Scott Hutchins writes:

>_Bonnie and Clyde_ is most famous for it, with the Gene Wilder
>character, but I'm not familiar with this cinematic/cultural thing
>against the "undertaker," other than knowing it exists.  Can anyone shed
>some light on this?

A couple of other examples, for what they're worth: in BAD DAY AT BLACK
ROCK, an undertaker/funeral director (does this qualify as a mortician, or
does the term refer specifically to someone who works in a mortuary?)
facilitiates one of Spencer Tracy's escape attempts, whilst in CHINATOWN
Jack Nicholson pumps a mortuary attendant for information ('just dropped by
to see who dropped dead recently...').

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