History Characters / ThePhiladelphiaStory

12th Apr '16 8:31:25 AM jayoungr
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* TheAlcoholic: Used to have a drinking problem. Is not firmly on the wagon.

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* TheAlcoholic: Used to have a drinking problem. Is not now firmly on the wagon.



%%* FishOutOfWater: Upon his arrival at the Lord residence.

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%%* * FishOutOfWater: Upon his arrival at the Lord residence.residence, he looks extremely awed by his posh surroundings, though he tries to hide it. Throughout the movie, he frequently picks up items just to goggle at their luxuriousness.



%%* GirlFriday: To Mike.

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%%* * GirlFriday: To Mike.Mike. She's always handy to take a photo for his article or type up his exposé of their boss.
17th Jan '16 9:55:35 PM mlsmithca
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%%* DefrostingTheIceQueen: See BreakTheHaughty.

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%%* DefrostingTheIceQueen: See BreakTheHaughty.DefrostingTheIceQueen



%%* InSeriesNickname: See AffectionateNickname.

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%%* InSeriesNickname: See AffectionateNickname.InSeriesNickname
17th Jan '16 9:55:00 PM mlsmithca
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* BreakTheHaughty: The whole point of the movie is to do this to her.
* CantHoldHerLiquor: As seen on the night of the party, and also in Dexter's story about the champagne.
%%* CoolBigSis: to Dinah.
* DefrostingTheIceQueen: See BreakTheHaughty.

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* %%* BreakTheHaughty: The whole point of the movie is to do this to her.
* %%* CantHoldHerLiquor: As seen on the night of the party, and also in Dexter's story about the champagne.
%%* CoolBigSis: to Dinah.
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Dinah.
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DefrostingTheIceQueen: See BreakTheHaughty.



* InSeriesNickname: See AffectionateNickname.

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* %%* InSeriesNickname: See AffectionateNickname.



* DeadpanSnarker: Frequently.

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker: Frequently.



->'''Tracy:''' ''"Snob."''
->'''Mike:''' ''"Say, what do you mean, 'snob'?"''
->'''Tracy:''' ''"You're the worst kind there is, an intellectual snob. You made up your mind awfully young, it seems to me."''
->'''Mike:''' ''"Well thirty's about time to make up your mind. And I'm nothing of the sort, not Mr. Connor."''

* FishOutOfWater: Upon his arrival at the Lord residence.

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->'''Tracy:''' ''"Snob."''
''Snob.''
->'''Mike:''' ''"Say, ''Say, what do you mean, 'snob'?"''
'snob'?''
->'''Tracy:''' ''"You're ''You're the worst kind there is, an intellectual snob. You made up your mind awfully young, it seems to me."''
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->'''Mike:''' ''"Well ''Well thirty's about time to make up your mind. And I'm nothing of the sort, not Mr. Connor."''

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FishOutOfWater: Upon his arrival at the Lord residence.



* DeadpanSnarker: Emphasis on deadpan.
* FishOutOfWater: At the Lord residence.
* GirlFriday: To Mike.

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker: Emphasis on deadpan.
* %%* FishOutOfWater: At the Lord residence.
* %%* GirlFriday: To Mike.
9th Jan '16 6:40:18 AM BlueIceTea
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->''[[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech "You have a good mind, a pretty face, a disciplined body that does what you tell it to. You have everything it takes to make a lovely woman except the one essential: an understanding heart.]] [[IceQueen And without that you might just as well be made of bronze."]]''



%%* BreakTheHaughty
%%* CantHoldHerLiquor

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%%* BreakTheHaughty
%%* CantHoldHerLiquor
* BreakTheHaughty: The whole point of the movie is to do this to her.
* CantHoldHerLiquor: As seen on the night of the party, and also in Dexter's story about the champagne.



%%* DefrostingTheIceQueen

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%%* DefrostingTheIceQueen* DefrostingTheIceQueen: See BreakTheHaughty.



%%* InSeriesNickname

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%%* InSeriesNickname* InSeriesNickname: See AffectionateNickname.



%%* TheAlcoholic

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%%* TheAlcoholic * TheAlcoholic: Used to have a drinking problem. Is not firmly on the wagon.



%%* CompositeCharacter
%%* DeadpanSnarker

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%%* CompositeCharacter
%%* DeadpanSnarker
* CompositeCharacter: Of himself and Tracy's brother Sandy.
* DeadpanSnarker: Frequently.



%%* JerkassFacade

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%%* JerkassFacade* JerkassFacade: Can seem pretty mean in his behaviour towards Tracy, but really does care about her.



%%* FishOutOfWater

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%%* FishOutOfWater* FishOutOfWater: Upon his arrival at the Lord residence.



%%* JerkassFacade

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%%* JerkassFacade* JerkassFacade: As Tracy says, he talks "big and tough" to protect his sensitive, poetic side.



%%* ThirdOptionLoveInterest

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%%* ThirdOptionLoveInterest
* ThirdOptionLoveInterest: In contrast to Tracy's ex-husband and fiancé.



%%* FishOutOfWater
%%* GirlFriday

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%%* FishOutOfWater
%%* GirlFriday
* FishOutOfWater: At the Lord residence.
* GirlFriday: To Mike.



%%* BitchInSheepsClothing
%%* DisposableFiance

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%%* BitchInSheepsClothing
%%* DisposableFiance
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Reveals a mean side when he catches Tracy in another man's arms.
* DisposableFiance: It's pretty obvious from the beginning of the movie that Tracy ''won't'' end up with him.



