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Old November 2nd, 2009, 05:58 AM   #1
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Which historical persons life would you like to see in a movie?


There have been many movies made about historical persons from different countries and different places. But still there are many people left that one could make excting and interesting movies about. Do you have any suggestions whos life one can do a good movie about?

One person I would like to see a film about is the female Apache leader Lozen (sister to the maybe more famous Victorio). Together with her brother and with Geronimo and others she fought both US and Mexican troops in the 19th century. It is said that she had a special gift to foresee the movements of the enemy, which saved her people several times.

Aside from being a leader of war she was also a shaman, midwife and healer.

There has been made a documentary about her in 2003, in the TV series Warrior women. The episode was narrated by Lucy Lawless (Xena).
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Sulemain I would be quite interesting.
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Oh and definitely Theodore Roosevelt, pretty much my favourite U.S. President ever.
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Brian Kieth did a good job as Teddy R in The Wind and the Lion.
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Gustavus Adolphus would be interesting.

Maybe an accurate account of Cortes.
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Maybe an accurate account of Cortes.
For the type of violence that would need to be portayed in that film, you would need the master of pain, Mel Gibson, to direct
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Hereward the Wake.

Mel Gibson could play him and get to scream "Freedom" a lot.
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Smedley Butler, Dragutin Dimitrijević, Ludwig Yorck von Wartenburg
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Hereward the Wake.

Mel Gibson could play him and get to scream "Freedom" a lot.
And after that, he could do Dubya!
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And after that, he could do Dubya!
I don't even know anybody who has seen that film..
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