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Robin Hood saved his life.
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Robin Hood: he who steals from the rich to give to the poor? the real person? the cartoon character?
"his": HAM?
Any other characters related to Robin Hood relevant?
If not for Robin Hood, would he have died by [insert list of LTPF ways to die]?
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Robin Hood: he who steals from the rich to give to the poor? the real person? the cartoon character? None of the above.
"his": HAM? Yes.
Any other characters related to Robin Hood relevant? No.
If not for Robin Hood, would he have died by [insert list of LTPF ways to die]? There are a number of possibilities, but the general class would be murder.
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is the Robin Hood in your puzzle derived from any of the Robin Hoods from Jumpingjack's [LTPF list of Robin Hood personae]?
is your Robin Hood similar to any of [ditto list]?
is he "Robin Hood" because of his enforced-socialism attributes?
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is the Robin Hood in your puzzle derived from any of the Robin Hoods from Jumpingjack's [LTPF list of Robin Hood personae]? Yes.
is your Robin Hood similar to any of [ditto list]? Strictly speaking, no.
is he "Robin Hood" because of his enforced-socialism attributes? No.
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[for this, "Robin Hood" is the one in your puzzle, provided he is not from Sherwood Forest, which is how the prototype will be tagged.]
is Robin Hood a HAM? is he from Sherwood Forest?
does he lead a merry band? does he steal from the rich and give to the poor? does he do so figuratively?
How many relevant characters? Two? More? is a murderer also relevant?
if so, is the murderer a HAM?
"his" = another person, correct?
if so, can we call him "Tuck," please?
did Robin Hood actively save Tuck's life? was RH aware of it? did he intend to? plan to?
Was Tuck aware Robin Hood saved his life?
any of these people real? true story? from legend? FYOI?
location/era relevant?
Did Robin Hood know the would-be murderer (or FA)?
Did Tuck (ditto)?
plans gone wrong relevant?
were they criminals? outlaws?
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[for this, "Robin Hood" is the one in your puzzle, provided he is not from Sherwood Forest, which is how the prototype will be tagged.]
is Robin Hood a HAM? is he from Sherwood Forest?
does he lead a merry band? does he steal from the rich and give to the poor? does he do so figuratively? No to all.
How many relevant characters? Lots, but assume just two. Two? More? is a murderer also relevant? Yesish.
if so, is the murderer a HAM? Yes.
"his" = another person, correct? Yes.
if so, can we call him "Tuck," please? Sure.
did Robin Hood actively save Tuck's life? No. was RH aware of it? did he intend to? plan to? No to all.
Was Tuck aware Robin Hood saved his life? Yes.
any of these people real? Yes. true story? Yes. from legend? FYOI?
location/era relevant? Yes.
Did Robin Hood know the would-be murderer (or FA)?
Did Tuck (ditto)?
plans gone wrong relevant?
were they criminals? outlaws? No to all.
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Was Robin Hood living? or something manufactured? like a statuette? or flat? like a card? of metal?
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is Robin Hood a work of art? a story?
or is Robin Hood meant as an inspirational notion? did some attribute of Robin Hood's (of Sherwood Forest) inspire some action on Tuck's part, which saved his life? such as stop drinking? stop smoking? look both ways before crossing the street?
did Tuck avoid some event in which he would have been murdered, due to some influence of Robin Hood (of Sherwood Forest, or any other Forest, for that matter)?
Location: Asia? Africa? Antarctica? Australia? Europe? N. America? S. America?
Era: [LTPF list of centuries -- and decades? <- are you cool with that?] please?
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Was Robin Hood living? Yes. or something manufactured? No. like a statuette? or flat? like a card? of metal?

is Robin Hood a work of art? Yes. a story? Yes.
or is Robin Hood meant as an inspirational notion? No. did some attribute of Robin Hood's (of Sherwood Forest) inspire some action on Tuck's part, which saved his life? No. such as stop drinking? stop smoking? look both ways before crossing the street?
did Tuck avoid some event in which he would have been murdered, due to some influence of Robin Hood (of Sherwood Forest, or any other Forest, for that matter)? Yes.
Location: Asia? Africa? Antarctica? Australia? Europe? N. America? This. S. America?
Era: [LTPF list of centuries -- and decades? <- are you cool with that?] please? 1930s.
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is Robin Hood a work of art? Actually, Yesish.
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Great Depression relevant?
The 1938 movie "the Adventures of Robin Hood" relevant?
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Great Depression relevant? No.
The 1938 movie "the Adventures of Robin Hood" relevant? Yes.
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is the cinema relevant? did Tuck see the film at the cinema, preventing him from an appointment with death?
had Tuck done something that would warrant another to want to kill him?
[merry christmas, by the way]
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is the cinema relevant? No. did Tuck see the film at the cinema, preventing him from an appointment with death? No.
had Tuck done something that would warrant another to want to kill him? No.
[merry christmas, by the way] You too.
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characters or situations from the cited film relevant? circumstances of the film's run in cinemas relevant?
murder: did Tuck avoid premeditated murder? a "crime of passion"?
did the murder-that-wasn't coincide with the release of the film? with the film's run in cinemas? 1938 relevant?
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characters or situations from the cited film relevant? No. circumstances of the film's run in cinemas relevant? No.
murder: did Tuck avoid premeditated murder? This. a "crime of passion"?
did the murder-that-wasn't coincide with the release of the film? No. with the film's run in cinemas? No. 1938 relevant? Yesish.
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Did Errol Flynn save his life? If so, by a line spoken in the movie? By interacting with him in real life? Did Tuck know Flynn previously? Did he know anyone [else] involved in the movie?

