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* WeaponBasedCharacterization: Each one of the robbers has a distinctive weapon: one has a bellows to blow pepper into the eyes of the coaches' horses, another has a [[AnAxeToGrind big red double bladed axe]] to demolish the coaches' wheels, and the third has a [[{{BFG}} blunderbuss]] to threaten the travellers in order to rob them.

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* WeaponBasedCharacterization: Each one of the robbers has a distinctive weapon: one has a bellows to blow pepper into the eyes of the coaches' horses, another has a [[AnAxeToGrind big red double bladed axe]] axe to demolish the coaches' wheels, and the third has a [[{{BFG}} blunderbuss]] to threaten the travellers in order to rob them.


* WeaponOfChoice: Each one of the robbers has a distinctive weapon: one has a bellows to blow pepper into the eyes of the coaches' horses, another has a [[AnAxeToGrind big red double bladed axe]] to demolish the coaches' wheels, and the third has a [[{{BFG}} blunderbuss]] to threaten the travellers in order to rob them.

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* WeaponOfChoice: WeaponBasedCharacterization: Each one of the robbers has a distinctive weapon: one has a bellows to blow pepper into the eyes of the coaches' horses, another has a [[AnAxeToGrind big red double bladed axe]] to demolish the coaches' wheels, and the third has a [[{{BFG}} blunderbuss]] to threaten the travellers in order to rob them.


''The Three Robbers'' (''Les trois brigands'' in French / ''Die drei Raüber'' in German) is a [[ChildrensLiterature children's]] {{picture book|s}} written and illustrated by Creator/TomiUngerer. It was initially published in English language in 1961 when Ungerer worked in the USA. French and German versions (the first languages of Ungerer) soon followed.

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''The Three Robbers'' (''Les trois brigands'' in French / ''Die drei Raüber'' Räuber'' in German) is a [[ChildrensLiterature children's]] {{picture book|s}} written and illustrated by Creator/TomiUngerer. It was initially published in English language in 1961 when Ungerer worked in the USA. French and German versions (the first languages of Ungerer) soon followed.


* CharacterDevelopment: Tiffany convinces the robbers to give up their ways and use their formidable wealth to help orphans.

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* CharacterDevelopment: Tiffany convinces the robbers to give up their highwaymen ways and use their formidable wealth to help orphans.


* OrphanageOfLove: The castle the robbers buy to house the orphans that they find becomes one. The kids are so well treated that, once they're adults and come to found a city, they build three towers the roofs of which have the same shape as the robbers' hats to honor their memory.

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* OrphanageOfLove: The castle the robbers buy to house the orphans that they find becomes one. The kids are so well treated that, once they're adults and come to found a city, they build three big towers the roofs of which have the same shape as the robbers' hats to honor their memory.


* OrphanageOfLove: The castle the robbers buy to house the orphans that they find becomes one. The kids are so well treated that, once they're adults and found a city, they build three towers the roofs of which have the same shape as the robbers' hats to honor their memory.

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* OrphanageOfLove: The castle the robbers buy to house the orphans that they find becomes one. The kids are so well treated that, once they're adults and come to found a city, they build three towers the roofs of which have the same shape as the robbers' hats to honor their memory.


* WeaponOfChoice: Each one of the robbers has a distinctive weapon: one has a bellows to blow pepper into the eyes of the coaches' horses, another has a [[AnAxeToGrind big red double axe]] to demolish the coaches' wheels, and the third has a [[{{BFG}} blunderbuss]] to threaten the travellers in order to rob them.

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* WeaponOfChoice: Each one of the robbers has a distinctive weapon: one has a bellows to blow pepper into the eyes of the coaches' horses, another has a [[AnAxeToGrind big red double bladed axe]] to demolish the coaches' wheels, and the third has a [[{{BFG}} blunderbuss]] to threaten the travellers in order to rob them.


* CoordinatedClothes: Once they're brough to the castle, the orphans all start wearing red versions of the Three Robbers' outfits (instead of black).

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* CoordinatedClothes: Once they're brough brought to the castle, the orphans all start wearing red versions of the Three Robbers' outfits (instead of black).



* NoNameGiven: The robbers are not named in the book. The 2007 animated film [[NamedByTheAdaptation gives them names]] however -- Felix (the one with the blower), Maximus (the one with the axe) and Dominik (the one with the blunderbuss).

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* NoNameGiven: The robbers are not named in the book. The 2007 animated film [[NamedByTheAdaptation gives them names]] however -- Felix (the one with the pepper blower), Maximus (the one with the red axe) and Dominik (the one with the blunderbuss).



* WeaponOfChoice: Each one of the robbers has a distinctive weapon: one has a blower to blow pepper into the eyes of the coaches' horses, another has a [[AnAxeToGrind big double axe]] to demolish the coaches' wheels, and the third has a [[{{BFG}} blunderbuss]] to threaten the travellers in order to rob them.

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* WeaponOfChoice: Each one of the robbers has a distinctive weapon: one has a blower bellows to blow pepper into the eyes of the coaches' horses, another has a [[AnAxeToGrind big red double axe]] to demolish the coaches' wheels, and the third has a [[{{BFG}} blunderbuss]] to threaten the travellers in order to rob them.


It tells the story of three black-clad highwaymen who terrorize and rob coach travellers. Their life changes the day they find a lone orphan little girl named Tiffany, and decide to shelter her.

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It tells the story of three black-clad highwaymen who terrorize and rob coach travellers. Their life of crime changes the day they find a lone orphan little girl named Tiffany, Tiffany and decide to shelter her.


* PowerTrio: A trio of robbers.


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* TerribleTrio: A trio of robbers.


* InexplicablyIdenticalIndividuals: The Three Robbers all look identical, and there's no mention of them being triplets, let alone brothers.

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* InexplicablyIdenticalIndividuals: The Three Robbers three robbers all look identical, and there's no mention of them being triplets, let alone brothers.

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* InexplicablyIdenticalIndividuals: The Three Robbers all look identical, and there's no mention of them being triplets, let alone brothers.

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* AdaptationExpansion: The 2007 film considerably expands the story, for the book is quite short (every panel is recreated in the 1972 animated short, for that matter).


The story was [[AnimatedAdaptation adapted]] into an American animated short by Creator/GeneDeitch in 1972, then into a German feature animated film in 2007, directed by Hayo Freitag.

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The story was [[AnimatedAdaptation adapted]] into an American [[https://youtu.be/dcbaDAtjCN0 animated short short]] by Creator/GeneDeitch in 1972, then into a German feature animated film in 2007, directed by Hayo Freitag.


* CoordinatedClothes: Once they're brough to the castle, the orphans all start wearing red versions of the Three Robbers' outfits (instead of black).



* WeaponOfChoice: Each one of the robbers has a distinctive weapon: one has a blower to blow pepper into the coaches' horses' noses, another has a [[AnAxeToGrind big double axe]] to demolish the coaches' wheels, and the third has a [[{{BFG}} blunderbuss]] to threaten the travellers in order to rob them.

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* WeaponOfChoice: Each one of the robbers has a distinctive weapon: one has a blower to blow pepper into the eyes of the coaches' horses' noses, horses, another has a [[AnAxeToGrind big double axe]] to demolish the coaches' wheels, and the third has a [[{{BFG}} blunderbuss]] to threaten the travellers in order to rob them.

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