La Capella Reial De Catalunya, Hespèrion Xxi, Jordi Savall.. Cachua (Instr.) (Anónimo, Improv.)
The famous depiction of galloping horses by using coconut shells came about from the purely practical reason that the production simply couldn’t afford real horses.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)
Always, ALWAYS reblog MPATHG
And tnat’s Ivan Bilibin’s illustrations to “The Song of the Merchant Kalashnikov” by Mikhail Lermontov.
"The Song" was done in the style of medieval Russian poems. It tells about some love story in the time of tsar Ivan’s the Terrible reign. Of course everything is very romantic and very tragical, yes.
(So I should put down a tag like “funny life in 16th-century Moscow”)
YOU BROUGHT THIS ON YOURSELF
This got even funnier when I realized that to shoot it, essentially someone had to hurl a massive rat puppet at Cary Elwes.
My favorite thing is that he doesn’t telegraph it at all. He never tenses up, never flinches, just waits for the giant rat puppet being hurled through the air to take him down. Great performance.
I can’t tell what my favorite part is, but it’s either
- scientists wasting budget and time to see if ants count their steps
- the idea to put ants on stilts
- there had to be a guy who made ant stilts and put them on the ants
- confused ants