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Doc Savage - Man of Bronze

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  • Azariel
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    Re: Doc Savage - Man of Bronze

    Originally posted by devilchicken
    Originally posted by manmiles
    Originally posted by devilchicken
    Then again - I found Flash Gordon fairly entertaining when I was 7 or 8.
    Hey, the Flash Gordon film is entertaining at ANY AGE! :D
    All right, I'll give you that.

    One things for sure - they don't make movies like that anymore!

    Well, I'll be admiring the Buster Gable Flash and even the super cheesy 80's version (although the soundtrack by Queen was awesome) when the NEW Flash Gordon comes out played by Ashton Kutcher - which after seeing him on Tv and on Film already know this is a sure disaster that'll make the 80s version by Dino Laurentis seem like GOLD!

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  • Smelfungus
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    Gordon's ALIVE!!!!!

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  • Blackbeard
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    I guess you're talking about the 1980 film and not the old Buster Crabbe ones, or the TV series from the 50s? :)

    I used to love those on TV when I was a kid. Rockets made out of fairy liquid bottles - class.

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  • devilchicken
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    Re: Doc Savage - Man of Bronze

    Originally posted by manmiles
    Originally posted by devilchicken
    Then again - I found Flash Gordon fairly entertaining when I was 7 or 8.
    Hey, the Flash Gordon film is entertaining at ANY AGE! :D
    All right, I'll give you that.

    One things for sure - they don't make movies like that anymore!

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  • manmiles
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    Re: Doc Savage - Man of Bronze

    Originally posted by devilchicken
    Then again - I found Flash Gordon fairly entertaining when I was 7 or 8.
    Hey, the Flash Gordon film is entertaining at ANY AGE! :D

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  • Blackbeard
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    Yeah, I remember going to see the Doc Savage film at the cinema with my nan.

    Found it a bit disappointing after his Marvel Comic adventures I had been reading beforehand.

    I have seen it on TV a few times since, but not for something like 20 years.

    Surely a candidate for a remake in view of all the Hollywood comic book adaptations of late?

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  • devilchicken
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    I only remember a few scenes - I was trying to find out whether or not the movie was available on DVD or video so I could rent it. Guess its long OOP.

    There was an american indian assassin (in full indian dress) who falls off a building in NY. Doc Savage also had some sort of bullet proof tuxedo - that resists a sustained machine gun attack on a cruise ship.

    There was also a rather ludicrous fight scene at the end - where the hero and villain face off using different forms of martial arts.

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  • David Mosley
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    Ron Ely - the definitive Tarzan when I was a growing lad. :D

    I've always had a soft spot of the Doc Savage film. even if it perhaps doesn't hold up as well after 30 years. Perhaps my favourite bit is the scene with the 'displacement' glass and the sniper. :)

    :link http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072886/

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  • DeeCrowSeer
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    When I read the title, I got this vague flashback to a muscular chap sat out in the Arctic, looking rather pleased with himself because he didn't need a coat. Is that anything to do with it, or was that just a cheese-dream I had?

    No, I'm probably thinking of something else... :oops:

    Edit: Just looked it up, and some of the original novels were written by Lester Dent! Hurrah! The man I have to thank for awakening me to the joys of "pulp"! Bless.

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  • devilchicken
    started a topic Doc Savage - Man of Bronze

    Doc Savage - Man of Bronze

    Does anyone else remember this movie from 1975? I saw it a couple of times as a kid, and found it fairly enjoyable.

    Then again - I found Flash Gordon fairly entertaining when I was 7 or 8.
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