In Queen Anne’s reign, in his old age, the Duke of Leeds was described as a gentleman of admirable natural parts, great knowledge and experience in the affairs of his own country, but of no reputation with any party.
She played the role of Antonia, the niece of Don Quixote, in the 1947 Spanish film version of Cervantes’s great novel. She was portrayed in the Pedro Almodóvar film Bad Education by a male actor in drag (Gael García Bernal) as the cross-dressing character Zahara, and a film clip from one of her movies was used, as well.
There is an ‘Unrated’ version that was released on the 2-disc DVD set along with the theatrical version; it runs two minutes shorter than the original 94-minute release. The film received a 47% approval rating at Rotten Tomatoes based on 32 reviews (15 positive, 17 negative).
The family seat is Bowood House, near Calne, Wiltshire. The family’s former London residence was Lansdowne House in Berkeley Square. The heir apparent is the present holder’s son, Simon Henry George Petty-Fitzmaurice, Earl of Kerry (born 1970).
This version of the D8 series became the successor of the D8 270 RS, the limited edition that was introduced in 2005. The D8 270 has a restyled nose and grill that refer directly to the D8 GT and accelerates from 0–100 km/h in 3.6 seconds.
The wall was specifically designed to make the short carrot disappear, as well as tested the infants for habituation patterns on the disappearance of the tall carrot behind the wall (impossible event).