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Translation Find a translation for this quote in other languages: Select another language: - Select - Joe Biden held a series of high level jobs in the U.S. government. Just us. Mr Hall's book, Zulu: With Some Guts Behind it, has been out of print for ages and fetches in three figures. Itâs giving. Pedants point out that some of the rifles are the wrong vintage or the wrong make. âI feel sick,â says Lt Bromhead (Caine), âand ashamed.â, Zulu stuck resolutely to its historical integrity, one of the last blockbusters of its kind to dare to exclude American stars from what was essentially a British story. TUCKER CARLSON, FOX NEWS: It's been obvious for decades now that the Biden family has gotten rich from selling influence abroad. Your self-care is your responsibility, nobody elseâs. The defenders â outnumbered by more than 25 to one against 4,000 Zulus â fall back, regroup, hold their ground, fight their attackers hand-to-hand to a standstill, and win the day, but only just. If anything, weâre better. Because somebody, if youâre here, you got to like Trump, because weâre working on getting their pensions taken care of, because they were taken advantage of. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. Though the outside world voiced disapproval of apartheid, it had not yet made South Africa the pariah state it would soon become, boycotted and out-of-bounds. I saw Zulu on its first run when I was nine on a giant screen in the afternoon with my pals. Men donât like it because the person they married is gone. This in itself was noteworthy. A remake of Zulu today would be drenched in so much blood it might prove unwatchable. Gauls? It reappears regularly on television, particularly at high days and holidays. For 99.99 percent of the people in the world, no one will hear their stories, but theyâre just as important as everyone elseâs. The Egyptian theater in LA had a Caine series in the late 90s, he couldn't attend any of the screenings but agreed to be filmed for an interview. But Zulu itself stuck resolutely to its historical integrity, one of the last blockbusters of its kind to dare to exclude American stars from what was essentially a British story. Just us. One of the many memorable battle scenes as the hopelessly outnumbered British take on wave after wave of Zulu warriors. "Don't you throw those bloody spears at me! Yet the absence of gore, far from diminishing Zulu, adds to its greatness. Elsewhere, Hollywood was insisting on catapulting Americans into our war films. No wonder this was a film the South African government made sure its black population would never get to see for themselves. The real Hookâs ageing daughter left the premiere in disgust when she saw her model soldier fatherâs reputation trashed. The British retreated in disarray, and the victorious Zulus marched forward to menace the borders of British South Africa, only to be stopped heroically at Rorkeâs Drift. An excuse was invented to invade Zululand and an easy victory expected. As the smoke of guns disperses over the final battle scene, the British soldiers stare in horror at the piled-up bodies of Zulu around their sand-bagged last redoubt. Because we're here, lad. âThereâs nobody else who can tell us who we are, where we belong,â he said. 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The producers were also forbidden from paying wages to the 500 local black men and women they used as extras for the Zulu army â a stricture they got round by giving them the herd of cattle used on set. One of the most misunderstood facts about human emotion is this: fear does not mean desire to avoid. I love the film because it allows a white, British, upper-middle class man like me to be a hero, for once in a movie (after 1940, and not written by Shakespeare...). I've always divorced the film from history or politics and focused on the core plot: The vastly outnumbered group defending a post against an overwhelming force. On this day 132 years ago the two of the most memorable actions of the Zulu war took place The Battle of Isandlwana and the Battle of Rorke's Drift. Lt. Chard: Colour Sergeant. Heâs the only one speaking a different language than everyone else just following the rules. In a pandemic, weâre almost even with where we were before the pandemic started, and nobody would have said that was possible â nobody at all. A typical weblog is one person posting their thoughts on the unique things they find on the web. Which sounds an awful lot like the Roman Pilum, doesn't it? Nobody else. But 1,300 men of the first column to enter were cut to pieces at Isandlwana. What happened yes in the beginning it seemed like wow are we crazy, are we just seeing something else that nobody else is seeing and then it turned out later on that. 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This is more than black and white; Southern Africa could have been anyone's; the English made it just over Zulu and Dutch, had Rorke's Drift been different, Africa would be, maybe for the better - then again maybe not. Even if we donât find the victim, weâre removing hundreds, if not thousands, of images that would otherwise still be online. October 23, 2014 7:17 PM Subscribe. No hint of glory. Over two and a half years â weâre almost up to three â but this was done and calculated only as of two and a half, and itâs only gone up since then â weâre â¦ The battle is re-fought like no other single incident in Britainâs imperial history. I donât think weâre going to need it because it looks like weâre plateauing and maybe even, in many cases, coming down. Everybody has a story, and theyâre all fascinating. That itâs actually for the person weâre marrying. Despite the terrible bloodshed, there is honour on both sides â and a lump in the throats of those of us watching this masterpiece of British film-making even for the umpteenth time. Amazingly, the film he co-produced with its lead actor, Baker, manages to remain neutral about Britainâs much-maligned imperial heritage. He said he knew he had something special in Derek Jeter because Jeter still hadn't shaved. If youâre a leftist, donât get mad at Rogan because heâs doing well. Just us. I guess I am getting forgetful in my old age. Once again, our blood chilled at the fast-approaching rumble of fists pounding on cowhide shields. Yeah, won't somebody please think of the reputations of guys who went halfway around the world to kill people and take their lands for the sin of not being white?