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Travels with My Aunt ( 1969 ) is a novel written by English author Graham Greene.
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Director and script writer Sam Raimi drew from a variety of sources, including literature with A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court and Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels and films like The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, Jason and the Argonauts, and The Three Stooges.
His education began with the reading of Robinson Crusoe ( unabridged ), Gulliver's Travels, the fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen and Madame d ' Aulnoy, the Arabian Nights and ( at the age of 13 ) the poems of Edgar Allan Poe.
As a satirical utopia, Erewhon has sometimes been compared to Gulliver's Travels ( 1726 ), a classic novel by Jonathan Swift ; the image of Utopia in this latter case also bears strong parallels with the self-view of the British Empire at the time.
He directed Maggie Smith in Travels with My Aunt in 1972 and helmed the critical and commercial flop The Blue Bird, the first joint Soviet-American production, in 1976.
According to The Travels of Marco Polo, they passed through much of Asia, and met with the Kublai Khan.
* Two Max Fleischer features, Gulliver's Travels ( 1939 ) and Hoppity Goes to Town ( 1941 ) were previously sold to NTA along with a few independent productions released by Paramount like One Third of a Nation ( 1939 ), as well as some features acquired by the studio after their theatrical release, including The Bells of St. Mary's ( 1945 ) and Good Sam ( 1947 ) ( both originally distributed by RKO Radio Pictures ).
Marco Polo describes a food similar to " lagana " in his Travels, but he uses a term with which he was already familiar.
A product of the budding Age of Reason and the development of modern science itself, Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels was one of the first true science fantasy works, together with Voltaire's Micromégas ( 1752 ) and Johannes Kepler's Somnium ( 1620 – 1630 ).
Satirical novels with fantastic settings such as Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift may be considered speculative fiction.
Robert K. Merton also coauthored ( with Elinor Barber ) The Travels and Adventures of Serendipity which traces the origins and uses of the word " serendipity " since it was coined.
Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels is sometimes linked with utopian ( and dystopian ) literature, because it shares the general preoccupation with ideas of the good ( and bad ) society.
He recalled the legend as ' the boy who saved Brussels from fire by extinguishing it with his urine ' ( confusing the legend with an incident in Gulliver's Travels perhaps ).
For example, Robert Louis Stevenson's Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes uses mottos at the start of each section.
" Boone regularly took reading material with him on his hunting expeditions — the Bible and Gulliver's Travels were favorites — and he was often the only literate person in groups of frontiersmen.
On November 9, 1942, Lux Radio Theatre broadcast a radio adaptation of Sullivan's Travels with Ralph Bellamy in the lead role and Veronica Lake reprising her role.
* Armagh Public Library on Abbey Street in Armagh City, especially rich in 17th and 18th century English books, including Dean Jonathan Swift's own copy of the first edition of his Gulliver's Travels with his manuscript corrections
Travels through this area and the hills east of highway 101 during wildflower season are very beautiful and can be incorporated with wine tasting at local vineyards.
*" Travels with the Snow Queen ": Kelly Link based the short story on Andersen's fairytale, portraying Kay and Gerda as adults and giving the story a romantic twist.
In John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley, he learns an important lesson in a little restaurant just outside of Bangor.
Detroit Lakes is referred to in the author John Steinbeck's book, Travels with Charley, as he and his dog Charley drove through the upper midwestern United States.
Early in 1875 Giles prepared his diaries for publication under the title Geographic Travels in Central Australia, and on 13 March 1875, with the generous help of Sir Thomas Elder, he began his third expedition.
After a stint with Eva Le Gallienne's Civic Repertory Theater and a short period of vagrancy involving hitchhiking, freight hopping, picking fruit, logging in the Pacific Northwest ( Preston Sturges conceived the film Sullivan's Travels after hearing Garfield tell of his hobo adventures ) Garfield made his Broadway debut in 1932, in a play called Lost Boy.
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He describes this early period of his professional life in Volume I of his book My Early Travels and Adventures in America and Asia ( 1895 ).
