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Artist or CreatorDavid Low (1891-1963)
Title or CaptionLow's Annual Circus
Extent1 item
Published byEvening Standard
Date30 Dec 1939
FormatNewspaper
Embedded text or transcriptADMIRAL USBORNE'S SECRET CLOWNS DIRECT FROM MIN. OF INFORMATION Passed by censor
Passed out unanimously WINSTON the only ginger SEA-LION in the world See him at feeding time,
just before he broadcasts the national anthem on fog-horns ATTRACTION EXTRAORDINARY Uncle
Neville's democratic LIBERTY HORSES (By special permission of Lord Beaverbrook) All done by
kindness and a few smacks with a feather. RECKLESS JACK AND HIS ASSISTANT "SKINNER NORMAN
Incredible Acrobatic Weightlifting (positively no compulsion) 1 cwt. Sensational Aerial act THE
FLYING PAMPHLET KINGSLEY WOOD See his leap for life across the Atlantic The whole accompanied by
Low's celebrated BLACKOUT BAND comprising sirens, rattles, hand-bells, curses and loud cheers I
don't care WHO you are. Another raspberry from you, feller, and out you go, see?
Person DepictedChurchill; Winston (1874-1965)
Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)
Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,
Wood; Kingsley (1881-1943); Sir
Simon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount
Low; David (1891-1963)
Usborne; Cecil Vivian,; Admiral
Implied textAllusion to Low's topical budget.
SubjectsARP
Animals
Human beings
Performance
Resemblance
World War 1939-1945
acrobats
blackouts
censorship
circuses
civil defence
crustaceans
horses
ration books
rationing
regulations
sea lions
shortages
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Fax: 02075660388
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GB/BCA/7Churchill; Winston (1874-1965)1874-1965British politician. Became a Conservative MP in 1900 and held the offices of President of the Board of Trade, Home Secretary, First Lord of the Admiralty, Chancellor of the Exchequer eventually becoming Prime Minister from 1940-1945 and from 1951-1955. A noted statesman and orator, he was also an officer in the British Army, an historian, writer and artist.  
GB/BCA/146Chamberlain; Neville (Arthur Neville) (1869-1940)1869-1940   
GB/BCA/96Beaverbrook; Max Aitken (1879-1964); Baron,1879-1964   
GB/BCA/722Wood; Kingsley (1881-1943); Sir1881-1943   
GB/BCA/260Simon; John Allsebrook (1873-1954); 1st Viscount1873-1954   
GB/BCA/1Low; David (1891-1963)1891-1963   
GB/BCA/5844Usborne; Cecil Vivian,; Admiral   
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