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Carry On (franchise)

The Carry On series consists of 31 British comedy motion pictures, four Christmas specials, a television series of thirteen episodes, three stage plays. The films' humour was in the British comic tradition of bawdy seaside postcards. Producer Peter Rogers and director Gerald Thomas drew on a regular group of actors that included Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Kenneth Connor, Peter Butterworth, Hattie Jacques, Terry Scott, Bernard Bresslaw, Barbara Windsor, Jack Douglas, Jim Dale; the Carry On series contains the largest number of films of any British series, it is the second-longest British film series, although with a fourteen-year break between the 30th and 31st entries.. Anglo Amalgamated Film Distributors Ltd produced twelve films, the Rank Organisation made eighteen and United International Pictures made one. Rogers and Thomas made all 31 films on time and to a strict budget, employed the same crew. Between 1958 and 1992, the series employed seven writers, most Norman Hudis and Talbot Rothwell.

In between the films and Thomas produced four Christmas specials in 1969, 1970, 1972, 1973, a thirteen-episode television series in 1975, various West End stage shows that toured the regions. All the films were made at Pinewood Studios near Buckinghamshire. Budgetary constraints meant that a large proportion of the location filming was undertaken close to the studios in and around south Buckinghamshire, including areas of Berkshire and Middlesex. However, by the late 1960s more ambitious plots necessitated locations further afield, which included Snowdonia National Park and the beaches of the Sussex coast doubling as Saharan sand dunes in Follow That Camel. Carry On Sergeant is about a group of recruits doing National Service; the film was sufficiently successful to inspire a similar venture, again focusing on an established and respected profession in Carry On Nurse. When that too was successful, further forays with Carry On Teacher and Carry On Constable established the series; this initial'pattern' was broken with the fifth film in 1961, Carry On Regardless, but it still followed a similar plot to that of many of the early films—a small group of misfit newcomers to a job make comic mistakes, but come together to succeed in the end.

The remainder of the series developed with increased use of the British comic traditions of music hall and bawdy seaside postcards. Many titles parodied more serious films, such as their tongue-in-cheek homages to James Bond and Hammer horror films; the most impressive of these was Carry On Cleo, in which the budget-conscious production team made full use of some impressive sets, intended for the Burton-and-Taylor epic Cleopatra. Carry On Emmannuelle, inspired by the soft-porn Emmanuelle, brought to an end the original Carry On run; the stock-in-trade of Carry On humour was innuendo and the sending-up of British institutions and customs, such as the National Health Service, the monarchy, the Empire, the armed forces, the police and the trade unions as well as camping, foreign holidays, beauty contests, caravan holidays, the education system amongst others. Although the films were often panned by critics, they proved popular with audiences. In 2007, the pun "Infamy, they've all got it in for me", spoken by Kenneth Williams in Carry on Cleo, was voted the funniest one-line joke in film history.

A film had appeared in 1957 under the title Carry On Admiral. The much earlier 1937 film Carry On London is unrelated; the cast were poorly paid—around £5,000 per film for a principal performer. In his diaries, Kenneth Williams lamented this, criticised several of the movies despite his declared fondness for the series as a whole. Peter Rogers, the series' producer, acknowledged: "Kenneth was worth taking care of, because while he cost little he made a great deal of money for the franchise." Several other films were planned, scripted or entered pre-production before being abandoned: What a Carry On... 1961 Carry On Smoking, 1961. The story revolved around a fire station, various attempts to train a bungling group of new recruits. Carry On Spaceman, 1961 and again in 1962. See section below. Carry On Flying, 1962. Scripted by Norman Hudis, about a group of RAF recruits, it got as far as pre-production before being abandoned. Jim Dale was to have a starring role. Carry On Robin, 1965. A planned spoof of Robin Hood starring the "Carry On regulars" was outlined by Rogers and registered with the British Film Producers Association but never pursued.

Carry On Again Nurse, 1967 and two other attempts. See section below. Carry On Escaping, 1973. Scripted by Talbot Rothwell, a spoof of World War II escape films; the complete script is included in the book The Complete A-Z o

Jack Hitt

Jack Hitt is an American author. He is a contributing editor to Harper's, The New York Times Magazine, This American Life. In 1990, he received the Livingston Award, along with Paul Tough, for an article about computer hackers who gained access to the New York telephone system.. In 2006, a piece on the racist subtexts of a study on the first Americans was selected for Best American Science Writing, another piece about dying languages appeared in Best American Travel Writing. Another piece, on the existential life of a superfund site, was included in Ira Glass's The New Kings of Nonfiction. In 2017 he cohosted the Gimlet Media podcast Uncivil along with Chenjerai Kumanyika. Hitt was raised in Charleston, South Carolina, where he attended the Porter-Gaud School, he graduated from Sewanee Academy in 1975. He got his start in journalism as editor of the Paper Clip, the literary magazine of Porter-Gaud's first through fifth grades. According to his biography, he published "some of the finest haiku penned by well-off pre-teens in all of South Carolina's lowcountry".

