Remember this double-handjob scene featuring Gerard Depardieu and Robert De Niro? It turns out Violet Blue has unearthed some show-biz gossip to the effect that Tiger Balm was used in the making of this picture. She writes:

Turns out that back in 1977 (omgwha?) Robert DeNiro was in need of erection help for the film 1900; Gerard Depardieu apparently helped him with a water-and-Tiger-Balm, pre-Viagra solution. Okay, that’s kinky, that’s neat. But… woe to the unhappily napalmed orifices on the wrong end of a 1970s surprise Depar-dip. (