Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Fid » Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:56 pm

It's all party hats and wiener dogs till somebody shoots an Archduke.
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness » Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:08 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:40 am
Didn't know they made movies of this stuff.
Turn the sound off for authenticity.
These charming feathers swinging in the wind! :)

Italian bersaglieri still have feathers on their uniforms, even on helmets too:

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Afghanistan, 2012.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Sep 26, 2019 7:29 pm

Luxury ocean travel in the 1930s. Nobody does it like that any more. 8)

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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by Witness » Fri Sep 27, 2019 12:34 am

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A 1934 staged photo by photographer A.L. "Whitey" Schafer, mocking the Hays movie censorship Code by violating as many of its rules as possible in a single image.

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Post by robinson » Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:09 am

I love it!
You never know what's going to happen, then some shit happens nobody saw coming, then later somebody says they knew it was coming, then some new shit happens nobody saw coming, rinse and repeat

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Post by robinson » Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:16 am

You never know what's going to happen, then some shit happens nobody saw coming, then later somebody says they knew it was coming, then some new shit happens nobody saw coming, rinse and repeat

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Post by Witness » Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:19 am

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Socialist Labor Party of America, 1968.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:51 pm

Witness wrote:
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:19 am
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Socialist Labor Party of America, 1968.
I'm from a mileu where I actually remember that one.

The main trouble with it was that most workers never even heard of the Socialist Labor Party.

BTW, that era was the heyday (in the United States) of private sector labor unions (AFL-CIO plus Teamsters).
"Social Fascists" according to both Communists and Trotskyites like the SLP.
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Post by robinson » Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:28 pm

Communism/socialism works when it means the workers get more money and benefits
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:37 pm

Is Model 427 the car or the model? :)
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Post by solely » Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:12 am

She's a beast. Not supermodel material.

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Post by robinson » Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:25 am

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Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:11 am

OMG, he killed an endangered species. What a jerk.
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Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:18 am

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I know the first 3. Never heard of the other 2.
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Post by ed » Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:35 am

You are making me feel old. Lawford was JFK's brother in law, minor actor. Bishop was a comedian, stand up. Not as funny as Sienfeld. Had a TV show.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Oct 03, 2019 12:57 pm

Joey Bishop. Almost as unfunny as Seinfeld.
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Post by ed » Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:00 pm

:P
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Re: Abdul's official "The past is a foreign country" thread.

Post by solely » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:28 pm

I don't know if I would call Lawford a minor actor, lets just say he worked in film.
The only movie I can tolerate him in was Advise and Consent, Senator Lafe Smith.

Calling Bishop a comedian is overly generous.

All of them contributed to making some of the worst movies ever.