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Did Churchill say “You cannot reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth”?

At 1:09 into Darkest Hour Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman) says (yells): You cannot reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth Is this an actual quote (I cannot find it), or just the ...
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In Darkest Hour, what was the sound each time the date changed?

In Darkest Hour, several times the date appears onscreen as a graphic, and it switches from one date to another. The change is accompanied by the sound of an egg timer's "ping", and then a heavy ...
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Did Churchill really talk to people on the London Underground?

In the pivotal scene of "Darkest Hour" Winston Churchill (Gary Oldman), on his way to Parliament, ditches his car and takes the Tube. On the train he talks with some regular Londoners and this ...
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Why is Churchill's family wearing gas masks?

In Darkest Hour, Churchill's family celebrates his promotion to Prime Minister wearing gas masks. Why would there be masks? They're gone in the next shot. I haven't found any info on-line about using ...