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Alexandra Dane
Alexandra Dane (born c. 1940[1] in Bethlehem, Free State, South Africa) is an English actress who appeared in many films including Carry On Doctor, Carry On Loving, other Carry On films, The Ups and Downs of a Handyman, Le Pétomane and Terry Gilliam's Jabberwocky. Her many television appearances include Not On Your Nellie, Alas Smith and Jones and Pulaski. In 1975, Dane took the part of Nefertiti Skupinski, described as "O'Brien's voluptuous, South African-bred daughter", in The Melting Pot. This was a sitcom written by Spike Milligan and Neil Shand, which was cancelled by the BBC after just one episode had been broadcast.[2] On stage, she appeared in summer seasons at British seaside resorts such as Torquay
Torquay
and Blackpool, in repertory theatres and with the Shakespeare Theatre Group
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Bethlehem, Free State
Bethlehem is a large town in the eastern Free State province of South Africa that is situated on the Liebenbergs river (also called Liebenbergs Vlei) along a fertile valley just north of the Rooiberg Mountains on the N5 road.It is the fastest growing town in the Free state province, with its target of being the Fourth largest city after Kroonstad
Kroonstad
in balance. It is a wheat growing area and named after the biblical Bethlehem (from "Beit Lechem", Hebrew for "house of bread").[2] The town lies at an altitude of 1,700 metres (5,600 ft) and this contributes to its cool climate with frosty winters and mild summers. The average annual temperature is around 24 °C (75 °F) Bethlehem is situated approximately 240 kilometres (150 mi) north-east of Bloemfontein, 140 kilometres (87 mi) east of Kroonstad
Kroonstad
and 90 kilometres (56 mi) west of Harrismith
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Spike Milligan
Terence Alan "Spike" Milligan KBE (16 April 1918 – 27 February 2002) was a British-Irish comedian, writer, poet, playwright and actor.[1][2][3] The son of an Irish father and an English mother, Millligan spent his early life in India
India
where he was born. The majority of his working life was spent in the United Kingdom. He disliked his first name, and began to call himself "Spike" after hearing a band on Radio Luxembourg
Radio Luxembourg
called Spike Jones
Spike Jones
and his City Slickers.[3] Milligan was the co-creator, main writer and a principal cast member of the groundbreaking British radio programme, The Goon Show, performing a range of roles including the popular Eccles and Minnie Bannister characters
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IMDb
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew, personnel and fictional character biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings. An additional fan feature, message boards, was abandoned in February, 2017. The database is owned and operated by IMDb.com, Inc., a subsidiary of Amazon. As of December 2017[update], IMDb
IMDb
has approximately 4.7 million titles (including episodes) and 8.3 million personalities in its database,[2] as well as 83 million registered users. The movie and talent pages of IMDb
IMDb
are accessible to all internet users, but a registration process is necessary to contribute information to the site. Most data in the database is provided by volunteer contributors
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992 album by Vesta Williams "Special" (Garbage song), 1998 "Special
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Robson Books
Pavilion Books Holdings Ltd is an English publishing company based in London. It specialises in illustrated books and digital content.Contents1 Background 2 Imprints 3 See also 4 Notes 5 External linksBackground[edit] The company traces its history as an independent publisher to 2005 when Chrysalis Books Group was acquired as a management buy-out by Robin Wood, Polly Powell and David Profitt from the Chrysalis Group. Chrysalis Books Group took the name Anova Books to avoid confusion with its former holding company, Chrysalis Group. In 2014 Anova Books was renamed Pavilion Books. It has since acquired and created several other imprints, such as Pitkin Press in 2016. The company's sole owner and publisher is Polly Powell. The Managing Director is David Graham. Directors are Polly Powell, David Graham, Zana Hanks, Ed Hoare and Vaughan Grylls. Imprints[edit] Current imprints include:Batsford, or B. T
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Goldfinger (film)
Goldfinger is a 1964 British spy film and the third installment in the James Bond series produced by Eon Productions, starring Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. It is based on the novel of the same name by Ian Fleming. The film also stars Honor Blackman
Honor Blackman
as Bond girl Pussy Galore
Pussy Galore
and Gert Fröbe
Gert Fröbe
as the title character Auric Goldfinger, along with Shirley Eaton as the iconic Bond girl
Bond girl
Jill Masterson. Goldfinger was produced by Albert R. Broccoli
Albert R

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That Kind Of Girl
That Kind of Girl is a British cult film and the directorial debut of Gerry O'Hara. Produced by Robert Hartford-Davis with a script by Jan Read, it was released in 1963. The film's subject is premarital sexual relationships and sexually transmitted diseases in an English 1960s millieu.Contents1 Cast 2 DVD & Blu-ray release 3 References 4 External linksCast[edit]Margaret Rose Keil as Eva David Weston as Keith Murray Linda Marlowe
