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June 21st, 2015, 6:03 am

Mr. Pennington: I saw the door standing open, it isn't wise these days. I called the Porter.Inspector Brunel "French Exchange": You didn't see the body, Mr. Pennington? (Pennington shakes his head)Brunel: Did you know Mr. Morlar well?Pennington: We were just neighbours.Brunel: Very British.Pennington: I am British.Brunel: Any visitors, girlfriends?Pennington: None that I've seen.Brunel: Boyfriends?Pennington: No. He may have been strange, but not that way, I think.Brunel: Would you know if he had any visitors?Pennington: What?Brunel: I can hear your TV set distinctly. You would be able to hear anything in here like laughter, argument, loud noise.Pennington: Not if my TV was on, it drowns the noise.Brunel: I see... How did you discover what happened then?Pennington: I took my milk bottles out during one of the commercial breaks. His door was wide open. I called the Porter.Brunel: Did you miss any of the programme? ... What about your wife?Pennington: My wife is dead.Brunel: Oh, I'm sorry... Thank you, Mr. Pennington... What do you drink, Mr. Pennington?Pennington: Beg your pardon? Whisky. A drop of whisky. Why?Brunel: No reason.(Pennington leaves.)Brunel: Television will be the death of crime detection, Duff.Sergeant Duff: How's that, Inspector?Brunel: No one hears anything any more."The Medusa Touch" (1978)
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October 18th, 2015, 11:10 pm

(from Ridley Scott's American Gangster)Ritchie: You know, I don?t think they want this to stop. I think it employs too many people, judges, lawyers, cops, prison guards, probation officers. They stop bringing dope into this country, about 100 000 people are gonna be out of a job.
 
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March 4th, 2018, 9:02 pm

Contratiempo

- [picking up the phone] ¿Cariño?
- ¿Qué tal París?
- Lleno de franceses antipáticos.
 
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March 4th, 2018, 9:10 pm

Dr. Frederick Frankenstein: Whose brain did you put in him?
Igor: Err... Abby something...
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein: Abby who?
Igor: Abby... Normal. Yes that's it, Abby Normal!
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March 6th, 2018, 10:03 pm

"Compatibility means deliberately repeating other people's mistakes."
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September 2nd, 2018, 1:32 pm

Brig. Gen. James Gavin: So that's it. We're pulling them out. It was Nijmegen.
Lt. Col. J.O.E. Vandeleur: It was the single road getting to Nijmegen.
Lt. Gen. Horrocks: No, it was after Nijmegen.
Lt. Gen. Frederick "Boy" Browning: And the fog, in England.
Maj. Gen. Stanislaw Sosabowski: Doesn't matter what it was. When one man says to another, "I know what let's do today, let's play the war game."... everybody dies.

Nijmegen was in ruins after the US air force bombed it, killing 800 civilians.
German bombing of Rotterdam in 1940  The number of casualties amongst the civilian population amounts to an estimated 850 to 950 people.
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September 2nd, 2018, 1:34 pm

Lt. Gen. Frederick "Boy" Browning: Hello, Roy. How are you?
Maj. Gen. Roy Urqhart: I'm not sure I'll know for a while. But I'm sorry about how it turned out.
Lt. Gen. Frederick "Boy" Browning: You did all you could.
Maj. Gen. Roy Urqhart: Yes, but did everyone else?
Lt. Gen. Frederick "Boy" Browning: They've got a bed for you upstairs if you want it.
Maj. Gen. Roy Urqhart: I took ten thousand men into Arnhem. I've come out with less than two. I don't feel much like sleeping.
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Lt. General Frederick "Boy" Browning: I've just been on to Monty. He's very proud and pleased.
Major General Urquhart: Pleased?
Lt. General Frederick "Boy" Browning: Of course. He thinks Market Garden was 90% successful.
Major General Urquhart: But what do you think?Lt. General Frederick "Boy" Browning: Well, as you know, I always felt we tried to go a bridge too far.[Urquart stares silently at Browning]
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September 2nd, 2018, 3:23 pm

Sosabowski and Maczek lived on exile in Britain (at home they would be killed by the communists after Poland was traded to Russia in Jalta). They were refused general's pensions by the British government. Sosabowski worked in a factory and Maczek as a hotel boy. I've heard that their British colleagues found out about their war past only at their funerals :-) My uncle (RAF pilot) left for Canada after WW2 and another one (RAF engineer) still lives in England. We are not in touch. All that was left of their families in Poland after the war was a homeless orphan - distant relatives who took care of her told the uncles not to return and to look for a better fate abroad if they have a chance (many such sad stories from those times).
 
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September 2nd, 2018, 3:28 pm

No good deed goes unpunished. I remember listening to a radio program about Sosabowski. 

Montgomery was an idiot. They should,have put Patton in charge at Arnhem.

There's a huge graveyard + war museum in Arnhem.,

// Most of the actors and extras (mostly student from Katholieke University Nijmegen) look flabby with the exception of James Caan ... you see is a karate guy etc.
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June 11th, 2021, 12:17 pm

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June 11th, 2021, 6:30 pm

Uno dos tres and four and five and ?
 
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June 11th, 2021, 9:09 pm

Uno dos tres and four and five and ?
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June 11th, 2021, 10:52 pm

Claro, el perro se queda, ¿eh?
Gatos pueden entrar.
 
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June 12th, 2021, 8:42 am

Claro, el perro se queda, ¿eh?
Gatos pueden entrar.
Ma solamente un gatto, ha capito?
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June 12th, 2021, 2:11 pm

In The Heat of the Night .. the slapping scene

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