History Literature / TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde

23rd Nov '16 5:05:03 PM lalalei2001
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* ''The Janus Head'', a 1920 silent German film version directed by F.W. Murnau and starring Conrad Veidt. It changes the characters' names to Dr. Warren and Mr. O'Connor. Also has Bela Lugosi as the butler. It is also apparently lost forever due to legal issues, but if the production notes are to be believed, it has the first moving camera in cinema history.

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* ''The Janus Head'', a 1920 silent German film version directed by F.W. Murnau and starring Conrad Veidt. It changes changed the characters' names to Dr. Warren and Mr. O'Connor.O'Connor to keep the twist. Also has Bela Lugosi as the butler. It is also apparently lost forever due to legal issues, but if the production notes are to be believed, it has the first moving camera in cinema history.
18th Nov '16 10:26:49 PM lalalei2001
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* Cutting the TwistEnding: The book is presented as a mystery, with the identity of Hyde as the TwistEnding, but this is completely absent from all films, mainly because [[PopcultureOsmosis the twist is now too famous to surprise anyone]].

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* Cutting the TwistEnding: The book is presented as a mystery, with the identity of Hyde as the TwistEnding, but this is completely absent from all films, most adaptations, mainly because [[PopcultureOsmosis the twist is now too famous to surprise anyone]].anyone]]. Similarly, Hyde usually turns into Jekyll upon death rather than staying Hyde.
16th Nov '16 8:43:37 PM lalalei2001
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* The 1971 Film/HammerHorror ''Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde'' and the 1995 comedy ''Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde'' add a GenderBender twist to the story, with Jekyll as a man and Hyde as a woman.

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* The 1971 Film/HammerHorror ''Dr. Jekyll and Sister Hyde'' ''Film/DoctorJekyllAndSisterHyde'' and the 1995 comedy ''Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde'' add a GenderBender twist to the story, with Jekyll as a man and Hyde as a woman.
14th Nov '16 5:45:06 PM lalalei2001
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* ''Mary Reilly'', told from the perspective of Jekyll's maid, tells the story with a romance/horror twist. Hyde was Jekyll's attempt to become young and strong again.

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* ''Mary Reilly'', ''Film/MaryReilly'', told from the perspective of Jekyll's maid, tells the story with a romance/horror twist. Hyde was Jekyll's attempt to become young and strong again.
13th Nov '16 2:32:45 AM lalalei2001
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* SpontaneousCrowdFormation: Despite Hyde running into the little girl at around 4 in the morning, a sizable crowd gathers around them. Several mob members have to be held back from attempting to murder Hyde.
12th Nov '16 5:24:59 AM lalalei2001
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* AdaptationNameChange: Sir Danvers' name was changed to George.
10th Nov '16 10:36:00 PM lalalei2001
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* TheNapoleon: Hyde is frequently described as being "short," "small" and even "dwarfish," in contrast to the taller Jekyll. This is explained as being because Jekyll never indulged in his evilness before, so his evil side is "underdeveloped." Hyde is, however, very dangerous.

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* TheNapoleon: Hyde is frequently described as being "short," "small" and even "dwarfish," in contrast to the taller Jekyll. This is explained as being because Jekyll never indulged in his evilness before, so his evil side is "underdeveloped." Hyde is, however, very dangerous.dangerous, and grows in stature the more he's out.
10th Nov '16 9:50:53 PM lalalei2001
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* LetUsNeverSpeakOfThisAgain: Utterson and Enfield vow to never speak of the incident at the crossroads to anyone. Jekyll also deflects suspicion from himself by asking his friends to not bring matters up.
7th Nov '16 12:50:32 PM lalalei2001
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* A 1968 made-for-TV movie starring Jack Palance. This version took out Jekyll having a fiancee, leaving Hyde with Gwyn, a prostitute. This version is also notable for its length, at two hours long.
6th Nov '16 2:33:55 AM lalalei2001
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* A 1932 52-part radio adaptation that expanded considerably on the novel, following Jekyll's life from childhood until death. Jekyll is younger than in the book, and romance was also added.

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* A 1932 52-part [[Radio/DrJekyllAndMrHyde radio adaptation adaptation]] that expanded considerably on the novel, following Jekyll's life from childhood until death. Jekyll is younger than in the book, Hyde's evil emerged in him when he was a child, and romance was also added.
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