History Trivia / TheDuellists

13th Mar '17 2:11:36 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* DoingItForTheArt: The film's low budget meant that Creator/AlbertFinney's fee was a case of champagne. He was so eager to be in the film that he accepted.
13th Mar '17 2:02:32 PM CumbersomeTercel
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* BreakthroughHit: This film got Creator/RidleyScott noticed.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/RidleyScott wanted the two leads to be played by OliverReed and Michael York (Athos and d'Artagnan in ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1973''), but the small budget and [[ExecutiveMeddling studio decisions]] forced him to choose from a list of less well-known but more affordable Hollywood actors.

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** Creator/AlbertFinney was cast because his then-girlfriend Diana Quick was in the film and suggested him for a role.
* ThrowItIn: During the scene where D'Hubert asks Adele to marry him, she starts to laugh. This laughter was not intentional. According to Creator/RidleyScott, she actually has a hard time keeping a straight face since one of the horses has a huge erection.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/RidleyScott wanted the two leads to be played by OliverReed Creator/OliverReed and Michael York (Athos and d'Artagnan in ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1973''), but the small budget and [[ExecutiveMeddling studio decisions]] forced him to choose from a list of less well-known but more affordable Hollywood actors.
18th Apr '16 11:54:27 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy:
** [[Film/PulpFiction Mr. Wolf]] is a very belligerent French cavalryman.
** [[Film/MerryChristmasMrLawrence Mr. Lawrence]] is a flute playing doctor.
** Creator/PetePostlethwaite is giving d'Hubert's general a shave!
* HeyItsThatVoice: Literature/MikeHammer is the narrator!
2nd May '15 2:38:36 PM Patachou
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* HeyItsThatVoice: MikeHammer is the narrator!

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* HeyItsThatVoice: MikeHammer Literature/MikeHammer is the narrator!
16th Apr '15 7:00:18 AM unclejack
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** Pete Postlethwaite is giving d'Hubert's general a shave!

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** Pete Postlethwaite Creator/PetePostlethwaite is giving d'Hubert's general a shave!
22nd Sep '14 5:46:22 AM nelec
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** Keith Carradine's girlfriend at the time, actress Christina Raines was cast as d'Hubert's wife Adele.

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** Keith Carradine's Creator/KeithCarradine's girlfriend at the time, actress Christina Raines was cast as d'Hubert's wife Adele.
2nd Feb '14 2:43:41 AM m8e
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** Ridley Scott cast his two sons as d'Hubert's young nephews.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Ridley Scott wanted the two leads to be played by OliverReed and Michael York (Athos and d'Artagnan in ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1973''), but the small budget and [[ExecutiveMeddling studio decisions]] forced him to choose from a list of less well-known but more affordable Hollywood actors.

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** Ridley Scott Creator/RidleyScott cast his two sons as d'Hubert's young nephews.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Ridley Scott Creator/RidleyScott wanted the two leads to be played by OliverReed and Michael York (Athos and d'Artagnan in ''Film/TheThreeMusketeers1973''), but the small budget and [[ExecutiveMeddling studio decisions]] forced him to choose from a list of less well-known but more affordable Hollywood actors.
30th Jan '14 10:57:40 AM Celticjesus
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** [[Film/PulpFiction Mr. Wolf]] is a very beligerent French cavalryman.

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** [[Film/PulpFiction Mr. Wolf]] is a very beligerent belligerent French cavalryman.
10th Aug '13 5:34:39 AM erforce
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** [[PulpFiction Mr. Wolf]] is a very beligerent French cavalryman.
** [[MerryChristmasMrLawrence Mr. Lawrence]] is a flute playing doctor.

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** [[PulpFiction [[Film/PulpFiction Mr. Wolf]] is a very beligerent French cavalryman.
** [[MerryChristmasMrLawrence [[Film/MerryChristmasMrLawrence Mr. Lawrence]] is a flute playing doctor.
24th Feb '13 6:50:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[PulpFiction Mr. Wolf]] is a very beligerent French cavalryman.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[PulpFiction HeyItsThatGuy:
**[[PulpFiction
Mr. Wolf]] is a very beligerent French cavalryman.


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** Pete Postlethwaite is giving d'Hubert's general a shave!
* HeyItsThatVoice: MikeHammer is the narrator!
* RealLifeRelative:
** Keith Carradine's girlfriend at the time, actress Christina Raines was cast as d'Hubert's wife Adele.
** Ridley Scott cast his two sons as d'Hubert's young nephews.
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