Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by LineDoggie » 04 Mar 2023 03:03

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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by von thoma » 04 Mar 2023 03:25

Tom Courtenay....just for the moment.
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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by von thoma » 04 Mar 2023 22:23

' Private Potter ' (1962), by Casper Wrede.
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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by LineDoggie » 05 Mar 2023 11:22

von thoma wrote:
04 Mar 2023 22:23
' Private Potter ' (1962), by Casper Wrede.
Correct
Odd Movie, he blows a Night operation against EOKA when he screams out, claims he saw god. Rest of Movie deals with the consequences
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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 05 Mar 2023 14:59

Maybe a question of who to ultimately obey - God or commanding officer?

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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by von thoma » 05 Mar 2023 22:29

Thanks.

New war movie :
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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by Uncle John » 05 Mar 2023 23:17

Looks like a railway map....and is that Trevor Howard?
Von Thoma's Express?
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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by von thoma » 06 Mar 2023 00:03

Yes, correct answer for Uncle John.

' Von Ryan's Express ' ( 1965 ), by Mark Robson.

You can make your proposal...
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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by Uncle John » 06 Mar 2023 02:21

woohoo thanks von thoma!
new clue......
ha nice try.jpg
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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by von thoma » 06 Mar 2023 02:37

A blind shot , ' The Desert Rats ' ?
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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by Gorque » 06 Mar 2023 03:26

Something about five hidden supply dumps?

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Post by Uncle John » 06 Mar 2023 03:28

Tsk tsk.....nope!
Sorry, I was talking to von thoma :wink:
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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by LineDoggie » 06 Mar 2023 10:57

Uncle John wrote:
06 Mar 2023 02:21
woohoo thanks von thoma!
new clue......

ha nice try.jpg
JJ Bramble, an excellent whiskey as they say in Milano...
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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by Gorque » 06 Mar 2023 15:07

Yayyy!!!!! :thumbsup:

Since I'm on my phone and wish to keep this game moving, I opt to pass my turn.

Somebody please provide a challenge. :)

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Re: Game: guess from which war/historical movie is the picture?

Post by Uncle John » 07 Mar 2023 02:14

Good movie from TCM channel long time ago....I heard Billy Wilder wanted Cary Grant to play the role of Bramble but Cary refused.
OK, one more from me....a little more tougher.....no?
Saw an afternoon movie on Australian TV 2 weeks ago.....
Good luck!
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