Brave New Jersey

Synopsis: A comedy about a small New Jersey town on the night of Orson Welles' legendary 1938 "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast, which led millions of listeners to believe the U.S. was being invaded by Martians.
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Jody Lambert
Production: Gravitas Ventures
  4 wins.
Rotten Tomatoes:
86 min

Everything you're about to see is true.

The mayor, the school teacher,

the Reverend, the kid from Poland,

The crazy cow milking machine,

and the panic that ensued

when a man named Orson Welles

came on the radio and said

that Martians had landed

in New Jersey.

Everything you're about to see is true.



-How are you?

-You're up early, Mr. Mayor.


Well, wait a second.

My last two chewy candies!

I was looking for those.

We'd give you a lift back into town,

but myrna here has got the croup.



Well, I could use the walk.

Gives me time to think.

Well, there's plenty of time for that around here.

Oh, yes.

You know, if I take the back way--

Okay, bye bye now.

Paint the sign...

What's next?

We'll be looking at a mild day and night today

in southern New Jersey,

with temperatures reaching 70

by the afternoon, and a low tonight of 55,

which will make it a nice night

for all you ghosts and goblins out there.

-Up already.

-Who can sleep?

Did you get the paper?

Uh, "Paul Davison,

Lullaby's principal landowner

and dairy farm proprietor--"

skip to the end.

"Despite a few objections to the rotolactor,

including mayor Clark Hill--"

"Due to Mr. Davison's foresight and persistence,

The milk business in Lullaby might not go sour."

Well, now what's this?

Something for your foresight and persistence.

Oh, what a gal.


I love it.

I've always wanted a toy statue

of the Empire State Building.

Oh, say, hon, do me a favor

and shine my shoes for me, will you?


You, you're the tops.

Ann, breakfast.

No time. gotta go.

Please take Ziggy with you.

I'm not his babysitter.

No, you're his cousin.

Second cousin, once removed.

I kinda wish he was removed from our house.

He's family, Ann, and he's only been with us a week,

So please be nice.

Come on, Ziggy!

Ziggy, let's go!

You're like molasses.

He's from Poland, he doesn't speak english.

Ziggy, let's go!

You're like Polish molasses.

Ceremony 4:

-Don't forget!

-How could i?

That's all you people talk about.

Sorry I'm late again, gang.

Guess it's time for that new alarm clock.

Let's jump right in with...

"I heard the voice of the lord saying

'Whom shall I send and who will go for us?'

Then said I, 'here am I, send me.'"

Start with that one?

Maybe another one?

Any requests?

Tomorrow is Halloween.

Do you know what that means?


It means, for one night you can

let go of your inhibitions

and become someone completely different.


What are inhibitions?

Well, they're-- they're things

that hold you back.

From what?

Chardy Edwards, you scared us to death.

Peg, I'm gonna remember

that look on your face forever.

That was hilarious.

I was hoping you'd stop by.

-You must be a mind reader.

-Oh, I must be.

-You know why?


'Cause I knew you'd say that.

Oh, stop it, Chardy, the kids are right there.

Well, they're gonna have to learn about love

sooner or later.

Peg, I love you so much, I could explode.



Hey, good morning, Mr. Mayor.

Ah, nice to see you.

Ah, nice to see you, too.

How are you?

Well, I'm just remarkable, thank you.

Today in war-frightened Europe

German chancellor Adolf Hitler declared

he would not allow an alien race

to control his country's destiny.

That German's got the whole world

on pins and needles.

Crazier than a rat in a tin can.

A rat in a tin can with tanks.

And guns.

-Coffee, Mr. Mayor?

-Thank you very much.

Nothing like a piping hot cup

of pepper's famous motor oil.

Oh, here come the rockefellers.

-Hey, sheriff.

-Mr. Davison.

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