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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's Topical Budget.
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date30 Sep 1939
Embedded text or transcriptLow's topical Budget
All at sea with the Mystery of Information
(On published figures Low's statistician works it out that there are 22 1
4 admirals to every journalist at the Bloomsbury Public Scandal)
"Beg parding, sir, a stowaway from the forrard basement - a journalist"
"Kellhaul the lubber! Don't he know there's a war on?
War News
Russian Atrocity
Indignation is felt at the firing of six million photos of Stalin at open towns. Many civilians are still dazed.
Ersatz Glory
It is now revealed that, owing to a metal shortage Iron Crosses are to be made of cardboard. Nazis are forbidden to wear them in the rain.
Budget Cartoon
Passed by censor Col. Blimp
(Note: The censor now poses himself, so that there won't be any funny business)
God bless you, sir John Simon, England is proud of you.
News is now to hand of our absent friend. He is in retirement, sticking pins into a dummy of Winston Churchill, the man who fired the Reichstag, shot Dollfuss and sunk the Athenia. It is thought to be certain that Winston must now sicken and waste away.
The Petrol Syphoneers
(New black-out sneak-thieves)
Thank you, Oswald, no soda in mine.
Person DepictedLow; David (1891-1963)
Stalin; Joseph (1879-1953)
Goebbels; Josef (1897-1945)
Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Colonel Blimp; (fictional)
Simon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount
SubjectsWorld War 1939-1945
Copyright contact detailsNorthcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT
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GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
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GB/BCA/260Simon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount1873-1954   
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