“Zulu Dawn” quotes(1979)
All actors – Burt Lancaster, Simon Ward, Denholm Elliott, Peter Vaughan, James Faulkner, Christopher Cazenove, Bob Hoskins, David Bradley, Paul Copley, Donald Pickering, Nicholas Clay, Phil Danielsshow all
“Zulu Dawn” Quotes 11 quotes
“- Lt. Melvill: You didn't really have to choose between your country and the Zulu, did you?
- Lt. Vereker: Um, and a damn close thing it was too.”
“I'll get you a medal for modesty, Private Williams, would you like that?”
“- Col. Hamilton-Brown: My men haven't eaten since yesterday and there won't be any supplies until I get them back to Isandhlwana.
- Lord Chelmsford: Then they can start off now and you can join them when you've eaten.
- Col. Hamilton-Brown: Kind of you, My Lord, but I don't think it would be proper for me to sit at your table, they with their...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Well fought, gentlemen. It's time to save the colours.”
“- Boy Pullen: You are afeared of the Zulus then, Quartermaster?
- Q.S.M. Bloomfield: One Zulu is only one man... and I'm afeared of no one man... but the Zulu, they come in the thousands... like a black wave of death... in the thousands... and them assegais... stabbing!”
“Cetshwayo's Zulu army to disband and the warriors permitted to return to their homes.”
The Battle of Isandhlwana was recorded in history as the worst defeat ever inflicted on a modern army by native troops. In parliament, upon the downfall of his government, British Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli, asked the question: "Who are these Zulus, who are these remarkable people who defeat our generals, convert our bishops and who on... (continue)(continue reading)