What If: 'The Good German Shepherd' Movie Trailer

Today marks the opening of two films, both set around the end of World War II. One is The Good German, the other is The Good Shepherd. It's a little confusing. Steve Proffitt imagines a movie trailer.

ALEX CHADWICK, host:

Today, two films opened, both set around the end of World War II, both Oscar hopefuls. One is called "The Good German," the other, "The Good Shepherd." You could get confused and you won't be helped any by this trailer promo, imagined by DAY TO DAY's Steve Proffitt.

STEVE PROFFITT: Warner Brothers Pictures and Universal Pictures presents Academy Award winner Robert De Niro.

(Soundbite of movie, "The Good Shepherd")

Mr. ROBERT DE NIRO (Actor): (As Bill Sullivan) You understand that whatever we discuss here doesn't leave this room.

PROFFITT: Academy Award winner George Clooney.

(Soundbite of movie, "The Good German")

Mr. George Clooney (Actor): (As Jacob Jake Geismer) One big happy family.

PROFFITT: Academy Award winner Joe Pesci.

(Soundbite of movie, "The Good Shepherd")

Mr. Joe Pesci (Actor): (As Joseph Palmi) So what do you want to talk to me about?

PROFFITT: And Academy Award winners Matt Damon and Angelina Jolie.

(Soundbite of movie, "The Good Shepherd")

Mr. MATT DAMON (Actor): (As Edward Wilson) I've done everything that your good father...

Ms. ANGELINA JOLIE (Actor): (As Clover/Margaret Russell): You have done no such thing.

Mr. DAMON: (As Edward Wilson) I married you because of him!

PROFFITT: Move over Rin Tin Tin, there's a new dog in town.

(Soundbite of a barking dog)

PROFFITT: "The Good German Shepherd."

CHADWICK: Producer Steve Proffitt assures us no dogs were harmed in the making of that trailer.

NPR's DAY TO DAY continues. I'm Alex Chadwick.

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