[LMB] GJ&RQ musings...

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Mar 26 19:24:33 BST 2018


On Fri, 23 Mar 2018 16:20:59 -0600, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net>
wrote:

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>And, while it is true that Sean Connery has the same accent in all of his movies - there is one movie that I have seen his accent criticized heavily, where it is absolutely appropriate.
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>In The Hunt For Red October, he portrays Captain First Rate Marko Alexandrovich Ramius was a Lithuanian-born Russian Soviet Union sub commander.   He was speaking Russian in English, with the accent of someone whose stereotype nationality is similar to the stereotype of a Scotsman’s accent is to English.
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>It was perfect.

Yes, I thought that was actually a clever use of his accent.
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