A Brave and Modest Nation

R. A. Hettinga rah@shipwright.com
Fri, 26 Apr 2002 23:41:14 -0400

At 10:19 PM -0500 on 4/26/02, Gordon Mohr wrote:

> An example that comes to mind is that scene
> in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark', where an intimidating swordsman with a
> giant blade and flourishing technique is rapidly and casually dispatched
> by Indy and his pistol.

All because Harrison Ford had the flu that day, and didn't want to screw
around with the scene as blocked.

Necessity is the mother of Frank Zappa, and all that...


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