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Subject: Re: The Domino
From: sarwate@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu (Sanjiv Sarwate)
Date: 1991-01-15, 19:00
Newsgroups: alt.tv.twin-peaks

kevin@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu (Kevin Schraith) writes:

> >A couple of people have mentioned the 1/12 close up on Hank's domino.  I
> >seem to recall from a while back there were some guesses as to the relevance
> >of the number of pips.  As I remember, when we first see hank the domino has
> >3:3.  Later, after being "convinced" by Jean Renault with a gun to work for
> >him, the domino had 4:4.  People at the time suggested that this may be the
> >number of people he had killed, or something.  Now however, the number has
> >decreased to 4:3 (or 3:4).  Does anyone have any clue to what this might
> >mean?  It seems like a relevant clue to Hank's character, as the director
> >takes great pains to show long close-ups.  


> >       Signed,  stumped in Missoula

I believe that the domino does count the number of people he has killed.  It 
dropped by one since Hank learned that Catherine is still alive.  If he learns
about Andrew as well, then it will drop again.
-- Sanjiv Sarwate "But what is truth? sarwate@ux1.cso.uiuc.edu	Is truth unchanging law? BITNET: SANJIV@UIUCVMD.BITNET	We both have truths. Are mine the same as yours?"


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