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Getting Movie Swords Right: Joan of Arc vs. Joke of Arc

The 1999 Joan of Arc movie, "The Messenger," failed to represent the swords of the 15th century correctly on screen. A better movie got it right in 1948.
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The Iron Mistress: A Legendary Movie for a Legendary Knife

It took a lot of work and research to create the Bowie knife used for the classic 1952 film, "The Iron Mistress." But when it was over, an icon would be born.
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The Swords of “The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring”

Take a look at the swords featured in the epic fantasy movie, "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Rings."
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Sinners & Saints: Actor Makes and Uses Knives for Movies

Johnny Strong doesn't only use knives for scenes in his action movies. He also makes them, with a little help from Wally Hayes.
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The Subtle Survival Knife of “The Edge” Movie

Survival knives in movies don't have to be big, flashy pieces. The subtle lockback hunting knife in "The Edge," made by Brian Lyttle, proves function can trump form even in Hollywood.
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Gil Hibben Raptor: The Knife of the “Mortal Kombat” Movie

Here's the behind-the-scenes story of the Gil Hibben Raptor, the fantasy knife featured in the 1995 movie, Mortal Kombat.
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Who Knows the Knife from “The Shadow” Movie? The Shadow Knows

The knife made for the movie, "The Shadow," has roots in Buddhist exorcisms.