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Re: Historical Accuracy

Poster: EoganOg@aol.com

In a message dated 6/18/99 8:30:50 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
jsrechts@imap.unc.edu writes:

> Like the playrights before them (Shakespeare for example), TV and movie
>  writers and directors are looking for
>  dramatic effect, what will make the audience happy, and then stamping it
>  their own interpretations, not historical facts.

Very good point!  Shakespeare's version of Macbeth, for instance, was in many 
ways more inaccurate than Braveheart was in our day.  I suppose the Hollywood 
mentality is perfectly period, then. ;-)
Eogan Og
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