19846Re: 1812 Movie
- Dec 8, 2003Great 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!
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, BritcomHMP@a... wrote:
> > Of course, they could always remake "The Buccaneer." (Ducking
> Actualy I think New Orleans would make a good subject. The problem
> getting the writers away from 'white hat, black hat'
simplification and having
> to portray the Brits as EEeeeeevillllll (as per The Patriot).
> who fights a US army MUST be bad QED!
> However done right that show has enough heroics to show both sides
> honourable men doing their duty bravely and each receving a
measure of success.
> Start from the anouncement of peace reaching the British just
> capture of Fort Bowyer and then go into flashback. Naval actions,
> 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!
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