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geniph Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-03-03 05:26 PM
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9. Dammit, I missed it!
We have the first 4 on DVD. The casting is wonderful. They're actually doing justice to Forester.
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  -Who watched Horatio? trof  Dec-03-03 03:38 PM   #0 
  - ME ME ME!!! Yes, he's proposed....but....  Gloria   Dec-03-03 03:42 PM   #1 
  - Don't mean to sound snobbish, but  trof   Dec-03-03 04:02 PM   #5 
  - She was also Saffy in "Absolutely fabulous".  Cleita   Dec-03-03 03:44 PM   #2 
  - yes, but that's very in tune with the literary Hornblower  Sagan   Dec-03-03 03:49 PM   #3 
  - Not to mention Ginger in "Chicken Run"...!  phaseolus   Dec-03-03 04:00 PM   #4 
  - FWIW, the Hornblower novels were based on a real person -- Thomas Cochrane  Vitruvius   Dec-03-03 04:27 PM   #6 
  - You left out the part about Cochrane  geniph   Dec-03-03 05:24 PM   #8 
  - Cochrane's wife, Katherine (nee Barnes), was also interesting -- brainy,  Vitruvius   Dec-03-03 07:04 PM   #10 
     - there was a real Hornblower; his name was HORATIO HORNBLOWER  PurityOfEssence   Dec-03-03 08:23 PM   #11 
        - LOL! Good find! That "family tree" is from C. Northcote Parkinson's  Vitruvius   Dec-03-03 09:16 PM   #12 
           - Yikes! Apparently, I'M daft...  PurityOfEssence   Dec-03-03 11:36 PM   #13 
  - Cochrane!  Johnyawl   Dec-04-03 11:24 AM   #16 
  - I saw the series a couple of years ago when A&E first put it on.  Billy_Pilgrim   Dec-03-03 04:31 PM   #7 
  - Dammit, I missed it!  geniph   Dec-03-03 05:26 PM   #9 
     - Mr. Forrester, Ma'am  The Magistrate   Dec-03-03 11:42 PM   #14 
        - My goodness, I'd forgotten "The Gun" was Forester  Johnyawl   Dec-04-03 11:11 AM   #15 
           - Rifleman Dodd is simply EXCELLENT.  Vitruvius   Dec-04-03 03:14 PM   #17 

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