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  • The truth Johnny Depp wants to hide about the real-life Tontos .....

    08/18/2013 4:48:36 PM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 96 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | August 18, 2013 | JONATHAN FOREMAN
    The 16-year-old girl’s once-beautiful face was grotesque. She had been disfigured beyond all recognition in the 18 months she had been held captive by the Comanche Indians. Now, she was being offered back to the Texan authorities by Indian chiefs as part of a peace negotiation. To gasps of horror from the watching crowds, the Indians presented her at the Council House in the ranching town of San Antonio in 1840, the year Queen Victoria married Prince Albert. ‘Her head, arms and face were full of bruises and sores,’ wrote one witness, Mary Maverick. ‘And her nose was actually burnt...
  • Johnny Depp, Disney taken to task for epic Lone Ranger flop

    07/10/2013 3:16:08 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 140 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | July 10, 2013 | Holly McKay
    The Lone Ranger was gunned down over the Fourth of July weekend, bringing Disney a paltry $50 million against its estimated budget of $215 million, not to mention its $175 million marketing budget. Forecasters are now estimating the film will lose $150-200 million. Thats a lot of mouse food. But the studio might not be the only one whose bank balance suffers. Many industry insiders are now questioning whether its star Johnny Depp front and center in The Lone Ranger marketing campaign will be worth his $20 million plus per-movie salary going forward.
  • The Lone Ranger: A First Look

    07/02/2013 8:45:56 AM PDT · by Allah AtBar · 104 replies
    July 2nd, 2013 | Me
    I attended a screener of the Lone Ranger movie last night, the director Gore Verbinski dropped by and introduced the opening of the film. In summary (and without spoilers): The Lone Ranger character starts out as weak and naive and ends the movie as a weak and naive but now following Tonto. I struggle to remember if any of the white male characters were portrayed as anything other than evil, racist, greedy, inept, or religious zealots. Even the military is not spared; the cavalry captain is portrayed as Hollywoods stereotypical General Custer type replete with Van Dyke beard and long...
  • First look: Johnny Depp as The Lone Ranger's Native American sidekick Tonto

    03/08/2012 6:55:21 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 74 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 8, 2012 | Emily Sheridan
    <p>After years of delays, the big-screen version of the popular Fifties show started filming last month.</p> <p>And producer Jerry Bruckheimer gave fans a sneak peek at what to expect with the first photo of Armie Hammer as the Ranger and Johnny Depp as his sidekick Tonto.</p>
  • Johnny Depp wants Tonto to boss around the Lone Ranger

    05/09/2011 11:34:37 AM PDT · by Old Teufel Hunden · 88 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5/9/2011 | Foxnews
    Maybe they'll call it "Tonto's Revenge"? Actor Johnny Depp, who is developing the movie version of The Lone Ranger with his Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski, wants someone other than the guy wearing a white hat calling the shots. "I remember watching it as a kid, with Jay Silverheels and Clayton Moore, and going: 'Why is the f***ing Lone Ranger telling Tonto what to do?'" Depp told Entertainment Weekly about the durable black & white Western TV series that ran in reruns well through the 70s. "I liked Tonto, even at that tender age, and knew Tonto was...
  • Lone Ranger and Tonto......

    05/08/2009 10:05:55 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 8 replies · 1,072+ views
    Internet | 05/08/09 | Unknown
    The Lone Ranger and Tonto went camping in the desert. After they got their tent all set up, both men fell sound asleep. Some hours later, Tonto wakes the Lone Ranger and says, 'Kemo Sabe, look towards sky, what you see? The Lone Ranger replies, 'I see millions of stars. What that tell you?' asked Tonto. The Lone Ranger ponders for a minute then says, 'Astronomically speaking, it tells me there are millions of galaxies and potentially billions of planets. Astrologically, it tells me that Saturn is in Leo. Time wise, it appears to be approximately a quarter past three...
  • SHOCKER! Disney Halts 'The Lone Ranger' With Johnny Depp And Gore Verbinski

    08/13/2011 3:37:26 AM PDT · by tlb · 51 replies · 1+ views
    Deadline ^ | August 12, 2011 | By MIKE FLEMING
    In a stunning development, Disney has shut down production on The Lone Ranger, the Gore Verbinski-directed period Western that was to star Johnny Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer as the title character. Jerry Bruckheimer is the producer and the script is by Justin Haythe. I'm told this all just happened, and Disney pulled the plug because of the budget. I've heard the filmmakers were trying to reduce the film's cost from $250 million (some even say $275 million) down to $232 million. The Lone Ranger was scheduled to be released December 21, 2012, smack up against The Hobbit: An...
  • Tucson Time Capsule : Tonto at old Tucson

