History Film / TheWindAndTheLion

28th Jun '16 10:47:19 AM BabyM
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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 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 Rorkel's [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mauser_C96 "broomhandle" Mause Mauser automatic pistol]].
19th Jun '16 12:19:31 AM nombretomado
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When an American woman, Eden Pedicaris (Creator/CandiceBergen), and her two children are kidnapped in Morocco by a Berber chieftain, Mulai Ahmed el Raisuli (Creator/SeanConnery), President TheodoreRoosevelt (Brian Keith) sends warships and Marines, leading to an international confrontation. The film focuses on the personal conflict between Roosevelt and Raisuli, and on the romance between Raisuli and Mrs. Pedicaris.

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When an American woman, Eden Pedicaris (Creator/CandiceBergen), and her two children are kidnapped in Morocco by a Berber chieftain, Mulai Ahmed el Raisuli (Creator/SeanConnery), President TheodoreRoosevelt UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt (Brian Keith) sends warships and Marines, leading to an international confrontation. The film focuses on the personal conflict between Roosevelt and Raisuli, and on the romance between Raisuli and Mrs. Pedicaris.



** TheodoreRoosevelt, of course

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** TheodoreRoosevelt, UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt, of course



** TheodoreRoosevelt would love to get out of DC, go to Morocco, and be one himself.

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** TheodoreRoosevelt UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt would love to get out of DC, go to Morocco, and be one himself.



* DeadpanSnarker: at various times, TheodoreRoosevelt, his Secretary of State John Hay, and Mrs. Pedicaris, but Raisuli has the best snark of all:

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* DeadpanSnarker: at various times, TheodoreRoosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, his Secretary of State John Hay, and Mrs. Pedicaris, but Raisuli has the best snark of all:



* GentlemanAdventurer: TheodoreRoosevelt; Also, Sir Joshua Kenyon-Smith, the Briton who runs out of bullets ("Oh, damn.") in the opening fight sequence

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* GentlemanAdventurer: TheodoreRoosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt; Also, Sir Joshua Kenyon-Smith, the Briton who runs out of bullets ("Oh, damn.") in the opening fight sequence



** TheodoreRoosevelt

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** TheodoreRoosevelt UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt



** Brian Keith's portrayal is very faithful to TheodoreRoosevelt's personality.

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** Brian Keith's portrayal is very faithful to TheodoreRoosevelt's UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt's personality.
27th Apr '16 11:52:25 AM TheHestinator
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* MohsScaleOfViolenceHardness: It rates a fairly hard 6, because of the chef's barely-noticeable severed arm, a few bloodless/goreless beheadings (unless you count the blood on the sword used), several non-spurting blood squibs, a severed head hanging by the wrecked ship, and a disembodied tongue.
7th Apr '16 9:41:03 AM AllenbysEyes88
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* CompositeCharacter: The Sherif Wazan was two separate men in real life.
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.
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