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a small elevator used to convey food (or other goods) from one floor of a building to another

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In the right wing of the lower butler's pantry room (German: Anrichte Raum), you can see a marked dumb waiter (a); Design of the Palanga Palace first floor.
The Dumb Waiter is the story of two hitmen as they wait in a basement for their next assignment.
The one-act Dumb Waiter is set in a dingy basement in Birmingham where hit-men Gus and Ben are waiting to carry out a job.
Among their topics are the disembodied voice, theatrical space in Beckett's Eleutheria and Pinter's Dumb Waiter, dramatized conduct literature and the performance of 18th-century domesticity, Verbatim Theatre's response to the War on Terror, mathematical theater and the subversion of indeterminate history, and the African Theater for Development in America's heartland.
THE DUMB WAITER Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff Tel: 029 2030 4400 The Welsh Fargo Stage Company present Harold Pinter's play.
I have three productions going out - No Offence at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, on December 10; The Dorothy Squires Story at The Riverfront, Newport on December 11 and at the Park and Dare Theatre, Treorchy on December 12; and The Dumb Waiter at Chapter from December 16 to 20.
Pinter and a Pair Of Chekhov's Shorts is a show featuring three short plays - THE DUMB WAITER, the modern classic by Harold Pinter; and two comedies by Anton Chekhov - THE EVILS OF TOBACCO and THE PROPOSAL.
I can remember riding up and down in the dumb waiter. Mom would put the buffets in it to go down to the function room where she would do the catering for weddings and Buff meetings.
The echoes of Waiting for Godot and The Dumb Waiter are obvious, but after a promising start, Gizmo Love ultimately lacks the coherence and wit to sustain that kind of comparison.
In January '07, CSC inaugurates a new studio series featuring three classic dramas: Harold Pinter's The Dumb Waiter, the medieval morality play Everyman performed with puppets and Euripides' The Women of Troy.
Some of the properties more unusual amenities are its automatic window blinds, retractable television screens, intercom system throughout the home, full gymnasium, two game rooms, custom-designed closets, a second kitchen, and a dumb waiter system.
In this paradise of simulation, Harold Pinter and Welcome Back, Kotter merge to give us Vincent and Jules discoursing upon Big Macs, foot massages, and divine intervention; if the fact that erstwhile sweathog John Travolta later did a TV movie of Pinter's The Dumb Waiter was forgotten by most people, Tarantino surely wasn't one of them.
Side-saddle to the classrooms, beneath the third flank of the Corten roof, are stacked the remaining shared activities: a library, an open work/play area with cubistic pine tables, and a curving cafeteria fed by dumb waiter from the kitchens below.
Dumb Waiter, The Drama in one act by HAROLD PINTER, produced in 1959 and published in 1960.
In the lodge, we have had to replace two furnaces and repair three more, replace two hot water heaters, repair the dumb waiter, and replace the concrete floor that heaved in one room.