These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Adaptation Displacement: Even the 1943 film is overshadowed by the TV series, let alone Eric Knight's original novel. The popular image of Lassie is a Heroic Dog saving people in trouble, though the novel was not about that at all.