British films and TV programmes might include a token American character, sometimes in situations where the presence of an American would have been unlikely, in order to appeal to viewers in the ., . the character "Agar" in The First Great Train Robbery (1979), and character of "Flt. Lt. Carrington" in the first series of Colditz (1972), about British prisoners of war, during the Second World War (1939–45).
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The use of dialogue is prevalent in fiction , but this technique can also be found in poetry, non-fiction, films, and drama . The dialogue has several purposes, such as advancing the plot of a narrative , and revealing the characters that cannot be understood otherwise. Further, it presents an exposition of the background or past events, and creates the tone of a narrative. Its usage can also be seen in modern literary works, where it colors the personalities of the characters, creates a conflict, highlights the vernacular , and moves the storyline forward. Moreover, dialogue makes a literary piece interesting and alive, and gives enjoyable experience to the readers.
Selling England by the Pound was released in October 1973 to a positive critical reception, though slightly more muted than Foxtrot .  The album reached No. 3 in the UK and No. 70 in the US.  By this time, Genesis had made little effort to organise their finances and were £150,000 in debt (equivalent to £1,636,000 in 2017).  .  They hired promoter Tony Smith as their new manager to improve their fortunes and published the band's subsequent music though his company, Hit & Run Music Publishing . The Selling England by the Pound tour visited Europe and North America between September 1973 and May 1974. Their six shows in three days at The Roxy in Los Angeles were well received by audiences and critics. The success of the tour earned the group the "Top Stage Band" title by readers of NME .  At its conclusion, Macphail resigned as their tour manager as he wished to pursue other interests.  " I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) " was released as a UK single with "Twilight Alehouse", a non-album track recorded in 1972, that reached No. 21 following its release in February 1974. Its success led to an offer for Genesis to appear on BBC's national show Top of the Pops ; they declined as the group thought it would not suit their image. 
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