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James Thurber American cartoonist, author, journalist, playwright

James Grover Thurber was an American cartoonist, author, humorist, journalist, playwright, and celebrated wit. He was best known for his cartoons and short stories, published mainly in The New Yorker and collected in his numerous books.

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<i>My World and Welcome to It</i>

My World ... and Welcome to It is an American half-hour television sitcom based on the humor and cartoons of James Thurber. It starred William Windom as John Monroe, a Thurber-like writer and cartoonist who works for a magazine closely resembling The New Yorker called The Manhattanite. Wry, fanciful and curmudgeonly, Monroe observes and comments on life, to the bemusement of his rather sensible wife Ellen and intelligent, questioning daughter Lydia. Monroe's frequent daydreams and fantasies are usually based on Thurber material. My World — And Welcome To It is the name of a book of illustrated stories and essays, also by James Thurber.

Bradley is an English surname derived from a place name meaning "broad wood" or "broad meadow" in Old English.

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1939) is a short story by James Thurber. The most famous of Thurber's stories, it first appeared in The New Yorker on March 18, 1939, and was first collected in his book My World and Welcome to It. It has since been reprinted in James Thurber: Writings and Drawings, is available on-line on the New Yorker website, and is one of the most anthologized short stories in American literature. The story is considered one of Thurber's "acknowledged masterpieces". It was made into a 1947 movie of the same name, with Danny Kaye in the title role, though the movie is very different from the original story. It was also adapted into a 2013 film, which is again very different from the original.

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Menzies is a Scottish surname. It is probably derived, like its Gaelic form Méinnearach, from the Norman name Mesnières from the town of Mesnières-en-Bray in Normandy.

James A. Thurber

James Allen Thurber is university distinguished professor of government and founder (1979) and former director (1979-2016) of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies (american.edu/spa/ccps) and affiliate distinguished professor of public administration and policy at American University, Washington, D.C. He is author or editor of numerous books and more than 90 articles and chapters on Congress, the U.S. presidency, interest groups and lobbying, and campaigns and elections.

The Thurber Prize for American Humor, named after American humorist James Thurber, recognizes outstanding contributions in humor writing. The prize is given out by the Thurber House. It was first awarded irregularly, but since 2004 has been bestowed annually. In 2015, the finalists were for the first time, all women.

MacDonnell, Macdonnell, or McDonnell is a surname of Irish and Scottish origin but mainly found in Ireland. It is an anglicized form of the Gaelic name "Mac Domhnaill", which means son of Donald. The name Donald or Domhnall is ultimately derived from the Proto-Celtic word elements dubno ("world") and val ("rule").The name is a variant other Clan Donald surnames such as Macdonald, McConnell and Donaldson. McDonnells are found in both Irish and Scottish nobility, and have held an important role in the history of both countries.

<i>The Secret Life of Walter Mitty</i> (1947 film) 1947 American comedy film

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a 1947 Technicolor comedy film, loosely based on the 1939 short story of the same name by James Thurber. The film stars Danny Kaye as a young daydreaming proofreader for a magazine publishing firm and Virginia Mayo as the girl of his dreams. The film was adapted for the screen by Ken Englund, Everett Freeman, and Philip Rapp, and directed by Norman Z. McLeod.

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Philip Duffield Stong was an American author, journalist and Hollywood scenarist. He is best known for the 1932 novel State Fair, which was adapted as a film three times and as a Broadway musical in 1996.

Anthony is an English surname. It derived from the Antonius root name. The early origin of the name traces back to Lincolnshire. Notable people with the surname include:

Mary Petty

Mary Petty was an illustrator of books and magazines best remembered for a series of covers done for The New Yorker featuring her invented Peabody family.

McIlwain is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Carroll is an English unisex given name and a surname (Carroll). As an English given name, it is a form of Charles and Caroline. Notable people known by this name include the following: