Barnacle Bill (1930 Cartoon)
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... Like many early Fleischer Studios films, this film was inspired by a popular song, a version of "Barnacle Bill" written in 1928 by Frank Luther Carson Robison and performed by Hoagy Carmichael ... It has nothing to do with William Bernard, the sailor and California Gold Rush character known as "Barnacle Bill" ...
Famous quotes containing the words bill and/or barnacle:
“Little Bill Daggett: I dont deserve this. To die like this. I was building a house.
Will Munny: Deserves got nothing to do with it.”
—David Webb Peoples, screenwriter. Little Bill Daggett (Gene Hackman)
“A barnacle goose
Far up in the stretches of night; night splits and the dawn breaks loose;
I, through the terrible novelty of light, stalk on, stalk on;
Those great sea-horses bare their teeth and laugh at the dawn.”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)