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The best pictures of the pantomime of Aladdin

Posted in Actors, Best pictures, Children, Christmas, Fairy Tale, Historical articles, History, Legend, Leisure, Magic, Theatre on Thursday, 15 October 2015

The best pictures of the pantomime of Aladdin are images relating to the seasonal staging of this traditional family entertainment.
The first picture shows a poster for ‘Aladdin’.

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Queueing for Aladdin by Clive Uptton

The second picture shows a teddy bear audience watching the panto.

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Aladdin

The third picture shows Aladdin’s wedding to the princess.

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Aladdin's wedding

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The best pictures of Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp

Posted in Best pictures, Fairy Tale, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Legend, Magic on Thursday, 15 October 2015

The best pictures of Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp are colourful images of the Genie and the Lamp.
The first picture shows the magical apparition.

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Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp by Angus McBride

The second picture shows Aladdin making a wish.

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Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp by Angus McBride

The third picture shows the genie concentrating to make his Aladdin’s wish come true.

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Aladdin and his Wonderful Lamp by Angus McBride

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The best pictures of Rip Van Winkle

Posted in America, Best pictures, Fairy Tale, Heroes and Heroines, Historical articles, History, Literature on Monday, 27 July 2015

The best pictures of Rip Van Winkles show the eponymous hero in episodes from his curious tale.
The first picture shows hen-pecked Rip Van Winkle escaping from his wife.

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"A termagant wife may, therefore, in some respects, be considered a tolerable blessing; and if so, Rip Van Winkle was thrice blessed." Picture by N C Wyeth

The second picture shows Rip just before he drinks the magic drink with the faerie mountain dwellers.

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The keg is tapped and the liquor flows

The third picture shows Rip waking from his lengthy sleep during which the American War of Independence has been fought and won without his knowledge.

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Rip Van Winkles awakens from his long slumber

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The best pictures of Jack and the Beanstalk

Posted in Best pictures, Children, Fairy Tale, Plants on Thursday, 23 July 2015

The best pictures of Jack and the Beanstalk show Jack and the Giant in his castle high up in the sky.
The first picture shows fearless Jack climbing the beanstalk.

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Jack climbing the Beanstalk

The second picture shows the Fee-fi-fo-fum moment, when the Giant smells the blood of an Englishman, who is Jack of course.

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"Fee-fi-fo-fum"

The third picture shows Jack returning with the gold as his mother brings an axe so he can cut down the beanstalk.

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Jack returns with the gold

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