History Film / TheWindAndTheLion

26th Dec '15 2:57:17 PM SnakeRambo
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* TheDanza: John Huston as John Hay
18th Dec '15 7:11:19 AM BabyM
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* FinalBattle: The three-sided confrontation between the Bashaw's retainers and the Germans holding Raisuli, the Berber cavalry attacking the town from the outside, and Mrs. Pedicaris and the Marines in the middle
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* FinalBattle: The three-sided confrontation between the Bashaw's retainers and the Germans holding Raisuli, the Berber cavalry attacking the town from the outside, and Mrs. Pedicaris and the Marines in the middlemiddle.

* HollywoodHistory: "Why spoil the beauty of the thing with accuracy?" The real-life Pedicaris was a man, Raisuli was simply granted his demands and there were no Germans in Morocco. * HypocriticalHumor: "This Roosevelt--does he have no respect for human life?!"
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* HollywoodHistory: "Why spoil the beauty of the thing with accuracy?" The real-life Pedicaris was a man, Raisuli was simply granted his demands demands, and there were no Germans in Morocco. Morocco. details [[http://www.cliomuse.com/the-wind-and-the-lion.html here]]. * HypocriticalHumor: "This president, this Roosevelt--does he have no respect for human life?!"

* LargeHam: TheodoreRoosevelt; Also the Raisuli (that's "[[AwesomeMcCoolname Mulai Ahmed Mohammed el Raisuli the Magnificent]]" to you, bub!)
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* LargeHam: TheodoreRoosevelt; Also the LargeHam: ** TheodoreRoosevelt ** The Raisuli (that's "[[AwesomeMcCoolname Mulai Ahmed Mohammed el Raisuli the Magnificent]]" to you, bub!)bub!) ** Captain Jerome, to an extent.

** Hard-core military history buffs will also be impressed by the gorgeous MatteShot [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0Kc92E0vWe4/UlrjpqbIKxI/AAAAAAAAbCo/dCdHtiTwUXY/s640/WIND-AND-THE-LION.jpg of the Atlantic Fleet]] featuring the armored cruiser ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Brooklyn_%28CA-3%29 USS Brooklyn]],'' the Marines' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krag_rifle Krag-Jorgensen rifles]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M1895_Colt-Browning_machine_gun Colt "potato digger"]] machine guns, and Von Rorkel's [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_C96 "broomhandle" Mause automatic pistol]].
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** Hard-core military history buffs will also be impressed by the gorgeous MatteShot [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0Kc92E0vWe4/UlrjpqbIKxI/AAAAAAAAbCo/dCdHtiTwUXY/s640/WIND-AND-THE-LION.jpg of the Atlantic Fleet]] featuring the armored cruiser ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Brooklyn_%28CA-3%29 USS Brooklyn]],'' the Marines' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krag_rifle Krag-Jorgensen rifles]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M1895_Colt-Browning_machine_gun Colt "potato digger"]] machine guns, and Von von Rorkel's [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_C96 "broomhandle" Mause automatic pistol]].

