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Judge Dredd
Judge Dredd
DVD ~ Sylvester Stallone
Price: $4.93
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Liked it very much, August 25, 2000
This review is from: Judge Dredd (DVD)
I thought it was typical stallone, as one who never really read the comic strip but did play the role playing game (a lot), I thought that the feel of the world was fairly well captured. The movie was not as dark as the role playing game or the little I've seen of the comic strip. This is obviously far in the past of the world that the roleplaying game takes place in as the judges are still human and not yet genetically manipulated and the weapons and other goodies were not quite as advanced. I liked the movie very much and I only wish they had made more than one movie.


Medieval Costume and Fashion
Medieval Costume and Fashion
by Herbert Norris
Edition: Paperback
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29 of 32 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Yes, this is the Norris Resource finally reprinted!!!!!!!!!!, July 10, 1999
Mr. Norris in his time created a groundbreaking resource for costumers. The original set of books was broken down into time periods, this reprint claims to be unabridged for the medieval period, however, just from an initial glance it would seem to me that some of the b/w hand drawn illustrations are not present in this reprint. I'd love to hear from someone with the original set of books to see if they agree with me. The Norris book set has been a staple resource in the SCA for years. Mr. Norris is great with the drawings but documentation of the original resources he drew from is often somewhat lacking. This is a book for the experienced costumer, he does nice layouts but they are not to scale so you must have a pretty good idea of shapes and cuts before you try to make anything pictured in here. He does an excellent job of showing trims and jewelry and shoes and accessories, for the price of this book it is fantastic but it should only be used as an addition to a resource showing original sources. Many thanks to the publisher for finally reprinting this excellent resource (now how about a hardback version for us hard core costumers that will kill this paperback in 6 months!)


Medieval Costume and Fashion
Medieval Costume and Fashion
by Herbert Norris
Edition: Paperback
47 used & new from $2.10

10 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Yes, this is "the" Norris resource, finally reprinted!, June 25, 1999
Mr. Herbert Norris's work has long been a staple for members of the SCA and anyone else who may be interested in costume history to one degree or another. Anyone with a complete set of the original books could count themselves fortunate indeed as they were nigh upon unobtainable, until now. This book has many pen and ink illustrations of everything from shoes to jewelry to decoration and also many good drawings of construction for various types of garb--male and female. This is a book that the experienced seamstress can make use of, it does not go into construction details, it generally just shows you where the seams were! For a book originally published in 1927, line drawings were the norm (approximately 16 glossy color drawings are included in the center of this book--many apparently drawn by Norris himself--I don't recall if these appeared in the original work). If you are looking for hard historical fact--you may find this work a bit lacking. It's a quick reference work--use pictures of original sources to back it up, but I've always found Norris's drawings to be quite reasonable fascimilies. Dover claims that this is an unabridged text, however, at my first quick glance through this rather fat paperback, I have my doubts that all of the illustrations were included that are in the original volumes. This book is the original volume two of the series according to the cover text. If there's anyone out there with an original set I'd love to see a write up to see if you believe it's really unabridged here!


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