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With respect to the well-intentioned conjectures others have proposed, the measurement Captain Haddock uses in the movie isn’t “400 weight”, it’s “four hundredweight”. A hundredweight is, indeed, a traditional unit of measure, equal to one-twentieth of a ton: that’s 100 pounds Avoirdupois in the US, or 112 pounds in the UK (also called an “Imperial ...


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If it was an actual 400 troy oz then today January 14, 2014 with gold at 1,269 USD/oz it would be worth 507,600 USD. Based on the time period of the stories the movie is based on (1941-44) when gold was 33.85 USD/oz then it would be worth 13,540 USD or adjusted for inflation 179,218.06 USD


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Even though it's been several years since I read the stories last (maybe I should get them from my mom's), I got somewhat annoyed when I saw the movie that they mixed up several stories , and I kind of lost track of which story they were in. The full title of the movie is "The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn", suggesting that it's mostly ...


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Is there another clip/movie/anything that saws what happens next? The movie was based on the based on three Hergé comic albums: The Crab with the Golden Claws (1941), The Secret of the Unicorn (1943), and Red Rackham's Treasure (1944) A sequel has been planned for some time but has been stuck in "developement hell" for a while. Latest news is (per ...


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