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National MS SocietyNational MS Society Together We Are Stronger. Walk to create a world free of MS.Dear Friend,Most of my friends know my dad suffered from MS for decades. It affected his quality of life and ultimately indirectly caused his death. Fortunately, medical science has greatly advanced in its treatment of the disease since my dad was diagnosed and there's even hope of a cure within my lifetime. I've signed up for my second Walk MS—an event that brings together a community of passionate people to connect and raise funds to change the world for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis. I'd welcome your generous support as I prepare for my walk.Ending multiple sclerosis for good will take all of us. It’s why Walk MS matters so much. And it’s why I’ve registered.. I hope you will support my fundraising efforts with a tax-deductible donation.The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is dedicated to creating a world free of MS, but they can't do it without our help. I…

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I really thought Conan 2 was Roy's Conan, not Howard's, but that was a huge improvement.
My biggest problem with Conan 1 was that he was a slave for so many years. Howard's Conan became Conan by being free. Such slavery would have domesticated him, and Howard's Conan would have escaped and killed his captors or die trying. I'm short on time. I'll add more later if I think of something worthwhile to say.
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p.s. Love the picture. Ahnold is so tiny!
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 7:57 PM, Chet <mormonyoyoman@gmail.com> wrote:
First movie - something no Howard story ever was: slow and tedious. Filled with great scenes that were dragged down by nothing scenes, the movie left us feeling as if we had watched a series of still pictures. 
Dino always talked about how people would feel real emotions in his versions of movies. (Most notoriously with King Kong: the Expensive Error) We never felt any emotion in the first movie, even with the Belit swipe. The closest was a sense of…

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First movie - something no Howard story ever was: slow and tedious. Filled with great scenes that were dragged down by nothing scenes, the movie left us feeling as if we had watched a series of still pictures. 
Dino always talked about how people would feel real emotions in his versions of movies. (Most notoriously with King Kong: the Expensive Error) We never felt any emotion in the first movie, even with the Belit swipe. The closest was a sense of awe watching the boring and bored boy exercising at a mill and becoming a bored and boring Arnold. Even that sequence was lifted from (of all places) the Three Stooges Meet Hercules.  At least Arnold looked like Frazetta's Conan. 
Conan 2 was such an improvement that it's the only movie with Howard's Conan in it. 
Conan Remake - no desire to see it. 

#RememberTheWigglyEars!
--Grandpa Chet
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018, 15:31 Ian Johnston <ian@johnstonepictures.com> wrote:

Well, I'm knee deep in Conan territory…  Having been through …

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Well, I'm knee deep in Conan territory…  Having been through about 10 - 15 magazines at this point, I thought it would make sense to see Arnold's (pronounced AH'-knoweld) depiction of the character from the two movies (and soon third) that were made… 
Quick notes: • I didn't watch the 2011 re-release featuring . • There is a TV series in the work that was announced in February! • I haven't watched the 1985 Red Sonja movie, yet...
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First I learned that Robert E. Howard and H.P. Lovecraft were pen pals.  I think that is pretty awesome.  Lovecraft helped get Howard into Weird Tales. You can definitely see the influence as Howard faced some of his own demons. After watching his mom comatose / die of Tuberculosis, Howard shot himself in his car when he was 30.  He was bullied about his writing, found love in his best friend's girl, (the original "Jessie's Girl"), and suffered from mild Oedipus complex… Ahhhhh, the pains of genius… his s…