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Ever wonder why ?

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David Report 12 Oct 2019 17:14

I've seen a Clint Eastwood movie named Kelly's Hero several times.

Of course it's a comedy but I always wonder why Clint and Telly Savalas and

Donald Sutherland walk to a Tiger tank. The tank driver gets out, speaks to

the Americans in English.

And why did Donald Sutherland buy the Tiger tank instead of stealing it ?


Bob Report 12 Oct 2019 19:07

because it ain't true. That film was on this afternoon. I sort of watched it whilst reading the paper. I must say, those Yanks must have been strong, those boxes of gold must have weighed around 500lbs and they were throwing them around like confetti.


Bob Report 12 Oct 2019 19:11

Just as a point of interest, a cubic foot of gold weighs 1206lbs. That's around half a ton!


Island Report 12 Oct 2019 19:30

Dunno. I think it must be a boy thing.
I'd be too busy ogling Clint :-D


David Report 12 Oct 2019 19:40

Yes I know it's fiction Bob as is most of Hollywoods condensing a

war into 90 minutes.

How about Odd Ball making a phone call from a bar and getting a Sergeant, a bridge

and a hundred soldiers to install it.


David Report 12 Oct 2019 21:26

Clint started in the movies in Rawhide. He became a super star with his

series of Spaghetti Westerns, then Harry Callahan (Smith Wesson n me)

He's directed many of his movies.

PS, was Mayor of Carmel, should have ran for Govenor (?)


Bob Report 14 Oct 2019 11:44

Rowdy Yates.


RolloTheRed Report 14 Oct 2019 12:45

"Mayor of Carmel, should have ran for Govenor (?)"

AFAIK Terminator got in first.


JoyLouise Report 14 Oct 2019 18:00

Many years ago I read that as his son got older and began to 'feel his feet', Clint decided it was time for him to muscle up himself! If he was being truthful, it did him no harm, did it - especially as far as the ladies were concerned. ;-)

I can hardly believe that he is 89 now! :-D


RolloTheRed Report 14 Oct 2019 18:35

for JoyLouise


JoyLouise Report 14 Oct 2019 18:43

Why thank you Rollo. It's all in the looks and the music isn't it?

Meryl and I share the same birthday (although I am slightly older). That's about the only thing we have in common! :-D


David Report 14 Oct 2019 19:44

In one film MISTY he played a DJ who was attacked :-0