Historical biopics perform a great service. These movies remind the world of people that would have otherwise fallen into obscurity: Oscar Schindler (Schindler’s List), John Nash (A Beautiful Mind), and  Solomon Northup (12 Years a Slave).

In this episode I am going to talk about six people from history that deserve their own movie. Joining me in this discussion is Jon Hagadorn, host of 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries podcast.

We present to you…

  • A Viking
  • A sixteenth-century spymaster
  • A blind explorer
  • A Russian royal
  • A plane crash survivor who hiked weeks through the Amazon
  • A World War One ace-turned jazz club owner-turned French Resistance fighter

 

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