Gaslight


Gaslight

Gaslight may refer to:

* Gas lighting, the use of flammable gas such as natural gas as a light source
* Gaslighting, a form of psychological abuse coined as a reference to two similar films of the same name:
** Gas Light (1938) the Patrick Hamilton stage play upon which two films are based
** Gaslight (1940 film), directed by Thorold Dickinson, starring Diana Wynyard, Anton Walbrook, Frank Pettingell
** Gaslight (1944 film), directed by George Cukor, starring Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer
* Gaslight Tavern, a club in Lawrence, Kansas with history from the beat through the post-hippy eras
* The Gaslight Cafe, a club in Greenwich Village in New York, where among others Bob Dylan has played
** "Live at the Gaslight 1962", a CD of ten Bob Dylan performances at the Gaslight cafe, released in 2005.
* "Gaslight", a 1967 song by Toronto Ontario Canada based band "the Ugly Ducklings".
* "Gaslight", a 1979 song by the Dead Kennedys
* "Gaslighting Abbie", a 2000 song by Steely Dan
* Gaslight (rock), a Canadian touring rock group of the 1970's
*Gaslight (automobile), a defunct American automobile company (1960-cira 1961)


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  • Gaslight — Ingrid Bergman en Gaslight Título Luz que agoniza (España / Venezuela) Luz de gas (España) Ficha técnica …   Wikipedia Español

  • gaslight — [gas′līt΄] n. 1. the light produced by burning illuminating gas 2. a gas jet or burner adj. of or suggesting the period when gaslight was used for lighting [gaslight melodrama] …   English World dictionary

  • Gaslight — ist: der englische Originaltitel eines Films aus dem Jahr 1945 von George Cukor mit Ingrid Bergman und Charles Boyer in den Hauptrollen, siehe Das Haus der Lady Alquist der Titel eines Films von Thorold Dickinson aus dem Jahr 1940, siehe Gaslight …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gaslight — Gas light , n. 1. The light yielded by the combustion of illuminating gas. [1913 Webster] 2. A gas jet or burner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gaslight —    1) ou Angel Street    Mélodrame de Thorold Dickinson, avec Anton Walbrook (Paul Mallen), Diana Wynyard (Bella Mallen), Frank Pettingell (Rough), Cathleen Cordell (Nancy), Robert Newton (Vincent), Jimmy Hanley (Cobb).   Scénario: A.R. Rawlinson …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • gaslight — ► NOUN ▪ light from lamps in which an incandescent mantle is heated by a jet of burning gas. DERIVATIVES gaslit adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • Gaslight — Hantise (film, 1944) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hantise. Hantise …   Wikipédia en Français

  • gaslight — To drive crazy. (From Gaslight, a superior 1940s movie.) And so it continues, the not so subtle plot spearheaded by my family and apparently the rest of the world is on it as well. What plot? Don t feign innocence with me. I know you are all… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • gaslight — To drive crazy. (From Gaslight, a superior 1940s movie.) And so it continues, the not so subtle plot spearheaded by my family and apparently the rest of the world is on it as well. What plot? Don t feign innocence with me. I know you are all… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • gaslight — [[t]gæ̱shoʊldə(r)[/t]] gaslights also gas light N COUNT A gaslight is a lamp that produces light by burning gas. The gaslights in the passage would be on, turned low. N UNCOUNT Gaslight is also the light that the lamp produces. He would show his… …   English dictionary


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