History Film / TheLadyVanishes

27th Jun '16 5:46:07 AM aishwarya
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* TheBigDamnKiss: [[spoiler: Gilbert]] practically sweeps [[spoiler: Iris]] into his arms for their FirstKiss in the cab when it becomes evident to both of them that [[spoiler: Iris]] has thought the better of marrying her [[UpperClassTwit titled but idiotic-looking]] fiancé.
19th Jun '16 7:34:30 PM aishwarya
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* FireForgedFriends: Iris and Gilbert.
8th Jun '16 5:31:03 PM aishwarya
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A 1938 film starring Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave, ''The Lady Vanishes'' is one of the last films directed by Creator/AlfredHitchcock before he went off to Hollywood. After receiving a nasty bump on the head, Iris (Lockwood) meets Miss Froy, a nice middle-aged lady on board a train travelling through Bandrika, a fictional country somewhere in central Europe. They get on nicely for a while, when suddenly... the lady vanishes ([[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin what a twist]]). Iris and the caddish-yet-loveable Gilbert (Redgrave) promptly try to locate her - but nobody seems to remember seeing Miss Froy. Did Iris just make her up? Or is there foul play at work?

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A 1938 film starring Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave, Creator/MichaelRedgrave, ''The Lady Vanishes'' is one of the last films directed by Creator/AlfredHitchcock before he went off to Hollywood. After receiving a nasty bump on the head, Iris (Lockwood) meets Miss Froy, a nice middle-aged lady on board a train travelling through Bandrika, a fictional country somewhere in central Europe. They get on nicely for a while, when suddenly... the lady vanishes ([[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin what a twist]]). Iris and the caddish-yet-loveable Gilbert (Redgrave) promptly try to locate her - but nobody seems to remember seeing Miss Froy. Did Iris just make her up? Or is there foul play at work?
27th May '16 10:07:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* YouImaginedIt: Iris gets this from just about everyone over Ms. Froy's disappearance.

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* YouImaginedIt: Iris gets this from just about everyone over Ms. Froy's disappearance.
21st Feb '16 2:42:53 PM BobTanaka
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* CasualDangerDialogue: Charters and Caldicott keep up their normal banter even during the shootout.

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* CasualDangerDialogue: Charters and Caldicott keep up their normal customary banter even during the climactic shootout.
21st Feb '16 2:41:28 PM BobTanaka
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* CasualDangerDialogue: Charters and Caldicott keep up their normal banter even during the shootout.
21st Feb '16 2:08:52 PM BobTanaka
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* BelligerentSexualTension: Iris and Gilbert.
4th Jan '16 2:19:37 AM Medinoc
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* CondensationClue: Iris sees Ms. Froy's previously written name.
* CouldntFindAPen: Ms. Froy writes her name on the train window.
1st Nov '15 1:05:58 PM FF32
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* PlotBasedVoiceCancellation: Ms. Froy tries to introduce herself to the heroine but loud train noises cancel out what she is saying. This prompts Ms. Froy to write her name on the window, which turns into a ChekovsGun later when the heroine sees the writing again, proving to herself that she was not imagining their encounter.

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* PlotBasedVoiceCancellation: Ms. Froy tries to introduce herself to the heroine but loud train noises cancel out what she is saying. This prompts Ms. Froy to write her name on the window, which turns into a ChekovsGun ChekhovsGun later when the heroine sees the writing again, proving to herself that she was not imagining their encounter.
30th Sep '15 10:21:06 PM PaulA
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All right, there ''is'' foul play. But there's also a ScrewballComedy relationship between Iris and Gilbert. And two hilariously over-the-top Englishmen. This is probably one of Hitchcock's nicer films - think ''Literature/TheThirtyNineSteps''.

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All right, there ''is'' foul play. But there's also a ScrewballComedy relationship between Iris and Gilbert. And two hilariously over-the-top Englishmen. This is probably one of Hitchcock's nicer films - -- think ''Literature/TheThirtyNineSteps''.
''Film/{{The 39 Steps|1935}}''.
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