%%* SelfMadeMan

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%%* SelfMadeMan
* SelfMadeMan: Started out as a coal miner and worked his way up to general manager.
7th Jan '16 8:09:10 AM SherlockHolmesFan
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->''[[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech "You have a good mind, a pretty face, a disciplined body that does what you tell it to. You have everything it takes to make a lovely woman except the one essential: an understanding heart.]] [[IceQueen And without that you might just as well be made of bronze."]]''

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->''[[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech "You have a good mind, a pretty face, a disciplined body that does what you tell it to. You have everything it takes to make a lovely woman except the one essential: an understanding heart.]] [[IceQueen And without that you might just as well be made of bronze."]]''
6th Jan '16 5:04:55 PM MarchVee
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* BreakTheHaughty
* CantHoldHerLiquor
* CoolBigSis: to Dinah.
* DefrostingTheIceQueen
* FieryRedhead: while you technically can't tell (film is in black and white), she is refered to as a redhead by her mother and Dexter, who calls her Red for said reason.
* GaussianGirl: typical to the era.

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* %%* BreakTheHaughty
* %%* CantHoldHerLiquor
* %%* CoolBigSis: to Dinah.
* %%* DefrostingTheIceQueen
* FieryRedhead: while While you technically can't tell (film is in black and white), she is refered to as a redhead by her mother and Dexter, who calls her Red for said reason.
* GaussianGirl: She is usually depicted through a much hazier lens than the male characters, as was typical to the era.



* InSeriesNickname

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* %%* InSeriesNickname



* {{Tsundere}}

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* %%* {{Tsundere}}



* WhiteAngloSaxonProtestant

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* %%* WhiteAngloSaxonProtestant



* TheAlcoholic
* AwesomeMcCoolname
* CompositeCharacter
* DeadpanSnarker

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* %%* TheAlcoholic
* %%* AwesomeMcCoolname
* %%* CompositeCharacter
* %%* DeadpanSnarker



* JerkassFacade

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* %%* JerkassFacade



* FishOutOfWater

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* %%* FishOutOfWater



* JerkassFacade

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* %%* JerkassFacade



* ThirdOptionLoveInterest

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* %%* ThirdOptionLoveInterest



* FishOutOfWater
* GirlFriday
* HotScoop: kind of. She's a photographer for a magazine.

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* %%* FishOutOfWater
* %%* GirlFriday
* HotScoop: kind of. She's a photographer for a magazine.



* BitchInSheepsClothing
* DisposableFiance

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* %%* BitchInSheepsClothing
* %%* DisposableFiance



* RichSuitorPoorSuitor: One of the rich ones.
* SelfMadeMan

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* RichSuitorPoorSuitor: One He is one of the rich ones.
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wealthier suitors.
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SelfMadeMan



* LittleMissBadass: she mainpulates uncle Willy, Tracy and her mother like it ain't no thing.
* LittleMissSnarker: so many quips from such a small girl.

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* LittleMissBadass: she mainpulates uncle manipulates Uncle Willy, Tracy and her mother like it ain't no thing.
* LittleMissSnarker: so So many quips from such a small girl.
13th Jan '15 11:51:20 AM BlueIceTea
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* ColorMotif: wears white and only white throughout the entire movie. Part of the goddess motif.



* FireyRedhead: while you technically can't tell (film is in black and white), she is refered to as a redhead by her mother and Dexter, who calls her Red for said reason.

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* FireyRedhead: FieryRedhead: while you technically can't tell (film is in black and white), she is refered to as a redhead by her mother and Dexter, who calls her Red for said reason.



* [[Well Done Daughter Girl WellDoneSonGuy]]: turns out to be one, wishing to win the approval of her father. It's part of her BreakTheHaughty process.

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* [[Well [[WellDoneSonGuy Well Done Daughter Girl WellDoneSonGuy]]: turns Girl]]: Turns out to be one, wishing to win the approval of her father. It's part of her BreakTheHaughty process.



* WomanInWhite: see ColorMotif.
12th Jan '15 12:40:28 PM Anata
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* FireyRedhead: while you technically can't tell (film is in black and white), she is refered to as a redhead by her mother and Dexter, who calls her Red for said reason.



* WomanInWhite

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* WomanInWhiteWomanInWhite: see ColorMotif.



* NiceHat

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* NiceHatNiceHat: All female characters get one, but she gets several.
12th Jan '15 12:29:46 PM Anata
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* ColorMotif: wears white and only white throughout the entire movie. Part of the goddess motif.
* CoolBigSis: to Dinah.



* GaussianGirl: typical to the era.



* [[Well Done Daughter Girl WellDoneSonGuy]]: turns out to be one, wishing to win the approval of her father. It's part of her BreakTheHaughty process.



* WomanInWhite




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* ThirdOptionLoveInterest



* DeadpanSnarker

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* DeadpanSnarkerDeadpanSnarker: Emphasis on deadpan.



* HotScoop: kind of. She's a photographer for a magazine.
* NiceHat



* SelfMadeMan

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* SelfMadeManSelfMadeMan

!! Diana (''Dinah'') Lord

->''"I can tell there is something in the air because I'm being taken away."''

* LittleMissBadass: she mainpulates uncle Willy, Tracy and her mother like it ain't no thing.
* LittleMissSnarker: so many quips from such a small girl.
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