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

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Spoiler:
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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I love it!
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♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ "

"Science and Mother Nature are in a marriage where Science is always surprised to come home and find Mother Nature blowing the neighbor."

♪ ♫ ♩ ♬

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Socialist Labor Party of America, 1968.

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Witness wrote:
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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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Communism/socialism works when it means the workers get more money and benefits
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Is Model 427 the car or the model? :)
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She's a beast. Not supermodel material.

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♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ "

"Science and Mother Nature are in a marriage where Science is always surprised to come home and find Mother Nature blowing the neighbor."

♪ ♫ ♩ ♬

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OMG, he killed an endangered species. What a jerk.
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I know the first 3. Never heard of the other 2.
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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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Joey Bishop. Almost as unfunny as Seinfeld.
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:P
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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.