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RE: [mythsoc] Re: An Invented Civilization (once more)

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  • Croft, Janet B.
    Thanks - having heard it only once I wasn t sure, and when I looked at the play I didn t see a specific location named. Janet ________________________________
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      Thanks - having heard it only once I wasn't sure, and when I looked at
      the play I didn't see a specific location named.



      Janet

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      From: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com [mailto:mythsoc@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      Of William Cloud Hicklin
      Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2007 10:24 PM
      To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [mythsoc] Re: An Invented Civilization (once more)



      The village in the Danny Kaye movie is Brodny, not
      Grozny. IIRC, it isn't named in Gogol's original
      play.

      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com <mailto:mythsoc%40yahoogroups.com> , "Joe
      R.
      Christopher" <jchristopher@...> wrote:
      >
      > Thanks to David and Janet for attempting to help
      me identify
      > Groznia. Janet, it couldn't have been
      influenced by _The Inspector
      > General_ (1949) because Anthony Boucher and
      Denis Green first used it in a
      > 1946 radio script (part of their "The Casebook
      of Gregory Hood"
      > contributions). David is probably right. I'm
      going to do what I should
      > have done earlier--order copies of Boucher's
      plottings from the Lilly
      > Library. If I learn something different, I'll
      report back. --Joe
      >





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