I watched Glory on MLK Jr Day

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    A good pic - except that Mathew Broderick was miscast as a Union commander. The mustache didnt make him look any older.

    Played a teenage nerd a couple of years before in War Games.
     
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    Great flick, but your right, Mathew was a terrible cast for the part, but he did an OK job anyhow.
     
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    And Orson Welles was in his 20s when he played an old man in Citizen Kane.

    Came off credible -unlike the LOL miscasting of Broderick.
     
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    He was better suited for Road to Wellville.:lol:
     
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    Broderick was 27 when he played Col. Shaw. Col. Shaw was born in 1837, and was 25 when he was killed in 1863.

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    Except while Broderick was 27, he looked 16.

    I mean, he's 48 now, and looks barely 30.
     
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    That's the real guy.
     
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    He looks 25.
     
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    Hmmm.... I guess he's not a far cry from the real dude.
     
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    I disagree. I thought Broderick was masterful! He grew from a kid to the end of the movie, a grizzled leader. His best role ever.
     
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