History Film / Shane

20th Apr '16 7:10:38 AM JackG
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* FamousLastWords:

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* FamousLastWords:FamousLastWords (also counts as IronicEcho)
2nd Apr '16 6:34:41 PM eowynjedi
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%% * BarBrawl

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%% * BarBrawlBarBrawl: Shane starts one with Calloway to repay the way Calloway insulted him the first time he came into town. He beats Calloway and then challenges the rest of Ryker's gang. Starret has to wade in with a club, and they defeat all of them.



%% * BigBad: Rufus Ryker

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%% * BigBad: Rufus RykerRyker. He'll stop at nothing to drive the farmers off their land so he can use it for his cattle.



%% * ConstantlyCurious: Joey

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%% * ConstantlyCurious: JoeyJoey is forever asking questions of Shane.



%% * DeterminedHomesteader: Joe Starrett
%% * TheDragon: Jack Wilson

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%% * DeterminedHomesteader: Joe Starrett
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Starrett refuses to move off of his land in spite of any threats and tries to get the other farmers to band together and stand up to Ryker.
* TheDragon: Jack WilsonWilson is brought in by Ryker to enforce his will on the homesteaders. Wilson shoots Torrey and Shane has to get through him to beat Ryker.



* DueToTheDead: When the other farmers decide to flee after Torrey's murder, Starett persuades them to at least stay long enough to give the man a proper funeral.



* FauxAffablyEvil: Ryker waits for the Staretts on their farm when they come back from the Fourth of July and attempts to persuade them that he's got the better rights to the land, then says that they ought to work for him instead. However, he brings his muscle too, and goes right back to hostility when the Starett refuses.



%% * HeelFaceTurn: Chris Calloway

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%% * HeelFaceTurn: Chris CallowayCalloway turns against Ryker in the end.



%% * KnightErrant: Shane, of course.

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%% * KnightErrant: Shane, Shane is a wandering gunfighter who automatically steps to the defense of course.Starret when Ryker tries to intimidate him, in spite of Starret's initial (but understandable) unfriendliness.
* NiceJobFixingItVillain: The other farmers are all set to leave in the wake of Torrey's death even with Starett's speech... until they see that Ryker's men have set fire to Lewis' farm, which stiffens their spines again.



%% * RetiredGunfighter

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%% * RetiredGunfighterRetiredGunfighter: It's implied that Shane used to be a dangerous gunfighter. However, he seems content to work as a farmhand for Starett until Ryker forces him to fight again.
* RousingSpeech: Starett tries to give one (though subdued, giving the setting) to the other families at Torrey's funeral, entreating them to stay and stand up to Ryker. Shane backs him up, but it's not until they see Ryker burning Lewis' farm that they listen.


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* SoftSpokenSadist: Wilson never raises his voice once. His challenge to "prove it" is hardly above a whisper, and he has a rather unsettling smile on his face the whole time.
5th Feb '16 5:59:43 PM LongTallShorty64
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Last film for Jean Arthur, whose Hollywood career dated back to TheThirties. Was essentially remade and combined with ''HighPlainsDrifter'' as the Creator/ClintEastwood film ''PaleRider'', with Creator/ClintEastwood basically playing Alan Ladd's role.

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Last film for Jean Arthur, Creator/JeanArthur, whose Hollywood career dated back to TheThirties. Was essentially remade and combined with ''HighPlainsDrifter'' as the Creator/ClintEastwood film ''PaleRider'', with Creator/ClintEastwood basically playing Alan Ladd's role.
26th Jan '16 11:48:33 AM VenomLancerHae
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* BadAss: Shane and Starett. Wilson is a villainous example.
* BadassAdorable: Joey.

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%% * BadAss: Shane and Starett. Wilson is a villainous example.
%% * BadassAdorable: Joey.



* BarBrawl

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%% * BarBrawl



* BigBad: Rufus Ryker

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%% * BigBad: Rufus Ryker



* BloodKnight: Jack Wilson
* ButNowIMustGo: Maybe... depending on whether you agree with Shane or not.
* ChairmanOfTheBrawl
* ConstantlyCurious: Joey

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%% * BloodKnight: Jack Wilson
%% * ButNowIMustGo: Maybe... depending on whether you agree with Shane or not.
%% * ChairmanOfTheBrawl
%% * ConstantlyCurious: Joey



* DeterminedHomesteader: Joe Starrett
* TheDragon: Jack Wilson

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%% * DeterminedHomesteader: Joe Starrett
%% * TheDragon: Jack Wilson



* TheFilmOfTheBook

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%% * TheFilmOfTheBook



* HeelFaceTurn: Chris Calloway
* HeroicSacrifice

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%% * HeelFaceTurn: Chris Calloway
%% * HeroicSacrifice



* KnightErrant: Shane, of course.

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%% * KnightErrant: Shane, of course.



* RecycledTheSeries - In 1966, there was a single season of the ''Shane'' television series. Starring David Carradine as Shane!
* RetiredGunfighter
* SacrificialLion: [[spoiler:"Stonewall" Torrey.]]

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* RecycledTheSeries - In 1966, there was a single season of the ''Shane'' television series. Starring David Carradine as Shane!
%% * RetiredGunfighter
%% * SacrificialLion: [[spoiler:"Stonewall" Torrey.]]



* TheSociopath: Ryker and Wilson.

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%% * TheSociopath: Ryker and Wilson.
29th Nov '15 7:31:32 PM PaulA
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* OffIntoTheDistanceEnding: The ending has Shane riding away after defeating the villains, as the little boy who admires him cries "Shane! Come back!"
5th Nov '15 6:51:10 PM drbreakfast
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*AdaptationExpansion: a 2-hour movie from a novel that barely tops 100 pages. Most scenes in the book get extended in some way for the movie, and several brand new scenes were created.
24th Oct '15 5:52:29 PM SvartiKotturinn
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* DarkReprise: Fred plays ‘Dixieland’ to tease Torrey, and everyone sings ‘[[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abide_with_Me Abide with Me]]’ at the party. [[spoiler:They do the same, but in a much more sombre tempo, at Torrey’s funeral.]]
24th Oct '15 5:23:47 PM ange1eye5
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* EmpathicEnvironment: During the confrontation between Starrett and Shane- one of the best examples of this trope actually

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* EmpathicEnvironment: During the confrontation between Starrett and Shane- one of the best examples of this trope actuallyactually.
* FamousLastWords:
** You're a low down, lying Yankee. [[spoiler: Frank "Stonewall" Torrey]]
** Prove it. [[spoiler: Jack Wilson]]
13th Oct '15 3:23:26 AM WillBGood
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* ShellShockedSenior: Shane is ''pretty'' jumpy in the beginning, upon hearing Joey cocking a rifle, and later when a cow clangs into something.

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* ShellShockedSenior: ShellShockedVeteran: Shane is ''pretty'' jumpy in the beginning, upon hearing Joey cocking a rifle, and later when a cow clangs into something.
29th Sep '15 2:58:59 AM RushLimborg
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* BerserkButton: [[PlayingWithATrope Played with,]] in the case of calling Wilson "a low-down Yankee liar". He smiles in amusement at the insult...[[OhCrap and then demands that you "prove it".]]
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