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Who's your favorite Scarlett?

Janet Wong (VCR 1985)
2
20%
Lesley Ann Warren (Movie)
3
30%
Tracy - Louise Ward (UK series 1)
0
No votes
Toyah Willcox (Christmas)
0
No votes
Koo Stark (UK series 2)
4
40%
Lysette Anthony (UK series 3)
1
10%
Jerry Hall (UK series 4)
0
No votes
Nicola Paull (Australia)
0
No votes
Nicola Van Dam (CD-i/PC)
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 10

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Who's your favorite Scarlett?
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Man that was a tough call.

Also shouldn't Nicole Van Dam be on that poll? Not that she's my vote but I do think she should be included.
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cluedoking123 wrote: Fri Dec 28, 2018 12:44 am Man that was a tough call.

Also shouldn't Nicole Van Dam be on that poll? Not that she's my vote but I do think she should be included.
Huh...I thought I put here in. Give me a second.

EDIT: She's in.
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Fab. My vote is still Lysette. She just really had the personality down. I also thought she looked it too.
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Miss Scarlet is my second favorite character after Prof Plum. While I enjoy most portrayals of Miss Scarlet, my favorite has to be Lesley Ann Warren. Her character is much more confident and self sufficient in the film than she is in the Cluedo series, not to mention having a good sense of humor.

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My favourite is Janet Wong. I like the whole spy-persona and that she also expresses confidence.
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I haven't voted yet, as I really am not familiar with most of these portrayals. But I've never liked Lesley Ann Warren's Scarlet. I've never seen the character that way in my mind's eye. Warren's Scarlet is much too brash for my tastes. I've always thought of Scarlett as mysterious, and alluring, subtle in her sarcasm, and playing the role of the dumb blonde, while her cold calculating intelligence percolates just below the surface. Warren is just in your face the whole time, and it works brilliantly for the real character she's playing -- a successful madame, for whom "Scarlet" is only a pseudonym for the evening. But I've never thought that's who Scarlett is supposed to be.

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Murder by Death wrote: Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:31 pm I haven't voted yet, as I really am not familiar with most of these portrayals. But I've never liked Lesley Ann Warren's Scarlet. I've never seen the character that way in my mind's eye. Warren's Scarlet is much too brash for my tastes. I've always thought of Scarlett as mysterious, and alluring, subtle in her sarcasm, and playing the role of the dumb blonde, while her cold calculating intelligence percolates just below the surface. Warren is just in your face the whole time, and it works brilliantly for the real character she's playing -- a successful madame, for whom "Scarlet" is only a pseudonym for the evening. But I've never thought that's who Scarlett is supposed to be.
Try the Cluedo TV series, you might like how Miss Scarlet is portrayed in the show. It's a different actress each season. You can find all the episodes on YouTube.

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CluedoKid wrote: Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:14 pm My favourite is Janet Wong. I like the whole spy-persona and that she also expresses confidence.
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I personally prefer Josephine Scarlett, it's the whole thing being A starlet in the golden age of Hollywood being roped into a murder simply because she wanted good press.

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PrinceAlarming wrote: Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:24 pm
CluedoKid wrote: Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:14 pm My favourite is Janet Wong. I like the whole spy-persona and that she also expresses confidence.
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Yes! I would’ve voted for the kid’s book series if it was an option, but I think Janet Wong embodied her attitude the most.

I never got into the UK series interpretations. CDi version was pretty dope. Lesley Ann was great, but to me was not how I picture Scarlet at all.

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I remember being taken aback when I saw the box for Clue the movie. I thought she was Mrs. Peacock due to her dress, and had no idea who Scarlet was supposed to be. I did end up liking her though. She was an older portrayal than how Scarlet normally is.
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CluedoKid wrote: Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:35 am I remember being taken aback when I saw the box for Clue the movie. I thought she was Mrs. Peacock due to her dress, and had no idea who Scarlet was supposed to be. I did end up liking her though. She was an older portrayal than how Scarlet normally is.
I think my main confusion was why Mrs. White wasn't on the cover, and yet there were 3 women on the cover. Then when I watched the movie I realized Mrs. White was on the cover and that Yvette was the maid.

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It's true that Janet Wong's interpretation gives off a little Asian Mata Hari feel that I don't dislike, while I didn't enjoy the whole "Hollywood scarlet" interpretation that much.

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Speckled Roman. Benn my favorite for years. Ive tried many but havent beaten this one yet.

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