History Film / TheBodySnatcher

30th Aug '16 3:47:22 PM AllenbysEyes88
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%%* DrivenToMadness

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%%* DrivenToMadness* DrivenToMadness: [=MacFarlane=], who starts stealing bodies himself after Gray's death (and who suffers a VillainousBreakdown shortly afterwards).


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* MuggingTheMonster: Joseph tries to blackmail Gray, which doesn't end well for him.


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* WellIntentionedExtremist: [=MacFarlane=]'s MotiveRant would indicate he's so devoted to his job (and advancing medical science) that he sees nothing wrong with stealing corpses. How much of this is sincere and how much simply self-justification is open to debate.
30th Aug '16 3:44:15 PM AllenbysEyes88
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%%* GraveRobbing
%%* IllGirl: Georgina Marsh

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%%* GraveRobbing
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* ForScience: How [=MacFarlane=] justifies his body snatching.
* GraveRobbing: TheMovie.
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IllGirl: Georgina MarshMarsh, who has a crippling spinal disorder.



8th Sep '15 6:01:35 PM Ardashir
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* AffablyEvil: Gray comes of as this, especially to 'Toddy' and to a paralyzed young girl he brings to see MacFarlane. Don't be fooled, beneath that he's [[FauxAffablyEvil one of the vilest characters Karloff ever portrayed]].

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* AffablyEvil: Gray comes of as this, especially to 'Toddy' and to a paralyzed young girl he brings to see MacFarlane.[=MacFarlane=]. Don't be fooled, beneath that he's [[FauxAffablyEvil one of the vilest characters Karloff ever portrayed]].



* PetTheDog: Gray of all people does this when he forces MacFarlane to operate on a paralyzed girl he earlier refused to help. [[Spoiler: [[KickTheDog He also thoughtfully provides 'Toddy' with the body of a murdered blind girl for practice.]]]]

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* PetTheDog: Gray of all people does this when he forces MacFarlane [=MacFarlane=] to operate on a paralyzed girl he earlier refused to help. [[Spoiler: [[KickTheDog He also thoughtfully provides 'Toddy' with the body of a murdered blind girl for practice.]]]]]]
8th Sep '15 6:00:23 PM Ardashir
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* PetTheDog: Gray of all people does this when he forces MacFarlane to operate on a paralyzed girl he earlier refused to help. [[Spoiler:[[KickTheDog He also thoughtfully provides 'Toddy' with the body of a murdered blind girl for practice.]]]]

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* PetTheDog: Gray of all people does this when he forces MacFarlane to operate on a paralyzed girl he earlier refused to help. [[Spoiler:[[KickTheDog [[Spoiler: [[KickTheDog He also thoughtfully provides 'Toddy' with the body of a murdered blind girl for practice.]]]]
8th Sep '15 5:59:31 PM Ardashir
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* AffablyEvil: Gray comes of as this, especially to 'Toddy' and to a paralyzed young girl he brings to see MacFarlane. Don't be fooled, beneath that he's [[FauxAffablyEvil one of the vilest characters Karloff ever portrayed]].


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* PetTheDog: Gray of all people does this when he forces MacFarlane to operate on a paralyzed girl he earlier refused to help. [[Spoiler:[[KickTheDog He also thoughtfully provides 'Toddy' with the body of a murdered blind girl for practice.]]]]
2nd Sep '15 5:15:38 AM Mdumas43073
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Not to be confused with the sci-fi movie Film/InvasionOfTheBodySnatchers.

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Not to be confused with the sci-fi movie Film/InvasionOfTheBodySnatchers.
''Film/InvasionOfTheBodySnatchers''.
2nd Sep '15 5:15:17 AM Mdumas43073
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Loosely based on the short story of the same name [[http://gaslight.mtroyal.ca/body.htm (which you can read here for comparison)]], ''The Body Snatcher'' is a 1945 horror film directed by Creator/RobertWise, and produced by Creator/ValLewton. Notable for being the last film to have both Creator/BorisKarloff [[TheRival and]] Creator/BelaLugosi together.

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Loosely based on the short story of the same name [[http://gaslight.mtroyal.ca/body.htm (which you can read here for comparison)]], ''The '''''The Body Snatcher'' Snatcher''''' is a 1945 horror film directed by Creator/RobertWise, and produced by Creator/ValLewton. Notable It is notable for being the last film to have both Creator/BorisKarloff [[TheRival and]] Creator/BelaLugosi together.
11th May '15 7:22:01 AM erforce
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-> '''Meg Camden:''' You may deny him, Toddy, [[{{Foreshadowing}} but you'll not rid yourself of him by saying the devil's dead.]]

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-> '''Meg Camden:''' You may deny him, Toddy, [[{{Foreshadowing}} but you'll not rid yourself of him by saying the devil's dead.]]
dead.



Set in Scotland in 1831, the story opens up on an aspiring young man, Donald Fettes, who is training to be a doctor under one Dr. Wolfe “Toddy” [=MacFarlane=]. However, Dr. [=MacFarlane=]'s dirty secret is he has hired a cabman, John Gray, to dig up bodies as specimens for dissection. Soon, the doctor starts to get blackmailed by his worker, who in turn began murdering to provide fresher bodies.

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Set in Scotland in 1831, the story opens up on an aspiring young man, Donald Fettes, who is training to be a doctor under one Dr. Wolfe “Toddy” "Toddy" [=MacFarlane=]. However, Dr. [=MacFarlane=]'s dirty secret is he has hired a cabman, John Gray, to dig up bodies as specimens for dissection. Soon, the doctor starts to get blackmailed by his worker, who in turn began murdering to provide fresher bodies.



* ArcWords: “You'll never get rid of me, Toddy.”
* DrivenToMadness
* DrJerk: [=MacFarlane=] kinda is.
* GraveRobbing
* IllGirl: Georgina Marsh

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* ArcWords: “You'll "You'll never get rid of me, Toddy.
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* {{Blackmail}}: Joseph thinks that he'll be able to get easy money by blackmailing Gray. He gets strangled by him.
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DrivenToMadness
* DrJerk: [=MacFarlane=] kinda is.
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[=MacFarlane=], in contrast to his student Fettes.
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GraveRobbing
* %%* IllGirl: Georgina Marsh



* LaserGuidedKarma

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* %%* LaserGuidedKarma



* ShadowDiscretionShot: The murder scene.

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* %%* ShadowDiscretionShot: The murder scene.scene.
* ShovelStrike: Gray kills a dog that's barking at him when he goes to a graveyard to do his trade.



* SoundOnlyDeath: The street singer's death.

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* SoundOnlyDeath: The street singer's death.death is signified by a sudden silence when Gray reaches her.

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19th Apr '15 8:55:17 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* HeyItsThatGuy/[[HeyItsThatVoice Voice!]]: [[WesternAnimation/HowTheGrinchStoleChristmas Boris Karloff]] is John Gray the cabman.
** [[{{Dracula}} Bela Lugosi]] is the assistant, Joseph.
25th May '14 8:12:49 PM AnoBakaDesu
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