Alice in Wonderland 2010 - Aesop - Paul Auster - 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag 1997 - James Burke TV - Nelson Mandela - Lewis Carroll - Jacques Danton - Jean Kerr - The Wizard of Oz 1939 - Alan Shearer - Ron Atkinson - Ancient Mysteries TV - Bad Turn Worse 2013 -
Off with his head! Alice in Wonderland 2010 starring Mia Wasikowska & Johnny Depp & Anne Hathaway & Helena Bonham Carter & Crispin Glover & Stephen Fry & Alan Rickman & Matt Lucas et al, director Tim Burton, queen
What a splendid head, yet no brain. Aesop
Reading was my escape and my comfort, my consolation, my stimulant of choice: reading for the pure pleasure of it, for the beautiful stillness that surrounds you when you hear an author’s words reverberating in your head. Paul Auster, The Brooklyn Follies
If Big Sep doesn’t get those heads in his hands by noon tomorrow you might as well chop off your own head and put it in with the others. Kapish? 8 Heads In A Duffel Bag 1997 starring Joe Pesci & George Hamilton & Andy Corneau & Kristy Swanson & Dyan Cannon & David Spade & Tood Louiso et al, director Tom Schulman, gangsta to Pechi
Now the chronological social reformer could actually study the bumps on criminal heads. James Burke, Connections s2e1: Revolutions, BBC 1994
According to one Italian phrenology freak called Lombroso in the case of criminals distantly was hardly the word; Lombroso was convinced criminals were a good deal closer to apes than law-abiding folk. ibid.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. Nelson Mandela
Thou wilt show my head to the people: it is worth showing. Georges Jacques Danton, 1759-94, French revolutionary
As someone pointed out recently, if you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, it’s just possible you haven’t grasped the situation. Jean Kerr, Please Don’t Eat the Daisies introduction, 1957
Well your head ain’t made of straw, you know. Wizard of Oz 1939 starring Judy Garland & Ray Bolger & Frank Morgan & Jack Haley & Bert Lahr & Billie Burke & Margaret Hamilton & Clara Blandick & Charley Grapewin & Terry the dog, director Victor Fleming, farm bloke
Lampard picks his head up and knocks it out to the wing. Alan Shearer, football commentary
They’ve picked their heads up off the ground, and they now have a lot to carry on their shoulders. Ron Atkinson
Shrunken heads: what are these macabre curiosities? Where did they come from? How where they made? … Anthropologists are discovering the science of head shrinking. Ancient Mysteries s2e5: Shrunken Heads, Channel 5 2017
There are thousands of shrunken heads in museums around the world. ibid.
Shrunken heads were sacred items. ibid.
This is a commercial shrunken head … A vicious circle of supply and demand. ibid.
They began killing children. ibid.
Eventually banned by the Ecuadorean government in the 1960s. ibid.
Pete, you gotta get over all that junk you keep stored up in that head of yours. Bad Turn Worse aka We Gotta Get Out of This Place 2013 starring Mackenzie Davis & Logan Huffman & Jeremy Allen White & William Devane & Jon Gries & Mark Pellagrino & Ashley Adams & Ty Adams et al, director Simon & Zeke Hawkins, her to him