History Literature / AndThenThereWereNone

14th Jan '17 5:14:59 AM YankeeDave
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*** The scene with her in the swimsuit does also appear in the novel, although it's not played for titillation.
7th Jan '17 8:30:12 AM AndIntroducingALeg
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* Thomas and Ethel Rogers, the butler and the cook charged with accommodating the other eight guests; they're accused of killing their former employer, an elderly American lady, for monetary gain.

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* Thomas and Ethel Rogers, the butler and the cook charged with accommodating the other eight guests; they're accused of killing their former employer, an elderly American lady, for monetary gain.gain by withholding her medication.
30th Dec '16 10:55:08 AM MattheJ1
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* MeaningfulEcho: Early in the book, Lombard, trying to get out of an awkward conversation, pretends there is a wasp on her arm and 'pounces' to scare it away. [[spoiler:At the end of the book, when they are the only two left on the island and he realizes she has the revolver, he distracts her with conversation, then 'pounces' to try and get it from her. It doesn't go well for him.]]

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* MeaningfulEcho: Early in the book, Lombard, trying to get out of an awkward conversation, pretends there is a wasp on her Vera's arm and 'pounces' to scare it away. [[spoiler:At the end of the book, when they are the only two left on the island and he realizes she has the revolver, he distracts her with conversation, then 'pounces' to try and get it from her. It doesn't go well for him.]]
20th Dec '16 5:28:55 AM MattheJ1
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* MeaningfulEcho: Early in the book, Lombard, trying to get out of an awkward conversation, pretends there is a wasp on her arm and 'pounces' to scare it away. [[spoiler:At the end of the book, when they are the only two left on the island and he realizes she has the revolver, he distracts her with conversation, then 'pounces' to try and get it from her. It doesn't go well for him.]]
14th Dec '16 1:07:14 PM Morgenthaler
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* BlackComedy: The 1945 film in particular is ''loaded'' with this. Rogers reacts to the accusation that he poisoned the cocktails by indignantly drinking all of them; he then serves dinner drunk.

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* BlackComedy: BlackComedy:
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The 1945 film in particular is ''loaded'' with this. Rogers reacts to the accusation that he poisoned the cocktails by indignantly drinking all of them; he then serves dinner drunk.



* DarkerAndEdgier: The 1987 Russian version qualifies compared to the other film versions. The first victim ''crashes through a plate and gets the glass stuck in his face'', and the {{UST}} between Vera and Lombard culminates in [[spoiler:him ''raping'' her.]]

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* DarkerAndEdgier: DarkerAndEdgier:
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The 1987 Russian version qualifies compared to the other film versions. The first victim ''crashes through a plate and gets the glass stuck in his face'', and the {{UST}} between Vera and Lombard culminates in [[spoiler:him ''raping'' her.]]
9th Dec '16 7:55:49 PM benda
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* HiddenInPlainSight: The Soviet adaptation actually ''shows the poisoning of Marston's cocktail from a revealing angle'', so one can learn the identity of the killer after the very first murder. Very few people (unless they know beforehand what to look at) spot it on the first viewing, since it's all in the edge of the frame.

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* HiddenInPlainSight: The Soviet adaptation actually [[spoiler: ''shows the poisoning of Marston's cocktail from a revealing angle'', so one can learn the identity of the killer after the very first murder.murder]]. Very few people (unless they know beforehand what to look at) spot it on the first viewing, since it's all in the edge of the frame.
9th Dec '16 7:54:23 PM benda
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* HiddenInPlainSight: The Soviet adaptation actually ''shows the poisoning of Marston's cocktail from a revealing angle'', so one can learn the identity of the killer after the very first murder. Very few people spot it on the first viewing, since it's all in the edge of the frame.

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* HiddenInPlainSight: The Soviet adaptation actually ''shows the poisoning of Marston's cocktail from a revealing angle'', so one can learn the identity of the killer after the very first murder. Very few people (unless they know beforehand what to look at) spot it on the first viewing, since it's all in the edge of the frame.
9th Dec '16 7:53:21 PM benda
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* HiddenInPlainSight: The Soviet adaptation actually ''shows the poisoning of Marston's cocktail from a revealing angle'', so one can learn the identity of the killer after the very first murder. Very few people spot it on the first viewing, since it's all in the edge of the frame.
8th Dec '16 11:20:13 AM kataangluvr
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* ProperlyParanoid: Ten people are trapped on an island with no way of contacting help. Within a few days, people are slowly getting killed in gruesome ways. The remaining people don't know who the murderer is or who the next victim will be.
7th Dec '16 4:55:39 PM kataangluvr
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* RuleOfSymbolism: The game adaptation provides a ceramic table centerpiece, which has ten sailors on it. Anytime someone is killed, one of the sailors is broken off.
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