[78-L] How About That Albequerque Ball?^

Julian Vein julianvein at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Jun 14 10:06:26 PDT 2012

On 14/06/12 17:52, David Lewis wrote:
> One of the pilots in Ed Wood's "Plan 9 from Outer Space" says to a stewardess, "How 'bout you and me ballin' it
> up in Albequerque?" While it is clear that he is asking her if she's like to party and have a good time, the frankness
> of the delivery and the double meaning of the word "ball" in this context invariably leads to embarrassed titters from
> the viewing audience. The film dates from 1959, so perhaps that is why the author may think the more salacious
> usage did not come until later.
> Uncle Dave Lewis
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"One of the pilots..."? You mean Ed Wood could afford more than one? It 
was actually made in 1956, but may not have been released until 1959.

      Julian Vein

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