My Favourite Films and some trivia about them

A Listmania! list by Mr. I. C. Brocken
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Ben-Hur [1959] [DVD]
1.  Ben-Hur [1959] [DVD] DVD ~ Charlton Heston
The list author says:
  "Gore Vidal was was let go after he tried to inject too much of a homosexual flavor in the relationship between Ben-Hur and Messala."
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The Invisible Man [DVD]
2.  The Invisible Man [DVD] DVD ~ Claude Rains
The list author says:
  "The dangerous 'bleaching compound' Monocaine, mentioned in the film is actually a synthetic substitute fro Cocaine, similar to Novocaine."
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Withnail and I [DVD]
3.  Withnail and I [DVD] DVD ~ Richard E. Grant
The list author says:
  "The Camberwell Carrot was actually made with herbal cigarettes. Also, The photograph of Richard Griffiths in Uncle Monty's cottage is from World Cup: A Captain's Tale."
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For A Few Dollars More [DVD]
4.  For A Few Dollars More [DVD] DVD ~ Clint Eastwood
The list author says:
  "Lee Van Cleef claimed to be faster on the draw than Clint Eastwood. He took three frames of film (one eighth of a second) to draw, cock and fire"
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The Hound Of The Baskervilles [DVD] [1959]
5.  The Hound Of The Baskervilles [DVD] [1959] DVD ~ Peter Cushing
The list author says:
  "For his role as Sherlock Holmes he of course had to have a pipe but as Peter Cushing was either a non-smoker or didn't like the taste of the pipe, he kept a glass of milk always to hand to remove the"
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Where Eagles Dare  [1968] [DVD]
6.  Where Eagles Dare [1968] [DVD] DVD ~ Clint Eastwood
The list author says:
  "The Schloss Adler is actually the Schloss Hohenwerfen in Austria. There are no cable cars near Schloss Hohenwerfen. Hence the Cable Car shooting is done somewhere else"
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Easy Rider [DVD] [2000]
7.  Easy Rider [DVD] [2000] DVD ~ Peter Fonda
The list author says:
  "The rednecks in the Louisiana coffee shop were all local residents. Hopper saw them making wisecracks whilst filming and decided to use them instead of actors."
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Watership Down [DVD] [1978]
8.  Watership Down [DVD] [1978] DVD ~ John Hurt
The list author says:
  "The backgrounds and locations - especially Efrafa and the nearby railway - are near-perfect matches to the diagrams and maps in Richard Adams's book."
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Journey To The Center Of The Earth [DVD] [1959]
9.  Journey To The Center Of The Earth [DVD] [1959] DVD ~ James Mason
The list author says:
  "The screenwriter evidently thought that since English-speaking people can have surnames like London or York then Swedes can be named Goetaborg (second largest city in Sweden) - which is very unusual"
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Do the Right Thing [DVD] [1989] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
10.  Do the Right Thing [DVD] [1989] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] 
The list author says:
  "This film was inspired by an actual incident in New York where some black youths were chased out of a pizzeria by some white youths in a section of New York known as Howard Beach."
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Glengarry Glen Ross [DVD] [1992]
11.  Glengarry Glen Ross [DVD] [1992] DVD ~ Al Pacino
The list author says:
  "During filming, members of the cast who weren't required to be on the set certain days would show up anyway to watch the other actors' performances."
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