History Literature / TheMysteriousIsland

1st Mar '17 11:18:04 PM Kooshmeister
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28th Nov '16 1:57:44 AM Morgenthaler
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Fun fact: While this isn't the most famous of Verne's works, it has the distinction of having inspired two major franchises: ''VideoGame/{{Myst}}'' and ''Series/{{Lost}}''. It was also loosely adapted into the sequel to the 2008 film version of ''JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth'', as ''Journey 2 The Mysterious Island''.

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Fun fact: While this isn't the most famous of Verne's works, it has the distinction of having inspired two major franchises: ''VideoGame/{{Myst}}'' and ''Series/{{Lost}}''. It was also loosely adapted into the sequel to the 2008 film version of ''JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth'', ''Film/JourneyToTheCenterOfTheEarth'', as ''Journey 2 The Mysterious Island''.
28th Oct '16 3:24:11 PM dlchen145
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* BadAss: [[WorldOfBadass Everyone.]]
17th Sep '16 7:18:25 AM Milarqui
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* FlippingHelpless: It was done by the protagonists to a giant sea turtle, who then left for some reason. While they were away, the turtle was carried away by a high tide.

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* FlippingHelpless: It was done by the protagonists to a giant sea turtle, who then left for some reason. to get a cart. While they were away, the turtle was carried away by a high tide.tide [[spoiler:or Captain Nemo helped it get back to its normal position]].
4th Sep '16 5:25:37 AM erforce
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It was adapted into film as ''Film/MysteriousIsland'' in 1961, and featured Herbert Lom (Chief Inspector Dreyfus from the ''PinkPanther'' films) as Captain Nemo. While (mostly) faithful, there was a lot of AdaptationExpansion with the addition of numerous gigantic creatures on the island, brought to life courtesy of special effects maestro Creator/RayHarryhausen.

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It was adapted into film as ''Film/MysteriousIsland'' in 1961, and featured Herbert Lom (Chief Inspector Dreyfus from the ''PinkPanther'' ''Franchise/ThePinkPanther'' films) as Captain Nemo. While (mostly) faithful, there was a lot of AdaptationExpansion with the addition of numerous gigantic creatures on the island, brought to life courtesy of special effects maestro Creator/RayHarryhausen.
31st Aug '16 6:39:01 PM GammaCavy
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A first person point and click game also exists. It's page can be read here: VideoGame/ReturnToMysteriousIsland
9th Jul '16 2:59:49 PM Divra
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* WackyAmericansHaveWackyNames: Bonadventure, Gideon, Nabuchodonosor...

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* WackyAmericansHaveWackyNames: Bonadventure, Gideon, Nabuchodonosor...Nebuchadnezzar, Cyrus...
15th Jun '16 4:16:40 PM TitoMosquito
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* Foreshadowing: Early on in the book, the narration establishes that such is Cyrus' ScienceHero ability that you could tell the heroes the island was an erupting volcano and they'd only point at Cyrus and say he could handle it. Guess what happens at the end.

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* Foreshadowing: {{Foreshadowing}}: Early on in the book, the narration establishes that such is Cyrus' ScienceHero ability that you could tell the heroes the island was an erupting volcano and they'd only point at Cyrus and say he could handle it. Guess what happens at the end.
4th Apr '16 4:17:02 AM Korodzik
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* DroppedABridgeOnHim: In the very last chapter, [[spoiler:Jup the Orangutan]] is off-handedly mentioned to have fallen into a crevice and died.
2nd Apr '16 12:03:24 AM Chabal2
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* WackyAmericansHaveW: Bonadventure, Gideon, Nabuchodonosor

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* WackyAmericansHaveW: WackyAmericansHaveWackyNames: Bonadventure, Gideon, NabuchodonosorNabuchodonosor...
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