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Friday, July 19, 2019

You Oughta Be in Pictures

By Dana Suesse and Edward Heyman
1934

An iconic anthem of show business in the same vein as "Hooray for Hollywood", this song was composed by prolific musical virtuoso Dana Suesse, one of the rare woman standouts of the songbook era, and a person referred to in the press of the time as "the girl Gershwin". She and accomplished lyricist Edward Heyman purportedly wrote the song for an unproduced Columbia Pictures film, New York Town, but it was instead introduced on record by the legendary Rudy Vallee, who made it an instant classic and one of the songs most evocative of the 1930s.

Lyrics:
You oughta be in pictures, 
You're wonderful to see, 
You oughta be in pictures, 
Oh what a hit you would be!
Your voice would thrill a nation, 
Your face would be adored, 
You'd make a great sensation 
With wealth and fame your reward;

And if you should kiss the way you kiss, 
When we're alone, 
You'd make ev'ry girl and man 
A fan worshiping at your throne.
You oughta shine as brightly 
As Jupiter and Mars; 
You oughta be in pictures, 
My star of stars.

Recorded By:

Doris Day
The Boswell Sisters
Al Bowlly
Connie Francis
Joel Grey

17 comments:

Burt Lancaster said...

"I`m looking for Ike Clanton, anybody knows where he is they better tell me now"

"Hes upstairs Wyatt, tit-fucking the 17 year-old Pauline Hickey from 1985"

Kirk Douglas said...

"I wonder what astonishing gift the Gods of Olympus will bestow onto me for helping them to restore the empire to its former glory?"

"Spartacus, you will receive THE greatest prize in the entire history of the universe, the 17 year-old Pauline Hickey from 1985, and you will have your knob squashed and squeezed between her astoundingly perfect tits for all eternity!"

James Coburn said...

"Being the star of a classic like Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid was indeed an honour and i think the ONLY thing i would`ve exchanged the entire experience for would`ve been if i could`ve tit-fucked the astonishing Pauline Hickey from 1985, having my knob squashed and squeezed between arguably THE most unbelievably perfect knockers of all-time and then unloading literally half-a-pint of spunk all over those truly amazing tits would`ve admittedly been infinitely superior to anything that Sam Peckinpah ever had to offer"

Humphrey Bogart said...

"Of all the bars in all the towns in all the world i wish the 17 year-old Pauline Hickey from 1985 would walk into mine", "The world will always welcome massive knockers as time goes by"

Humphrey Bogart said...

"In 1985 Pauline Hickeys tits were - THE STUFF THAT DREAMS ARE MADE OF"

Luke Skywalker said...

"Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you`re my only hope, i must find the 17 year-old Pauline Hickey from 1985 because i desperately want to spend an entire year tit-fucking her astounding knockers"

Alec Guinness said...

"Use the force Luke and you`ll be spunking all over that stunning birds amazing tits for the next 10,000 years non-stop 24 hours a day ! ! !"

Rutger Hauer (as Roy Batty) said...

"I`ve seen things you people wouldn`t believe - LIKE PAULINE HICKEYS TITS"

Harrison Ford (as Rik Deckard) said...

"I`m sure she must`ve been a replicant, no real life chick could ever be that perfect ! ! !"

Keir Dullea said...

Dave: "Open pod-bay doors please Hal"

Hal-9000: "I`m sorry Dave i cant do that because i`m too busy having my knob squashed between the 17 year-old Pauline Hickeys unbelievable tits"

Edgar Allen Poe (reading from The Raven) said...

"Once upon a midnight dreary, while i pondered weak and weary, suddenly there came a tapping, as of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. `Tis the truly incredible 17 year-old Pauline Hickey from 1985 i muttered, so i let the bird in and buggered and tit-fucked her senseless"

Leonardo DiCaprio said...

"I`ve shagged literally hundreds of the worlds most gorgeous birds (obviously) but i must admit i`ve NEVER seen anything quite like the 17 year-old Pauline Hickey from 1985, if i could`ve tit-fucked that bird 34 years ago my life would`ve been complete, the bird was a truly mind-boggling mega-titted beauty of the highest order and calibre"

Tom Cruise (listening to a new recording) said...

"Your mission Ethan, should you choose to accept it (although in this case i think the second half of that classic was totally unnecessary, if you get my drift ! ! !), is to have your knob squashed and squeezed between the stunning 17 year-old Pauline Hickeys unbelievably perfect tits for 6 hours non-stop and then unload literally 2 pints of spunk all over those truly amazing knockers, good luck Ethan. By the way, this time the secretary definitely will not REPEAT NOT disavow any knowledge of your actions because he desperately wants to do exactly the same things to the 17 year-old Pauline Hickey as well ! ! !"

THIS TAPE WILL NOT SELF-DESTRUCT IN 5 SECONDS BECAUSE IT WANTS TO TIT-FUCK PAULINE HICKEY

Nick Nolte (on the set of The Thin Red Line) said...

"Major, you dont have to question whether my orders are right or not from now on, we`ll assume it, OK!. By the way, dont bother me anymore today because i intend to spend the rest of the evening tit-fucking the 17 year-old Pauline Hickey from 1985"

Neil Armstrong said...

21st July 1969: "I`m gonna` step off the lander now, because the 17 year-old Pauline Hickey from 1985 is waiting for me - THATS A TRULY INCREDIBLE PAIR OF UNBELIEVABLE KNOCKERS THAT I INTEND TO TIT-FUCK NON-STOP 24 HOURS A DAY FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR ! ! !"

Mission Control Houston said...

"You fucking lucky bastard"

Donald Trump said...

"I`ve shagged a lot of hot chicks in my time but they all pale into nothingness when compared to the truly amazing 17 year-old Pauline Hickey from 1985, i would gladly give up the presidency in exchange for returning to 1985 and having my knob squashed and squeezed between that unbelievable birds incredible tits for 5 years non-stop 24 hours a day uninterrupted. The bird was totally unique, a mind-blowing big-titted sex-pot quite unlike anything i`ve ever seen before or since ! ! !"

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