History Literature / TheMouseThatRoared

12th May '17 10:33:18 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* WorstNewsJudgementEver: At one point in the movie, a BBC announcer gives the news briefs from around the world, all concerning the US losing to Grand Fenwick... except for the US, where the big news is the latest NFL scores.

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* WorstNewsJudgementEver: At one point in the movie, a BBC announcer gives the news briefs from around the world, all concerning the US losing to Grand Fenwick... except for the US, where the big news is the latest NFL [[UsefulNotes/NationalFootballLeague NFL]] scores.
16th Apr '17 2:39:05 PM nombretomado
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The third novel, ''The Mouse on the Moon'', was made into another film in 1963 and features Grand Fenwick winning the TheSpaceRace.

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The third novel, ''The Mouse on the Moon'', was made into another film in 1963 and features Grand Fenwick winning the TheSpaceRace.UsefulNotes/TheSpaceRace.
19th Jan '17 5:00:51 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* PlacebotinumEffect [[spoiler:Possibly subverted at the end of the movie, as the Q-Bomb's lights flicker on after a mouse crawls out of the "dud".]]

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* PlacebotinumEffect PlacebotinumEffect: [[spoiler:Possibly subverted at the end of the movie, as the Q-Bomb's lights flicker on after a mouse crawls out of the "dud".]]
6th Nov '15 9:20:58 PM mlsmithca
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* Creator/PeterSellers
6th Nov '15 8:20:39 PM freesefan
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* DoomsdayDevice: [[spoiler: It works in the most effective way: everyone's afraid of it going off... and it's broken.]]

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* CreditsGag: The typical Columbia logo is replaced by a live-action model, who runs away, scared of a mouse.
* DoomsdayDevice: [[spoiler: It works in the most effective way: everyone's afraid of it going off... and it's broken.]]
7th Sep '15 1:06:47 PM nombretomado
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To prevent the worst, the Fenwickers devise an ingenious plan: To declare war on the USA, get defeated, and then allow themselves to be reimbursed by American subsidies. Soon, a troop of twenty-four longbowmen in mail armor boards a ship to NewYorkCity with the intent to surrender to the American authorities -- [[SpringtimeForHitler only to run into unexpected obstacles.]]

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To prevent the worst, the Fenwickers devise an ingenious plan: To declare war on the USA, get defeated, and then allow themselves to be reimbursed by American subsidies. Soon, a troop of twenty-four longbowmen in mail armor boards a ship to NewYorkCity UsefulNotes/NewYorkCity with the intent to surrender to the American authorities -- [[SpringtimeForHitler only to run into unexpected obstacles.]]
2nd Sep '15 5:01:20 AM Mdumas43073
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* EekAMouse: The film opens with this gag, with the torch-bearing gal in the Columbia Pictures logo fleeing off her pedestal upon seeing a mouse.

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* EekAMouse: The film opens with a LogoJoke featuring this gag, with the torch-bearing gal in the Columbia Pictures logo fleeing off her pedestal upon seeing a mouse.
2nd Sep '15 5:00:12 AM Mdumas43073
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The third novel, ''The Mouse on the Moon'' was made into another film in 1963 and features Grand Fenwick winning the TheSpaceRace.

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The third novel, ''The Mouse on the Moon'' Moon'', was made into another film in 1963 and features Grand Fenwick winning the TheSpaceRace.
2nd Sep '15 4:58:03 AM Mdumas43073
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''The Mouse That Roared'' is a 1955 novel by Irish-American author Leonard Wibberley, which was adapted into a 1959 film starring Creator/PeterSellers, Creator/WilliamHartnell, and Jean Seberg.

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''The '''''The Mouse That Roared'' Roared''''' is a 1955 novel by Irish-American author Leonard Wibberley, which was adapted into a 1959 film starring Creator/PeterSellers, Creator/WilliamHartnell, and Jean Seberg.
14th Aug '15 2:41:16 PM TonyG
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* ImNotHungry

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* ImNotHungryImNotHungry: General Snippet stubbornly insists on the bare minimum requirements for prisoners of war, as stated by the Geneva Convention, all while his men are wined and dined at the grand hall.


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* TheShortWar: America loses to Grand Fenwick in half an hour, before anyone is even fully aware that there was a war in the first place.


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* WorstNewsJudgementEver: At one point in the movie, a BBC announcer gives the news briefs from around the world, all concerning the US losing to Grand Fenwick... except for the US, where the big news is the latest NFL scores.
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