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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's topical budget
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date16 Apr 1938
FormatArtwork
Size57.9 x 40cm
Techniqueblack ink/blue crayon
Embedded text or transcriptHORE-BELISHA MEETS MUSSOLINI
Low's Rome spy ("First-with-the-News-even-before-it-Happens") reports that the Duce, who is getting a bit short-sighted, strode forward cordially and entered into conversation with the beacon, under the impression that it was Hore-Belisha. U.S. AMBASSADOR CONSOLES DEBS. As some slight mitigation of the disappointment of American rejects for presentation at court it is suggested that Mr. Kennedy might present them instead to Lady Astor, who is getting to be pretty important around here, too.
PREMIER TO EAT HIS HAT - OFFICIAL. True, his actual words were "wait a little longer.... and if you do not believe that it is not the Prime Minister who has been fooled.... I will be prepared to eat my hat," but Low sees no good reason for waiting and, furthermore, he insists on the hat being that old bent one Neville wears on Budget days.
BACK-TO-THE-WASHSTAND MOVEMENT
Mary Pickford's recommendation of Soap and Water for Beauty is said to have stirred Glamour Circles to the depths. Several prominent clothes-horses are to take the risk - under the supervision of their doctors, of course
MISS FATUITY NITWIT AGAIN.
TOPICAL BUDGET'S Special Society Nuisance who nearly started a revolution in Hyde Park by saying Hitler was nice, snapped just before she was thrown into the Serpentine. "I was not frightened" she said when interviewed later, "I was going to jump in anyway."
MUZZLER THE DICTATOR
ECHO
Ja!
Yah Yah Yah Yah
BE FAIR ! BY COL. BLIMP Gad, sir, Lord Londonderry is right. Germany lost the war only because France and England stabbed her in the back.
Person DepictedMussolini; Benito (1883-1945)
Hore-Belisha; Leslie (1893-1957)
Kennedy; Joseph Patrick (1888-1969)
Astor; Nancy Witcher (1879-1964); Lady
Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Mitford; Unity
Muzzler
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Low; David (1891-1963)
Implied textEat one's hat
Subjectscinemas
USA
London
Third Reich 1933-45
debutantes
Performance
Germany
controls
upper class
Politics
social classes
stars
campaigns
Belisha beacons
Philosophies
Hyde Park
physical training
Demonstrations
UK
Parks
Italy
fascism
International relations
France
Baths
health
Austria
political parties
Traffic
Proverbs and sayings
Historical periods and persons
Clothing and dress
hats
Natural phenomena
Personal appearance
echoes
World War 1914-1918
SeriesLow's topical budget
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT solo@solosyndication.com
Location of artworkReturned to Beaverbrook Foundation, 1998
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Persons
CodePersonNameDatesAboutMultimediaImage
GB/BCA/58Mussolini; Benito (1883-1945)1883-1945   
GB/BCA/403Hore-Belisha; Leslie (1893-1957)1893-1957   
GB/BCA/2740Kennedy; Joseph Patrick (1888-1969)1888-1969   
GB/BCA/1580Astor; Nancy Witcher (1879-1964); Lady1879-1964   
GB/BCA/146Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)1869-1940   
GB/BCA/3467Mitford; Unity   
GB/BCA/1661Muzzler   
GB/BCA/173Colonel Blimp; (fictional)   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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