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* EvilCounterpart: Gentleman Brown to Lord Jim.

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->“It is when we try to grapple with another man’s intimate need that we perceive how incomprehensible, wavering and misty are the beings that share with us the sight of the stars and the warmth of the sun. It is as if loneliness were a hard and absolute condition of existence; the envelope of flesh and blood on which our eyes are fixed melts before the outstretched hand, and there remains only the capricious, unconsolable and elusive spirit that no eye can follow, no hand can grasp.”


''Lord Jim'' is the companion novel to ''Heart of Darkness'' written by Creator/JosephConrad. It is the story of an idealistic Englishman who believes that his cowardice while serving as an officer on the pilgrim ship ''Patna'' has ruined his life. He later finds his way to an obscure island outpost of Patusan where he is able to rebuild his life and reclaim some honor. However, the ghosts of Jim's past comes back to haunt him when greedy adventurer Gentleman Brown arrives and plots to steal from Jim's profitable little paradise...

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''Lord Jim'' is the companion a 1900 novel to ''Heart of Darkness'' written by Creator/JosephConrad. It is the story of an idealistic Englishman who believes that his cowardice while serving as an officer on the pilgrim ship ''Patna'' has ruined his life. He later finds his way to an obscure island outpost of Patusan where he is able to rebuild his life and reclaim some honor. However, the ghosts of Jim's past comes back to haunt him when greedy adventurer Gentleman Brown arrives and plots to steal from Jim's profitable little paradise...


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* EvilIsHammy: The General as played by Eli Wallach, whose performance is very reminiscent of [[Film/TheMagnificentSeven1960 Calvera]].

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* EvilIsHammy: The General as played by Eli Wallach, Creator/EliWallach, whose performance is very reminiscent of [[Film/TheMagnificentSeven1960 Calvera]].


* AdaptationalBadass: The villain in Patusan goes from a mere bandit to a strutting [[Film/TheMagnificentSeven Calvera]] {{Expy}}.

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* AdaptationalBadass: The villain in Patusan goes from a mere bandit to a strutting [[Film/TheMagnificentSeven [[Film/TheMagnificentSeven1960 Calvera]] {{Expy}}.



* EvilIsHammy: The General as played by Eli Wallach, whose performance is very reminiscent of [[TheMagnificentSeven Calvera]].

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* EvilIsHammy: The General as played by Eli Wallach, whose performance is very reminiscent of [[TheMagnificentSeven [[Film/TheMagnificentSeven1960 Calvera]].


The novel was adapted for the screen twice, once in 1925 and directed by Victor Fleming, and once in 1965 and starring Peter O'Toole.

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The novel was adapted for the screen twice, once in 1925 and directed by Victor Fleming, and once in 1965 and starring Peter O'Toole.Creator/PeterOToole.


* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: The incident of the ''[=SS=] Jeddah'', and the scandal following it, provided Conrad the basis for this novel. TheOtherWiki [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Jeddah has more]].

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* VeryLooselyBasedOnATrueStory: The incident of the ''[=SS=] Jeddah'', and the scandal following it, provided Conrad the basis for this novel. TheOtherWiki Wiki/TheOtherWiki [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_Jeddah has more]].


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* NoNameGiven: Jim's love interest is only credited as "The Girl".

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* MacheteMayhem: Several people wield machetes during the fight, even Jim's love interest.
* NoNameGiven: Jim's love interest is only credited as "The Girl". The General is not given a name either.



* VillainousValour: Any other villain in a Hollywood movie would have tried to escape when they had the chance. Not the General. When the heroes launched their second attack, he stayed and fought, eventually going out in a blaze of glory while wounded and trying to put out a fuse.

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* VillainousValour: Any other villain in a Hollywood movie would have tried to escape when they had the chance. Not the General. When the heroes launched their second attack, he despite considering escaping beforehand, the General stayed and fought, eventually going out in a blaze of glory while wounded and trying to put out a fuse.

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* EvilCannotComprehendGood: Cornelius is confused by Jim's desire to help the General's prisoners.

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* YouHaveFailedMe: The General kills one of his henchmen for letting Jim escape.

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* AdaptationalBadass: The villain in Patusan goes from a mere bandit to a strutting [[Film/TheMagnificentSeven Calvera]] {{Expy}}.


-->"If we can plow a field, we can carry a cannon."

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-->"If we can plow a field, we can carry pull a cannon."

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* ItsQuietTooQuiet: This exchange:
--> '''Cornelius''': It's peaceful tonight.
--> '''General''': ''Too'' peaceful.

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* GoodScarsEvilScars: The General's right hand man has a blind left eye.

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