Synopsis: The carpennter Gamser from Garmisch-Patenkirchen, southern Germany, aims at success as a bobber at the Winter Olympics 1952. One of his opponents is his old rival Dorfler from his home country.
Genre: Biography, Comedy
94 min

Excuse us.

Jeez, get a room or something.

All right!

They're getting charged

for those.

Those books aren't cheap,


What are you looking at?

Hey, Gerry,

isn't that your bus?

Great way

to start the summer.

Wait! Stop the bus! Stop!

Ha ha ha!

Go, fat boy, go!

# Everybody wants to live,

and they want to live #

# And everybody wants to love,

and they want to love #

# Everybody wants to be #

# Closer to free #

# Yeah, and yeah, yeah #

# Everybody wants respect #

Foul ball! Strike two!

Little help here, son.

Come on. Toss it over.

# Once in a while #


Give it another try, son.

Right here!

Over the fence, son!



# Everybody one,

everybody two #

# Everybody three #

# Everybody needs to touch,

you know, now and then #

# And everybody wants

a good, good friend #

# Everybody wants to be

closer to free #

Lemonade, lemonade.

# Everybody wants to live #

# And they want to live #


# Everybody wants to be #

# Closer to free #


We're in here, honey.

Come on, son.

Why is everybody home?

Did someone die?

Who's this?

Hi, Gerry. Roger Johnson.

Islanders fan, huh?

Team of the future, I say.


Whatever, I'm out of here.

Hold those horses, cowboy.

Mr. Johnson is your guest...

and he's here to talk to you

about a special summer camp.

A camp designed

just for you, Gerry.

Summer camp? No way!

I have plans for the summer.

I'm gonna hang out!

Come on, honey.

He's got a videotape.

Why don't

we take a little peek?

Why don't we not?

Greetings, future campers.

I'm Alice Bushkin,

and this is Harvey...

and we've been

the owners and operators...

of Camp Hope

for 32 wonderful summers.

Won't you join us for number 33?



What's that?

This is called "the Blob."

"The Blob," huh?

You can go

as high as 15 feet.


Wow, go-karts.

How many times

can you go on the go-karts?

As much as you want, Gerry.

But be careful.

They can be addicting.

I'm only kidding.

Hi, I'm Pat Finley!

I've been coming here

since I was 10 years old.

Want to know why?

Because Camp Hope

is the fun way to lose weight.

It's a fat camp!

Are you crazy? No way!

I'm not going to a camp

with a bunch of fat-loads!

- Gerry!

- That's not kind, Gerry.

We are doing this

for your own good.

We gotta nip this thing

in the bud.

I'm fine.

This is a joke, right?

You're fatter than I am.

Why don't you go?

You show your father

some respect.

I think we should have

a little powwow...

and we will call you

with our decision later.

I'll give you my decision

right now.

I'm not going.

This is

Captain Harris speaking...

...cruising altitude

of 29,000 feet.

Those of you on the left side

of the aircraft...

have a nice view of

the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Hey, there, Mr. Rainy Day.

I've got a little surprise

for you.



...but in your seats...

we request that you keep

your seat belts fastened.



Headed to fat camp?

No. Why do you say that?

Because you're fat.

Is that your dad?

No. Why do you say that?

Because he's fat, too.

Well, so are you.

I know. That's why

I'm going to fat camp.

- I'm Roy.

- I'm Gerry.

I guess I'm going.

I knew it!

And that's your dad, too,

isn't it?

- Hell no!

- You'll love camp, man.

Camp is awesome.

No one picks on you because

you're not the fat kid.

Everybody's the fat kid.

Stick with me, Gerry,

because I'm the man.

Mr. Bushkin tells the scariest

ghost stories you ever heard.

Yes, have no fear,

I have returned.

I got a rookie here,

and his name's Gerry...

so show him

the same amount of respect...

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Philipp Roth

Philipp Roth (1853–1898) was a German cellist. He was born at Tarnowitz in Prussian Silesia. His teacher was Robert Hausmann. more…

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