Interesting filmic notes everyone, and thanks for the reminder about the
1969 King Alf film: I thought that was OK, but what I really want is
Industrial Light and Magic to take on Beowulf with someone ensuring the
original story is followed. Silly me - some hope, eh? One other point about
Beowulf: why does Grendel's mother not have a name?
(On one rather drunken occasion some of us decided it must have been Nancy,
and my old mate Graham said he wouldn't have the heart to kill a monster