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Messages - groucho070

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groucho070, where did you hear that Eastwood was offered the starring role in Escape from New York? I've never heard that, though I HAVE heard that Kurt Russell did a conscious Eastwood imitation as "Snake Plissen." (I think someone even posted here once that it's mentioned on the DVD's commentary track.)

At any rate, it's indeed a part one could picture Eastwood doing.

Sorry for getting back late. I read it somewhere and honestly I can't remember where. And you are right, Kurt did consciously imitate Eastwood. It was really flattering.

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Eastwood News / Re: Eastwood cuts Jackman down to size
« on: June 01, 2006, 04:05:52 AM »
Anyway, I think it was nice for Jackman to tell this tale. He has enough humility like THE man himself.

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Eastwood News / Eastwood cuts Jackman down to size
« on: June 01, 2006, 12:00:23 AM »
Very Eastwood.

I am not familiar with the remark, "You're holding up the line".

Not an American, you see. What does that mean.

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How come no one talks about the films that was originally offered to Eastwood and he turned it down?

I heard one: Snake Plisskin in Escape From New York. It was paycheque issue. Either that, or at that time he was just not interested in doing other's movies.

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General Discussion / Re: Best Comedy moment
« on: May 31, 2006, 09:56:43 PM »
Hi everyone, this is my first post.

This scene always has me laughing my ass off. I took the quote from imdb.com from The Enforcer:

[Callaghan learns he is being transferred to Personnel]

Harry Callahan: Personnel? That's for @#!holes!

Capt McKay: I was in Personnel for ten years.

Harry Callahan: Yeah

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General Discussion / Re: The Official MEMBER INTRODUCTIONS Thread
« on: May 31, 2006, 09:52:07 PM »
Hello. I am from Malaysia. Been a lifelong Eastwood fan, thanks to my dad who got me watching the westerns when I was a kid. Hope to contribute to this forum. Oh boy, I do...

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