Did someone else dressed as the Robin Hood from the movie save his life?
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Did Errol Flynn save his life? No. If so, by a line spoken in the movie? By interacting with him in real life? Did Tuck know Flynn previously? No. Did he know anyone [else] involved in the movie? Yesish.

Did someone else dressed as the Robin Hood from the movie save his life? No.
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was there a relevant event at a cinema showing the movie?
is there a relevant cinema?
is there a relevant person at a cinema? an usher? a concessionaire? a ticket-seller? the projectionist?
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Did someone else in the movie save his life? If so, an actor? Writer? Producer? Director? Set maker of some kind? Lighting guy? Sound guy? Someone involved in the music?

Did someone physically touch him to save him? Did someone say something that saved him? Would Tuck have recognized the danger of murder before being saved? Did his savoir do something to the person who would have killed him?
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was there a relevant event at a cinema showing the movie?
is there a relevant cinema?
is there a relevant person at a cinema? an usher? a concessionaire? a ticket-seller? the projectionist? No to all.

Did someone else in the movie save his life? Yes, indirectly. If so, an actor? Writer? Producer? This. Director? Set maker of some kind? Lighting guy? Sound guy? Someone involved in the music? Yesish.

Did someone physically touch him to save him? No. Did someone say something that saved him? Noish. Would Tuck have recognized the danger of murder before being saved? No. Did his savoir do something to the person who would have killed him? No.
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did Tuck hear something that arrested the chain of events which would have led to his murder?
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Did the film's music drown out another noise? Did it amplify it? Is the sound of a gunshot relevent? Was the timing of the music important?

Was Tuck saved while watching the film? While interacting with the producer? In his home? On the street?
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did Tuck hear something that arrested the chain of events which would have led to his murder? No.

Did the film's music drown out another noise? Did it amplify it? Is the sound of a gunshot relevent? Was the timing of the music important? No to all.

Was Tuck saved while watching the film? While interacting with the producer? In his home? On the street? Noish to all.
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did Tuck see the film? at the cinema?
if not for Robin Hood, would Tuck have been murdered near the cinema? at the cinema? at work? at home? in a place of business? in public?
did Tuck hear music from the film?
did Tuck know a relevant producer? was Tuck aware of his existence? was a producer aware of Tuck's?
did a producer do something that prevented a circumstance of Tuck's murder?
did the would-be murderer see the film in a cinema? is that relevant to the murder not happening?
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did Tuck see the film? Yes. at the cinema? Irr.
if not for Robin Hood, would Tuck have been murdered near the cinema? at the cinema? at work? at home? in a place of business? in public? Any of these are possible, but unlikely.
did Tuck hear music from the film? Yes.

did Tuck know a relevant producer? was Tuck aware of his existence? was a producer aware of Tuck's?
did a producer do something that prevented a circumstance of Tuck's murder? Yes to all.

did the would-be murderer see the film in a cinema? Irr. is that relevant to the murder not happening? No.
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did the producer and Tuck have any relevant, murder-preventing interaction?
is music from the film relevant?
was Tuck involved in the production of the film?
if so, as cast? crew? director? producer? editor? score composer?
is the would-be murderer involved in the film? as cast? crew? director? producer? editor? score composer?
is the would-be murderer associated with Errol Flynn?
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forgot to ask;
is Christmas relevant?
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did the producer and Tuck have any relevant, murder-preventing interaction? Yes.
is music from the film relevant? Yes.
was Tuck involved in the production of the film? Yes.
if so, as cast? crew? director? producer? editor? score composer? This.
is the would-be murderer involved in the film? No. as cast? crew? director? producer? editor? score composer?
is the would-be murderer associated with Errol Flynn? No.

is Christmas relevant? No.
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does anything about the film music have relevance?
such as melodies? tempo? lyrics? style?
did Tuck avoid murder by being elsewhere composing the music? by being elsewhere conducting? recording? listening to it?
did the producer know Tuck was in peril of being killed?
[for kicks, can we call the producer Will Scarlet?]
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does anything about the film music have relevance? No.
such as melodies? tempo? lyrics? style?
did Tuck avoid murder by being elsewhere composing the music? This particularly, though he was elsewhere for all the rest as well. by being elsewhere conducting? recording? listening to it?
did the producer know Tuck was in peril of being killed? No.
[for kicks, can we call the producer Will Scarlet?] If you like.
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the relevance of the music is that it occupied Tuck in a place safe from murder?
if not for the music, we can safely assume Tuck would have been killed?
is the location of killing (in this puzzle, potential and otherwise) relevant?
Europe relevant? [1938...]
would Tuck have been a victim of war in Europe?
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the relevance of the music is that it occupied Tuck in a place safe from murder? Yes.
if not for the music, we can safely assume Tuck would have been killed? Yes.
is the location of killing (in this puzzle, potential and otherwise) relevant? Yes, generally but not specifically.
Europe relevant? [1938...] Yes.
would Tuck have been a victim of war in Europe? Yesish.
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was Tuck Jewish?
would he have been present at Kristallnacht, or other initial act of genocide?
was he, ironically, spared such a fate by being selected to compose music for the Robin Hood film?
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was Tuck Jewish? Yes.
would he have been present at Kristallnacht, or other initial act of genocide? No, but close enough.
was he, ironically, spared such a fate by being selected to compose music for the Robin Hood film? Yes.

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Tuck was Erich Korngold, the composer for many early Hollywood films. A native of Austria, he preferred to live there and only travel to the US to work. When Kristallnacht occurred, he and his family were in Hollywood, and stayed. He had left just in time, just before the barriers to emigration went down. Had he not gotten the job to work on Robin Hood, he would have lost the chance to escape Europe, and probably died in the Holocaust. He credited Robin Hood with saving his life.
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Very interesting. I never thought that he was the person working on the film...

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