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Author:  Madame Vigée-Le Brun [ Mon Oct 22, 2007 9:53 pm ]
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Indeed, I must ask:
What color was Louis XVI's hair? I could imagine that it was dark, but I have never once heard an answer! :D

Author:  Arianna [ Wed Oct 24, 2007 9:13 am ]
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Actually very good question, Madame Vigée-Le Brun.
Sorry to say, but I don't know. I guess it is dark as you thought too, but I'm not totally sure! He always wears wig in the portraits so it's hard to see :)

Author:  Therese [ Wed Oct 24, 2007 11:05 pm ]
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Louis XVI had blond hair and blue-gray eyes.

Author:  Arianna [ Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:39 am ]
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So in the movie, Louis XVI has wrong hair colour :) Thanks, Therese!

Author:  Therese [ Thu Oct 25, 2007 11:40 am ]
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Yes, and he had the wrong height, too. Louis was quite tall, taller than his wife. Please do not go by the movie for an accurate portrayal of anyone.

Author:  Pimprenelle [ Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:52 pm ]
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Indeed... Even if Marianne Faithfull was a quite interesting Maria Theresia !

Author:  Arianna [ Fri Oct 26, 2007 6:52 am ]
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Yes, I remember Louis XVI was taller than Marie Antoinette.
My idea of 'his brown hair' didn't come from the movie :)

Author:  Hellou_Librorum [ Sat Apr 12, 2008 9:28 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Question.

However it may have been the high coiffs that lead you to believe she was taller than him!

Author:  Comte de Provence [ Fri Apr 18, 2008 5:32 pm ]
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Oh yes, and I think they Shouldve reasearched more, in a Historical Point of View, everyone was WAYYYY off. Especially Since Provence was Leetle bitty. when he shouldve been HUGE!

but i've Read he Had light blond hair with hints of Brown?

Author:  Hellou_Librorum [ Fri Apr 18, 2008 11:54 pm ]
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Yes that is true, they should have depicted him a bit more chubby.

Author:  Comte de Provence [ Mon Apr 21, 2008 12:52 am ]
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oh and jason, was an awful actor.

Author:  Hellou_Librorum [ Mon Apr 21, 2008 1:32 am ]
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No, I think he played Louis XVI perfectly since he was so awkward. I am attracted to Jason, because he is kind of nerdy, I like quirky people what can I say!?!

Author:  Comte de Provence [ Tue Apr 22, 2008 8:11 pm ]
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yes, maybe in that sense, but they made louis look like a loser, thats ridiculous.

Author:  Hellou_Librorum [ Tue Apr 22, 2008 10:51 pm ]
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I thought he was awkward 'tis all. I thought they portrayed him as an awkward, nerd, not a loser necessarily.

Author:  Comte de Provence [ Wed Apr 23, 2008 12:01 am ]
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ahh opnions, it was a movie intended to be good, but sadly was not.

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