Shakespeare Reference in Gangs of New York
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.045 Wednesday, 8 January 2003
From: Richard Burt <
Date: Tuesday, 07 Jan 2003 17:12:19 -0500
Subject: Shakespeare Reference in Gangs of New York
It's brief. A character who is an Irish barber says to Leonardo di
Caprio's character after he (Leo) prevents an assassination: "That was
quite Shakespearean. Do you know who Shakespeare is?" I wasn't sure if
it was meant as an in-joke, given Leo as Romeo, or not.
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