History Film / GungaDin

23rd Sep '17 9:41:36 AM jamespolk
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A pre-stardom Creator/JoanFontaine plays Emmy, Ballantine's bride-to-be. Semi-remade as the 1962 [[TheWestern Western]] comedy ''Sergeants 3'', which recasts the main characters as U.S. Cavalry sergeants in the 1870s and stars the members of the Creator/RatPack.

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Music/AlfredNewman composed the score. A pre-stardom Creator/JoanFontaine plays Emmy, Ballantine's bride-to-be. Semi-remade as the 1962 [[TheWestern Western]] comedy ''Sergeants 3'', which recasts the main characters as U.S. Cavalry sergeants in the 1870s and stars the members of the Creator/RatPack.
Creator/RatPack. Some of the plot points--a murderous Thuggee cult, bloodthirsty Kali worshippers, a RopeBridge--were lifted for use in ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom''.
23rd Sep '17 9:38:22 AM jamespolk
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* BlackDudeDiesFirst
* ChekhovsGun: Ballantine's re-enlistment papers.

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* BlackDudeDiesFirst
BlackDudeDiesFirst: Who's the only one of the four main characters to be killed by the Thuggees? Gunga Din, of course.
* {{Brownface}}: All the Indian parts played by white people.
* ChekhovsGun: Ballantine's re-enlistment papers. [=MacChesney=] uses them to bluff the guru into thinking they have the troop's marching orders.



* RopeBridge

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* RopeBridgeRopeBridge: One spans a chasm on the way to the temple. On the way there, Cutter and Din have a moment of mortal terror when Annie the elephant tries to join them on the bridge. On the way back, the British troopers cut through the rope and send some Indian warriors to the bottom.
23rd Sep '17 5:05:16 AM jamespolk
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* BlackDudeDiesFirst
23rd Sep '17 5:01:20 AM jamespolk
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* RopeBridge
20th Sep '17 4:44:15 PM PaulA
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* AnimatedCreditsOpening: Sort of--the credits play out on a giant gong. A servant strikes the gong, the gong shivers and vibrates, another page of credits appears, repeat.
20th Sep '17 2:21:06 PM jamespolk
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* SignificantBackgroundEvent: As Cutter looks around, sensing that something is off, in the far distance a sentry on the rocks is attacked from behind and strangled.
20th Sep '17 2:16:29 PM jamespolk
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* AbandonedArea: Tantrapur, when the British arrive, the whole outpost having been wiped out by the Thuggees.



* CreepyCrows: A single crow is the only living thing the British find upon arrival in Tantrapur.



* DisconnectedByDeath: A telegraph operator is corresponding with the operator at the next station forward about the loss of communications to the frontier. The forward station operator is interrupted by Thuggees entering his office. He just has time to send the "emergency signal" to the operator down the line when he's killed by the Thuggees, who then raid the outpost.

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* DisconnectedByDeath: A telegraph operator is corresponding with the operator at Tantrapur, the next station forward forward, about the loss of communications to the frontier. The forward station Tantrapur operator is interrupted by Thuggees entering his office. He just has time to send the "emergency signal" to the operator down the line when he's killed by the Thuggees, who then raid the outpost.
20th Sep '17 2:06:35 PM jamespolk
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* DisconnectedByDeath: A telegraph operator is corresponding with the operator at the next station forward about the loss of communications to the frontier. The forward station operator is interrupted by Thuggees entering his office. He just has time to send the "emergency signal" to the operator down the line when he's killed by the Thuggees, who then raid the outpost.
20th Sep '17 1:58:58 PM jamespolk
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* AnimatedCreditsOpening: Sort of--the credits play out on a giant gong. A servant strikes the gong, the gong shivers and vibrates, another page of credits appears, repeat.
20th Sep '17 1:53:51 PM jamespolk
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Semi-remade as the 1962 [[TheWestern Western]] comedy ''Sergeants 3'', which recasts the main characters as U.S. Cavalry sergeants in the 1870s and stars the members of the Creator/RatPack.

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A pre-stardom Creator/JoanFontaine plays Emmy, Ballantine's bride-to-be. Semi-remade as the 1962 [[TheWestern Western]] comedy ''Sergeants 3'', which recasts the main characters as U.S. Cavalry sergeants in the 1870s and stars the members of the Creator/RatPack.
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