    09/16/2009 9:50:46 AM PDT · by Nikas777 · 11 replies · 834+ views
    azstarnet.com ^ | 09.11.2009 | 09.11.2009
    TUCSON REGION Tucson Time Capsule : Tonto at old Tucson Tucson, Arizona | Published: 09.11.2009 On Sept. 11, 1974 Jay Silverheels, perhaps better known as Tonto, was in town. But he wasn't here with his trusty sidekick that Masked Man to fight evil in the Old West, he was filming a commercial at Old Tucson. This wasn't his first trip to Tucson; he and Clayton Moore, the Lone Ranger, had been here in the late 1950s filming "The Lone Ranger and the Lost City of Gold." Given the chance, Silverheels would gladly reprise his Tonto role; he was...
  • Mark Steyn: Before the white man came? War

    07/18/2006 7:45:03 AM PDT · by Pokey78 · 208 replies · 6,262+ views
    Macleans ^ | 07/18/06 | Mark Steyn
    We've deluded ourselves into believing in the myth of the noble and peaceful primitive Nicholas Wade's Before The Dawn is one of those books full of eye-catching details. For example, did you know the Inuit have the largest brains of any modern humans? Something to do with the cold climate. Presumably, if this global warming hooey ever takes off, their brains will be shrinking with the ice caps. But the passage that really stopped me short was this: "Both Keeley and LeBlanc believe that for a variety of reasons anthropologists and their fellow archaeologists have seriously underreported the prevalence of...
  • AAR... Ward Churchill protest

    03/02/2005 12:15:34 PM PST · by Thunder90 · 30 replies · 3,156+ views
    We did it... We protested churchill. There was a collection of pro-Churchill moonbats that showed up, and we protested them as well.
  • More trouble for Ward Churchill

    02/27/2005 7:37:24 AM PST · by alienken · 95 replies · 4,406+ views
    TROUBLE SPEAK Ward Churchill copied 'original' art piece Takes a swing at TV reporter who confronted him -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: February 26, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern 2005 WorldNetDaily.com Professor Ward Churchill Adding to a growing list of allegations, controversial University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill appears to have violated copyright law by claiming a reknowned artist's work as his own. Churchill, whose integrity has been challenged since news broke earlier last month of his paper blaming victims of 9-11 for the attacks, made an Indian-theme serigraph in 1981 called "Winter Attack" and printed 150 copies. But one of the buyers,...
  • Churchill fatwah accuses CIA and FBI of terrorism and of being a secret police

    02/21/2005 10:58:56 AM PST · by Snapple · 26 replies · 1,707+ views
    Orlando Direct Action Homepage ^ | No date given | Ward Churchill
    Ward Hill as a member of the schismatic Boulder/Denver branch of AIM [American Indian Movement] as spent his whole life trashing the FBI and police. Here is what he said in his "Roosting Chickens" article. He is an anarchist who publishes his books through anarchist publishers. He wants to trash our law enforcement and intelligence organizations so that we will be destroyed. He doesn't want to make them better. He want the USA off the planet. He has often depicted the FBI and CIA as terrorist organizations.
  • Operation Infinite Freep... Ward Churchill coming to UW-Whitewater on March 1st

    02/10/2005 1:55:38 PM PST · by Thunder90 · 48 replies · 2,727+ views
    Ward Churchill is the professor from Colorado University who called the dead in the World Trade Center "Nazis" and also said that the US deserved 9/11, and that we should have not fought back. Prof Churchill may get fired from the University of Colorado-Bolder He may appear on March 1st, time pending, if the administration approves of it.
  • ROOSTING CHICKENS -- Ward Churchill's Goose Is Cooked!

    02/15/2005 3:22:34 PM PST · by clintonbaiter · 53 replies · 2,797+ views
    ICONOCLAST ^ | By Lin Anderson
    The controversy actually erupted in late January when students at Hamilton College in -- of all places -- Clinton, New York, protested a scheduled appearance by Churchill based upon assertions he had made in an essay entitled "Some People Push Back: On the Justice of Roosting Chickens." "As for those in the World Trade Center," Churchill wrote, "well, really, let's get a grip here, shall we? True enough, they were civilians of a sort. But innocent? Gimme a break." Leaving aside for the moment the burning question of whether "gimme a break" is proper professorial nomenclature, Churchill continued blithely smearing...
  • Law enforcement grapples with language barriers ("Alto! Polica!" - my title)

    03/13/2004 9:54:58 AM PST · by Gritty · 19 replies · 406+ views
    Hendersonville Times-News ^ | March 13. 2004 | Harmony Johnson
    "Stop! Police!" These are two simple words that are easy to understand if you speak English. But in a region where the Hispanic population has exploded over the past 10 years, the meaning may not be as clear. "Alto! Polica!" might make a difference if you speak Spanish. But in the case of the lethal March 5 shooting of a Hispanic suspect, law enforcement officials and residents say that whether the deputies knew Spanish would not have made a difference. Running from or attacking police is, or should be, a known wrong among all cultures, said Hendersonville Police Chief Donnie...