Thursday, September 11, 2008
Meet Little "Grisbi" -- The First Dog Named After a Jean Gabin Movie!
Who's this scrappy little fella?
Meet Grisbi -- he's a five-month-old pug!
An audience member who attended this past weekend's Jean Gabin Film Festival at the American Cinematheque, here in Los Angeles, was so impressed by the actor's great 1954 gangster movie Touchez pas au grisbi, that she went home and immediately named her newly-acquired five-month-old pug "Grisbi!" (The word 'grisbi' is French slang, meaning 'loot,' and the film's title, Touchez pas au grisbi, translates, in English, as Hands Off the Loot.)
Now, "Grisbi" is not only a great movie... it's a great dog!