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Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

High Castle (1946); Trespass (1947); Elise (1947)

Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby Sunshine » Mon Jan 19, 2015 12:18 am

If anyone wants to give us some morsels, y'know....... :foyle4: :samkiss:
Just looked over the chapter on "Horse Racing and Illegal Rambling."

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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby fe » Mon Jan 19, 2015 1:11 am

I think I enjoy the spoilers even more than the episodes themselves...*hint *hint :toetap: :samkiss:
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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby starlight » Mon Jan 19, 2015 1:45 am

Hilda gets shot and survives. :rofl:
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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby fe » Mon Jan 19, 2015 4:55 am

Tease :foyle5:
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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby Wolesley » Mon Jan 19, 2015 6:39 am

My 24-year-old son watched it with me (knowing how emotionally invested I would be, and offering support!), and at the end - he said the episode was "badass!" :rofl:

That's all I'm saying.
Too verklempt to offer spoilers at the moment.

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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby mohairMK » Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:00 am

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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby ayresorchids » Mon Jan 19, 2015 9:01 am

Even though I was watching alone, when I realized what was about to happen, I covered my face with my hands and said aloud, "omigoshohnohno!"
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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby mohairMK » Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:21 am

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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby starlight » Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:31 am

Spoiler enough for you, fe?
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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby starlight » Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:52 am

Okay: first instalment. THE PLOT.

(some of this might be severely paraphrased) :wink:

Hilda gets shot. Phew. Not dead. One bullet dissolved on entry, the other exited screaming. But hey, that’s Hilda.

Cut to Myerson, Foyle and Val. “Shame about Hilda, but THIS is your priority, Foyle: a low-life called Damian White” White is a former spiv who hides behind a legit business. Black market ciggies by the million, you name it, he nicks it and pushes it under the counter. He’s smug and he’s rich and he’s getting richer, and this country is going to the dogs because of chappies like him.

Foyle: “Why him in particular? Shouldn’t we be more worried about who shot our Hilda?”

“Do as you’re told, Foyle. White has bought a golf club in Surrey. One of his members is Kuznetsov.”

“Kuz who?”

“A nasty Russian. We don’t think he’s there to knock balls into holes.”

Cut to chat about Hilda. “The woman is extraordinary. She’s given her life to the service.”

At the hospital, Val and Foyle are sucking their teeth outside Hilda’s private room watching her unconscious. Foyle reckons they should put a guard on the door.

Up marches Woodhead guns blazing. How could this be allowed to happen? Why isn’t there a guard on the door?

“Wull, we were just, um, planning to...”

“Get your finger out and put a guard on the door.”

Sir Ian Woodhead is the Director of Operations of the former SOE.

Cut to Foyle and Sam at Miss Pierce’s flat. It's a bit, er, "functional". Not a lot of chintz, and severe lack of stuffed animals or personal touches.

Sam “Somehow I was expecting more...”

Foyle, “Wull, single... married to the job...”

A-hah! Foyle leafs through her diary, which seems to be about boring stuff like taking aspirin, and happens upon a photo of Woodhead, Hilda and ELIZABETH ADDIS together. A bit of mouth-quirking ensues. Well, that confirms that, then.

Sam, poking around Hilda’s kitchen, “Didn’t she ever eat anything?”

*** More later *** :geek:
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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby Samfan » Mon Jan 19, 2015 2:10 pm

SPOILER;

(it finally downloaded it and I watched it at 5am before getting ready for work. Something fun to think about today. I'll watch it again tonight--I always have to watch them at least 2x to get the plot--not a hardship!).



Well, when Hilda put the grenade on the table, I went "Oh, my Gosh," too, but it was more in disappointment--"Oh, come on, they're not going to kill her off, are they?"

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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby HarrietVane » Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:03 pm

Sam asks Foyle to be the godfather to her baby... and I'd just like to point out that this is part of the text of the charge to godparents in the Book of Common Prayer of the Church of England:

Priest: Dost thou, in the name of this Child, renounce the devil and all his works, the vain pomp and glory of the world, with all covetous desires of the same, and the carnal desires of the flesh, so that thou wilt not follow, nor be led by them?
Godparent: I renounce them all.

I think our Mr. Foyle is HIGHLY qualified for the position...
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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby starlight » Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:45 pm

Do I need to remind you...how much you can trust me?
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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby mohairMK » Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:49 pm

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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby fe » Mon Jan 19, 2015 11:12 pm

Wonderful pic, Starlight!

Managed to get my hot sticky hands on the ep and watched it last night. Very well done indeed, the best of all the Foyle post-wars, IMHO, but still doesn't resonate with me as much as the Home Front eps.
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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby Wolesley » Mon Jan 19, 2015 11:45 pm

Regarding Foyle's 'final' walk, my son suggested that was Foyle's equivalent to dropping the mic, like a rapper leaving the stage. :rofl:
(My son is hilarious at times.)

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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby mohairMK » Wed Jan 21, 2015 2:23 am

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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby Samfan » Wed Jan 21, 2015 4:27 am

May reveal a Spoiler:





I think the character of Sir Ian Woodhead, who was the head of F section of the SOE, is based on Maurice Buckmaster, who was the real head of F section ("F" meaning France). I'm making my slow way through a book I got for Christmas: A Cool and Lonely Courage: The Untold Story of Sister Spies in Occupied France, by Susan Ottaway (Little, Brown, and Company, 2013). I just got through some chapters where Buckmaster refused to believe that one of the circuits in France had been compromised, despite much evidence.

Maybe more on this later (after I get through the book) :geek:

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Re: Corner for spoilers for "Elise"

Postby amiga » Wed Jan 21, 2015 10:06 pm

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