History Creator / PGWodehouse

12th Dec '17 11:46:28 AM john_e
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** Even more so with the golfer stories, as the younger players have learned to dread when The Oldest Member starts an unavoidable story. (Mr. Mulliner's audience tends to be more receptive, for most part.) TurnedUpToEleven when a golfer (who clearly have been scarred by The Oldest Member in the past) finds his way to The Angler's Rest, and finds out the hard wahy that ''there is another...''

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** Even more so with the golfer stories, as the younger players have learned to dread when The Oldest Member starts an unavoidable story. (Mr. Mulliner's audience tends to be more receptive, for most part.) TurnedUpToEleven when a golfer (who clearly have been scarred by The Oldest Member in the past) finds his way to The Angler's Rest, and finds out the hard wahy way that ''there is another...''
30th Oct '17 4:53:57 PM dlchen145
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Ineffectual gentry, cunning servants, horrendous aunts--all these were contributed to the GenteelInterbellumSetting by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse ("Plum" to friends--and the last name is prounounced "Woodhouse," not "[[Film/RoadHouse Woad]][[ElmuhFuddSyndwome house]]") (1881-1975), a prolific writer of light comedies, who was also responsible for many early Broadway musicals.

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Ineffectual gentry, cunning servants, horrendous aunts--all these were contributed to the GenteelInterbellumSetting by Pelham Grenville Wodehouse ("Plum" to friends--and the last name is prounounced "Woodhouse," not "[[Film/RoadHouse Woad]][[ElmuhFuddSyndwome house]]") (1881-1975), (5 October 1881 14 February 1975), a prolific writer of light comedies, who was also responsible for many early Broadway musicals.
9th Sep '17 4:34:07 PM nombretomado
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The Jeeves stories were also the basis and inspiration for an AndrewLloydWebber musical, ''Jeeves,'' which was released in 1975 and failed so spectacularly both critically and commercially that it's still thought of as Webber's only real flop. However, in 1996 the musical was reworked, rewritten and re-released as ''By Jeeves,'' which was far more successful and got generally positive reviews.

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The Jeeves stories were also the basis and inspiration for an AndrewLloydWebber Creator/AndrewLloydWebber musical, ''Jeeves,'' which was released in 1975 and failed so spectacularly both critically and commercially that it's still thought of as Webber's only real flop. However, in 1996 the musical was reworked, rewritten and re-released as ''By Jeeves,'' which was far more successful and got generally positive reviews.
15th Aug '17 12:21:38 AM john_e
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* ScaryBlackMan: Peteiro, Sheen's opponent in the final match of the boxing championship at the end of ''The White Feather''.
11th Jul '17 6:22:16 PM nombretomado
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** The novel ''Ring For Jeeves'' was released in 1953, and clearly set in the '50s -- WorldWarII is mentioned, and the post-war social change which caused the aristocrats to seek employment is a major plot point.

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** The novel ''Ring For Jeeves'' was released in 1953, and clearly set in the '50s -- WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII is mentioned, and the post-war social change which caused the aristocrats to seek employment is a major plot point.
27th Jun '17 3:40:37 PM Rebu
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** TakeThatUs: ''Jill The Reckless'' features a writer, well-known for creating successful stage comedies, trying his hand at a drama, with disastrous results...in a book that is more of a drama than standard Wodehouse fare.
20th Jun '17 8:50:17 AM Rebu
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* AuthorCatchphrase: Many noticeable ones.

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* AuthorCatchphrase: Many noticeable ones.ones, such as the term "strain every nerve".
31st May '17 10:20:21 AM jamespolk
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** ''Literature/RingForJeeves''
22nd Apr '17 12:25:01 AM jamespolk
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** ''Literature/RightHoJeeves''
11th Jan '17 7:25:50 PM nombretomado
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Wodehouse's books have been the basis for a number of films and television series. The Blandings series has seen Clive Currie and Horace Hodges as Lord Emsworth in movie versions, and Fritz Schultz (in German), Sir Ralph Richardson, and Peter O'Toole on television, although many regard the BBC radio Lord Emsworth, Richard Vernon (who also lent his voice to [[Radio/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Slartibartfast]]), as definitive. Arthur Treacher was well-known as the embodiment of Jeeves in the 1930s, with David Niven (!) taking the part of Bertie Wooster; in the Sixties, Ian Carmichael ([[HeAlsoDid also known]] for playing LordPeterWimsey and the BBC radio Galahad Threepwood) as Bertie and Dennis Price as Jeeves. (It is on record that Wodehouse did not care much for any of these adaptations.) Wodehouse himself appeared in the last year of his life to introduce episodes of the well-regarded ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsHGOmmO6Nc BBC Wodehouse Playhouse]]'', which brilliantly adapted many of the Mulliner and the Golf stories.

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Wodehouse's books have been the basis for a number of films and television series. The Blandings series has seen Clive Currie and Horace Hodges as Lord Emsworth in movie versions, and Fritz Schultz (in German), Sir Ralph Richardson, and Peter O'Toole on television, although many regard the BBC radio Lord Emsworth, Richard Vernon (who also lent his voice to [[Radio/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy Slartibartfast]]), as definitive. Arthur Treacher was well-known as the embodiment of Jeeves in the 1930s, with David Niven (!) taking the part of Bertie Wooster; in the Sixties, Ian Carmichael ([[HeAlsoDid also known]] for playing LordPeterWimsey Literature/LordPeterWimsey and the BBC radio Galahad Threepwood) as Bertie and Dennis Price as Jeeves. (It is on record that Wodehouse did not care much for any of these adaptations.) Wodehouse himself appeared in the last year of his life to introduce episodes of the well-regarded ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsHGOmmO6Nc BBC Wodehouse Playhouse]]'', which brilliantly adapted many of the Mulliner and the Golf stories.
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