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    • Tomcat
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      Looking to add some cool movies to the collection. Since they’re not very popular I’d like to hear what you guys recommend.

      Some of my favorites:

      Braveheart
      Jerimiah Johnson
      Fred Bear collection
      The Bear (old Disney movie I think)
      White Fang

      Then there’s movies like:

      13th Warrior
      Last of the Mohicans
      The Last Samurai
      The Hunted
      Ogniem i Mieczem (for other Polaks like me)
      and the Robin Hoods

      Which are cool too but they concentrate more on plot building and politics and dont really get into the grit of it.

    • David Petersen
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      Dersu Uzala, Academy Award for best foreign film … some years ago. Filmed in the Russian far east where the true story took place around the opening of the 19th century. Subtitled. Spellbinding and Dersu is as “traditional” as they come, though he hunts with an old rifle, not a bow. dp

    • Patrick
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      David Petersen wrote: Dersu Uzala, Academy Award for best foreign film … some years ago. Filmed in the Russian far east where the true story took place around the opening of the 19th century. Subtitled. Spellbinding and Dersu is as “traditional” as they come, though he hunts with an old rifle, not a bow. dp

      Dave, for some bizarre reason, I got the impression from your book that that movie was no longer available. I’m happy to find that my impression was wrong.:)

    • David Petersen
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      Patrick — the movie is easily available on dvd, and possibly via Roku or one of the other instant-watch outlets. In fact there are two versions and I have both. The original is in Russian with English subtitles–that’s the one to get. There’s also one I found on the internet that’s put out by a Russian company, cheap, which is overdubbed in English and while the film is the same, somehow the subtitled version is more powerful than the over-dub. It’s the book upon which it was based, Dersu the Trapper, that for many years was hard to find. But it has been republished and should be available via Amazon, etc. dp

    • David CoulterDavid Coulter
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      Hi Folks,
      This beautiful movie is also on Netflix, Dersu Uzala. thanks, d

    • Patrick
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      dwcphoto wrote: Hi Folks,
      This beautiful movie is also on Netflix, Dersu Uzala. thanks, d

      Unfortunately, not as a download though. 👿

      David Petersen wrote: Patrick — the movie is easily available on dvd, and possibly via Roku or one of the other instant-watch outlets. In fact there are two versions and I have both. The original is in Russian with English subtitles–that’s the one to get.

      Just paid for, and now awaiting its arrival. 😀

    • ReadyHawk
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      I’d like to add “LAST OF THE DOGMEN” to the list. You’ll love it!

    • trapperDave
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      the Mountain Men with Charlton Heston

    • ReadyHawk
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      Oh yeah, Mountain Men is a good one. Also stared Brian Keith.

    • Larry O. Fischer
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      Deliverence, movie based on the book with the same title by author James Dickey. Mr. Dickey was a subscriber until his passing. I also have the book on tape, and it is read by the author. Dickey was a traditional bowhunter and his influence on the sceenplay is very evident. Realism is watching the blood run down the arrow shaft and drip off the broadhead, unlike most movies, the actors don’t die immediately after being shot with an arrow, and we all know that’s exactly what happens.

    • Raymond CoffmanRaymond Coffman
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      What always impressed me about the reality of this film – was the sound of impact and the later pulling out of the shaft from the corpse of the rapist. Also seeing Voight get the “Buck ague” [fever] = The best part is the “Wild River Trip” hard to do today
      Cyberscout

    • SteveMcD
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    • FUBAR
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      Blackrobe is a great movie also

    • Tomcat
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      Excellent suggestions guys. Just the kind of stuff Im looking for

    • Mark Turton
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      A Knights Tale, with Heath Ledger, makes me smile but don’t think Chaucer would have recognised it.

    • SteveMcD
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      Filmography from the Master –

      Filmography

      •Cruise of the Zaca (1952)
      •Deep Sea Fishing (1952)
      •Tembo (1951)
      •Arrow Artistry (1951)
      •Battle of Champs (1947)
      •Cavalcade of Archery (1946)
      •Wild Boar Hunt (1940)
      •Sword Fishing (1939)
      •The Last Wilderness (1935)

      Technical advisor and archery instructor

      •Across the Wide Missouri (1951)
      •The Bandit of Sherwood Forest (1946)
      •Buffalo Bill (1944)
      •The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)

    • William WarrenWilliam Warren
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      Although not a Traditional movie in the sense that it is not an old movie The Weatherman with Nicolas Cage about a Chicago Weatherman who struggles with lifes twists and turns and finds a connection in traditional archery. A pretty good modern flick.

      Duncan

    • paza
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      those are all good bow movies, but I also love to watch the new King Arthur that came out a few years back. lots of bows and shots.

    • David CoulterDavid Coulter
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      If you want a good laugh, The Weather Man is great. The archery aspect has an appropriate connection that I’m sure many of us feel in life in general. Have your popcorn made ahead of time for this one.

    • Charles EkCharles Ek
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      ReadyHawk wrote: I’d like to add “LAST OF THE DOGMEN” to the list. You’ll love it!

      +1. “Always bet on red.” Especially in the dark on horseback.

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