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Among all the rambling, confusing things said by Robert Duvall during his two Emmy acceptance speeches last night, one claim made us sit up and go, “Huh?” Declaring that he knew upon reading the script for his AMC Western Broken Trail that it would be a hit, Duvall said, “Sometimes you can make a very prestigious film, and it’ll only be seen by six people and go directly to DVD. But we did over $30 million for this.”
Uh, did we miss something? Wasn’t this a TV movie? Are there box-office figures for TV movies? Or did Robert Duvall get confused and think he was at the Oscars?