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Joe’s Random Movie Trivia: “The Duellists” (1977)

The hairstyles of the main characters are historically accurate. During Napoleon Bonaparte’s reign it was required of French officers, if they could, to grow their hair long and braid it on the sides. The idea was that the hair might be thick enough to protect their face from a sabre slash. As swords were still very much part of warfare.