Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

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Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby patrick » 14 Jul 2015 01:58

what are your favorite scenes from these 2 movies?

for me, from Zulu, my favorite is after cavalry unit take off and the men start standing around.....and then Colour Serjeant Bourne steps into the middle and utters that famous line "All Right Then! Nobody told you to stop working!!"

from Zulu Dawn.....it has to be when Private Williams calls "Stand To" only to face scorn and ridicule...but, when an approaching sound is heard, Colour Serjeant Williams tells everyone to "Stand To"....the look of Private William's face at the end of that, the pleasure of vindication

Honourable Mention = from Zulu - the moment when Colour Serjeant Bourne reports to Chard "The sentries report Zulus....thousands of them!" .....
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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby jf42 » 14 Jul 2015 09:01

- "Because we're here, lad. Nobody else. Just us"

- "Say 'Sir'. Officer on Parade."

and

'Men of Harlech' - tosh, but magnificent tosh.

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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby nthornton1979 » 14 Jul 2015 12:57

Yes, the 'sing-off' is a classic piece of cinema history. I like way the camera pans across the Zulu line as they sing (at the start of the scene)

There are lots of great scenes, including Schiess saving Chard (the stand-out bit being when he amazingly kills an attacking warrior by hitting the Zulus shield with his crutch!)


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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby jf42 » 14 Jul 2015 16:48

Yes. 'The Dreaded Crutch of Death' :o Most of the hand-to-hand fighting is embarrassingly undercranked but one becomes almost oblivious after a few dozen viewings. The retreat from the burning hospital, is however, an excellent set-piece of cinematic drama- even if James Booth as 'Hook' has been beamed down from another century. The moment when he goes back to liberate the medicinal brandy from the flaming cabinet -"Hooky, that's a flogging offense!" -and we get a glimpse of how badly he needed that drink at that moment, makes up for everything.
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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby RobD » 14 Jul 2015 17:51

Personally, I get goosebumps when this sequence comes around. However I have no idea what "mark your target" means except when I am in the butts at Bisley, but here it is:

Look to your front. Mark the orders.
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Mark the target when it comes.
Look to your front.
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Mark your target when it comes.
Look to your front.
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Look to your front.
Mark your target when it comes.
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Mark your target. Look to your front.
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- Hitch, do your tunic up.
- My tunic?
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Do it up.
Where do you think you are, man?
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Look to your front.
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Mark your target when it comes.
To your front.
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- Mark your target when it comes.
- Look to your front.
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Mark the orders.
Mark your target when it comes.
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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby Norwood » 14 Jul 2015 19:50

Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead: Sixty! We dropped at least 60, wouldn't you say?


Adendorff: That leaves only 3,940.
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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby Army aviation » 14 Jul 2015 21:19

"........sounds like a train....in the distance!"
"......to hold our ground........"
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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby Army aviation » 14 Jul 2015 21:21

When the perimeter is breached by the Zulus and the trusty C/Sgt. Bourne plugs the gap with some fine bayoneting!!
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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby jf42 » 14 Jul 2015 23:18

Tempered perhaps by the distraction of wondering why his sergeant's stripes are on his left arm... :?

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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby Josh&Historyland » 15 Jul 2015 10:59

Fun!

1: "Very wonderful things these"

2: "And who do you think is coming to wipe out your little command, the Grenadier Guards?"

3: I'm with JF the "Co's we're ere" bit is brilliant. And Rob when the NCO's are making the rounds is a great touch.

4: Hookie's redemption scene in the hospital.

5: The shame in the Butchers yard at the end.

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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby mike snook » 15 Jul 2015 14:34

I think you gentlemen ought to take a couple of tablets and lie down in a darkened room for a bit!! Did you forget to wear your hats when the sun came out the other day! 8)

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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby Andyb » 15 Jul 2015 15:50

"Looks jolly simple"
"Oh it's jolly deadly old boy"

"You moved...you moved.Go and tell the Corporal of that shambles you love him more than me"
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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby jf42 » 15 Jul 2015 18:54

mike snook wrote:I think you gentlemen ought to take a couple of tablets and lie down in a darkened room for a bit!! Did you forget to wear your hats when the sun came out the other day! 8)

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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby Josh&Historyland » 15 Jul 2015 19:17

mike snook wrote:I think you gentlemen ought to take a couple of tablets and lie down in a darkened room for a bit!! Did you forget to wear your hats when the sun came out the other day! 8)

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Mike is bringing the Zoltan Korda Four Feathers into the picture on two counts! ;)

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Re: Zulu Dawn and Zulu - favorite scenes

Postby colsjt65 » 15 Jul 2015 20:24

'Corporal Storey: Oh no! Come all this bloody way to get shot by a bullet from Birmingham? Shoot straight you b*******! '
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