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


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  • Jean Cazals for The Wall Street Journal A bartender at Purl concocts a 'Mr Hyde's Fixer Upper' Nestling between two of the street's gaudily fronted restaurants, Far East and the unassumingly named Chinese Restaurant, is a door, spattered with paint, weather-worn and anonymous.

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  • 'Mr Hyde's office,' he said and got me into the lift.

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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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  • 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.

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  • It's Doctor Jeckel and Mr Hyde with all policitians when it comes to election time.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Wolfsburg show their Mr Hyde side as Tuchel inspires Mainz magic

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