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Charley"s aunt

Brandon Thomas

Charley"s aunt

a play in three acts.

by Brandon Thomas

  • 104 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by French, French in London, New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17753487M

Babbs annoys the boys by accepting kisses from Amy and Kitty; the boys respond to his flirtations with violence. She admits that she loves him and longs to see him again. Confound it all, what do you want? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within months of placing your claim. I highly recommend Charley's Aunt.

Page: View: This collection of essays discusses some of the important books, authors, and literary trends of a volatile era in American and world literature whose cultural repercussions are still being felt. Howsabout the real Aunt arriving? The basic outline of the plot is thus: Jack and Charlie are young undergraduates who fall in love with Kitty and Amy respectively. When the chaperoning aunt from Brazil where the nuts come from delays her visit, the boys press him to impersonate her, using the amateur theatrical costume that Babberly just happens to have brought along with him. Thomas himself was quoted in his obituary as having said, "I hoped to go down to fame as a great actor.

A modern audience, especially one with any percentage of millennials, may well despair however at the nearly three hours including two intermissions that it takes to work all this out. And then words failed me. Spettigue still wants to marry "Donna Lucia" for her money. Of course, such an audience favorite has also been adapted for television. He takes one look at Babbs and tries to leave, but Jack retrieves him. If Henry is on a journey from safety to adventure, Aunt Augusta is on a two-fold journey to reconnect with Henry, the son she now can know since his mother has died, and with Mr.


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Woodhouse would soon use to fashion Bertie Wooster for comic stories and novels featuring Jeeves the butler. My kids absolutely loved it, cracking up throughout even though it kept them up past PM.

When the bank was bought, he took early retirement and took up gardening and tending his Dahlias. Sir Francis reveals that he has inherited debts that have wiped out the family's fortunes; instead of going into politics as he had intended, Jack will have to accept a position in Bengal.

Babbs annoys the boys by accepting kisses from Amy and Kitty; the boys respond to his flirtations with violence. When the chaperoning aunt from Brazil where the nuts come from delays her visit, the boys press him to impersonate her, using the amateur theatrical costume that Babberly just happens to have brought along with him.

Have you heard of him? Director Karen Jambon and the cast put a lot of energy into the staging of this fairly silly farce revolving around the cross-dressing of an aristocratic Oxford undergraduate seeking to support his friends' romantic aspirations by passing himself off as one's chaperoning aunt from Brazil, 'where the nuts come from.

Stephanie Dunbar's costumes are generally eye-catching, but Isto Barton's wig while playing the aunt from Brazil where the. Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. She's provided with a chaperone by none other than Babbs' uncle, Donna Lucia's solicitor.

And there's a still gallery, as well as four, 4 x 6 stills from the film, printed on post cards, and slipped into an envelope marked "Lobby Cards" they're really just production stills, not true replicas of the film's original lobby cards.

Jack and Charley finally make their declarations of love to their girls. As they leave the funeral, Henry goes to Augusta's house and meets her lover Wordsworth — a man from Sierra Leone. He takes one look at Babbs and tries to leave, but Jack retrieves him.

He travels first with her to Brightonwhere he meets one of his aunt's old acquaintances, and gains an insight into one of her many past lives.

Redcliff Reginald OwenBabbs' accidental ringing of the school fire bell prompted, as always, by Babbs' nemesis, Harley Stafford, played by Morton Lowry proves to be the last straw, with Redcliff sending Babbs down from college. His love and devotion stand in stark opposition to Augusta's cavalier approach to her lovers.

JACK: Yes, very much. He is clearly far too proud of his slacker son, but is at least honest about his own past, rather than engaging in hypocritical moralism. For us both. In the aftermath of the war, he fled as a war criminal.

He goes back to table and sits, takes up pen JACK: So come on, Jack, here we are, in love with the dearest girl on earth.

Charley's Aunt

Paul Mavis is an internationally published film and television historian, a member of the Online Film Critics Societyand the author of The Espionage Filmography.

The criticism in this volume are examples of the literary essay in its truest sense--an attempt to explore, in however brief space allowed, what the author sees around him, and connections between books and other aspects of the way people live.

Act III[ edit ] Babbs is upset by being in the same room as the girl he loves without being able to talk to her. Despite having little in common, they form a bond.

She and a friend have been going together to see the entire run of plays the last few summers. Amy is upset at everyone for making a fool of her uncle. Here, too, is some astringent criticism of distinguished and popular authors who have fallen into self-indulgence.Charley's Aunt, poster, US poster art, Jack Benny, Kay Francis, Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images.

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Free shipping for many products! Synopsis. Charley and Jack love Amy and Kitty. Amy is about to go away, and Charley thinks he may miss his opportunity to ask for her hand. Then he discovers that his aunt, a Brazilian woman he hardly knows, is coming for lunch.

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