Marwood's medallion

Marwood's medallion

PostPosted by Tennyson » Mon May 17, 2010 11:20 am

Can anyone with good eyesight describe the gold medallion Marwood wears in the bedroom seduction scene? I always assumed it was a St Christopher medal but in the commentary to the special edition DVD, Paul McGann claims it is a "virgin" (= madonna, I assume) and that this is evidence that Marwood is a good Catholic boy. Sounds unlikely to me.
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Re: Marwood's medallion

PostPosted by anniekey » Mon Aug 16, 2010 1:49 am

Interesting...I always thought it was St Christopher as well, to go with the book he reads and that his 'journey' with Withnail was ending and he was being guided out safely - but I guess that's the crazy fans over analysing everything. If McGann said that's what it was, that's probably what it was, who'd know Marwood better than himself?
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