noticed the name but didn't follow through.

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  9. I love this! Thanks for a needed laugh!

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    1. It's a pleasure Mitchell.

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  10. Hehe! He didn't have a chance, worse DIY I ever saw :)

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    1. Grace, I get nervous in places where you can barely turn around without knocking something, like my mother's.

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  11. Masterful. Before there was a Mr Bean or a Frank Spencer, there was M. Hulot.

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    1. Often featured by me, FC.

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