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Kveto from Prague
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Post by Kveto from Prague » Wed June 3rd, 2009, 8:37 pm

yes annis, heres your answer :-)

http://www.write101.com/kemosabe.htm

One of Gary Larson's Far Side cartoons shows the Lone Ranger looking in an Indian dictionary and discovering that kemosabe is "an Apache expression for a horse's rear end."

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Post by annis » Thu June 4th, 2009, 2:51 am

Thanks, Keny, I like it ! I had to track it down and here it is :)

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I love Gary Larson- here's one of my favourites
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Post by LoveHistory » Thu June 4th, 2009, 7:15 pm

I found this link to be pretty good.

http://www.straightdope.com/columns/rea ... osabe-mean

I have to say that the Spanish origin doesn't wash with me because the pronunciation would be different.

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Post by LoveHistory » Sun July 12th, 2009, 1:03 am

I was just on imdb.com and a new 1776 is due in 2011. No more info. Anybody on here happen to have a "pro" account on that site?

I hope it's the musical. I'm practically hopping up and down over this. I've got so many casting ideas!

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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue August 18th, 2009, 6:37 pm

Redford to direct film on Lincoln assassination
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090818/en_nm/us_lincoln_2

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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri September 4th, 2009, 12:42 am

Firth To Play The Queen's Father
http://www.imdb.com/news/ni0965496/

Actor Colin Firth is set for the royal treatment after signing up to play King George VI in a new movie.

The Mamma Mia star will play Queen Elizabeth II's father in The King's Speech.

The film chronicles the royal's efforts to correct a stammer after learning he was to rule England following his brother Edward VIII's abdication in 1936.

Geoffrey Rush will play the king's speech therapist Lionel Logue, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Post by robinbird79 » Fri September 4th, 2009, 1:15 am

[quote=""Vanessa""]I loved Alan Rickman as the Sheriff of Nottingham - so camp! He was hilarious and about the best part of the film really.[/quote]

I love Alan Rickman. Love his voice.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri January 8th, 2010, 12:36 am

Susan George To Play 1066 Queen
http://www.imdb.com/news/ni1382931/
Straw Dogs star Susan George is to play a ruthless medieval matriarch in a new British movie chronicling the Battle of Hastings.

The actress has joined Oliver! star Mark Lester in 1066. She'll play Queen Emma in the historical epic, which is being directed by Robin Jacob.

Jacob tells WENN, "We are extremely happy to announce Susan’s attachment to 1066. She is a tremendously versatile actress who will bring a wealth of experience to the demanding role of Queen Emma, who was the powerful and sometimes ruthless wife of no less than two Kings of England - Aethlered 'The Unready' and the conquering Dane King Knut.

"It is very reassuring to know that Queen Emma is in such safe hands."

Lester will play King Harold II in the film.

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Post by Madeleine » Fri January 8th, 2010, 12:08 pm

Good heavens, talk about employing has-beens, neither of them has acted for years - doesn't sound too promising!
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Post by chuck » Thu January 14th, 2010, 1:42 am

On BC's FB page...Someone posted that Michael Hirst(Tudors) is in early film production of BC's "Azincourt"....no further information.....Hope he pulls it off.....

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