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The Pythons' autobiography

Author: Graham ChapmanJohn CleeseTerry GilliamEric IdleTerry JonesAll authors
Publisher: London : Orion Books, 2014. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over 40 years ago, a group of five Englishmen - and one wayward American - rewrote the rules of comedy. MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS, an unheralded, previously unseen half-hour show of sketches, hilarities, inanities and animations, first appeared on the BBC late one night in 1969. Its impact has been felt on the world ever since. From its humble beginnings, it blossomed into the most influential movement in modern  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Chapman; John Cleese; Terry Gilliam; Eric Idle; Terry Jones; Michael Palin; Bob McCabe; Monty Python (Comedy troupe)
ISBN: 9781409153528 1409153525 0752852930 9780752852935
OCLC Number: 885369010
Description: 359 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 25 cm
Responsibility: by the Pythons ; [Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin with Bob McCabe].

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As this unique glimpse into the minds of Palin, Cleese, Idle, Gilliam, Jones and Chapman demonstrates, Monty Python's peculiar brand of animation and philosophy remains a one-off comic phenomenon Read more...

 
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