History Film / TheBodySnatcher

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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12th Dec '13 4:14:41 PM MarkLungo
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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 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 Body Snatcher'' is a 1945 horror film directed by RobertWise, Creator/RobertWise, and produced by Creator/ValLewton. Notable for being the last film to have both Creator/BorisKarloff [[TheRival and]] Creator/BelaLugosi together.
18th May '13 2:06:38 PM JIKTV
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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 RobertWise, and produced by 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 Body Snatcher'' is a 1945 horror film directed by RobertWise, and produced by ValLewton.Creator/ValLewton. Notable for being the last film to have both Creator/BorisKarloff [[TheRival and]] Creator/BelaLugosi together.
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