The White Knight (Through the Looking Glass)

The White Knight (Through the Looking Glass)

The White Knight is a fictional character in Lewis Carroll's book "Through the Looking-Glass".He represents the chess piece of the same name.


He saves Alice from his opponent, the Red Knight, and saves Alice from him. He repeatedly falls off his horse and lands on his head, and tells Alice of his inventions, which consists of things such as a pudding with ingredients like blotting paper, and an upside down container.He recites a poem of his own composition, 'A-Sitting on a Gate', and he and Alice depart.

Film incarnations

* The Slick White Rabbit (2005) Played by Steve Furedy
* Alice Underground (1999) Played by Chris Danuser
* Alice in Wonderland (1999 film) (TV) Played by Christopher Lloyd
* Alice Through the Looking Glass (1998) (TV) Played by Ian Holm
* Chess Wars (1996) Played by Kirk B.R. Woller
* Alice Through the Looking Glass (1987) (TV) Played by Alan Young
* Alice in Wonderland (1985 film) (TV) Played by Lloyd Bridges
* "Great Performances": "Alice in Wonderland" (1983) TV episode, Played by Richard Burton
* Alice in Wonderland (1982) (TV) Played by Stephen Boe
* Alice Through the Looking Glass (1974) (TV) Played by Geoffrey Bayldon
* Alice in Wonderland (or What's a Nice Kid Like You Doing in a Place Like This?) (1966) (TV) Played by Bill Dana
* Alice in Wonderland (1955) (TV) Played by Reginald Gardiner
* Alice in Wonderland (1933) Played by Gary Cooper



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