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 Post subject: THE MAKING OF RED DAWN (original)
PostPosted: Sat Sep 23, 2017 10:31 am 
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I ran across this (and then could not believe that there was not an earlier "Red Dawn" thread, necessitating me to start this thread.




Well worth a watch and some very interesting insight from the actors featured in this.

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I always liked that movie. They went out of their way to make Russians and their stuff look like the real thing.


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Zad Fnark wrote:
I always liked that movie. They went out of their way to make Russians and their stuff look like the real thing.



That's not an exaggeration. From Wikipedia:

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Before starting work on the movie, the cast underwent a realistic, intensive eight-week military training course. During that time, production crews designed and built special combat vehicles in Newhall, California. Soldier of Fortune reported that the movie's T-72 tank was such a precise replica that "while it was being carted around Los Angeles, two CIA officers followed it to the studio and wanted to know where it had come from".


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Dawn#Shooting

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Damn Lea Thompson has aged like a fine wine!

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Anthropoid wrote:
Damn Lea Thompson has aged like a fine wine!

Can I borrow that "aging like fine wine"?

I know, sailing in dangerous waters. I have to always invent something new.

But things are not too desperate though. When I suggest that we should do some exercise, she takes it horizontally.

Difficult, but life is. :roll:

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