The world of Henry Orient
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The world of Henry Orient a novel. by Nora Johnson

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPZ4.J712 Wo
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p.
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6249245M
LC Control Number58010682

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The World of Henry Orient is a rich and colorful world that has stayed with me for over 40 years, and I recommend it to readers of any age. It has lost none of its charm over the years. I am so glad it is back in print/5.   Directed by George Roy Hill. With Peter Sellers, Tippy Walker, Merrie Spaeth, Paula Prentiss. A mischievous, adventuresome fourteen-year-old girl and her best friend begin following an eccentric concert pianist around New York City after she develops a crush on him/10(K). Nora Johnson’s “The World of Henry Orient,” first published in , is a sad, beautiful story about the pains of early adolescence. The protagonist, Marian Gilbert, is thirteen at the.   After a recent viewing of “The World of Henry Orient,” the cult classic about two teen-age girls obsessed with a famous but second-rate pianist (played by Peter Sellers), I Author: John Colapinto.

The World of Henry Orient is a hackneyed and misjudged relic of s cinema, which ranks alongside The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu as one of the worst films of Sellers' career%. "The World of Henry Orient" is more a coming of age story than a comedy although it does have some comic moments. Most of these involve the title character played by Peter Sellers. But don't expect the over-the-top performances of the older Sellers, his Henry Orient is more along the eccentrically restrained lines of his Fred Kite-trade union.   In , a musical based on “Henry Orient,” “Henry, Sweet Henry,” ran for 80 performances on Broadway, with Mr. Hill again directing. Nunnally Johnson wrote the book, Bob Merrill the music. The World of Henry Orient. 94 likes. The World of Henry Orient is a classic comedy filmed 50 years ago this summer. It stars Peter Sellers, Angela Lansbury, Paula Followers:

  Nora Johnson, who portrayed the breathless infatuation of two schoolgirls with a concert pianist in her novel, "The World of Henry Orient," which she helped adapt into a popular movie starring.   R3, all that Peter Sellers/Henry Orient slapstick was created for the film while the rest of it was in the book (except for the ending which is much lighter and happier in the movie) which is why it looks out of place. Orient in the book is just a man they are obsessed with- there is nothing from his point of view, none of that Paula Prentiss.   Her first novel, The World of Henry Orient (), was inspired by her experiences at the Brearley School and was made into a motion picture starring Peter Sellers in Her influential article Sex and the College Girl was published in the November issue of The Atlantic Monthly, discussing attitudes towards sex on American campuses.5/5(1). Buy a cheap copy of The World of Henry Orient book. Free shipping over $