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Posted 29 January 2016 - 09:14 PM

And finally :lol:

 

 

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Tricky Dick Nixon as portrayed by Dan Hedaya.

 

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Kissinger again portrayed by Saul Rubinek along with Dave Foley as Bob Haldeman (on the right).

 

The movie is DICK, an alright watchable comedy movie, pretty clever in some parts. Lots of other notables from the Watergate period are seen, like Harry Shearer as G. Gordon Liddy.

 

https://en.wikipedia...iki/Dick_(film)

 



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Posted 14 April 2016 - 07:40 PM

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David Patrick Kelly As Harry S, in Flags of Our Fathers

 

Kelly was in the turkey of a film The Warriors, he played a gang member leader.

 

Remember that one! :lol:

 

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WARRIORS COME OUT AND PLAYEEEE! :lol:

 

https://en.wikipedia...d_Patrick_Kelly

 

 

 

As you'll see Interestingly enough, one of Kelly ancestors was one of Padres of the Irish Brigade during the War Between the States Father William Corby.

 

https://en.wikipedia...i/William_Corby


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Posted 02 May 2016 - 08:17 PM

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Gregory Peck as Lincoln in the 1982 mini series The Blue and The Grey.



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Posted 02 May 2016 - 08:53 PM

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The British actor Nicholas Rowe (On Right) as a young King George III in LONGITUDE.

 

Longitude is an excellent 2000 British T.V. Mini Series, I got it on DVD, highly recommended.

 

A virtual Who's Who of British actors and actresses from the 60s-70s to the late 90s as you see.

 

http://movie-dude.co...tude (1999).htm

 

 

https://en.wikipedia...TV_series)#Cast

 



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Posted 05 May 2016 - 05:49 PM

Brian Donlevy as Gen. Leslie Groves of the Manhattan Project in the 1947 film "The Beginning Or The End"' 

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Posted 06 May 2016 - 07:46 PM

 

 

Something odd in Johnny Frost pic.

Isn't he wearing his Sam Brown belt incorrectly. The cross chest belt isn't doing that and is on the same side as its attachment.

Is this a Highland way of wearing this belt ? Why ?

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Posted 06 May 2016 - 08:04 PM

Thanks for that site Linedoggie.



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Posted 21 August 2016 - 09:25 PM

Liam Neeson as Douglas MacArthur in a 2016 Korean Film titled, "Operation Chromite", about the battle for Inchon during the Korean War.

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Posted 22 August 2016 - 09:08 AM

Liam Neeson as Douglas MacArthur in a 2016 Korean Film titled, "Operation Chromite", about the battle for Inchon during the Korean War.

Does he, Neeson deliver the lines in a Brogue :lol:?



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Posted 03 November 2016 - 05:33 PM

 Re watching The Vikings last night and later tonight, and so I hit the old GOOGLE Wiki on it, and seen that Ernie Borgnine's character like Frank Thring's Aella is also a real person.

 

Ragnar Lodbrok

 

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https://en.wikipedia.../Ragnar_Lodbrok

 

 

 

 

 



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Posted 03 November 2016 - 09:24 PM

Andrew Garfield as Medal of Honor Winner Desmond T. Doss in "Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

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Posted 08 December 2016 - 07:32 PM

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Ed Harris as the John Glenn in the 1983 film the Right Stuff. Haven't seen him posted yet, so this is a good opportunely to post as we just lost Colonel Glenn this very day.


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Posted 09 December 2016 - 01:51 PM

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Gregory Peck as Lincoln in the 1982 mini series The Blue and The Grey.

Peck was 66 at the time he did this, yet Lincoln would have been in his early 50s at the time of the scenes shown in the photo. Still Peck looks almost younger than Lincoln.
If there was every a reason not to run for President of the US, you only have to look at the photos of pretty much each of them (even the one-term ones) before they took office and right after they left. 4-8 years looks like it takes decades of toll onto those people who have the office...



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Posted 09 December 2016 - 08:25 PM

I think the Florence Nightingale story should get the Major Motion Picture treatment.

 

Who would portray her?

 

Why Keira Knightly By Jove.

 

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Posted 13 December 2016 - 07:15 PM

Edward Binns as Beetle Smith in PATTON. This is a still from the scene at the end of the war when Patton, sitting for a portrait gets a call from Bedell Smith, asking him about something he said about the Nazis' or somthing, and Patton goes off big time on the Russians, remember  :lol: 

 

 

You're Mad George!!!

 

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https://en.wikipedia...ki/Edward_Binns

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Posted 18 July 2017 - 07:52 AM

The late great Peter Ustinov as the Emperor Nero in Quo Vadis.

 

Let's listen and enjoy as he serenades us :lol:

 


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 07:59 AM

Ustinov's Nero again as he famously "Fiddles while Rome Burns" at his palace at Anzio.

 

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Posted 24 July 2018 - 07:46 PM

LeLay Hayslip in Stone's Heaven & Earth.

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Posted 24 July 2018 - 07:48 PM

Brad Davis RIP as Philip Caputo LT. USMC in A Rumor Of War

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Posted 24 July 2018 - 07:50 PM

John McCain in Faith Of Our Fathers

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Posted 24 November 2018 - 08:32 PM

I was thinking, Jon Anderson of Yes  reminds me in certain ways of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw.

 

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Posted 15 November 2019 - 07:54 PM

British Actress Valerie Phillips playing the older Kasierin Augusta Victoria Von Schleswig Holstein in the 1974 British Mini Series The Fall of Eagles. One of the many Fine British Actors and Actresses in this series.

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The Empress.....She is an Example To Us All!

 

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Posted Today, 04:15 PM

OTMA

 

The Russian Royal Princess's in the 1971 Academy Award Winning film Nicholas and Alexandra.

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From Left to Right. Olga played by Ania Marson, Maria played by Candace Glendenning, Anatsasia played by Fiona Fullerton, Tatiana played by Lynne Frederick.


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