"Please don't shoot the organist; he's doing his best" (1882)

Arnold M. Zwicky zwicky at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Sun Dec 24 01:34:05 UTC 2006

On Dec 23, 2006, at 5:18 PM, Fred Shapiro wrote with cites from the
early 1880s.

and eventually we get Truffaut's New Wave classic (1960), Tirez sur
le pianiste, apparently released in the UK as Shoot the Pianist but
in North America as Shoot the Piano Player.

arnold, thinking it's time to watch this again

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