Linda Marlowe
as Janet Bates Peter Burton as Elliot Collier Frank Jarvis as Max Sylvia Kay as Mrs. Millar David Davenport as Mr
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Blackpool
Blackpool
Blackpool
/ˈblækpuːl/ ( listen) is a seaside resort on the Lancashire
Lancashire
coast in North West England. The town is on the Irish Sea, between the Ribble and Wyre
Wyre
estuaries, 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Preston, 27 miles (43 km) north of Liverpool, 28 miles (45 km) northwest of Bolton
Bolton
and 40 miles (64 km) northwest of Manchester. It had an estimated population of 139,720 at the 2011 Census, making it the most populous town in Lancashire.[2][3] Throughout the Middle Ages
Middle Ages
and Early Modern period, Blackpool
Blackpool
was a coastal hamlet in Lancashire's Hundred of Amounderness, and remained such until the mid-18th century when it became fashionable in England to travel to the coast in the summer to improve well-being
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Free State (South African Province)
The Free State (Afrikaans: Vrystaat, Sotho: Foreistata; before 1995, the Orange Free State) is a province of South Africa. Its capital is Bloemfontein, which is also South Africa's judicial capital
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Neil Shand
Neil Shand is a British television comedy writer. Shand was a journalist, working for the Daily Mail
Daily Mail
and Daily Express, before moving into comedy writing in the 1960s.[1] He has worked with David Frost, Spike Milligan, the Two Ronnies, Mike Yarwood, Kelly Monteith, and Jasper Carrott
Jasper Carrott
(on Carrott Confidential), and was a member of BBC
BBC
staff for many years.[1][2][3] Shand married Judith Keppel in 1985, the marriage ending in 1987.[4] Books[edit]Melting Pot (1983) – with Spike Milligan 1956 and All That (1984) – with Ned Sherrin True Brit (1992) – with Jim DavidsonReferences[edit]^ a b Slot, Owen (1993) "COMEDY / Feeding the habit: Unlike many comedians Jasper Carrott
Jasper Carrott
writes a lot of his own material
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Torquay
Torquay
Torquay
(/tɔːrˈkiː/ tor-KEE) is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. It lies 18 miles (29 km) south of the county town of Exeter
Exeter
and 28 miles (45 km) east-north-east of Plymouth, on the north of Tor Bay, adjoining the neighbouring town of Paignton
Paignton
on the west of the bay and across from the fishing port of Brixham. The town's economy, like Brixham's, was initially based upon fishing and agriculture, but in the early 19th century it began to develop into a fashionable seaside resort, initially frequented by members of the Royal Navy
Royal Navy
during the Napoleonic Wars
Napoleonic Wars
while the Royal Navy anchored in the bay. Later, as the town's fame spread, it was popular with Victorian society
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South Africa
[Note 1]11 languagesAfrikaans Northern Sotho English Southern Ndebele Southern Sotho Swazi Tsonga Tswana Venda Xhosa ZuluEthnic groups (2014[3])80.2% Black 8.8% Coloured 8.4% White 2.5% AsianReligion See Religion in South AfricaDemonym South AfricanGovernment Unitary dominant-party parliamentary constitutional republic• PresidentCyril Ramaphosa• Deputy PresidentDavid Mabuza• Chairperson of the National Council of ProvincesThandi Modise• Speaker of the National AssemblyBaleka Mbete• Chief JusticeMogoeng MogoengLegislature Parliament• Upper houseNational Council• Lower houseNational AssemblyIndependence from the United Kingdom• Union31 May 1910• Self-governance11 December 1931• Republic31 May 1961•
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Jabberwocky (film)
Jabberwocky is a 1977 British fantasy film co-written and directed by Terry Gilliam. It stars Michael Palin as a young cooper who is forced through clumsy, often slapstick misfortunes to hunt a terrible dragon after the death of his father. The film's title is taken from the nonsense poem "Jabberwocky" from Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass (1871).[1] The film, Gilliam's first as a solo director, received a mixed response from critics and audiences.[2]Contents1 Plot 2 Cast 3 Production3.1 Monster4 Themes4.1 Commerce 4.2 "Creaking bureaucracy" 4.3 Accidental and unconventional happiness5 Reception5.1 Critical response6 References 7 External linksPlot[edit] Dennis Cooper is a young cooper apprentice living in poverty, working for his father and determined to marry Griselda Fishfinger. Dennis' father becomes terminally ill, and at his deathbed, his father speaks badly of Dennis
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Terry Gilliam
Terrence Vance "Terry" Gilliam (/ˈɡɪliəm/; born 22 November 1940)[2] is an American-born British screenwriter, film director, animator, actor, comedian and member of the Monty Python
Monty Python
comedy troupe. Gilliam has directed 12 feature films, including Time Bandits
Time Bandits
(1981), Brazil (1985), The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
(1988), 12 Monkeys (1995), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), and The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009). The only "Python" not born in Britain, he became a naturalised British subject in 1968 and formally renounced his American citizenship in 2006. Gilliam was born in Minnesota, but spent his high school and college years in Los Angeles. He started his career as an animator and strip cartoonist
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