Admirable Crichton


Admirable Crichton
Admirable Crichton /krīˈtən/
Someone who excels in many things, from James Crichton (1560–82), Scottish athlete, Latin poet, polymath
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  • Admirable Crichton, The — /kruyt n/ a comedy (1902) by Sir James M. Barrie. * * * …   Universalium

  • Admirable Crichton, The — /kruyt n/ a comedy (1902) by Sir James M. Barrie …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Admirable Crichton — is a comic stage play written in 1902 by J. M. Barrie. It was produced by Charles Frohman and opened at the Duke of York s Theatre in London on 4 November, 1902, running for an extremely successful 828 performances. It starred Irene Vanbrugh. In… …   Wikipedia

  • The Admirable Crichton (film) — Infobox Film name = The Admirable Crichton caption = director = Lewis Gilbert producer = Ian Dalrymple writer = J.M. Barrie (play) Lewis Gilbert (adaptation) Vernon Harris (screenplay) starring = Kenneth More Diane Cilento Cecil Parker Sally Ann… …   Wikipedia

  • L'Admirable Crichton — Gloria Swanson Données clés Titre original …   Wikipédia en Français

  • L'Admirable Crichton —   1) Male and Female    Comédie de Cecil B. De Mille, avec Thomas Meighan (Crichton), Gloria Swanson (Mary Lazemby), Theodore Roberts (lord Loam), Lila Lee (Tweeny), Raymond Hatton (Ernest Wooley), Robert Cain (lord Brockelhurst), Bebe Daniels.… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • The Admirable Crichton — noun Scottish man of letters and adventurer (1560 1582) • Syn: ↑Crichton, ↑James Crichton • Instance Hypernyms: ↑scholar, ↑scholarly person, ↑bookman, ↑student …   Useful english dictionary

  • Crichton, James — born August 1560, Eliock House, Dumfries, Scot. died July 1582, Mantua, Mantua Scottish scholar and adventurer. After graduating from the University of St. Andrews, he publicly distinguished himself in Europe in learned activities. He entered the …   Universalium

  • Crichton — The name Crichton originates as the name of Crichton, Midlothian, a village in Scotland, which is also the site of Crichton Castle Contents 1 Places and Institutions 1.1 In Dumfries 1.2 Outside Scotland …   Wikipedia

  • Crichton — noun Scottish man of letters and adventurer (1560 1582) • Syn: ↑James Crichton, ↑The Admirable Crichton • Instance Hypernyms: ↑scholar, ↑scholarly person, ↑bookman, ↑student …   Useful english dictionary