The Mouse That Roared
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"The Mouse That Roared" is a 1955 Cold War satirical novel by Irish American writer Leonard Wibberley, which launched a series of satirical books about an imaginary country in Europe called the Duchy of Grand Fenwick. Wibberley went beyond the merely comic, using the premise to make still-quoted commentaries about modern politics and world situations, including the nuclear arms race, nuclear weapons in general, and the politics of the United States.
- also known as Il ruggito del topo; Az ordító egér; El rugido del ratón; Hiiri joka murisi; Die Maus, die brüllte; Musen, der brølede; Musen som röt; La souris qui rugissait; O Rato Que Ruge; Kükreyen fare
- countries: United Kingdom, England
- languages: English Language, French
- director: Jack Arnold
- producers: Jon Penington & Walter Shenson
- art direction by Geoffrey Drake
- written by Roger MacDougall & Stanley Mann
- based on "The Mouse that Roared" by Leonard Wibberley
- cinematography by John Wilcox
- edited by Raymond Poulton
- music by Ted Astley
- costume design by Anthony Mendleson
- location: New York City
- genres: Satire, Political cinema, Parody, Political satire, Comedy
- released on (56 years ago)
- "The Mouse that Roared" is a book by Leonard Wibberley, work of fiction.
- also known as "Mouse That Roared", "Mouse That Roared (Dramatic Script Edition)", "The Wrath of Grapes", The Wrath of Grapes (UK)
- genres: Children's literature, Fiction, Speculative fiction
- subjects: Imperialism, International relations, Classics, Literary, Literature
- copyright: 1955
- "The Mouse that Roared" is a book by Henry Giroux.
- also known as "The mouse that roared: Disney and the end of innocence"
The Mouse That Roared is a 1959 British satirical Eastman Color comedy film based on the 1955 novel The Mouse That Roared by Leonard Wibberley. It stars Peter Sellers in three roles: Duchess Gloriana XII; Count Rupert Mountjoy, the Prime Minister; and Tully Bascomb, the military leader. It also co-stars Jean Seberg. The film was directed by Jack Arnold, and the screenplay was written by Roger MacDougall and Stanley Mann.
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Jean Seberg (Helen The Mouse That Roared: William Hartnell, Peter Sellers and Jean Seberg Kokintz), William Hartnell (Will), Leo McKern (Benter).
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