History Literature / LordEdgwareDies

31st Jan '17 5:46:42 AM EvilKid
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* EarlyBirdCameo: Hastings and Poirot attended a dinner which they met a drunkard. The drunkard turns out to be Ronald Marsh, Lord Edgware's nephew and his heir.


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* RagsToRiches: Ronald Marsh is poor but extravagant, nobleman and he suddenly becomes rich because he inherits his uncle's wealth. He of course lampshade this saying (paraphrasedly), "Yesterday, I was rejected by every potential father-in-law. Today I am chased by every investor."
23rd Jan '17 11:47:54 PM yisfidri
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* KickTheSonOfABitch: Poirot invites and sits Hasting, Lestrade, Jenny Driver, and Bryan Martin when he is about to explain the case. [[spoiler:He invites Jenny Driver and Bryan Martin because Bryan Martin gives him foolish/fake story, so he sits Jenny Driver and Bryan Martin who are about to marry to shame Bryan Martin]] and encourage Jenny not make their marriage "a typical Hollywood marriage where Bryan can divorce her after 4-5 years".]]

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* KickTheSonOfABitch: Poirot invites and sits Hasting, Lestrade, Jenny Driver, and Bryan Martin when he is about to explain the case. [[spoiler:He invites Jenny Driver and Bryan Martin because Bryan Martin gives him foolish/fake story, so he sits Jenny Driver and Bryan Martin who are about to marry to shame Bryan Martin]] and encourage Jenny not make their marriage "a typical Hollywood marriage where Bryan can divorce her after 4-5 years".]]
23rd Jan '17 11:46:38 PM yisfidri
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* ManOfAThousandFaces: David Suchet completely nailed the "rat-faced" Inspector Japp in this film, several years before going on to play the dapper Belgian himself for the [''Series/{{Poirot}}'' ITV series].

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* ManOfAThousandFaces: David Suchet completely nailed the "rat-faced" Inspector Japp in this film, several years before going on to play the dapper Belgian himself for the [''Series/{{Poirot}}'' [[Series/{{Poirot}} ITV series].series]].
23rd Jan '17 11:45:54 PM yisfidri
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* Cloudcuckoolander: Jane Wilkinson as played by Faye Dunaway has elements of this; she even asks Poirot if she might wear lavender to the funeral because she "hates black".

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* Cloudcuckoolander: {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Jane Wilkinson as played by Faye Dunaway has elements of this; she even asks Poirot if she might wear lavender to the funeral because she "hates black".



* ManOfAThousandFaces: David Suchet completely nailed the "rat-faced" Inspector Japp in this film, several years before going on to play the dapper Belgian himself for the [[''Series/{{Poirot}}'' ITV series]].

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* ManOfAThousandFaces: David Suchet completely nailed the "rat-faced" Inspector Japp in this film, several years before going on to play the dapper Belgian himself for the [[''Series/{{Poirot}}'' [''Series/{{Poirot}}'' ITV series]].series].
23rd Jan '17 11:43:28 PM yisfidri
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!!The 1985 film additionally provides examples of the following: [[#FilmAdaptation]]

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!!The 1985 film film, ''Thirteen At Dinner'', additionally provides examples of the following: [[#FilmAdaptation]]



* SettingUpdate: The 1985 film moved the setting to the 80s.
* WorthyOpponent: In the final scene of the 1985 film, Poirot is this for [[spoiler:Jane Wilkinson; he responds in kind.]]

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* SettingUpdate: The 1985 film moved the setting Cloudcuckoolander: Jane Wilkinson as played by Faye Dunaway has elements of this; she even asks Poirot if she might wear lavender to the 80s.funeral because she "hates black".
* LighterAndSofter: Similarly to the previous two Peter Ustinov Poirot films, this adaptation is noticeably more light-hearted than the novel, with more comic elements.
* ManOfAThousandFaces: David Suchet completely nailed the "rat-faced" Inspector Japp in this film, several years before going on to play the dapper Belgian himself for the [[''Series/{{Poirot}}'' ITV series]].
* SettingUpdate: In this version, the setting is moved to the eighties; the original book was set in the thirties.
* WorthyOpponent: In the final scene of the 1985 film, Poirot is this for [[spoiler:Jane Wilkinson; Wilkinson, who says she wouldn't have chosen anyone else to be the leading man in her murder drama; he responds in kind.]]
23rd Jan '17 11:23:55 PM yisfidri
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!!The 1982 film additionally provides examples of the following: [[#FilmAdaptation]]

