17808Re: An Invented Civilization (once more)
- Mar 3, 2007The village in the Danny Kaye movie is Brodny, not
Grozny. IIRC, it isn't named in Gogol's original
--- In email@example.com, "Joe R.
Christopher" <jchristopher@...> wrote:
> Thanks to David and Janet for attempting to help
> Groznia. Janet, it couldn't have beeninfluenced by _The Inspector
> General_ (1949) because Anthony Boucher andDenis Green first used it in a
> 1946 radio script (part of their "The Casebookof Gregory Hood"
> contributions). David is probably right. I'mgoing to do what I should
> have done earlier--order copies of Boucher'splottings from the Lilly
> Library. If I learn something different, I'llreport back. --Joe
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