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Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 06/ 7/2009

David Carradine: The (Super)Man, the Myth, the Monologue

By Michael Cavna

It's a word! It's a name! It's the "Superman Speech"!

In the wake of DAVID CARRADINE'S death in Thailand, a friend reminds me that it was Carradine who delivered the second-best entry on our list of Top Quentin Tarantino Monologues -- when his "Kill Bill" character waxes on about the mythology of Superman to Uma Thurman's vengeful bride. If it's been awhile, it's worth the re-listen.

Oh, and the best QT monologue ever? Gotta be Christopher Walken's war vet in "Pulp Fiction" (in a script, co-credited to Roger Avary, that also has the swell Sam Jackson diner speech).

To one of Carradine's best scenes ever:

By Michael Cavna  | June 7, 2009; 11:00 AM ET
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Comments

David Carradine was murdered and there is a cover up over here in Bangkok. It was probably done by a ladtboy, either on purpose or accidently. The ladyboy would be strong enough and big enough to pick him up and place him in the closet. I want to see the tapes from the hotel's cameras. Please try to get your hands on them and check them out as they may have been tampered with already.

I think the police and the hotel are both involved.

David would never kill himself....for sure....he was happily working and that was all he wanted in life ...he was on a roll as Chuck and Tiffany his managers say. he had many more films to make and money was rolling in.

When he called me i told him how wonderful Bangkok was, i wish i had never said that now.

Keith is correct in wanting the FBI to investigate the case.

David starred in 2 films for me and i knew him quite well as a personal friend and he would not do this when he had a rebirth so to speak as a Star!!

This will probably get me killed too!! But someone has to speak for David as he cannot!! RIP.....David

Posted by: dawin | June 7, 2009 6:57 PM | Report abuse

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