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  • proper noun a fictional character; the good half of the split personality in The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

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  • She is a Mr Hyde to the Dr Jekyll of Sally Hawkins's Poppy in Happy-Go-Lucky; like Poppy she takes up driving with far less happy results.

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  • For me, there are a number of definitive adaptations, including ‘Abbot & Costello Meet Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ 1953 for a typically good Boris Karloff performance and the 1920 John Barrymore vehicle.

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  • Having offered an impressive contemporary spin on Dr Jekyll in 2007, Steven Moffatt teams up with Mark Gatiss to bring Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's detective to the 21st century.

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  • Here in the UK he's probably best known for his work in Battle, 2000AD and his recent collaborations with Alan Grant on Kidnapped and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, in the USA probably Star Wars: Dark Empire.

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  • When he sees the reflection of a young girl behind him, Beckert becomes transfixed, unable to contain his lustful urges to kill, as if possessed like Dr Jekyll giving way to Mr Hyde.

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  • You have to wonder whether Robert Louis Stephenson had any idea of the longevity that his novella ‘The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ would command long after his own death.

    DVD: DR JEKYLL & SISTER HYDE | Obsessed With Film

  • His own fictions (Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Treasure Island) had been influenced by the onstage "kingdom of Transpontus" in the great age of melodrama, the late Georgian and Williamite era, but he realised that the texts that came with the cheap sheets were underwhelming compared with the images.

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  • Stevenson, author of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Kidnapped and Treasure Island, lived for five years at nearby Vailima – now a museum – until he died at the age of 44.

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  • Some of his best work were adaptations, some of his best strips being "The Picture of Dorian Gray" for Thriller Comics Library in 1956 and "Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" in Top Spot in 1959.

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  • John Guard i , like dude, i am Dr Jekyll, i am totally awesome.

    Keanu Reeves is Jekyll | /Film

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