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"20th Century" a.k.a. "Twentieth Century" is a 1934 American screwball comedy film. Much of the film is set on the 20th Century Limited train as it travels from Chicago to New York. The film was directed by Howard Hawks, stars John Barrymore and Carole Lombard, and features Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns and Edgar Kennedy. Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur adapted their Broadway play of the same name – itself based on the unproduced play Napoleon of Broadway by Charles Bruce Millholland – with uncredited contributions from Gene Fowler and Preston Sturges.


  1. "20th Century", also known as The Best of 3X Krazy, is the first compilation album released by 3X Krazy. It was released on October 10, 2000 and was a double CD.
  2. "20th Century" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  3. "20th Century" is a musical single of Brad.
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  4. "20th Century" is a musical album of John Sykes.


20th Century: A cocktail created in 1937 by a British bartender named C.A. Tuck, and named in honor of the celebrated Twentieth Century Limited train which ran between New York City and Chicago from 1902 until 1967. The recipe was first published in 1937 in the Café Royal Cocktail Book by William J. Tarling, President of the United Kingdom Bartenders' Guild and head bartender at the Café Royal.


The 20th century was the period between January 1, 1901 and December 31, 2000, inclusive. It was the tenth and last century of the 2nd millennium. It is distinct from the century known as the 1900s, which began on January 1, 1900 and ended December 31, 1999.

  • also known as 20世纪

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Google previewNorthern Calaveras County (2007)

by Judith Marvin, Julia Costello, Salvatore Manna

Pictured above in the early 20th century is a catch of over 200 trout. (Courtesy K. Smith, T. A. Wilson album.) ...

Google previewModels of Religious Freedom (2012)

Switzerland, the United States, and Syria by Analytical, Methodological, and Eclectic Representation by Marcel Stüssi

mention that case law from the mid1860s through the first three decades of the 20th century is a chronicle of the growth and breadth of religious and cultural diversity in the United States. However, until 1940 there were few reported federal ...

Google previewTransition in Central and Eastern European Countries (2007)

Experiences and Future Perspectives by Pero Maldini

The 20th century is a real testing ground for political science research of government systems, waves of democratization and reversions. In the October Revolution in Russia in 1917, the imperial order was overthrown. After that, the country ...

Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century (2004)

by Sorrel Kerbel

Asthe 20th century began, Yiddish literature was inthemidst of a remarkable flowering. Many of its major currents followed inthe footsteps oftrends that had been developing over the previous fourdecades. In1862, Alexander Tsederboym ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African American Education (2009)

by Kofi Lomotey

20th-Century Perspectives During the 20th century, a number of theoretical perspectives (e.g., geneticists, cultural deprivation, cultural difference, structural perspective, and groups' cultural expectations) have been used by the broader ...

Google previewDictionary of African Historical Biography (1989)

by Mark R. Lipschutz, R. Kent Rasmussen

(see also 20th century monarchs in X, C, below) (3) Southern Africa Ballinger, M. Mandela, N. Sithole, N. Khama, S. Nkomo, ...

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The 20th century taught us how far unbridled evil can and will go when the world fails to confront it. It is time that we heed the lessons of the 20th century and stand up to these murderers. It is time that we end genocide in the 21st century. (Allyson Schwartz)
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