History YMMV / TheGreatTrainRobbery

9th Apr '18 4:55:36 PM TheBigBopper
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* AdaptationDisplacement: It was based on a stage play.

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* AdaptationDisplacement: It was is based on a stage play.play, which is no longer performed and was never filmed in its original form. Therefore, most present day people who've seen it don't know that it's an adaptation.



* SpecialEffectsFailure: Averted; while it's very obviously a dummy being thrown off the train, the movie is ''so'' old that this was one of the first (if not ''the'' first) special effects ever used in film.

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* SpecialEffectsFailure: Averted; while For modem viewers it's very obviously a dummy being obvious that the guy thrown off the train, train is actually a dummy. At the movie is ''so'' old that this was one of the first (if not ''the'' first) time, however, special effects ever used in film.like this were novel and convincing. Even now it qualifies for a GrandfatherClause.
22nd May '16 7:54:37 AM WillBGood
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!! Tropes for the silent film:



* SpecialEffectsFailure: Averted; while it's very obviously a dummy being thrown off the train, the movie is ''so'' old that this was one of the first (if not ''the'' first) special effects ever used in film.

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* SpecialEffectsFailure: Averted; while it's very obviously a dummy being thrown off the train, the movie is ''so'' old that this was one of the first (if not ''the'' first) special effects ever used in film.
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