Little Lord Fauntleroy


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Noun1.Little Lord Fauntleroy - an excessively polite and well-dressed boyLittle Lord Fauntleroy - an excessively polite and well-dressed boy
boy, male child - a youthful male person; "the baby was a boy"; "she made the boy brush his teeth every night"; "most soldiers are only boys in uniform"
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Her voice trembled again as she spoke the last two words, and it was possibly this that caused Mr Pickering to visualize Percy as a sort of little Lord Fauntleroy, his favourite character in English literature.
Which English novelist wrote Little Lord Fauntleroy and The Secret Garden?
The boy staring out from the print looked more like little Lord Fauntleroy of 1930s (and 1980s) cinema fame.
Grace Darling 1849: Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of The Secret Garden and Little Lord Fauntleroy, was born in Manchester.
According to Griffith, Madoff liked "the most horrible novels," such as 1885's "Little Lord Fauntleroy." He apparently also has a certain affinity for watching rap videos with some other inmates. 
Arguably the most outrageous line in the consistently bonkers heist comedy "Masterminds" occurs just four minutes in, after Zach Galifianakis, playing an armored-truck driver with an overgrown beard and Little Lord Fauntleroy haircut, shoots a hole in his shorts when ineptly trying to holster a handgun in his waistband.
He's turned out to be a natural performer, and his looks are exceptionally telegenic, with his Little Lord Fauntleroy curly locks and all.
Most of her fans held on to the image of Pickford displayed in such films as Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, Little Lord Fauntleroy and the expressionist Sparrows.
Within a year he was earning PS200 a week appearing in such movies as Little Lord Fauntleroy, Captains Courageous, The Devil Is a Sissy, and most notably alongside Spencer Tracy's Father Flanagan in Boys Town.
1849: Frances Hodgson Burnett, author of The |Secret Garden and Little Lord Fauntleroy, was born in Manchester.
His mother saw the film Little Lord Fauntleroy in the old Ninian and was so blown away by curly-haired cherub Freddie Bartholomew in the name part she called her kid after him hoping he, too, would become a curly-haired cherub.