Robert Benchley

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Noun1.Robert Benchley - United States humorist (1889-1945)Robert Benchley - United States humorist (1889-1945)  
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Robert Benchley plays a columnist, a kind of narrator.
Worcester referred to the former home of humorist Robert Benchley, his early life, graduation from Harvard, and work at Vanity Fair and the New Yorker.
First, in each of the focus examples, the humor is self-deprecating, something by which another favored-by-Hitchcock performer, Robert Benchley, might have been influenced.
Perry quotes the humorous writer, Robert Benchley, who said: "Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he's supposed to be doing at that moment.
The respected early 20th century American writer Robert Benchley also once said: "I know I'm drinking myself to a slow death, but then I'm in no hurry".
Built at the turn of the 19th century, the Algonquin became famous for its Round Table, a circle of writers and actors that frequented the hotel, including Robert Benchley, Dorothy Parker, and Robert Sherwood.
In the mid-1930s, the humorist Robert Benchley invited his friend Ernest Hemingway up to his suite at the Royalton Hotel in New York.
Robert Benchley, a long-time colleague of Leach's, will lead the health initiative as the Chief Content Officer.
The scales of sophistication," as US writer Robert Benchley once said, "are struck from your eyes and you see in the circus a gathering of men and women who are able to do things as a matter of course which you couldn't do if your life depended on it.
For Updike, the high life meant books, such as the volumes of PG Wodehouse and Robert Benchley he borrowed from the library as a child, or, as he later recalled, the "chastely severe, time-honoured classics" he read in his dorm room at Harvard University, leaning back in his "wooden Harvard chair," cigarette in hand.
Nathaniel Benchley wrote children's books, his son Robert Benchley wrote witty criticisms -- and his son Peter Benchley wrote "Jaws.
A dog teaches a boy fidelity, perseverance, and to turn around three times before lying down," Robert Benchley wisecracked.