Source: Marco Polo discovers spaghetti in deepest Asia…   2 comments

The Adventures of Marco Polo was a 1938 Cary Grant vehicle put out by the Sam Goldwyn Company. Notable in pasta myth is the spaghetti eating scene. Marco Polo and his idiot sidekick, Binguccio, stumble on a Chinese family interested in Christianity who dole out spaghetti to the hungry travellers.

‘What are they, snakes?’

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Posted November 4, 2010 by zachmon in Uncategorized

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2 responses to “Source: Marco Polo discovers spaghetti in deepest Asia…

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