Other credits Off-Broadway include Travels With My Aunt ( Drama Desk Award / Lucille Lortel Award / Outer Critics Award ), Privates On Parade, The Taming of the Shrew, The Invisible Man, The Music Man, Comedians ( Drama Desk Award nomination and a Lucille Lortel Award nomination ), A Christmas Carol: The Musical, Address Unknown and The Threepenny Opera ( Drama Desk Award / Outer Critics ' Award / The Richard Seff Award and a Tony Award nomination ).
* Travels with My Aunt ( 1972 ): Henry Pulling accompanies his aunt, Augusta Bertram, on a trip from London to Turkey.
* Quint Benedetti, ( My Travels with ) Agnes Moorehead-The Lavender Lady ( Bloomington, Indiana: Xlibris, 2010 ).
From 3 September 2012, she will present her own 4pm ITV Food series called My Tasty Travels with Lynda Bellingham in which she travels around the UK in her VW Campervan cooking for people she meets.
Movies like My Man Godfrey ( 1936 ) and Sullivan's Travels ( 1941 ) sometimes sentimentalized Hooverville life.
The 1972 movie adaptation of Graham Greene's novel Travels with My Aunt ends with a coin toss that will decide the future of one of the characters.
* Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber recorded an instrumental version on the 1986 album Travels With My Cello, Volume 2.
*" Travels With My Cats ," a Hugo-nominated short story by Mike Resnick first appearing in Asimov's Science Fiction magazine, features a fictional travelogue of the same name.
* Travels with My Heart: The Essential Guide for Travellers with Heart Conditions ( 2007 ) Matador, ISBN 978-1-905886-88-3, ( by Robin Liston, foreword by Ranulph Fiennes )
Gossett has also starred in numerous film productions including A Raisin In The Sun, Skin Game, Travels with My Aunt, The Laughing Policeman, The Deep, Jaws 3-D, Wolfgang Peterson's Enemy Mine, the Iron Eagle series, Toy Soldiers and The Punisher, in an acting career that spans over five decades.
Concurrently with the release of the film, Jolie published Notes from My Travels, a collection of journal entries from her real-life experiences as a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR ) — similar to what the character she plays in the movie does.
His books, mostly collections of humorous pieces that were originally published in newspapers and magazines, included Constantly in Pursuit, Come Here Till I Tell You, Life in Thin Slices ( 1951 ), An Irishman's Diary, Patrick Campbell's Omnibus ( 1954 ), A Short Trot with a Cultured Mind, A Long Drink of Cold Water, How to Become a Scratch Golfer ( 1963 ), The P-P-Penguin Patrick Campbell ( 1965 ), Brewing Up in the Basement, Rough Husbandry, All Ways on Sundays ( 1966 ), A Bunch of New Roses, The Coarse of Events, Gullible Travels, The High Speed Gasworks, Waving All Excuses, Patrick Campbell's Golfing Book, Fat Tuesday Tails ( 1972 ), 35 Years on the Job ( 1973 ), The Campbell Companion ( 1987 ) and an autobiography, My Life and Easy Times.
McCowen has appeared in the films Time Without Pity ( 1957 ), Town on Trial ( 1957 ), The One That Got Away ( 1957 ), The Silent Enemy ( 1958 ), A Night to Remember ( 1958 ), The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner ( 1962 ), In the Cool of the Day ( 1963 ), The Agony and the Ecstasy ( 1965 ), The Witches ( 1966 ), The Hawaiians ( 1970 ), Frenzy ( 1972 ), Travels With My Aunt ( 1972 ) for which he received a Golden Globe nomination, Stevie ( 1978 ), Hanover Street ( 1979 ), Never Say Never Again ( 1983 ), The Assam Garden ( 1985 ), Personal Services ( 1987 ), Cry Freedom ( 1987 ), Henry V ( 1989 ) The Age of Innocence ( 1993 ), and Longitude ( TV, 2000 ).