Publicaciones etiquetadas ‘Great’

The Great Gildersleeve: Gildy Traces Geneology / Doomsday Picnic / Annual Estate Report Due

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The Great Gildersleeve: Gildy Traces Geneology / Doomsday Picnic / Annual Estate Report Due
The Great Gildersleeve (1941–1957), initially written by Leonard Lewis Levinson, was one of broadcast history’s earliest spin-off programs. Built around Throckmorton Philharmonic Gildersleeve, a character who had been a staple on the classic radio situation comedy Fibber McGee and Molly, first introduced on Oct. 3, 1939, ep. #216. The Great Gildersleeve enjoyed its greatest success in the 1940s. Actor Harold Peary played the character during its transition from the parent show into the spin-off and later in a quartet of feature films released at the height of the show’s popularity. On Fibber McGee and Molly, Peary’s Gildersleeve was a pompous windbag who became a consistent McGee nemesis. “You’re a haa-aa-aa-aard man, McGee!” became a Gildersleeve catchphrase. The character was given several conflicting first names on Fibber McGee and Molly, and on one episode his middle name was revealed as Philharmonic. Gildy admits as much at the end of “Gildersleeve’s Diary” on the Fibber McGee and Molly series (Oct. 22, 1940). He soon became so popular that Kraft Foods—looking primarily to promote its Parkay margarine spread — sponsored a new series with Peary’s Gildersleeve as the central, slightly softened and slightly befuddled focus of a lively new family. Premiering on August 31, 1941, The Great Gildersleeve moved the title character from the McGees’ Wistful Vista to Summerfield, where Gildersleeve now oversaw his late brother-in-law’s estate and took on the rearing of his

Tony Buzan speaks about Alexander the Great – Genius Formula

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Tony Buzan is the world’s leading author, lecturer and advisor to governments, business and the professions on the brain, learning and thinking skills. He is the originator of Mind Mapping®, the thinking tool popularly called ‘the Swiss army knife of the brain’! Tony Buzan is the Chairman of The Brain Foundation, Founder of The Brain Trust, the originator of Mind Maps®, and the creator of the concept of Mental Literacy. Buzan is past Editor of the International Journal of MENSA (the high IQ Society) and is also the holder of the world’s highest ‘creativity IQ’. Among Members of the Young Presidents’ Organisation he has become affectionately known as ‘Mr. Brain’. As one of the world’s leading authors, he has published 22 books (19 on the brain, creativity and learning and Mind Sports and one volume of poetry). His books (which include: Use Your Head, Use Your Memory, Make the Most of Your Mind, Speed Reading, and Brain Training) have now been published in fifty countries and translated into twenty languages. Use Your Head has surpassed worldwide sales of a million, and is a standard introductory text for staff training within IBM, General Motors, EDS, Fluor Daniel, Digital Equipment Corporation and for students of the Open University. The Mind Map Book: Radiant Thinking, on the nature of human thought, published in September 1993, was nominated the BBCV’s ‘Book of the Year’. His latest publications are Buzan’s Book of Genius, written with Raymond Keene, OBE, published by Video Rating: 4 / 5

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