Sunday, June 6, 2010

Action movies: 1350

Ling Tong dove into the fray as Sun Quan rode to the bridge. But it had been torn down at the southern end, leaving a ten foot gap....

...Sun Quan retreated more than thirty spans, then loosening the reins and swinging wide his whip, he urged the horse over the missing planks.
--From the Romance of the Three Kingdoms--



Every cliché has its source.

1 comment:

El Pollo Real said...

That scene is not as cool as the one in Diamonds are Forever where Sean Connery two-wheels his Mustang through an alley on the passenger side but comes out on the driver's side. People are still strachting their collective heads wondering how he did that stunt. See for yourself: Link