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Offline airgunnut

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the bandit is dead
« on: September 07, 2018, 06:13:13 PM »
Burt Reynolds has passed away at 82
the Hooper, smokey and the bandit, cannon ball run films were a must see when i was at school (re runs of coarse)
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Re: the bandit is dead
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2018, 11:05:02 AM »
Reynolds was a true old school style hollywood legend IMHO. 8)

Along with the films you mention, Deliverance, Mean Machine and Boogie Nights are amongst my favourites of his.

He apparently turned down a load of top roles, including playing James Bond, Han Solo and Michael Corleone in The Godfather.........plus also the leading roles in Pretty Woman, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and the Die Hard franchise.


R.I.P Burton, you will be sadly missed. :(

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Re: the bandit is dead
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2018, 08:23:20 AM »
Reynolds was an icon of my childhood.

If he was in a film it would never disappoint.

I could watch them over and over.
..........so I packed up and went to the pub.

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« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2018, 01:19:32 AM »
The "Bandit" Reynolds said:  * I Had More Fun Than Anybody *  .....Verrrry True.....Franky