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Old 01-07-2017, 01:20 PM
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And don't forget Kelly's Heroes (1970). When the gold was being removed each man carried one case at a time and many men were in use. The Yanks had their truck and the Germans had theirs. I thought it an accurate portrayal of the weight and difficulty of transporting gold.
I'm pretty sure that I've seen that cited in previous threads as a prime example of an inaccurate Hollywood depiction. The way Kelly waves around a gold bar one-handed and other guys pick up crates ostensibly full of gold like they weigh nothing is not particularly convincing.

But maybe I'm being whooshed.