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** Joe's inability to correctly spell "memento" backfires later with same the error appears on the anonymous CutAndPasteNote, [[spoiler:finally convincing Katherine that he's alive]].

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** Joe's inability to correctly spell "memento" backfires later with as the same the error appears on the anonymous CutAndPasteNote, [[spoiler:finally convincing Katherine that he's alive]].



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: The sheriff. He promising Joe a square deal and keeps his word when defending him against the angry mob. Later on he refuses to identify anyone among the mob, because he doesn't want them to be put to death.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: The sheriff. He promising promises Joe a square deal and keeps his word when defending him against the angry mob. Later on he refuses to identify anyone among the mob, because he doesn't want them to be put to death.



* TwoScenesOneDialogue: The sheriff tells his nervous deputies that the National Guard has been summoned. Cut to a very quick scene in which the mustered Guardsmen are told they will be standing down. Cut to governor saying "''Why?''", as his political boss says that sending the Guard into a town could be damaging. In real life, the governor ''actively supported'' the lynch mob, even saying he would ''pardon'' its members, and ''refused'' to send in the National Guard.

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* TwoScenesOneDialogue: The sheriff tells his nervous deputies that the National Guard has been summoned. Cut to a very quick scene in which the mustered Guardsmen are told they will be standing down. Cut to the governor saying "''Why?''", as his political boss says that sending the Guard into a town could be damaging. In real life, the governor ''actively supported'' the lynch mob, even saying he would ''pardon'' its members, and ''refused'' to send in the National Guard.


''Fury'' is a 1936 film starring Sylvia Sidney and Creator/SpencerTracy. It was directed by Creator/FritzLang.

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''Fury'' is a 1936 film starring Sylvia Sidney Creator/SylviaSidney and Creator/SpencerTracy. It was directed by Creator/FritzLang.


* {{Revenge}}: [[spoiler:Joe]] seeks to get the 22 members of the mob hanged for getting him killed.

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* {{Revenge}}: [[spoiler:Joe]] seeks to get the 22 filmed members of the mob hanged for getting him killed.

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* MoralLuck: The entire second half of the plot revolves around the legal difference between an attempted murder and a successful one.


* TwoScenesOneDialogue: The sheriff tells his nervous deputies that the National Guard has been summoned. Cut to a very quick scene in which the mustered Guardsmen are told they will be standing down. Cut to governor saying "''why?''", as his political boss says that sending the Guard into a town could be damaging. In real life, the governor ''actively supported'' the lynch mob, even saying he would ''pardon'' its members.

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* TwoScenesOneDialogue: The sheriff tells his nervous deputies that the National Guard has been summoned. Cut to a very quick scene in which the mustered Guardsmen are told they will be standing down. Cut to governor saying "''why?''", "''Why?''", as his political boss says that sending the Guard into a town could be damaging. In real life, the governor ''actively supported'' the lynch mob, even saying he would ''pardon'' its members.members, and ''refused'' to send in the National Guard.


* ArtisticLicenseHistory: In the original case, the two men lynched by the Mob are agreed to have been the actual culprits. For the sake of the film, the incident is fictionalized and the accused is made an innocent. Fritz Lang, who wanted to explore the idea of capital punishment, felt that this was a weakness since according to him you can only make a convincing case against the death penalty by stating that even the guilty shouldn't be executed.

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: In the original case, the two men lynched by the Mob mob are agreed to have been the actual culprits. For the sake of the film, the incident is fictionalized and the accused is made an innocent. Fritz Lang, who wanted to explore the idea of capital punishment, felt that this was a weakness since according to him you can only make a convincing case against the death penalty by stating that even the guilty shouldn't be executed.


* AntiHero: Joe starts out as a good guy [[spoiler:But after the traumatic events of almost being burned alive by a raging mob, he become a case of HeWhoFightsMonsters, trying to get justice for the crimes committed against him, even if it means to forge evidence.]]

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* AntiHero: Joe starts out as a good guy [[spoiler:But guy, [[spoiler:but after the traumatic events of almost being burned alive by a raging mob, he become becomes a case of HeWhoFightsMonsters, trying to get justice for the crimes committed against him, even if it means to forge evidence.]]


No connection to [[Film/{{Fury2014}} a 2014 film]] starring Creator/BradPitt.

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No connection to [[Film/{{Fury2014}} a the 2014 war film]] starring Creator/BradPitt.


* ConvictedByPublicOpinion: Joe gets arrested because "it seems he knows more than he lets on" about a kidnapping. GossipEvolution inflates it into everyone "knowing" he's the kidnapper, forming a Lynch mob and burning down his prison.

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* ConvictedByPublicOpinion: Joe gets arrested because "it seems he knows more than he lets on" about a kidnapping. GossipEvolution inflates it into everyone "knowing" he's the kidnapper, forming a Lynch lynch mob and burning down his prison.



* GossipyHens: All the old biddies of Strand that gossip about Joe's arrest and wind up flaming the passions of the mob. Lampshaded when Lang inserted a shot of actual hens during the gossip montage.

