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Old March 25 2013, 10:55 PM   #71
Dick Whitman
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Re: How much time passes between TMP and TWoK?

Thats a good point. I am thinking of horror films like "Son of Dracula", were its really Dracula himself and there is no reference to a son at all. Similar to the Zorro serials "Son of Zorro" is really about a very distant descendant. The strangest one is "Zorro's Black Whip" the word Zorro is never mentioned at all! Its about a masked woman called "The Black Whip".

Sometimes back than sequels are what we would now call spinoffs at best. Or were using the name as a marketing hook. So the trend started with the Godfather of using numbers was to show it was direct continuation.
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