Val kilmer plays doc holliday, a role previously played in 3 different 1959 television productions by adam west who later became batman 1966. The only fossils youll find are things like corals, sponges and trilobites. He can never kill enough, or steal enough, or inflict enough pain to ever fill it. Western fans how accurate is tombstone doc holliday.
Instead james and his wife bessie arrived with wyatt and virgil. Corral, which was a 30second shootout between lawmen and a group of outlaws. The book was written by an author who has done his research and it is evident as you read each chapter. Many fans didnt want this to happen, but biehn gave an interview where he revealed. The 1993 american movie tombstone is a classic display of events that took place in a city called tombstone. Things you didnt know about tombstone by emily hawthorne 7819 its hard to keep up with all the behindthescenes drama of 1993s western epic tombstone. What you may not know is that some items have symbols or tricks to them that can actually make your life a lot easier. I very much enjoyed reading the stories provided by the cast members of the movie tombstone. Tombstone has a terrific ensemble cast so starry, in fact, that supporting actor stephen lang is often overlooked. Cosmatos, written by kevin jarre, who was also the original director but was replaced early in production, and starring kurt russell and val kilmer. If youve seen the movie, then youll know there is a scene where doc holliday, who is played by val kilmer, shoots jonny ringo, played by michael biehn. There arent any dinosaur fossils at the grand canyon because the rocks are way older than the dinosaurs. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in tombstone, arizona on tripadvisor. I cant say im an expert on this subject, but i do know something about it, and the simple answer is that, as films go, tombstone was extremely accurate.
After having seen the movie dozens of times, i cant wait to watch it again to look for things described in the book for various scenes. Tombstone is a 1993 american western film directed by george p. Bat wing doors swing open and you find yourself in a room. Arizona has the largest percentage of land designated as indian lands, and. From remixes hes made, to original songs, to fan songs, this test wi. Cosmatos said, the emotion is the most important thing in a movie. Most of us use household items without paying too much attention to them. Take it and show everyone how much you really know about this great western film, or you can run and hide as if wyatt earp just ran you out of town. This may seem strange to viewers and fans, but this just showed how. Its hard to imagine the famous film without val kilmer, but the role almost went to willem dafoe. I didnt know exactly what to expect, but since the events depicted in the movie are based on historical facts, i thought it would be an authentically preserved western town. Just the name brings to mind dusty trails through the desert, saguaro and tumbleweed. I am so happy i was asked back to tombstone for helldorado days this weekened, the 20th. A man like ringo has got a great big hole, right in the middle of him.
Val kilmer was often spoken about as one of the bright spots in tombstone. Challenge yourself with this quiz and see how much you know about tombstone. Earp was the last surviving participant of the ok corral shootout. No one says dick about the 1994 kevin costner pile of boredom that was wyatt earp though. Ive seen both and ill take tombstone every day of the week and twice on sunday. Twentyfive years later and people still quote, rewatch, and generally enjoy 1993 western tombstone. The 15 best things to do in tombstone 2020 with photos.
Even though its not doc hollidays im sure it will be a blast. Fun things to do in tombstone arizona with kids travel blog. That is some kind of dedication to not just the movie but to the cast and crew. I honestly dont know who edited this version but they should be fired ten times. In 1879, members of an outlaw gang known to wear red sashes called the cowboys, led. Tombstone being my favorite western, i developed an interest in the films central. Some examples of these include a stapler, lollipop sticks, shoes, measuring. You may know every scene in this movie like the back of your hand, but today we ve collected 10 things you never knew about tombstone. It is based on historical events and depicts reallife lawmen and outlaws tombstone is based on historical events that took place in tombstone, arizona during the 1880s, including the gunfight at the o. If you think you do know every quote from the movie, heres a quiz for you. When you first see the tombstone in the movie that says, here lies lester moore, four slugs from a.
Here is a video of trevors analysis of my portrayal of doc. Frame johnson already cleaned up tombstone and hopes to settle down near cottonwood. However, it turns out that this actually is a real western tombstone. There are plenty of things even the most ardent fans dont know about the lord of the rings author john ronald reuel tolkien, who was born on. Ten terrific tombstone facts detours american west. I liked kirk douglas as doc holliday but think that val kilmer was absolutely the best. Get ready for a quiz about how much you know about the living tombstones music. Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist eddie deezen. The three earp brothers who first arrived arrived to tombstone in late 1879 didnt include morgan unlike in the tombstone movie. It was upon seeing this film that joel schumacher was inspired to cast kilmer in batman.
You may know every scene in this movie like the back of your hand, but in this video, weve collected 10 things you never knew about. I just wanted to remind everyone that it was a thing that was bad and that ol no emoting costner isnt fit to trim the butt hairs of american treasures kurt russell and val kilmer. Remember man, as you walk by, as you are now, so once was i, as i am now, so shall you be, remember this and follow me. And you may walk away pleasantly surprised and shocked. Ive read some critics who say this wasnt historically accurate enough for them, preferring kevin costners earp. Tombstone was in a race to theaters against kevin costners wyatt earp, which came out six months later. You might imagine tombstone back in the 1880s as being empty, a wide street with one saloon. Tombstone is a 1993 american western movie directed by george p. Lang, who has also starred in such films as avatar and dont breathe, is a respected screen actor but for tombstone, he didnt have to do much acting. My old man used to say, never go anyplace where youre only tolerated. I havent found anything in the film that can be called downright false, only exaggerations and things that didnt happen at the exact time they were portrayed in the film. Supporting roles included sam elliot, bill paxton, powers boothe, michael biehn, and dana delany, with narration by robert mitchum. Maybe youve seen tombstone enough to quote the entire movie, line for line.
Id love to see you all there for my meet and greet. Corral has been mistakenly identified as the site of the famous tombstone shootout is that wyatt earp made a map of the fight in 1926 and drew the fights location in the wrong place at the o. One of my alltime favorite films is tombstone 1993, the greatest western ever made in my opinion and with all due respect to the great john wayne, who i love and am a major fan of. Kilmers performance along with the rest of the pack makes tombstone the best of some very good movies like gunfight at the o. The movie made the shootout famous, but it was rather loose with the facts.
Ive been itching to swing through the doors of an oldfashioned saloon and stroll down the boardwalk past the storefronts of the main street, so i was game. With ronald reagan, dorothy malone, preston foster, alex nicol. Morgan and their other brother warren, arrived the middle of 1880. A look behind the scenes of the classic western drama. Here are the 15 things even diehard fans didnt know about star trek. You may know every scene in this movie like the back of your hand, but today weve collected 10 things you never knew about tombstone. Gunfight at the ok corral, which didnt actually happen at the corral. What makes this film superior to other westerns is the depth of the story and the. To follow you ill not consent, until i know which way you went. Tombstone movie insider info, fun quotes, trailer, real. Tombstone, arizona is one of the most famous western towns in america. Now, this test will cover a lot of groundand by that, i mean a lot. And all the machine guns and helicopters dont mean anything.1384 1115 643 1316 696 1537 985 1594 145 1540 557 1412 1396 984 489 547 262 38 1231 602 772 1111 140 321 1283 1166 1342 44 1558 769 1504 1475 332 512 1633 52 986 1588 177 1470 621 829 1368 343 478 637 493 1371 709