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* DeathByAdaptation: Downplayed. In the book, [[spoiler:the courtiers simply run away (except for the princess, who is caught and becomes a servant)]], while in the movie, [[spoiler:they turn into mice]].


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* InNameOnly: The movie adaptation retains some character names and plot elements, but places even these in an entirely different context. Instead of owning a tavern in the city, Aunt Beer Mug serves in the royal kitchen, the Great Gardener has a daughter called Miel, paralyzed from the waist down, etc.

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* DeathByAdaptation: Downplayed. In the book, [[spoiler:the courtiers simply run away (except for the princess, who is caught and becomes a servant)]], while in the movie, [[spoiler:they turn into mice]].


A loose film adaptation was released in 1975, combining elements from this book and ''[[Literature/RulerOfTheMagicalKeys A Girl Named Glazastik]]''.

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A loose film adaptation was released in 1975, 1977, combining elements from this book and ''[[Literature/RulerOfTheMagicalKeys A Girl Named Glazastik]]''.

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* DefeatMeansMenialLabor: [[spoiler:The princess]] is caught by Aunt Beer Mug in the end and has to stay as a servant in her tavern.


* AlasPoorVillain: Downplayed with [[spoiler:Tseblion]], who doesn't die [[spoiler:but becomes broken, pathetic and near-insane]]. It's said in the ending that [[spoiler:he has become a wandering beggar]] and survives thanks to people's kindness.

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* AlasPoorVillain: Downplayed with [[spoiler:Tseblion]], who doesn't die [[spoiler:but becomes broken, pathetic and near-insane]]. It's said in the ending last chapter that [[spoiler:he has become a wandering beggar]] and survives thanks to people's kindness.


* AlasPoorVillain: Downplayed

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* AlasPoorVillain: Downplayed with [[spoiler:Tseblion]], who doesn't die [[spoiler:but becomes broken, pathetic and near-insane]]. It's said in the ending that [[spoiler:he has become a wandering beggar]] and survives thanks to people's kindness.


* MeaningfulRename: Tatti plans to ask her brothers to think of a prettier name for Brush, [[spoiler:especially since after the former invisibles run away he is no longer a cleaning boy]].

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* MeaningfulRename: Tatti plans to ask her brothers to think of up a prettier name for Brush, [[spoiler:especially since after the former invisibles run away he is no longer a cleaning boy]].


The book was loosely adapted to the screen in 1975.

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The A loose film adaptation was released in 1975, combining elements from this book was loosely adapted to the screen in 1975.and ''[[Literature/RulerOfTheMagicalKeys A Girl Named Glazastik]]''.

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* AlasPoorVillain: Downplayed


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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Tseblion is an unscrupulous ManipulativeBastard, but everything he does is a means to secure his beloved sonís future.


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* TragicVillain: [[spoiler:Tseblion]] ends up like this. [[spoiler:The king never intended to reward him, his own dearly beloved son takes all his money and callously leaves him]], and it ultimately leads to his SanitySlippage.


''While the Clock Chimes'' (Russian: Пока бьют часы, Poka b'yut chasy) is a 1967 fairy tale by Sofia Prokofieva. It is set in a kingdom where all the royals and nobles wear magical caps that make them invisible, because they are so gorgeous that anyone who sees them will get blinded. The identity of an invisible can be determined by the smell of their perfume; for that purpose, a special Smell Keeper is entrusted with the perfume cupboard.

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''While the Clock Chimes'' (Russian: Пока бьют часы, Poka b'yut chasy) is a 1967 fairy tale by Sofia Prokofieva.Creator/SofiaProkofieva. It is set in a kingdom where all the royals and nobles wear magical caps that make them invisible, because they are so gorgeous that anyone who sees them will get blinded. The identity of an invisible can be determined by the smell of their perfume; for that purpose, a special Smell Keeper is entrusted with the perfume cupboard.

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''While the Clock Chimes'' (Russian: Пока бьют часы, Poka b'yut chasy) is a 1967 fairy tale by Sofia Prokofieva. It is set in a kingdom where all the royals and nobles wear magical caps that make them invisible, because they are so gorgeous that anyone who sees them will get blinded. The identity of an invisible can be determined by the smell of their perfume; for that purpose, a special Smell Keeper is entrusted with the perfume cupboard.

However, the kingdom is getting poor, so the king hatches a plan to invade the neighboring country, and for that, he needs more caps to give to the army. For the caps, in turn, he needs a) the invisibility elixir b) a special sort of fabric. The first matter can be dealt with since Tseblion the Smell Keeper can brew the elixir, but the fabric can only be weaved by two brother weavers who refuse to do it, since they know it will be used to start a war.

Meanwhile, the weavers' little sister Tatti comes to the town, and by sheer ill luck, she is caught by the palace guards and ordered to wash the already existent caps that have gotten quite dirty and started to lose their magical properties. Thatís when the whole mess really begins.

The book was loosely adapted to the screen in 1975.

!! ''While the Clock Chimes'' provides examples of:
* AristocratsAreEvil: Practically everyone who wears an invisibility cap fits this.
* TheBeautifulElite: The royal family and the nobles. [[spoiler:Subverted in the end as they turn out to be hideous]].
* BigBrotherInstinct: Tattiís brothers are very protective of her.
* FakeAristocrat: Tatti pretends to be [[spoiler:the princess]] after stealing the latterís cap. She adorns herself with [[spoiler:lilies-of-the-valley]] (the smell of [[spoiler:the princess]]ís perfume) to avoid detection, but sheís still bad at mimicking the necessary manners and gets found out rather quickly.
* IHaveYourWife: The weavers agree to weave the fabric for the caps [[spoiler:after the king tells them their sister is imprisoned]].
* InvisibilityCloak: Invisibility caps, to be exact. They function wonderfully, except when they are dirty or wet.
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Tseblionok]] runs away with an invisible cap and fifty gold pieces, [[spoiler:leaving his father alone, heartbroken and impoverished]].
* MeaningfulRename: Tatti plans to ask her brothers to think of a prettier name for Brush, [[spoiler:especially since after the former invisibles run away he is no longer a cleaning boy]].
* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Brush, who is black, is bullied by everyone in the palace for his race.
* PuppyLove: Hints of it with Brush and Tatti.
* StupidEvil: The Minister of War and the Minister of Clean Linen. Why the king even keeps them around is a mystery.
* UngratefulBastard: Tseblionok doesnít appreciate his fatherís efforts for his sake in the slightest.

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