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Brewer's: Gautier

and Garguille (French). All the world and his wife. Se mocquer de Gautier et de Garguille (to make fun of everyone). Gautier-Garguille was a clown of the seventeenth century, who gave hims…

Lee, Agnes (Mrs. Otto Freer)

Lee, Agnes (Mrs. Otto Freer)[1868-1939](2)Born in Chicago, Ill. Educated in Switzerland. Married, 2d, Otto Freer, 1911. Author of "The Round Rabbit", 1898; "The Border of the Lake", 1910; "…

Baron Munchausen: Introduction

by Rudolph Erich Raspe Travels of Baron MunchausenIntroduction It is a curious fact that of that class of literature to which Munchausen belongs, that namely of Voyages Imaginaires, the th…

A Chef in Love

Director: Nana DjordjadzeWriter: Irakli KvirikadzeDirector of Photography:Guiorgui BeridzeEditors:Vessela Martschewski and Guili GrigorianiMusic:Goran BregovicProduction Designers:Vakhtang Rou…

Voyage to the Beginning of the World

Director/Writer:Manoel de OliveiraDirector of Photography:Renato BertaEditor:Valérie LoiseleuxMusic:Emmanuel NuñesProduction Designer:Zé BrancoProducer:Paulo BrancoStrand Re…

Brewer's: Gautama

(g hard). The chief deity of Burmah, whose favourite offering is a paper umbrella. The four sublime verities of Gautama are as follows: (1) Pain exists. (2) The cause of pain is “bir…

Brewer's: Gauvaine

or Gawain = Gau-wain (2 syl., g hard). Sir Gauvaine the Courteous. One of Arthur's kinghts, and his nephew. He challenged the Green Knight, and struck off his head; but the headless knight …

Brewer's: Sangreal

The vessel from which our Saviour drank at the Last Supper, and which (as it is said) was afterwards filled by Joseph of Arimathe'a with the blood that flowed from His wounds. This blood wa…

2004 Independent Spirit Awards

The 20th Independent Spirit Awards, honoring excellence in independent film, took place on Feb. 26, 2005, on Santa Monica beach. Feat…

African Player of the Year

African Player of the Year Officially, the African “Ballon d'Or” and presented by France Football magazine from 1970-96. The Arican Player of the Year award has been presented by t…