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such a nasty woman | by maryann johanson

from Facebook: Taken in the Old West

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  • RogerBW

    That’s an odd way of spelling “favourite horse”.

  • Horse, daughter, what’s the difference? It’s all a man’s property.

  • Dr. Rocketscience

    Hey, Michael Pere is still working?

  • Tonio Kruger

    Well, in all fairness, it’s not like abduction of female kinfolk was a rare theme in Western movies and literature before this movie came along. I seem to recall a certain John Ford film in which the abduction of a man’s niece by American Indians played a substantial role in the plot. And even British author Arthur Conan Doyle could not resist adding a subplot concerning female abduction in his Holmes novel A Study in Scarlet — only in his case, the culprits proved to be Mormons.

    That said, this project does sound like the type of thing that only a Seth MacFarlane fan could love.

  • RogerBW

    Yeah, but that’s the point – it’s been done.

  • It was also once acceptable to have white people in blackface in movies. Times change.

  • Tonio Kruger

    Actually, if you wish to be pedantic, the question is not so much is whether or not it’s been done — after all, one could say the same thing about Titanic, Star Trek: Into Darkness and a host of other movies that have received praise on this forum — but whether or not it’s worth doing again.

    In this case, the answer to that question is obviously no.

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