Posted by Pat on January 14, 1999 at 14:36:49:
In Reply to: The Grey Hair posted by Victoria on January 14, 1999 at 08:00:51:
: There has been some discussion on the board about
: the identity of the person called "The Grey Hair,"
: and it has been remarked upon that the Col. Monro
: of the film didn’t seem to fit the bill. We know
: that Michael Mann used cinematic license
: to collapse time by placing Joseph Brant at an older
: age than he actually would have been during the time
: the film was set. Given this I have often wondered if,
: when her refers to the Grey Hair, if he wasn’t
: making a composite figure out of Monro. Monro was a
: heretofore unnoticeable Scottish Colonel relegated to
: commanding a wilderness fort who could not have afforded
: an address any where near Portman Square. Nor was
: he capable of painting the war post red, stirring up the
: fearsome Mohawk bringing them to fall upon
: Magua’s village.
Wasn't "Grey Hair" simply another name Magua used when refering to Col. Munro?
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