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The last words that Charles Foster Kane,
When dying, was heard to be sayin',
Referred to a sled,
But once he was dead
There was nobody left to explain.
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A scarecrow, a tinman, a lion,
A girl and a dog, are all tryin'
...To live. Here's the hitch:
...There's a wicked old witch
Intent on the lot of them dyin'.
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See Terence and Hugo and Guy
Take a bus trip together. But why?
After meanness and malice
They’re Red Hot in Alice
And then they wave gaily goodbye.
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Citizen Kane (x3)
Wizard of Oz
Priscilla Queen of the Desert.

(I was Midnight Run)
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Walt Disney took something I cherished
And mindlessly slashed and embellished.
His clumsy hands took
My own best beloved Book
And pulled it apart till it perished
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Clever Annie! At first I thought "well, this could be any one of a dozen movies". But "best beloved" is the clue.

The Jungle Book!
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This particular film has the lot,
Overloaded with action and plot.
There’s burning and looting
And hanging and shooting
And Joan and Mercedes and Scott.
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Clever Annie! At first I thought "well, this could be any one of a dozen movies". But "best beloved" is the clue.

The Jungle Book!
For me the giveaway was capitalizing Book.
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A scientist gathers the bits
Of dead humans, then gives them a spritz
...Of electrical juices,
...A shock that produces
A monster that goes on the fritz.
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My Dickens one that I posted above is actually a three-parter. Here's the whole thing:

The times were the best, but the worst.
They were blessed, but they also were cursed.
...They were good, they were bad,
...They were happy, yet sad,
They were all things, and all things reversed.

Sidney Carton looked just like Darnay,
And the two men loved Lucie, yet they
...Were friends even though
...Lucie chose as her beau
Charles Darnay and told Carton "No way!"

But Carton still loved her. That's why
When Darnay had been sentenced to die
...Carton gave up his life
...So that Charles Darnay's wife
Would be happy. Mon dieu, what a guy!
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