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I've been watching some of the old Eastwood movies today.

They used to get away with a bit more politically incorrect language back them.

Fun stuff - highly recommended.

Harry Callahan: You know those guys?

Early Smith: They came through the Academy after me. They stick together like flypaper, you know? Everybody thought they were queer for each other.

Harry Callahan: Tell you something. If the rest of you could shoot like them, I wouldn't care if the whole damn department was queer.
 

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I've been watching some of the old Eastwood movies today.

They used to get away with a bit more politically incorrect language back them.

Fun stuff - highly recommended.

Harry Callahan: You know those guys?

Early Smith: They came through the Academy after me. They stick together like flypaper, you know? Everybody thought they were queer for each other.

Harry Callahan: Tell you something. If the rest of you could shoot like them, I wouldn't care if the whole damn department was queer.
Yes, MAGNUM FORCE "stick together like flypaper." And tell me, just how did that work out?:twisted:

... "A man's got to know his limitations."

Several years ago I got to see Hal Holbrook play live at Warner Von Braun Civic Center in Huntsville portraying Mark Twain. He's an accomplished actor who always delivers a great performance.
He's made a sort of mini career portraying Mark Twain over the years. In his intro he jokes that as the years go on, he needs less and less make-up to portray the aged Twain. :cool:
 

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Aww, don't feel like that Walt! (Although that is a beautiful Model 29 in the box with accessories). None of us can match up to ol' Clint when it comes one handed double action rapid fire of a .44 Mag. ;)

And for politically incorrect language, have you ever seen Gran Torino? Clint outdoes himself.

Tommy, I vividly remember Mr. Holbrook's performance of Mark Twain...it had broadcast on TV one year when I was 10 or 12 or so. That's the first thing I think of whenever I see him.:)
 

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Do ya feel lucky, Punk?

Looks exactly like my 21st Birthday present.

I was so touched that the next spring when I graduated university, I refused to let my folks buy me anything for that. I thougt the M29 (which they paid mid-'70s scalper's price for) was an extravagent enough gift to cover both occasions.
 

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There's a line in the first movie where the young Latino partner asks if Harry might be prejudiced against folks like him. The reply was definately non PC.

On the other hand, if the point had been raised, no doubt someone would have wrapped themselves in the First Ammendment and haughtily proclaimed it accurately portrayed the attitudes and language of the black booted thugs in question. It was authentic!

I have to admit I actually used the "I said I wasn't looking for trouble!" line once in similar circumstances. No 29 at hand, but a 1911 made an acceptable substitute.
 
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