History Literature / TheSatanBug

28th May '17 9:52:53 PM marcoasalazarm
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* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: With a code-name as blunt as "'''Satan Bug'''" it doesn't takes a genius to figure out that the titular disease is a DoomsdayDevice.
24th Apr '17 7:22:22 PM Kooshmeister
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** Although some posters show actor John Anderson as Reagan lying dead outside the front gate for Station 13.
24th Apr '17 7:19:08 PM Kooshmeister
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* RuleOfPool: When Barrett visits Dr. Ostrer's house, he finds the unfortunate scientist floating face-down in his swimming pool. For some reason, this was used on a lot of the film's posters, including the one shown above.
22nd Feb '17 8:25:38 PM Kooshmeister
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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Scarlatti claims this is why he returned the kidnapped kids, and why he (at that point) hasn't harmed Mary, although he's really just avoiding making any more enemies than he has to.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Scarlatti claims this is why he returned the kidnapped kids, and why he (at that point) hasn't harmed Mary, although he's really [[PragmaticVillainy just avoiding making any more enemies than he has to.to]].
22nd Feb '17 8:25:06 PM Kooshmeister
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* DistressedDude: Cavell is at one point captured, has his wrists bound with wire, and is left in the cellar of an abandoned country house.
24th Jan '17 9:34:05 PM Mdumas43073
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It was adapted into a 1965 film directed by Creator/JohnSturges featuring an early score by Music/JerryGoldsmith. While the story was mostly kept the same, all the action was relocated to America and almost the entire cast of characters had their names changed.

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It was adapted into a 1965 film directed by Creator/JohnSturges and featuring an early score by Music/JerryGoldsmith. While the story was mostly kept the same, all the action was relocated to America and almost the entire cast of characters had their names changed.
9th Nov '16 9:56:08 AM nombretomado
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It was adapted into a 1965 film directed by Creator/JohnSturges featuring an early score by Creator/JerryGoldsmith. While the story was mostly kept the same, all the action was relocated to America and almost the entire cast of characters had their names changed.

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It was adapted into a 1965 film directed by Creator/JohnSturges featuring an early score by Creator/JerryGoldsmith.Music/JerryGoldsmith. While the story was mostly kept the same, all the action was relocated to America and almost the entire cast of characters had their names changed.



* JerryGoldsmith: Did the score.
18th Oct '15 5:36:57 AM Morgenthaler
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[[caption-width-right:333:"But if you act now, you'll win this free vial of botulinus!"]]



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[[caption-width-right:333:"But if you act now, you'll win this free vial of botulinus!"]]
''The Satan Bug'' is a 1962 science fiction/mystery novel by AlistairMacLean, he of ''Literature/TheGunsOfNavarone'' and ''WhereEaglesDare'' fame. [=MacLean=] wrote it under the pseudonym "Ian Stuart," but subsequent publications give his real name.

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''The Satan Bug'' is a 1962 science fiction/mystery novel by AlistairMacLean, he of ''Literature/TheGunsOfNavarone'' and ''WhereEaglesDare'' ''Film/WhereEaglesDare'' fame. [=MacLean=] wrote it under the pseudonym "Ian Stuart," but subsequent publications give his real name.
3rd Oct '15 10:14:02 PM Kooshmeister
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* SelfDisposingVillain: [[spoiler:Ainsley, like his counterpart Scarlatti in the novel, leaps out of his helicopter rather than tell Barrett where the flask of botulinus is.]]
3rd Oct '15 10:12:13 PM Kooshmeister
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* SelfDisposingVillain: [[spoiler:Scarlatti jumps out of the helicopter at the end, rather than face justice for his crimes.]]
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