Monthly Archives: November 2007

S.P.E.C.T.R.E.’s Take on the Night Watch

With all the talk about the Night Watch, and being either the ‘hunter’ or the ‘hunted,’ I decided to look for a scene that fits all of our zany ideas about the teen guard versus the infiltrators. My choice for … Continue reading

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Ben Hur – Chariot Race – Part 3/3

  The last and final scene of the Chariot Race from Ben Hur.  This scene is the shortest, but it contains the last stretch of the race and Pilate’s Speech to Judah.  Enjoy!

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Ben Hur – Chariot Race – Part 2/3

The main part of the chariot race.  You’ll probably won’t feel the same effect as you do on a big screen, but it is a pretty amazing scene for a 1959 film. This video is about Seven Minutes long, and … Continue reading

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Crusader Engagement

This is actually the first time I started using the name ‘Baldwin.’ I was bored one night and couldn’t fall asleep, and was recently reading some historical writings on the Crusades, so what was I to do? lol I’m still … Continue reading

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Ben Hur – Chariot Race – Part 1/3

‘Ben Hur’ has been one of my favorite movies since I was a little boy. The chariot race was the biggest thing I had ever seen in a movie (Before the glorious days of C.G. Imagery) and after seeing the … Continue reading

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Deus Vult! – The First Crusade is Preached – November 27th, 2007

On this day, 912 years ago to the date, Pope Urban II preached the First Crusade at the Council of Clermont in France. The Council lasted from November 18 to November 28, and was attended by about 300 clerics from … Continue reading

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A Random Compilation-Part 2

It just gets weirder and weirder. ;) Paul turned in his restless sleep, he was too excited. It turned out that his father actually accepted the money and gave permission for Paul to join Lord Baldwin and his fellow Crusaders … Continue reading

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