Since 1996, Hitt has been a contributing editor to the radio series This American Life. He contributed a story about a production of Peter Pan in an episode entitled "Fiasco". Other pieces include "Dawn", about his life growing up with Dawn Langley Simmons, a 12-minute piece in episode 216, titled "How America Actually Got Its Name", an hour-long program on a group of prisoners in a maximum security prison staging a production of Hamlet, a segment on voter fraud in the 2008 American Presidential election, another episode about his life in a New York apartment building in which his superintendent turned out to be the head of a death squad in Brazil, more a segment on the prisoners in Guantanamo Bay called "Habeas Schmabeas"; this last program earned him the Peabody Award in 2006. Since 2007, Hitt has been one of two regular US correspondents on Nine to Noon, hosted by Kathryn Ryan on Radio New Zealand National. Jack is performing in a one-man show he wrote, called Making Up The Truth, about his childhood and the outlandish characters he's met in his life.

Hitt was a consultant for the movie Hackers, regarding techniques of cyber crime. He is married to writer Lisa Sanders, his older brother, Robert M. Hitt III, is Secretary of Commerce for the State of South Carolina. Bunch of Amateurs: A Search for the American Character ISBN 0-307-39375-5 In a Word: A Dictionary of Words That Don't Exist, But Ought To ISBN 0-440-50358-2 Off the Road: A Modern-Day Walk Down the Pilgrim’s Route into Spain Perfect Murder: Five Great Mystery Writers Create the Perfect Crime, by Jack Hitt, Lawrence Block, Sarah Caudwell & Tony Hillerman ISBN 978-0060163402 What Are We Talking About?: The Harper's Forum Book, by Jack Hitt, Jack Hill & Lewis H. Lapman ISBN 978-0806512303 This American Life staff

List of low-cost airlines

The following is a list of low-cost carriers organised by home country. A low-cost carrier or low-cost airline is an airline that offers low fares in exchange for eliminating many traditional passenger services. Regional airlines, which may compete with low-cost airlines on some routes, are listed at list of regional airlines; this is a list of largest low-cost carriers in the world, ranked by number of transported passengers, shown below in millions. Notes^1 Includes EasyJet Switzerland. ^2 Includes AirAsia India, AirAsia Japan, Airasia X, Indonesia Airasia, Philippines AirAsia, Thai AirAsia and Thai AirAsia X. ^3 Includes Batik Air, Wings Air, Malindo Air and Thai Lion Air. ^ 5 Includes Wizz Air Serbia. ^6 Includes Cebgo. ^7 Includes Transavia France. ^ 8 Includes Air Arabia Egypt and Air Arabia Jordan. ^ 9 Includes Fastjet Zimbabwe. Flag carrier List of regional airlines Lists of airlines

Grajewo County

Grajewo County is a unit of territorial administration and local government in Podlaskie Voivodeship, north-eastern Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998, its administrative seat and largest town is Grajewo, which lies 76 kilometres north-west of the regional capital Białystok. The county contains the towns of Szczuczyn, lying 15 km south-west of Grajewo, Rajgród, 19 km north-east of Grajewo; the county covers an area of 967.24 square kilometres. As of 2006 its total population is 50,120, out of which the population of Grajewo is 22,651, that of Szczuczyn is 3,564, that of Rajgród is 1,673, the rural population is 22,232. Grajewo County is bordered by Ełk County to the north, Augustów County to the east, Mońki County to the south-east, Łomża County to the south, Kolno County to the south-west and Pisz County to the west; the county is subdivided into six gminas. These are listed in descending order of population. Polish official population figures 2006

Secret Hitler

Secret Hitler is a hidden identity party game developed by Goat, Wolf, & Cabbage LLC, manufactured by Breaking Games and distributed by Blackbox. The board game was designed by Max Temkin, Mike Boxleiter and Tommy Maranges, with artwork created by Mackenzie Schubert, first released on August 25, 2016. In Secret Hitler, players assume the roles of liberals and fascists in the Reichstag of the Weimar Republic, with one player becoming Hitler. To win the game, both parties are set to competitively enact liberal and fascist policies or complete a secondary objective directly involving Hitler. Secret Hitler sees players divided into two teams: the liberals and the fascists, the latter including the Hitler role; the identity of Hitler is known to all other fascists, while the identities of the fascists are unknown to Hitler in games with at least seven players. The role distribution depends on the number of players in a game session: At the start of each round, the player to the left of the previous President becomes the new president.

