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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.


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20th-century a.k.a. 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.


20th-century a.k.a. 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 previewEncyclopedia of Transcendentalism (2009)

by Tiffany K. Wayne

Gandhi was a 20th-century Indian leader and peace activist who was influenced by the writings of Transcendentalist naturalist-poet Henry David THOREAU. Sources differ on how and when ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2013)

Volume 21: Art and Architecture by Judith H. Bonner, Estill Curtis Pennington

Consequently, 20th-century houses differed immensely from 19thcentury houses in scale and floor plan. Southern housing of the early 20th century can be divided into two categories—those free from historical precedents and those that rely ...

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The way he's swinging the bat, he won't get a hit until the 20th century. (Jerry Coleman)
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