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Artist or CreatorCollie [Clive Collins]
Title or CaptionBargain offer!!
Extent1 item
Published byThe People
Date13 Jun 1971
Embedded text or transcriptThe Amazing Walking-Talking Teddy Doll
Also available - The 'James Prior' foot-in-mouth doll!
Whirr Whirr
Made in Broadstairs
Hear these famous phrases! ..."This would, at a stroke reduce the rise in prices"... ..."A better tomorrow"... ..."One nation"...
What the Critics say: 'Hilarious' say housewives and pensioners 'Unbelievable' say 767,000 unemployed 'Incredible' say public sector workers
a follow-up to the success of the 'pound-in-your-pocket' doll of 1967
Free with every doll - a game of T.U.C. scrabble! Have fun making up aceptable NEW words! Prices policy Wage restraint Incomes freeze Even fools the experts
'A Congress House' product
Person DepictedPrior; James Michael Leathes (1927-); Lord
Heath; Edward (1916-2005)
Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)
Feather; Vic
Jones; Jack (1913-)
Scanlon; Hugh
Implied textSpeeches: "This would, at a stroke, reduce the rise in prices, increase production and reduce unemployment" Part of the prepared text of a speech to be given by Ted Heath on proposals to reduce taxation in1970. The sentence was never delivered in the speech but was distributed to journalists and highlighted in press reports.
Political slogans: Conservative Party Manifesto 1970: A Better Tomorrow
NotesNews: 11 June: Mr Prior said on the radio programme World at One, that he did not believe that housewives took the claim that prices would be reduced at a stroke "all that seriously".
SubjectsConservative Party
Election campaigns
Labour Party
clockwork toys
ex-prime ministers
prime ministers
Copyright contact details22nd Floor One Canada Square Canary Wharf London E14 5AP 020 7293 3700
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GB/BCA/711Wilson; Harold (1916-1995)1916-1995   
GB/BCA/1174Feather; Vic   
GB/BCA/1175Jones; Jack (1913-)1913-   
GB/BCA/1162Scanlon; Hugh   
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