Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Film / TheGhoul

Go To



* AmoralAttorney: Morlant's lawyer Broughton is one of the people trying to brake into his tomb to steal the jewel.
* AntagonistTitle

to:

* AmoralAttorney: Morlant's lawyer Broughton is one of the people trying to brake break into his tomb to steal the jewel.
* AntagonistTitleAntagonistTitle: The title refers to Professor Morlant after he has risen from the grave to avenge himself upon his tomb robbers. The actual protagonists are his heirs: Ralph Morlant and Betty Harland.

Added DiffLines:

* AntagonistTitle


* AFoggyDayInLondonTown: Laing travels to London and attacks on the street on a foggy night so he can steal her bag and plant a note in it.

to:

* AFoggyDayInLondonTown: Laing travels to London and attacks Betty on the street on a foggy night so he can steal her bag and plant a note in it.

Added DiffLines:

* CrustyCaretaker: Professor Morlant's manservant Laing shuffles around the OldDarkHouse with a clubfoot, carrying out his master's spooky instructions for his internment while all the time muttering about what a dark business it is in a thick Scottish accent.

Added DiffLines:

* SillyWill: Professor Morlant makes some very strange stipulations in his will, mostly connected with his burial, all of which relate to his belief that he is going to be resurrected by an ancient Egyptian jewel.

Added DiffLines:

* KissingCousins: The romantic leads, Betty Harlon and Ralph Morlant, are distant cousins.


* AmoralAttorney: Morlant's lwyer Broughton is one of the people trying to brake into his tomb to steal the jewel.

to:

* AmoralAttorney: Morlant's lwyer lawyer Broughton is one of the people trying to brake into his tomb to steal the jewel.


* GraveRobbing: Multiple thieves are planning to break into Professor Morlant's tonm to steal the jewel he believes is going to resurrect him.

to:

* GraveRobbing: Multiple thieves are planning to break into Professor Morlant's tonm tomb to steal the jewel he believes is going to resurrect him.

Added DiffLines:

* AFoggyDayInLondonTown: Laing travels to London and attacks on the street on a foggy night so he can steal her bag and plant a note in it.

Added DiffLines:

* GraveRobbing: Multiple thieves are planning to break into Professor Morlant's tonm to steal the jewel he believes is going to resurrect him.

Added DiffLines:

* OurGhoulsAreCreepier: Professor Morlant is either a man raised from the dead by ancient Egyptian magic to avenge himself against tomb robbers, or a man in a cataleptic trance who was mistakenly [[BuriedAlive entombed alive]] and who, upon awakening, went insane and believed himself to be a ghoul. [[MaybeMagicMaybeMundane Take your pick.]]

Added DiffLines:

[[quoteright:230:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/the_ghoul.jpg]]


''The Ghoul'' is a 1933 British horror film starring Creator/BorisKarloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, and Creator/RalphRichardson, in his film debut.

to:

''The Ghoul'' is a 1933 British horror film starring Creator/BorisKarloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Creator/CedricHardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, and Creator/RalphRichardson, in his film debut.


Added DiffLines:

* TheTheTitle


* LockedInAFreezer: After stealing the jewel, Dragore locks Betty, Ralph and Hartley inside Morlant's tomb, where they will suffocate if they are not found. The situation gets worse when a fire breaks out.



* TheVicar: Nigel Hartley presents himself as a bicycle riding country parson, who accuses Morlant of paganism and fears for the fate of his soul. However, it actually turns out to be a case of BadHabits.

to:

* TheVicar: Nigel Hartley presents himself as a bicycle riding country parson, who accuses Morlant of paganism and fears for the fate of his soul. However, it actually turns out to be a case of BadHabits.BadHabits.

----

Added DiffLines:

* AmoralAttorney: Morlant's lwyer Broughton is one of the people trying to brake into his tomb to steal the jewel.


Added DiffLines:

* TheCavalry: A standoff between Kaney and Broughton and Dragore is ended by the arrival of the police who take the men into custody.


Added DiffLines:

* MineralMacGuffin: The item everyone is after is the Jewel of Light; either for its monetary value, or its supposed supernatural powers.
* OldDarkHouse: Professor Morlant lives in a rambling old mansion on the Yorkshire Moors, lit entirely by candles.

Showing 15 edit(s) of 16

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report