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Tight little island

Sherman L. Sergel

Tight little island

a play in three acts; founded on Sir Compton MacKenzie"s Tight little island.

by Sherman L. Sergel

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Published by Dramatic Pub. Co. in Chicago .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesPlay file
ContributionsMackenzie, Compton, Sir, 1883-1972.
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p.
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15524451M

A right little, tight little Island! All the globe round, none can be found So happy as this little Island. Julius Caesar, the Roman, who yielded to no man, Came by water, he couldn't come by dry land; And Dane, Pict and Saxon, their homes turn'd their backs on, And all for the sake of our Island, Oh, what a snug little Island, They'd all have. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

Tight Little Island: Chicago's West Woodlawn Neighborhood, , in the Words of Its Inhabitants Polk, Robert L.; Greene, Cheryll Y.; Fletcher, Gilbert D. . Told in these four voices, Small Island is a courageous novel of tender emotion and sparkling wit, of crossings taken and passages lost, of shattering compassion and of reckless optimism in the face of insurmountable barriersin short, an encapsulation of that most American of experiences: the immigrant's in to Jamaican parents /5(85).

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Tight Little Island: Chicago's West Woodlawn Neighborhood,in the Words of Its Inhabitants Hardcover – January 1, /5(1). "Tight Little Island" was originally titled "Whiskey Galore" and is available in B/W film form under both titles as well.

Very similar to Lillian Beckwith books. A ship goes aground off the pair of islands off the Scottish coast. It is abandoned w bottle cases of fine drink on board.5/5(1).

TIGHT LITTLE ISLAND. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. The novel from which the extremely amusing, enjoyable and photogenic moving picture was made proves no twice-told tale.

For the ludicrous agonies of the inhabitants of Little Todday when their liquor is cut off are as wryly diverting as its. It was originally called Whiskey Galore from the book by Compton MacKenzie, but the title was changed to "Tight Little Island" when it was exported to the US.

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'Love makes the world go Tight little island book. Not at all. Whisky makes it go round twice as fast. Wartime food rationing is bad enough, but when the whisky supplies run out on Free shipping over $/5(5). Right little, tight little island. This country has kept out asylum seekers for a century.

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The SS Cabinet Minister runs aground on the rocks of one of the Hebridean islands. The locals, naturally, take advantage of the availability of the ship's cargo: whisky/5. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick. With Basil Radford, Joan Greenwood, Catherine Lacey, Bruce Seton.

Scottish islanders try to plun cases of whisky from a /10(K). Whisky Galore. is a British comedy film produced by Ealing Studios, starring Basil Radford, Bruce Seton, Joan Greenwood and Gordon was the directorial debut of Alexander Mackendrick; the screenplay was by Compton Mackenzie, an adaptation of his novel Whisky Galore, and Angus story—based on a true event—concerns a shipwreck off a fictional Scottish island Music by: Ernest Irving.

Little Island Books is an award-winning independent Irish publishing company. We publish only great books for children and young adults. Originally released in Great Britain as Whisky Galore!, Tight Little Island is a comedy predicated on the notion that all Scotsmen are lushes. The tiny Scots Island of Todday suffers from a wartime %.

Tight little island: Chicago's West Woodlawn neighborhood,in the words of its inhabitants / Robert L. Polk, executive editor ; Cheryll Y. Greene, editorial designer & editor. Format Book.

The Little Island is a book by Margaret Wise Brown under the pseudonym Golden MacDonald and illustrated by Leonard ed by Doubleday init was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in It describes the four seasons as experienced by a little island.

The book is lyrically written, an example being: "Winter came/ and the snow fell softly/ Author: Margaret Wise Brown, Golden. The poverty of the little supermarket, with its own-brand biscuits and jams; the high prices of the farm shop, with organic vegetables and free-range eggs crusted in authenticating dung; the brown old men who slapped down all their change on the newsagent’s counter, not yet used to decimal currency, or leaned wheezily at the urinal under the.

England is a semiologist’s paradise, a novel that Henry James didn’t quite write. It is a land where all is sign and nuance and cryptic scruple. People decode your house, your accent, your socks, your taste in magazines and movies, the way you talk about the weather.

A puzzled look comes over their faces at. Editions for Whisky Galore: (Paperback published in ), (Audio published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Ki Home My Books. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mackenzie, Compton, Tight little island.

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Free shipping for many products!. For the miniseries based on this novel, see Small Island. Small Island is a prize-winning novel by British author Andrea Levy, her fourth was published by Headline Review to critical success, being described in The Guardian by Mike Phillips as Levy's "big book".

Levy herself said in "When I started Small Island I didn’t intend to write about the : Andrea Levy. This classic book by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Leonard Weisgard was the Caldecott Medal Winner from It is a beautiful depiction of interdependence and faith. It is one of my.In The Little Island, the Caldecott-award-winning book authored by Margaret Wise Brown, a little Island speaks to a black Kitten, and tells the Kitten that it, too, is connected to the earth, down under the sea.

But, still, the sea is a barrier to those that walk on land/5.