An Elvis Movie for All of Us
Via the latest issue of Harper's, I discovered Query Letters I Love. The manager of this blog posts"actual, honest to god query letters I've received in Hollywood," including the following gem of special interest to our readers here at Cliopatria.
"An introverted history major at Brown University is romantically involved with another history major. His hobby is guitar. Through writing songs to her about history, he is able to express his feelings about their relationship. Once she hears his songs, she is able to respond to his feelings. Their love is resolved successfully. The songs are:Casting suggestions? Alternate endings?
Baby we need a little common sense like Thomas Paine
Baby I need a Declaration of Independence
Baby you're like The Founding Fathers they had slaves
Baby we're having a Civil War
Baby this is Guadacanal
Baby this is DDAY
Baby this is Viet Nam
Baby this is Iraq
Baby we need a Bill of Rights"