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* GossipyHens: All the old biddies of Strand that gossip about Joe's arrest and wind up flaming the passions of the mob. Lampshaded {{Lampshaded}} when Lang inserted a shot of actual hens during the gossip montage.



* HeelFaceTurn: Joe. In the trial over his murder, the townspeople are found guilty, but before they can hang for the crime, Joe has a change of conscience and shows up in the courtroom as the sentences are being read and saves them from execution.

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* HeelFaceTurn: Joe. In the trial over his murder, the townspeople are found guilty, but before they can hang for the crime, Joe has a change of conscience heart and shows up in the courtroom as the sentences are being read and saves them from execution.



* OnePhoneCall: Averted. Joe wants to call Katherine but is denied any phone call because the sheriff fears Joe could be using the call to warn his partners in crime.

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* OnePhoneCall: Averted.{{Averted}}. Joe wants to call Katherine but is denied any phone call because the sheriff fears Joe could be using the call to warn his partners in crime.



* ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated: Exploited. Joe is presumed dead [[spoiler:but actually escaped the blaze. However, he stays in hiding in order to get the townspeople sentenced to death for his murder.]]

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* ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated: Exploited.{{Exploited}}. Joe is presumed dead [[spoiler:but actually escaped the blaze. However, he stays in hiding in order to get the townspeople sentenced to death for his murder.]]



* ThisIsAWorkOfFiction: Disclaimer after the open credits that characters and events are fictional.

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* ThisIsAWorkOfFiction: Disclaimer There's a disclaimer after the open credits that characters and events are fictional.



* TwoScenesOneDialogue: The sheriff tells his nervous deputies that the National Guard has been summoned. Cut to a very quick scene in which the mustered Guardsmen are told they will be standing down. Cut to governor saying "''why?''", as his political boss says that sending the Guard into a town could be damaging.

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* TwoScenesOneDialogue: The sheriff tells his nervous deputies that the National Guard has been summoned. Cut to a very quick scene in which the mustered Guardsmen are told they will be standing down. Cut to governor saying "''why?''", as his political boss says that sending the Guard into a town could be damaging. In real life, the governor ''actively supported'' the lynch mob, even saying he would ''pardon'' its members.


* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: The sheriff. He promising Joe a square deal and keeps his word when defending him against the angry mob.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: The sheriff. He promising Joe a square deal and keeps his word when defending him against the angry mob. Later on he refuses to identify anyone among the mob, because he doesn't want them to be put to death.


* ArtisticLicenseHistory: In the original case, the two men lynched by the Mob are agreed to have been the actual culprits. For the sake of the film, the incident is fictionalized and the accused is made an innocent. Fritz Lang who wanted to explore the idea of capital punishment felt that this was a weakness since according to him you can only make a convincing case against the death penalty by stating that even the guilty shouldn't be executed.

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: In the original case, the two men lynched by the Mob are agreed to have been the actual culprits. For the sake of the film, the incident is fictionalized and the accused is made an innocent. Fritz Lang Lang, who wanted to explore the idea of capital punishment punishment, felt that this was a weakness since according to him you can only make a convincing case against the death penalty by stating that even the guilty shouldn't be executed.


* StealthHiBye: TheBarber's customer who disappears behind his back after some joking about [[SlashedThroat cutting a throat]].

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* StealthHiBye: TheBarber's customer who disappears behind his back after some joking about [[SlashedThroat cutting a throat]].DangerouslyCloseShave.


* RippedFromTheHeadlines: The script was based upon the 1933 kidnapping and murder of Brooke Hart, the son of the owner of Hart's Department Store in San Jose, California. The two kidnapping suspects were pulled from jail by a group of vigilantes, who dragged them across the street to St. James Park and lynched both of them. The story also inspired several letter films, including Cy Enfield's ''Try and Get Me!''

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* RippedFromTheHeadlines: The script was based upon the 1933 kidnapping and murder of Brooke Hart, the son of the owner of Hart's Department Store in San Jose, California. The two kidnapping suspects were pulled from jail by a group of vigilantes, who dragged them across the street to St. James Park and lynched both of them. The story also inspired several letter later films, including Cy Enfield's ''Try and Get Me!''


* RippedFromTheHeadlines: The script was based upon the 1933 kidnapping and murder of Brooke Hart, the son of the owner of Hart's Department Store in San Jose, California. The two kidnapping suspects were pulled from jail by a group of vigilantes, who dragged them across the street to St. James Park and lynched both of them.

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* RippedFromTheHeadlines: The script was based upon the 1933 kidnapping and murder of Brooke Hart, the son of the owner of Hart's Department Store in San Jose, California. The two kidnapping suspects were pulled from jail by a group of vigilantes, who dragged them across the street to St. James Park and lynched both of them. The story also inspired several letter films, including Cy Enfield's ''Try and Get Me!''


Fritz Lang's first Hollywood film (he had fled from ThoseWackyNazis in 1933, making a pit stop in France). Listed on the NationalFilmRegistry.

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Fritz Lang's first Hollywood film (he had fled from ThoseWackyNazis in 1933, making a pit stop in France). Listed on the NationalFilmRegistry.
UsefulNotes/NationalFilmRegistry.

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