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* JukeboxMusical

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* JukeboxMusicalLighterAndSofter: The main point of contention from critics is that it was far more optimistic than the mini-series.

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Originally a 1978 Creator/{{BBC}} {{miniseries}} created by Dennis Potter and starring BobHoskins, Gemma Craven, and Cheryl Campbell, it was remade in 1981 as a feature film directed by Herbert Ross and starring Creator/SteveMartin, Creator/JessicaHarper, Creator/BernadettePeters and Creator/ChristopherWalken.

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Originally a 1978 Creator/{{BBC}} {{miniseries}} created by Dennis Potter and starring BobHoskins, Creator/BobHoskins, Gemma Craven, and Cheryl Campbell, it was remade in 1981 as a feature film directed by Herbert Ross and starring Creator/SteveMartin, Creator/JessicaHarper, Creator/BernadettePeters and Creator/ChristopherWalken.


Originally a 1978 Creator/{{BBC}} {{miniseries}} created by Dennis Potter and starring BobHoskins, Gemma Craven, and Cheryl Campbell, it was remade in 1981 as a feature film directed by Herbert Ross and starring Creator/SteveMartin, Jessica Harper, Creator/BernadettePeters and Creator/ChristopherWalken.

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Originally a 1978 Creator/{{BBC}} {{miniseries}} created by Dennis Potter and starring BobHoskins, Gemma Craven, and Cheryl Campbell, it was remade in 1981 as a feature film directed by Herbert Ross and starring Creator/SteveMartin, Jessica Harper, Creator/JessicaHarper, Creator/BernadettePeters and Creator/ChristopherWalken.


Originally a 1978 {{BBC}} {{miniseries}} created by Dennis Potter and starring BobHoskins, Gemma Craven, and Cheryl Campbell, it was remade in 1981 as a feature film directed by Herbert Ross and starring Creator/SteveMartin, Jessica Harper, Creator/BernadettePeters and Creator/ChristopherWalken.

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Originally a 1978 {{BBC}} Creator/{{BBC}} {{miniseries}} created by Dennis Potter and starring BobHoskins, Gemma Craven, and Cheryl Campbell, it was remade in 1981 as a feature film directed by Herbert Ross and starring Creator/SteveMartin, Jessica Harper, Creator/BernadettePeters and Creator/ChristopherWalken.

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* DownerEnding: Subverted


* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide]]: [[spoiler:The Accordian Man]], in the original miniseries.

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* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide]]: DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:The Accordian Man]], in the original miniseries.

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* YourCheatingHeart


* GroinAttack: When Arthur's wife Joan receives the evidence confirming her suspicions that Arthur's been cheating on her (as the police tell her [[spoiler:he's suspected of murdering a blind girl - which he's actually innocent of]]), she angrily demands that they "cut his thing off and bury it!"

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* GroinAttack: When Arthur's wife Joan receives the evidence confirming her suspicions that Arthur's been cheating on her (as from the police (as they tell her [[spoiler:he's suspected of murdering a blind girl - which he's actually innocent of]]), she angrily demands that they "cut his thing off and bury it!"


* GroinAttack: When Arthur's wife Joan receives the evidence confirming her suspicions that Arthur's been cheating on her (as the cops tell her [[spoiler:he's suspected of murdering a blind girl - which he's actually innocent of]]), she angrily demands that the police "cut his thing off and bury it!"

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* GroinAttack: When Arthur's wife Joan receives the evidence confirming her suspicions that Arthur's been cheating on her (as the cops police tell her [[spoiler:he's suspected of murdering a blind girl - which he's actually innocent of]]), she angrily demands that the police they "cut his thing off and bury it!"


* GroinAttack: When Arthur's wife Joan receives the evidence confirming her suspicions that Arthur's been cheating on her (as the cops tell her he's suspected of murdering a blind girl - which he's actually innocent of) she demands that the police castrate him. More than that, she angrily demands that they "cut his thing off and bury it!"

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* GroinAttack: When Arthur's wife Joan receives the evidence confirming her suspicions that Arthur's been cheating on her (as the cops tell her he's [[spoiler:he's suspected of murdering a blind girl - which he's actually innocent of) she demands that the police castrate him. More than that, of]]), she angrily demands that they the police "cut his thing off and bury it!"

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* [[spoiler:DrivenToSuicide]]: [[spoiler:The Accordian Man]], in the original miniseries.


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* MiscarriageOfJustice: [[spoiler:Arthur ends up hanging for the murder of the blind girl who was actually killed by the Accordian Man.]]


Originally a 1978 {{BBC}} MiniSeries created by Dennis Potter and starring BobHoskins, Gemma Craven, and Cheryl Campbell, it was remade in 1981 as a feature film directed by Herbert Ross and starring Creator/SteveMartin, Jessica Harper, Creator/BernadettePeters and Creator/ChristopherWalken.

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Originally a 1978 {{BBC}} MiniSeries {{miniseries}} created by Dennis Potter and starring BobHoskins, Gemma Craven, and Cheryl Campbell, it was remade in 1981 as a feature film directed by Herbert Ross and starring Creator/SteveMartin, Jessica Harper, Creator/BernadettePeters and Creator/ChristopherWalken.


* TheGreatDepression: The film never holds back from showing just how wretchedly awful the character's lives are and why They are so eager to escape into a fantasy world.

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* ForeignRemake: The film version changes the setting from London to Chicago.
* TheGreatDepression: The film never holds back from showing just how wretchedly awful the character's characters' lives are and why They they are so eager to escape into a fantasy world.

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