Good Soldier Schweik

Good Soldier Schweik

simple, innocent Czech soldier in the Austrian army during World War I. [Czech Lit.: The Good Soldier: Schweik, Magill IV, 390–392]
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Richard Pryor has a real comic flair, and in Stir Crazy he plays a kind of cross between the Good Soldier Schweik and the loser-with-an-instinct-for-survival who starred in Seven Beauties.
IN 1993, I got the lead part in a really serious play called The Guid Sodjer Schweik, an anti-war play by Scot Carl MacDougall, adapted from the novel The Good Soldier Schweik by Jaroslav Hasek.
Like the good soldier Schweik, the good trouper Schwenck, otherwise Gilbert, librettist of the Gilbert and Sullivan duo, subsisted upon a lampoonist diet of absurdity.