The book referenced by Oryx is Swedish author Astrid Lindgren's Pippi Longstocking series, which were also adapted for a television series and a number of feature films.
In 1955, Doris Day was offered the role of Ruth Etting in the film "Love Me or Leave Me". Unusually for a biographical film, all the main characters were still living at the time of filming and were consulted to ensure the film was a highly realistic portrayal.
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Pixies are small, mischievous creatures that appear in many British folklore tales, particularly those from Devon and Cornwall.
First recorded in manuscript form around 1815, the nursery rhyme Jack Be Nimble refers to an old tradition of jumping over a candle stick – it was considered lucky to jump the flame without extinguishing it.
Jack, be nimble, Jack, be quick,
Jack, jump over The candlestick.
Jack jumped high Jack jumped low
Jack jumped over and burned his toe.