** The German officer puts his pistol away to fight Raisuli on his own terms. Raisuli ultimately spares him for the courtesy.
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** The German officer puts his Mauser pistol away and draws his saber to fight Raisuli on his own terms. Raisuli ultimately spares him for the courtesy.
18th Dec '15 6:46:45 AM BabyM
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** Hard-core military history buffs will also be impressed by the [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0Kc92E0vWe4/UlrjpqbIKxI/AAAAAAAAbCo/dCdHtiTwUXY/s640/WIND-AND-THE-LION.jpg gorgeous MatteShot of the Atlantic Fleet]] featuring the armored cruiser ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Brooklyn_%28CA-3%29 USS Brooklyn]],'' the Marines' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krag_rifle Krag-Jorgensen rifles]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M1895_Colt-Browning_machine_gun Colt "potato digger"]] machine guns, and Von Rorkel's [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_C96 "broomhandle" Mause automatic pistol]].
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** Hard-core military history buffs will also be impressed by the gorgeous MatteShot [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0Kc92E0vWe4/UlrjpqbIKxI/AAAAAAAAbCo/dCdHtiTwUXY/s640/WIND-AND-THE-LION.jpg gorgeous MatteShot of the Atlantic Fleet]] featuring the armored cruiser ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Brooklyn_%28CA-3%29 USS Brooklyn]],'' the Marines' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krag_rifle Krag-Jorgensen rifles]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M1895_Colt-Browning_machine_gun Colt "potato digger"]] machine guns, and Von Rorkel's [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_C96 "broomhandle" Mause automatic pistol]].
18th Dec '15 6:45:42 AM BabyM
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** Hard-core military history buffs will also be impressed by the [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0Kc92E0vWe4/UlrjpqbIKxI/AAAAAAAAbCo/dCdHtiTwUXY/s640/WIND-AND-THE-LION.jpg gorgeous MatteShot of the Atlantic Fleet]] featuring the armored cruiser ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Brooklyn_%28CA-3%29 USS Brooklyn]]'' and the Marines' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krag_rifle Krag-Jorgensen rifles]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M1895_Colt-Browning_machine_gun Colt "potato digger"]] machine guns. ** Captain Jerome carrying of the sword at the double (at port, flat to his body, left hand guiding the blade). Usually known only to Marine officers and noncommissioned officers, the latter only after they've been through NCO School.
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** Hard-core military history buffs will also be impressed by the [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0Kc92E0vWe4/UlrjpqbIKxI/AAAAAAAAbCo/dCdHtiTwUXY/s640/WIND-AND-THE-LION.jpg gorgeous MatteShot of the Atlantic Fleet]] featuring the armored cruiser ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Brooklyn_%28CA-3%29 USS Brooklyn]]'' and Brooklyn]],'' the Marines' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krag_rifle Krag-Jorgensen rifles]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M1895_Colt-Browning_machine_gun Colt "potato digger"]] machine guns. guns, and Von Rorkel's [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_C96 "broomhandle" Mause automatic pistol]]. ** Captain Jerome carrying of the sword at the double (at port, flat to his body, left hand guiding the blade). Usually blade)--correct technique usually known only to Marine officers and noncommissioned officers, the latter only after they've been through NCO School.
17th Dec '15 7:14:16 AM BabyM
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* CatchPhrase
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* CatchPhraseCatchPhrase: several.

** "You are a great deal of trouble."
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** "You are a great deal of trouble."" Doubles as a MeaningfulEcho.

** Hard-core military history buffs will also be impressed by the gorgeous MatteShot of the armored cruiser ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Brooklyn_%28CA-3%29 USS Brooklyn]]'' and the Marines' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krag_rifle Krag-Jorgensen rifles]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M1895_Colt-Browning_machine_gun Colt "potato digger"]] machine guns.
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** Hard-core military history buffs will also be impressed by the [[http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0Kc92E0vWe4/UlrjpqbIKxI/AAAAAAAAbCo/dCdHtiTwUXY/s640/WIND-AND-THE-LION.jpg gorgeous MatteShot of the Atlantic Fleet]] featuring the armored cruiser ''[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Brooklyn_%28CA-3%29 USS Brooklyn]]'' and the Marines' [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krag_rifle Krag-Jorgensen rifles]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M1895_Colt-Browning_machine_gun Colt "potato digger"]] machine guns.
5th Dec '15 6:56:24 AM AllenbysEyes
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* OnlySaneMan: Hay is happy to exploit the kidnapping for political gain, but balks at Roosevelt's willingness to use military force. Similarly, Gummere the American consul is equally exasperated by the intransigent Moroccans and gung-ho Marines.
1st Oct '15 10:37:53 PM mlsmithca
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14th Sep '15 4:21:45 PM AllenbysEyes
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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Raisuli, Roosevelt, Hay, Samuel Gummere, Admiral Chadwick, Sultan Abdelaziz, even the Sherif of Wazan were all real people.
14th Sep '15 4:19:50 PM AllenbysEyes
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* CasualDangerDialogue: Lots of it
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* CasualDangerDialogue: Lots of itit. Possibly the best example comes when Raisuli, warned not to risk his life in the hostage exchange, warily exclaims "What does my '''life''' matter? I've nothing else to do!"
14th Sep '15 4:17:14 PM AllenbysEyes
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* ScrewTheRulesIMakeThem: "Why spoil the beauty of the thing with legality?"
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