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St. Crispin’s day, eh? That was the speech that Henry V made before he went into battle against, oh, France. Speaking of that play, I seem to recall that the greatest movie version of Henry V (the one starring Laurence Olivier, of course) was designed partly as a morale booster for the Brits ahead of the Normandy landings. It’s a stirring film, but the French must have found it a somewhat tactless selection. Too bad.



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