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  • Babies starving in gutters as top-hatted capitalists whisk past lighting their foot-long cigars with hundred-pound notes.

    Labour Pains

  • Babies starving in gutters as top-hatted capitalists whisk past lighting their foot-long cigars with hundred-pound notes.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • As a kid, I vividly remember a top-hatted, tuxedoed little cricket named Jiminy from the Disney movie "Pinocchio" singing, "When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are, anything your heart desires will come to you" -- a syrupy song, yes, but it won the Academy Award for best original song on Feb. 29, 1940.

    Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.: Generation Vexed: Have Young Adults Given Up on Their Dreams?

  • There is still a sizeable chunk of the world which sees the English as top-hatted toffs who can be cruel to their urchins, so it remains to be seen what they will think after the British Council's celebrations of Charles Dickens' bicentenary.

    Charles Dickens goes global in British Council's bicentenary festival

  • As a kid, I vividly remember a top-hatted, tuxedoed little cricket named Jiminy from the Disney movie "Pinocchio" singing, "When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are, anything your heart desires will come to you" -- a syrupy song, yes, but it won the Academy Award for best original song on Feb. 29, 1940.

    Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.: Generation Vexed: Have Young Adults Given Up on Their Dreams?

  • As a kid, I vividly remember a top-hatted, tuxedoed little cricket named Jiminy from the Disney movie "Pinocchio" singing, "When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are, anything your heart desires will come to you" -- a syrupy song, yes, but it won the Academy Award for best original song on Feb. 29, 1940.

    Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.: Generation Vexed: Have Young Adults Given Up on Their Dreams?

  • In the late 19th century, the girls of the Paris Opera ballet were from poor families, and top-hatted rich men like Degas, who came from a banking family, paid a fee for the privilege of hanging around the foyer , where the ballerinas exercised and rehearsed.

    Degas and His Dancers

  • The apparently self-penned bio on Cameron's website begins, "I was born in October 1966," and then leaps straight forward to 2001, missing out the decades he spent as a guffawing, top-hatted toff in between.

    Birthday Boy

  • There's Giovanni Boldini, with a pretty Parisienne in long ruffled skirts "Crossing the Street" circa 1873-75, turning the head of a top-hatted dandy in a passing carriage.

    The Clark Collection's Personal Vision

  • As a kid, I vividly remember a top-hatted, tuxedoed little cricket named Jiminy from the Disney movie "Pinocchio" singing, "When you wish upon a star, makes no difference who you are, anything your heart desires will come to you" -- a syrupy song, yes, but it won the Academy Award for best original song on Feb. 29, 1940.

    Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.: Generation Vexed: Have Young Adults Given Up on Their Dreams?

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