The President nominates a candidate for the Chancellorship, every player, including the proposed government, votes either "Ja!" or "Nein!" to the proposal. If more than half of the players vote for the Chancellor-candidate, the player is granted the office. If successful, following the election, the President blindly draws three policy cards, each of which could be liberal or fascist, of which two are handed to the Chancellor, who in turn selects which of these will be passed and enacted. If the Chancellor election is unsuccessful, the Election Tracker is counted up by one and the round ends passing on the Presidential role for a new election. Once three elections have failed in a row, the policy on top of the draw pile is enacted without oversight by the present President or Chancellor, the Election Tracker is reset; the Election Tracker is reset if a Chancellor is elected. While enacting a liberal policy will have no direct effect on the game, passing a fascist law may grant the President the possibility to investigate a player's party membership, check the three top cards of the deck, assassinate a player, or choose the next round's President.

The game ends when either five liberal policies or six fascist policies have been enacted, with the respective party winning the game. Additionally, after three fascist policies have been passed, the liberals can win the game if Hitler is assassinated or the fascists can win if Hitler is elected Chancellor. Secret Hitler was designed by Max Temkin, Mike Boxleiter and Tommy Maranges, was illustrated by Mackenzie Schubert, collectively known as Goat, Wolf, & Cabbage LLC; the development team worked out of office space provided by the Cards Against Humanity team for new game designers. The original concept was developed by Boxleiter and Maranges as means to re-engineer the gameplay of Avalon, with Temkin adding significant influence from Werewolf variations. On November 23, 2015, Temkin launched a Kickstarter campaign for the game seeking $54,450; the project was funded by 200% within the first 24 hours, the campaign ended on December 23, 2015, with a total of $1,479,046 pledged by 34,565 contributors, making it one of the most successful tabletop games in Kickstarter's history.

Meanwhile, a freeware print-and-play edition of Secret Hitler was released on November 25, 2015, under the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 Creative Commons license. Secret Hitler first shipped for Kickstarter backers, in multiple waves starting on August 25, 2016, was released to retail shortly after; the game is produced by Breaking Games, a division of Cards Against Humanity manufacturer AdMagic, distributed by Blackbox, a shipping company founded by the creators of Cards Against Humanity, including Secret Hitler designer Temkin. An official, Wil Wheaton-narrated companion app, Secret Hitler Companion, was launched alongside Secret Hitler, for Android and iOS; the game's sales have benefitted from a surge of interest in fascism, coinciding with the 2016 United States presidential election. In February 2017, free copies of Secret Hitler were shipped to all 100 members of the United States Senate; the Trump Pack, a booster pack for Secret Hitler, which replaces the fascists' cards with Donald Trump and prominent members of his administration at the time, was released in June 2017, with all proceeds generated from the pack's sales donated to the American Civil Liberties Union.

The game was criticized by Wisconsin state senator Steve Nass, a republican, who complained that the page staff for the Wisconsin legislature was playing the game during working hours. Official website

Clorindo Testa

Clorindo Manuel José Testa was an Italian-Argentine architect and artist. Testa was born in Italy, he graduated from the School of Architecture at the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1948. Testa was one of the leaders of the Argentine rationalist movement and one of the pioneers of the brutalist movement in Argentina, his style as an architect has always been influenced by his artistic nature, with projects dominated by the effects of colour, tension and plasticity. He was member of the international jury which chose Carlos Ott as the architect for the Opera Bastille in Paris. Testa died, aged 89, in Argentina. Cámara Argentina de la Construcción Centro Vacacional Municipalidad Córdoba Templete y Nichos Cementerio Chacarita Centro Cívico La Pampa, Casa De Gobierno y Terminal Plan Regulador Buenos Aires Edificio Flota Fluvial del Estado Banco de Londres y Sudamérica Biblioteca Nacional de la República Argentina Instituto Di Tella Banco de Londres y América del Sur Harrods local del Banco Londres Casa Michel Robirosa Pabellón Argentino Feria Del Campo Madrid Casa Di Tella Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires ampliación Escuela Oficiales De La Armada Argentina Museo Nacional Bellas Artes Montevideo, ampliación Ba.

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