Re: LOTM in Vanity Fair

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Posted by Doc M on October 31, 1999 at 12:09:48:

In Reply to: Re: LOTM in Vanity Fair posted by MMMMarcia on October 31, 1999 at 07:06:18:

: Bill writes:
: : I missed that also, but did watch Bounty again with Mel Gibson....and MMMMMMarcia's heart throb as the first officer eventually demoted while Fletcher Christian was promoted to first officer. Bad choice that on the part of Lt. Bligh (Anthony Hopkins) and poor form to reward such an appointment in the manner that old Mel did!

: : Did anybody else notice that Mr Fryer, the first officer, was none other than DDL?

: Hi, Bill...I have always enjoyed watching The Bounty. It was Mel at his most gorgeous, Anthony Hopkins in a great part, DDL was wonderful (as always), especially spitting and spluttering when the gag was in HIS mouth. Mark loves the scenery (and something tells me he isn't referring only to the mountains and ocean!)

: And while you were watching, did you notice a then-unknown Liam Neeson?

: MMMMarcia

Don't forget the absolutely side-splitting scene when Mr.
Fryer stalks into the cabin wearing that amazing three-foot-
high hat thingie and hollering "I AM MASTER OF THE BOUNTY!!"
I always had a soft spot in my heart for Captain Bligh.
And flogging. I mean, what's so bad about a little flogging
now and again? Gets the circulation going! Doctor Mary's
favorite bumper sticker of all time, which she has moved
heaven and earth to buy for herself with no luck, was
"Have You Flogged Your Crew Today?"

Doc M

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