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 National Portrait Gallery A-Z of Portrait Sitters (M)
George Boulton Mainwaring (born 1773?), Politician and son of William Mainwaring.
George William Manby (1765-1854), Inventor of apparatus for saving life from shipwreck.
Alexander Morton George MacBeth (1982-), Son of George Mann MacBeth and Lisa Gioconda St. Aubin de Teran.
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 Definition of Arthur Lowe
He was best known for playing Captain George Mainwaring in the popular British sitcom Dad's Army ; he also played the Captain's drunken brother Barry in one episode.
Arthur Lowe ( September 22, 1915 — April 15, 1982) was a British actor.
The list of authors can be found here.
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 Sweetdoggie - Dad’s Army 01 - GB
George Mainwaring, Captain of the Walmington-on-Sea division of the Home Guard, had decided that his unit would patrol the sea wall this evening.
He dropped into the cold ocean unconscious, not feeling the waves finally take mercy on him and wash him onto the shore.
He’s researching the possibility.” Even as Giles finished speaking the phone began to ring.
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Alternatively take the town trail at Visit Walmington or dip into the thoughts of the gallant captain at the Peacetime Diaries of George Mainwaring.
If you want to find information of Dad’s Army news, events, books, or videos they are are all here.
Get the best of recent Dad’s Army DVDs and CDs.
www.walmington-on-line.co.uk   (476 words)

  
 Napoleon in popular culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the popular British sitcom Dad's Army, Captain Mainwaring is nicknamed "Napoleon" due to his short stature and imperious manner.
Napoleon the Pig in George Orwell's Animal Farm is a character resembling Joseph Stalin.
In Western culture, believing oneself to be Napoléon has become semi-synonymous with delusions and more particularly delusions of grandeur [1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Napoleon_in_popular_culture   (562 words)

  
 BBC Online - Cult - Treasure Hunt - Recent Finds - Dad's Army
They starred Arthur Lowe as Captain George Mainwaring (catchphrase: "Stupid boy"), John Le Mesurier as Sgt Arthur Wilson and Clive Dunn as Lieutenant Corporal Jack Jones ("Don’t panic!").
Other favourite characters were gloomy Private James Frazer, played by John Laurie, the spiv Private Joe Walker played by James Beck, doddery Private Charles Godfrey, played by Arnold Ridley and Ian Lavender as Private Frank Pike, the baby of the platoon.
The hilarious exploits of the Walmington-on-Sea platoon of the wartime Home Guard was written by Jimmy Perry and David Croft.
www.bbc.co.uk /cult/treasurehunt/finds/dadsarmy.shtml   (679 words)

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