Originally Posted by Rennagayle
I was watching an old black & white WWII movie last year. The family in England were in their bomb shelter as the planes roared overhead. Dad sat there smoking his pipe, and mom was furiously knitting away. You could tell she really knew what she was doing, too!
Must have been "Mrs. Miniver". I love that movie - Greer Garson is enchanting in it.
My favorite knitting scene in a movie is in Mel Brooks' "The History of the World, pt. 1" where Cloris Leachman is a peasant in the time of the French Revolution. She's soooooo poor, that she's knitting with no yarn - just needles! It cracks me up.
Oh, and of course she keeps beating her breast while talking - not a good idea when one has knitting needles in their hands!