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The Square Peg, Movie, 1958 IMDB

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Also known as:

  • Espía a la fuerza (Spain)
  • Le point de chute (France)
  • Un parachute pour M. Pitkin (France)
  • Io e il generale (Italy)

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stronghold EN

2006-03-22 10:09

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The film is set during WW2 and the scenes with the Black truck,German truck and Mercedes are supposed to be in occupied France.

Sandie SX

2010-10-04 23:55

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RIP Norman Wisdom who died today.

dsl SX

2010-10-05 00:10

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Sandie wrote RIP Norman Wisdom who died today.

There is a supposedly true story about the EU's instant translation facilities for delegates at the Brussels parliamentary sessions. Several years ago, a tense debate on European dairy policy was underway with big problems described in northern France, and the French minister wanted these to be resolved locally by "la sagesse des Normandes" - this was translated as "the problem will be solved by Norman wisdom". Everyone else wondered why the Brits started laughing hysterically.

ingo DE

2010-10-05 23:32

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The Norman Wisdom-movies, I have seen, had always the same plot. A little honest man fights against someone bigger and/or some injustice. At last he holds a big, engaged and evocative oration and then it was the Happy End.

Probably this was the reason, why Norman Wisdom-movies were only shown in the DDR-television.

Gag Halfrunt UK

2010-10-05 23:41

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Norman Wisdom was hugely popular in Albania too, and his films were the only western films shown there during the communist era. It's even said that Enver Hoxha was a fan.

-- Last edit: 2010-10-05 23:41:16

3loader RU

2010-11-16 12:19

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Actually in USSR too. This one and "A Stitch In Time".

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