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Related to Crichton: Admirable Crichton
James. 1560--82, Scottish scholar and writer, called the Admirable Crichton because of his talents
(John) Michael. born 1942, US novelist, screenwriter, and film director; his thrillers, many of which have been filmed, include The Andromeda Strain (1969), Jurassic Park (1990), and Disclosure (1994)
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resourceful servant proves more than equal to his employers when household is marooned. [Br. Lit.: The Admirable Crichton]
resourceful butler who leads master and his family through difficulties on deserted island. [Br. Lit.: Admirable Crichton]
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