"How can I save the ruse?" It's true that Warriors of Virtue, with its dead in the water-air-earth-etc. Bride-with-White-Hair-isms, demonstrates the difference between a studio system that works and one that doesn't. But it also demonstrates the differences between a lucky product of a broken studio system and an unlucky one: if yon fey Scot had played the spritual leader instead of the bad guy -- keeping all his original lines -- they could've had another Willy Wonka.
And speaking of misused Scots....
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