Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
She turns on the power to the marquee. After blinding Joseph with the flash paper, Nancy finds the switch to turn on the marquee. Realizing that there are still people inside, the wrecking crew instantly halts the demolition. The Royal Palladium is saved, and so is Maya!
S, I, V, O. Joseph fixes the old key making machine on the last day, and Nancy uses it to make a key for the projector. The police arrive right after Nancy uses it to open the projector, and she has to hide in a closet while they search the room.
Thompson. Brady Thompson (stage name Brady Armstrong) was a descendant of J.J. Thompson, owner of the theater. He is also head of "Wave of the Future," the group planning to demolish the theater. Hmmm...
Pizza boxes, and one of Maya's shoes. Nancy calls the police with her evidence at the end of the second day. However, on the morning of the third day, Joseph tells her that the police searched the magician's room, but couldn't find anything! Evidently the kidnapper moved the evidence before the police got there.
Simone. The wreath was supposedly from the kidnapper. However, Nancy discovers a receipt from Ginger's 24-Hour Flowerama in Simone's purse. When Nancy confronts Simone with the evidence, she admits that she sent it, to show the press "just how heartless" the kidnapper was.
|What card does Nancy have to find in the "Amazing Monty" game? ||The Final Scene
The Ace of Spades. In the game, "Amazing Monty" shuffles three cards while Nancy watches, and then asks her to choose which of the three is the Ace of Spades. When Nancy finds the hidden card, she receives flash paper as a prize, and uses it at the end of the game to temporarily blind the kidnapper.
Humans Against the Destruction of Illustrious Theaters. Nicholas is an activist obsessed with saving old theaters and other unique landmarks. He detests "corporate Generica", the trend to make everything look the same.
|How long must Nancy's friend be missing before the police will investigate?||The Final Scene
24 hours. Nancy speaks with Sergeant Mac Ramsey in the Missing Persons Unit of the St. Louis Police Department. Sergeant Ramsey tells Nancy that according to "standard procedure," the police don't consider Maya a missing person until she's been missing for at least 24 hours.
Bess and George, Ned. Nancy can call different friends in different games. In "The Final Scene", she can call her girlfriends Bess and George (Bess is alone in the first phone call, but George joins her in later calls), and her boyfriend Ned. These friends help Nancy sort through her clues, and give her hints when she gets stuck.
An empty popcorn container. Nancy uses a bobby pin to open a locked drawer, bubble gum to pick up a missing gear for a locked box in the basement, and rubber gloves to open an electrified gate. Although there is a snack bar in the lobby, Nancy never uses anything from the bar in her investigation.
|Which is one of the stage names that Simone suggests for Nancy?||The Final Scene
Fancy Jackson. "Nancy Drew is so utterly forgettable," Simone says. Nancy isn't interested in being an actress, but Simone doesn't get the message. "Samantha Quick" is another name that Simone suggests.
Joseph. Joseph Hughes is a kind, elderly man who serves as the caretaker at the theater. He often says this at the end of a conversation.
"Vanishing Destiny". We learn little about "Vanishing Destiny" except that Brady Armstrong, the first person Nancy meets in the game, is the star of the movie. Maya had hoped to get an interview with him, but was kidnapped when she went into his dressing room.
Maya Nguyen. Maya Nguyen is an Asian-American friend of Nancy's from high school. She is a student at Washington University in St. Louis. The others are characters in other "Nancy Drew" games.
St. Louis. A friend of Nancy's invites Nancy to attend a movie premiere with her at the Royal Palladium Theater in St. Louis. The two friends are backstage preparing to interview the movie's star when the mystery begins.