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!!The 1982 1985 film additionally provides examples of the following: [[#FilmAdaptation]]
23rd Jan '17 11:23:38 PM yisfidri
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The story was adapted as a film called ''Thirteen at Dinner'' in 1985, starring Peter Ustinov and Faye Dunaway, and then in 2000 as part of the seventh season of ITV's ''{{Series/Poirot}}'' starring David Suchet. Tropes for the latter are listed on the [[Series/{{Poirot}} page for the TV series]].

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The story was adapted as a film called ''Thirteen at Dinner'' in 1985, starring Peter Ustinov and Faye Dunaway, and then in 2000 as part of the seventh season of ITV's ''{{Series/Poirot}}'' starring David Suchet. Tropes [[#FilmAdaptation The 1985 film adaptation has its own trope section,]] while tropes for the latter 2000 ITV adaptation are listed on the [[Series/{{Poirot}} the page for the TV series]].
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!!The screen adaptations, excepting the ITV adaptation which is covered on [[Series/{{Poirot}} its own page]], provide examples of the following:

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!!The screen adaptations, excepting the ITV adaptation which is covered on [[Series/{{Poirot}} its own page]], provide 1982 film additionally provides examples of the following:following: [[#FilmAdaptation]]
23rd Jan '17 7:16:09 AM EvilKid
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* KickTheSonOfTheBitch: Poirot invites and sits Hasting, Lestrade, Jenny Driver, and Bryan Martin when he is about to explain the case. [[spoiler:He invites Jenny Driver and Bryan Martin because Bryan Martin gives him foolish/fake story, so he sits Jenny Driver and Bryan Martin who are about to marry to shame Bryan Martin and encourage Jenny not easily make their marriage "a typical Hollywood marriage where Bryan can divorce her after 4-5 years".

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* KickTheSonOfTheBitch: KickTheSonOfABitch: Poirot invites and sits Hasting, Lestrade, Jenny Driver, and Bryan Martin when he is about to explain the case. [[spoiler:He invites Jenny Driver and Bryan Martin because Bryan Martin gives him foolish/fake story, so he sits Jenny Driver and Bryan Martin who are about to marry to shame Bryan Martin Martin]] and encourage Jenny not easily make their marriage "a typical Hollywood marriage where Bryan can divorce her after 4-5 years".]]



* Also anything about [[spoiler:Bryan Martin's story he tells to Poirot and Hasting.]]

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* ** Also anything about [[spoiler:Bryan Martin's story he tells to Poirot and Hasting.]]
23rd Jan '17 7:13:55 AM EvilKid
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* KickTheSonOfTheBitch: Poirot invites and sits Hasting, Lestrade, Jenny Driver, and Bryan Martin when he is about to explain the case. [[spoiler:He invites Jenny Driver and Bryan Martin because Bryan Martin gives him foolish/fake story, so he sits Jenny Driver and Bryan Martin who are about to marry to shame Bryan Martin and encourage Jenny not easily make their marriage "a typical Hollywood marriage where Bryan can divorce her after 4-5 years".


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* Also anything about [[spoiler:Bryan Martin's story he tells to Poirot and Hasting.]]
** [[spoiler: Both The Butler who has criminal past and Ronald and Geraldine Marsh came to the Edgware's house don't count for the reader but serve as in-universe RedHerring-s.]]
22nd Jan '17 12:55:38 AM yisfidri
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The story was adapted as a film called ''Thirteen at Dinner'' in 1985, starring Peter Ustinov and Faye Dunaway, and then in 2000 as part of ITV's ''{{Series/Poirot}}'' starring David Suchet.

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The story was adapted as a film called ''Thirteen at Dinner'' in 1985, starring Peter Ustinov and Faye Dunaway, and then in 2000 as part of the seventh season of ITV's ''{{Series/Poirot}}'' starring David Suchet.Suchet. Tropes for the latter are listed on the [[Series/{{Poirot}} page for the TV series]].
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