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When Strang is fighting Power on the beach he is using a wooden boat hook (with only a metal hook on the end). When the shaft of the boat hook and the sword clash they make the sound of metal on metal. See more »
I pity those who have not looked upon your face. How barren their dreams must be.
That's beautiful. What does it mean?
...What does it mean?
oh... well... it's an old Italian proverb
Yes, but what does it mean?
well, well... it means... well it actually means "Landlord, bring me another bowl of your finest pickled eggs"
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I saw this quite by chance last week - June 2008 on TV and taped some of it. I thought it was fabulous. I just loved it from start to finish so much so that I have now bought both the DVD and VHS from Amazon. I just wanted to time travel back and be right there with them. A wonderful story from start to finish especially since the 1700's has always been a favourite time - my first stop if I had a time machine. I doubt if I would come back to the (21st century) again. The story was charming and the chemistry between them all was magical. Such charming gentlemen and who would not wish to be in their company. Magic! I cannot wait to receive the DVD and VHS tape.
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