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19846Re: 1812 Movie

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  • David Lynch
    Dec 8, 2003
      Great idea, Tim...

      Just as long as they also included the omnipresent trews-catching
      brambles, and a couple of scenes of British soldiers bonking each
      other over the head to steal trousers!

      {{{Ahem}}}

      Cheers,
      Dave Lynch
      Lt., 93rd


      --- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, BritcomHMP@a... wrote:
      > >
      > > Of course, they could always remake "The Buccaneer."  (Ducking
      for cover)
      > >
      > >
      >
      > Actualy I think New Orleans would make a good subject. The problem
      would be
      > getting the writers away from 'white hat, black hat'
      simplification and having
      > to portray the Brits as EEeeeeevillllll (as per The Patriot).
      Obviously anyone
      > who fights a US army MUST be bad QED!
      >
      > However done right that show has enough heroics to show both sides
      as
      > honourable men doing their duty bravely and each receving a
      measure of success.
      >
      > Start from the anouncement of peace reaching the British just
      after their
      > capture of Fort Bowyer and then go into flashback. Naval actions,
      indian allies
      > on both sides, black troops on both sides, spies, pirates, it
      would have to be
      > done as a mini series to get it all in!
      >
      > Cheers
      >
      > Tim
      > >
      >
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